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Pacific Arts Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 326 works in 446 publications in 2 languages and 10,720 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  History  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Nonfiction television programs  Comedy films  Hymns 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Manufacturer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Pacific Arts Video (Firm)
The Spirit of Crazy Horse( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Milo Yellow Hair recounts the story of the Lakota Sioux Indian's struggle to reclaim their ancestral homeland and their continuing struggle to maintain their cultural identity. The program investigates the simmering conflict of recent decades and offers a perspective on the choices that lie ahead
Ansel Adams, photographer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with the distinguished American photographer as he discusses his life and his techniques
La historia oficial by Luis Puenzo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 1995 in Spanish and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wife of a businessman finds herself face to face with terror as she begins to discover that her own daughter, adopted at birth, may have been stolen
Seasons of a Navajo( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sensitive portrait of a traditional Navajo family and their season cycles of life that is in partnership with their surroundings
Winds of change( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N. Scott Momaday hosts this program which looks at three Native American nations: Onondaga, Navajo and Lummi, and the challenges they face as they try to preserve their cultures
Amazing grace with Bill Moyers by Bill D Moyers( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the hymn "Amazing grace" featuring the Boys Choir of Harlem, Johnny Cash, Judy Collins, Jeremy Irons, Jessye Norman, Jean Ritchie and Marion Williams
King : a filmed record... Montgomery to Memphis( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970. King: A Filmed Record is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history
Eat smart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The link of the American diet to heart disease and cancer is explored. The diet of the typical American is contrasted with the diets of other nationalities that experience lower incidence of these diseases
Zora is my name!( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the life of Zora Neale Hurston, who wrote of the folklore of the rural south
A very British coup( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A steel-worker is elected prime minister of Great Britain on a very radical socialist platform. When he calls for the dismantling of all nuclear weapons on British soil, a group composed of spies, diplomats and businessmen attempts to bring him down
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentray on the life of Harvey Milk, the gay San Francisco Town Supervisor who was killed with Mayor Moscone on Nov. 27, 1978
Alsino y el condor Alsino and the condor( Visual )

2 editions published in 1986 in Spanish and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Nicaragua, this film depicts the clash between Central American governments and Sandinista rebels. It is the story of a boy's dream of flying above the madness of the world around him
The Art of computer animation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of representative works in computer animation by over thirty artists, ranging from exotic flights of fancy, to the ultra realism of simulators, to never seen before commercials. Vary in length from a few seconds to full dramas, displaying music, comedy, romance, and elegant and breath-takingly beautiful techniques
The volcano watchers( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over 20 years, French scientists Maurice and Katia Krafft have risked their lives studying and filming the awesome power of volcanoes. Join them as they travel to Italy, Hawaii, Iceland, Mexico, Japan and Africa in search of the world's most dangerous volcanoes
Dim sum : a little bit of heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1987 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A charming, delightful comedy about a Chinese-American family in contemporary San Francisco trying to maintain a link to their cultural heritage while confronted with the changing world around them
El Amor brujo Love, the magician( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in Spanish and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Spain, a sizzling tale of young lovers separated by fate, but whose hearts still burn with a passion only for each other
A Sound of dolphins( Visual )

2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents Jacques Cousteau's investigation of the social behavior and vocal communication of two dolphins caught in the waters off the coast of Spain
A great wall( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This moving and humorous story chronicles the return of Leo Fang and his American-born wife and son to his native China and provides a comical insight into the cultural clashes between traditional Chinese families and Chinese-American families
Painting with light( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Quantel Paint Box is a new computer device that enables an artist to create and paint original works directly onto a television screen. Shows four artists using the process
Can tropical rainforests be saved?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines ways in which rainforests are being depleted and discusses the needs for their survival. Filmed in over a dozen forest countries and in Japan, the world's largest importer of tropical wood
 
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Alternative Names
Pacific Arts Video Publishing

Languages
English (48)

Spanish (12)