WorldCat Identities

Sorkin, Roger

Overview
Works: 8 works in 14 publications in 1 language and 347 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Social problem films  Short films  Popular works  Instructional films  Internet videos 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Roger Sorkin
Joystick warriors video games, violence & militarism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"For years, there has been widespread speculation, but very little consensus, about the relationship between violent video games and violence in the real world. Joystick Warriors provides the clearest account yet of the latest research on this issue. Drawing on the insights of media scholars, military analysts, combat veterans, and gamers themselves, the film trains its sights on the wildly popular genre of first-person shooter games, exploring how the immersive experience they offer links up with the larger stories we tell ourselves as a culture about violence, militarism, guns, and manhood. Along the way, it examines the game industry's longstanding working relationship with the US military and the American gun industry, and offers a riveting examination of the games themselves -- showing how they work to sanitize, glamorize, and normalize violence while cultivating dangerously regressive attitudes and ideas about masculinity and militarism"--Media Education Foundation website
Busted the citizen's guide to surviving police encounters( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring narration by former ACLU executive director Ira Glasser, this video demonstrates ways to appropriately assert one's constitutional rights during police encounters
10 rules for dealing with police( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From simple misunderstandings to illegal searches and excessive force, a bad police encounter can happen to anyone. The film demonstrates how to handle various types of encounters with police and explains the rights of citizens in these situations
The burden : fossil fuel, the military and national security( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Burden reveals how America's dependence on fossil fuels poses serious immediate and long-term threats to our national security--and how the military is taking a leading role in the battle for clean, renewable energy.--From container
For which it stands( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a variety of citizens' perspectives on the Americans flag, symbol of the American people, and the ways people have desecrated the flag. The video includes interviews with politicians, representatives of the First Amendment Project, and the Citizens Flag Alliance. They discuss the First Amendment to the Constitution about prohibition of flag desecration
Joystick warriors : video games, violence & the culture of militarism( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For years, there has been widespread speculation, but very little consensus, about the relationship between violent video games and violence in the real world. Joystick Warriors provides the clearest account yet of the latest research on this issue. Drawing on the insights of media scholars, military analysts, combat veterans, and gamers themselves, the film trains its sights on the wildly popular genre of first-person shooter games, exploring how the immersive experience they offer links up with the larger stories we tell ourselves as a culture about violence, militarism, guns, and manhood. Along the way, it examines the game industrýs longstanding working relationship with the US military and the American gun industry, and offers a riveting examination of the games themselves ́showing how they work to sanitize, glamorize, and normalize violence while cultivating dangerously regressive attitudes and ideas about masculinity and militarism
Tennessee Williams and the question of human limits by Roger Sorkin( Book )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

M.A. Program in Documentary Film and Video( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

At Sea: On the Pacific Coast near the San Francisco Bay, this documentary offers a glimpse into the rapidly disappearing trade of independent salmon fishermen
 
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Languages
English (14)