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Vision TV

Overview
Works: 507 works in 806 publications in 2 languages and 6,826 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Personal narratives  Poetry 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 320
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Most widely held works about Vision TV
 
Most widely held works by Vision TV
Noam Chomsky rebel without a pause( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linguist, intellect, and activist Noam Chomsky discusses and reflects on the state of the world including the War in Iraq, September 11th, the War on Terror, media manipulation and control, social activism, fear, American foreign policy, and more
Lost in the Amazon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What happened to famed adventurer Colonel Percy Fawcett who went looking for the Lost City of 'Z, ' in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of 'newly found' jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. Experts are rethinking the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest that before Columbus may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities
Threads of hope( Visual )

8 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'Threads of hope' is the powerful story of a group of Chilean women who banded together in silent protest and dared to defy a dictatorship. They are the sisters, mothers and wives of Pinochet's 'disappeared' and, armed with scraps of cloth, sewing needles and the overwhelming desire to find their loved ones, they set to work telling their stories by creating arpilleras: colourful handmade tapestries that chronicled the horror and injustice of Chile's reign of terror"--Container label
Deconstructing supper by Marianne Kaplan( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film that looks at the way modern food is produced through genetic modification and through organic farming in Canada, Europe, India, and United States. A gourmet chef, John Bishop, leads us on an investigation of various genetically modified food products and the leader in genetic engineering, Monsanto. The film includes interviews with farmers, scientists, government officials, journalists, and activists
Scared Sacred( Visual )

12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a world teetering on the edge of self-destruction, award-winning filmmaker Velcrow Ripper travels to the minefields of Cambodia, war-torn Afghanistan, the toxic wasteland of Bhopal, post-9/11 New York, Bosnia, Hiroshima, Israel and Palestine to discover if humanity can transform the 'scared' into the 'sacred'
Rumi : turning ecstatic( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film retraces Tina Petrova's spiritual journey over the past five years -- an experience that began with a near-fatal car crash, and ended with the wondrous discovery of Rumi and the many scholars around the world who illuminate his words and his works today
The Circles of light : the divine comedy( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The most celebrated work of Dante is the Divine comedy-- a vision of hell, purgatory and heaven that provides a strangely surrealistic view of medieval attitudes on religious dogma and the price of disobedience. In this program, dramatizations of scenes depicting courtly love, sexual love, love of God, and love of the Virgin are featured
Cataclysm by Sarah Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program assesses the aftermath of the ferocious damage unleashed by the bubonic plague on the two city states of Sienna and Florence
The Invention of banking( Visual )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 13th- and 14th-century Tuscany, money became the new tool of power as industry, trade, and finance flourished. This program follows the remarkable rise of the great banking families whose groundbreaking innovations in finance led to the economics of international big business practiced today. Merchant bankers also supported the aims of the Catholic Church by using their extraordinary wealth to become patrons for charities and spectacular works of art and architecture. Featured interviews include Nicholas Terpstra and Dr. Elizabeth Leesti, historians at the University of Toronto
Joan of Arc : the maid of Orleans( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From within her own brief life to the present day, Joan of Arc's mystique has been appropriated by many groups and causes. This program, filmed in Orleans and Joan's native village of Domremy, allows her to speak for herself through voice-over readings of her letters and her responses before the Inquisition, as well as testimony from the minutes of her rehabilitation trial. Leading scholars discuss Joan's timeless appeal, the growth and uses of her myth, and issues of gender transgression. Images of Joan over the centuries in books, posters, paintings, and film, including illuminations from the manuscript of Les Vigiles du Roi Charles VII, complement the narration"--Container
Behind the glass door-- Hannah's story( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One family's struggle with the mysterious and debilitating disorder of autism and the heartwarming account of a mother determined to break through the glass door that separates their two worlds
Our Hiroshima( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tone of Our Hiroshima is set by Setsuko Nakamura Thurlow, a relentless campaigner for peace. She was thirteen when the first atomic bomb destroyed her city and killed several members of her family. By interspersing Setsuko's vivid, eyewitness testimony with archival footage from Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Anton Wagner brings alive the reality of an unimaginable horror
Galileo's sons( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the Vatican Observatory at the Pope's summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, where Jesuit astronomers and astrophysicists apply their scientific expertise to questions of faith
The Saint and the Scholar : Portrait of Abelard( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rapid change in 12th century Europe from rural to urban styles led to an intellectual crisis of how best to come to God: through mysticism or rational analysis. At the center of this crisis stood Peter Abelard, radical philosopher-theologian and developer of dialectical scholasticism, and Bernard of Clairvaux, Cistercian monk and mystic. The conflict between them caused Abelard to be accused of heresy by the Council of Sens in 1142
Culturejam : hijacking commercial culture by Jill Sharpe( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pranksters and subversive artists attempt to cause a bit of brand damage to corporate mindshare. "We follow three outlandish jammers: media tigress Carly Stasko, Reverend Billy of the Church of Stop Shopping, and Jack Napier with the Billboard Liberation Front. Armed with the tools of their trade, these jammers hijack, subvert and reclaim corporate media space."--Container
Jonestown : paradise lost by Jason Sherman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publisher description: On November 18, 1978, more than 900 members of the People's Temple cult perished at Jonestown, their compound in the jungles of northern Guyana. Almost 300 children were among the dead. It was an unfathomable act of mass murder and suicide, ordered by the cult's messianic leader, Jim Jones. Informed by eyewitness accounts and material recently made public by the U.S. government, the film follows the fateful journey of Congressman Leo Ryan, who traveled to Jonestown on a mission to investigate the People's Temple, and paid with his life. Rarely-seen archival footage, exhaustively researched dramatic re-creations and heart-rending interviews take the viewer well beyond the official record and deep into the reality of the cult's apocalyptic end
Forgive us our debts by Karen Pascal( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the impact of a country's indebtedness on the poorest members of society
The Gods come home : China's traditional faiths persevere( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After decades of Communist oppression and neglect, Buddhist temples are now thriving across China ... can far older spiritual traditions survive in such a rapidly evolving society? This program addresses those questions as it visits monasteries and temples in Shanghai and in rural, economically disadvantaged areas. Following the daily practices of a frugal and soft-spoken monk, the film also features wealthy, high-profile Buddhist officials and interviews China's Minister of Religious Affairs, who encourages Buddhism but frowns on folk religions."--Container
Divine negotiators : Bridget of Sweden and Catherine of Siena( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Devoting their lives to works of charity and to unifying a divided church, Bridget of Sweden and Catherine of Siena challenged the limitations imposed on their gender, playing key roles in world affairs. In this program filmed on location, theology experts Dr. Kathy Garay and Dr. Madeleine Jeay of McMaster University trace the lives of Bridget, diplomat and prophet whose revelatory visions informed the decisions of the papacy, and Catherine, who helped bring the papacy back to Rome and whose "Dialogue," or "Treatise on Divine Providence," is considered the prose counterpart to Dante's Divina Commedia
The ax = Le couperet by Mark Achbar( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Este documental analiza la naturaleza, evolución, impacto y posible futuro de la corporación moderna
 
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Noam Chomsky rebel without a pause
Alternative Names
VisionTV

Languages
English (91)

French (2)

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Rumi : turning ecstaticBehind the glass door-- Hannah's story