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Selver, Veronica

Overview
Works: 17 works in 46 publications in 1 language and 2,136 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Biographical films  Historical television programs  Interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  History 
Roles: Director, Producer, edm, Film editor, Editor, Author
Classifications: E185.97.R93, 305.38896073
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Veronica Selver
Brother Outsider : The Life of Bayard Rustin( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 435 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
Absolutely positive( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate look at the lives of 11 unique individuals, all living with HIV. Ranging in age from 17 to 60, the group represents a wide variety of lifestyles, ethnicities, and risk groups - attesting to the ever present reality that AIDS spares no one
You got to move : stories of change in the south( Visual )

2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates various efforts at social community organizations to effect change including the civil rights education projects at Highlander; and citizen's actions against toxic waste dumping and strip mining in Kentucky and Tennessee
You got to move : stories of change in the South by Lucy Massie Phenix( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the struggles of "ordinary plain folks" against injustice, told in their own words, with historical photos and films. The film covers community actions against strip mining in Kentucky, toxic waste dumping in Tennessee, and illiteracy and discrimination in South Carolina. These grassroots movements all gained impetus from the legendary Highlander Folk School in Tennessee, which for over 50 years under the leadership of Myles Horton, has catalyzed communication and social change
KPFA on the air( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1949, America's first listener-supported community radio station, KPFA, began broadcasting from Berkeley, Calif. The station quickly became a living testament to free speech and cultural diversity -- a vital community of the air that often found itself embroiled in conflict. This film reviews KPFA's passionate 50-year history, including its founding by pacifists and poets, through alternative news coverage of the McCarthy hearings, peace issues, race relations, nuclear disarmanent, nuclear power, student protests, the Black Panther Movement, and the Vietnam War, to the present day challenges that confront this ongoing experiment in democratic media
The word is out : stories of some of our lives : conversations with 26 gay men and women( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with 26 [i.e. 28] diverse people, ranging in age from 18 to 77, who speak out about their experience as gay men and women
Word is out( Visual )

3 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with men and women of all ages and cultures who are members of America's gay communities
First look( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with Roca, Dominguez and other artists, including the late Wilfredo Lam, the film surveys the exciting diversity of contemporary Cuban art and presents a picture of lively experimentation and diverse efforts to define an authentic Cuban visual style
Raising the roof by Veronica Selver( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Raising the roof celebrates a group of pioneering women who traded their graduation caps and gowns for hard-hats and overalls in the mid-1970s and set out to become carpenters in the Bay Area in the heady atmosphere of the women's movement"--Container
Word is out : stories of some of our lives( Visual )

2 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with 28 diverse people who speak out about their experiences as gay men and women
KPFA on the air( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A segment of Democracy now! originally broadcast April 15, 2009, presents top headlines of the day and a documentary video history of the creation of alternative news radio station KPFA in Berkeley, CA, founded by Lew Hill in 1949, and its subsequent evolution into Pacifica Radio
Absolutely + positive( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about people who are HIV positive. "From an initial pool of 125, Adair selected 11 unique individuals to share their stories with the camera. Ranging in age from seventeen to sixty, these unforgettable characters represent a wide variety of life styles, ethnicities, and life experiences. From Johnnie, a young Asian man who came out of the closet, had sex for the first time, and tested positive all in one year, to Doris, an African-American mother who found out she was positive only after her 6-month-old son was diagnosed with AIDS, these stories let us in on how people lived with profound uncertainty in the midst of one of history's biggest controversies"--DVD sleeve
Word is out( Visual )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with men and women of all ages and cultures who are members of America's gay communities
Word is out( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with men and women of all ages and cultures who are members of America's gay communities
On company business( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A look inside one of the world's most powerful secret organizations, the C.I.A., using interviews, newsreels and news footage
Der Dissident Dissident( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"A film of the nationally acclaimed one-woman show written and performed by Canyon Sam, based on her travels and human rights work in Asia. A young Californian on a year-long solo backpack to her ancestral China finds her trip transformed into a journey of awakening after meeting a young Tibetan Buddhist nun freedom fighter in the Himalayas"--Director's website
 
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