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Independent Television Service

Overview
Works: 1,063 works in 2,600 publications in 4 languages and 115,206 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films  Interviews  Historical television programs  War films  Biography 
Roles: prn, Producer, Production personnel, pre
Classifications: HD9049.C8, 633.150973
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Most widely held works about Independent Television Service
 
Most widely held works by Independent Television Service
King corn by Aaron Woolf( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of the modern corn agricultural industry. The filmmakers use a humorous touch to investigate the trends and market forces which are transforming this once-simple food. Through a subsidized system of industrial processing, corn has become something quite different and unexpected, a far-reaching commercial product almost omnipresent in modern life
Race : the power of an illusion by Llewellyn Smith( Visual )

22 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode one explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode two questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode three focuses on how our institutions shape and create race
The Invisible War by Kirby Dick( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Follows the stories of several idealistic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously came forward to report
Waltz with Bashir by Ari Folman( Visual )

13 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 1,433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated motion picture based on events in the director's own life, involving his attempts to both remember and verify his wartime experiences. After not being able to recall the time he spent on an Israeli Army mission during the Lebanon War, Ari attempts to unravel the mystery by traveling around the world to interview old friends and comrades. As the pieces of the puzzle begin to come together, his memory begins to return in illustrations that are surreal. At the end of the animated film is a very short segment of the film that shows live footage of war casualties
Half the sky by Nicholas D Kristof( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet individuals who are doing work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of challenge, transformation and hope
A class apart( Visual )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 1,186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small town of Edna, Texas, in 1951, field hand Pete Hernández killed a tenant farmer after exchanging words in a cantina. From this murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that would change the lives and legal standing of tens of millions of Americans. Tells the story of an underdog band of Mexican American lawyers who took their case all the way to the Supreme Court, where they challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans. Lawyers forged a daring legal strategy, arguing that Mexican Americans were "a class apart" from a legal system that recognized only blacks and whites
The most dangerous man in America : Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon papers( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1971, Daniel Ellsberg, a high-level Pentagon official and Vietnam War strategist, concludes that the war is based on decades of lies and leaks 7,000 pages of top secret documents to the New York Times, making headlines around the world. ... one man's profound change of heart created a landmark struggle involving America's newspapers, its president, and the Supreme Court--a political thriller whose events led directly to Watergate, Nixon's resignation, and the end of the Vietnam War."--Container
The Weather Underground by Sam Green( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thirty years ago, a group of young American radicals announced their intention to overthrow the U.S. government, attempting to incite a national revolution, while successfully evading one of the largest FBI manhunts in history
The house I live in( Visual )

9 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
Hip-Hop : Beyond Beats and Rhymes( Visual )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 1,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the conceptualization of masculinity in hip-hop culture. Includes interviews with prominent rappers, music industry executives, and social critics
If a tree falls : a story of the Earth Liberation Front( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the radical environmental organization ELF and Oregon-based member Daniel G. McGowan, who faced possible life imprisonment for his related activities, while addressing various perspectives on environmentalism, activism, and terrorism
Brother Outsider : The Life of Bayard Rustin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary examining the life of Bayard Rustin who, although one of the first "freedom riders," an adviser to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and A. Philip Randolph, and an organizer of the 1963 March on Washington, was forced to play a background role in landmark civil rights events because he was homosexual
Last train home = Gui tu lie che by Lixin Fan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan ... travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades. Emotionally engaging and starkly beautiful, Last Train Home's intimate observation of one fractured family sheds light on the human cost of China's ascendance as an economic superpower."--Container
Latino Americans( Visual )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 982 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latino Americans chronicles the rich and varied history and experiences of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States. It is a story of people, politics, and culture, intersecting with much that is central to the history of the United States while also going to places where standard U.S. histories do not tend to tread
Between the folds : a film about finding inspiration in unexpected places by Vanessa Gould( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between the Folds chronicles the stories of ten fine artists and intrepid theoretical scientists who have abandoned careers and scoffed at hard-earned graduate degrees -- all to forge unconventional lives as modern-day paperfolders"--Production company's website
My Country, My Country by Laura Poitras( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 931 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh, an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of ever-increasing violence, Dr. Riyadh struggles to understand the tragic contradiction of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and its project to spread democracy through the Middle East
The Interrupters( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who, with bravado, humility, and even humor, try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. Shot over the course of a year, this documentary captures a period in Chicago when it became a national symbol for the violence in America's cities
Craft in America( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Craft in America is an exploration into the hearts and minds of artisans devoted to a diverse array of mediums -- from furniture making and basket weaving to pottery and metalsmithing. Each episode reveals that craft has earned itself a place within the realm of fine art"--Container
Operation homecoming : writing the wartime experience by Richard Robbins( Visual )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 829 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary explores the searing firsthand accounts of American troops through their own words--fiction, verse, letters, essays, and personal journals. Combining interviews and dramatic readings, the film transforms this remarkable collection of writing into a deep examination of life on the front lines, while providing depth and context through conversations with great American writers from previous wars. The stories recounted are sad, funny, violent, and uplifting. These writings are brought to life through readings, music, and artwork, and evoke the universal emotions of war with a haunting poignancy
The Black Panthers : vanguard of the revolution by Stanley Nelson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution is the first feature length documentary to explore the Black Panther Party, its significance to the broader American culture, its cultural and political awakening for black people, and the painful lessons wrought when a movement derails. Master documentarian Stanley Nelson goes straight to the source, weaving a treasure trove of rare archival footage with the voices of the people who were there: police, FBI informants, journalists, white supporters and detractors, and Black Panthers who remained loyal to the party and those who left it. Featuring Kathleen Cleaver, Elaine Brown, Emory Douglas, Jamal Joseph, and many others, it's an essential history and a vibrant chronicle of this pivotal movement that birthed a new revolutionary culture in America"--Container
 
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