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Kopple, Barbara

Overview
Works: 88 works in 262 publications in 5 languages and 8,003 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Biography  Catalogs  Case studies  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Anecdotes 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, Author, Interviewee, Contributor
Classifications: PS3562.E353, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Kopple
To kill a mockingbird by Robert Mulligan( Visual )
8 editions published between 1962 and 2012 in English and held by 1,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A southern lawyer who defends a black man accused of rape in this film version of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel. The way in which it captures a time, a place, and above all, a mood, makes this film a masterpiece
Harlan County U.S.A by Barbara Kopple( Visual )
28 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the 1973 Harlan County, Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America when the miners joined the union
Shut up & sing Dixie Chicks by Dixie Chicks (Musical group)( Visual )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows The Dixie Chicks, the top-selling female band ever, from the time of lead singer Natalie Maines infamous anti-Bush statement in 2003 through the triumphant release of their 2006 "comeback" album, "Taking the Long Way."
American dream by Barbara Kopple( Visual )
29 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 948 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children of the night: "More than a million Jewish children died in the Holocaust. This brief film is the result of a world-wide search for archival material showing some of these children. The footage we discovered - in the U.S.A., Israel, Britain, France and Germany - was often in extremely poor condition and always silent. It reveals the barest trace of what was lost"--Title screen
These amazing shadows ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the history and importance of the National Film Registry, a roll call of American cinema treasures that reflects the diversity of film, and indeed the American experience itself
Harlan County U.S.A by Barbara Kopple( Visual )
22 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the 1973 Kentucky coal miners' strike against the operators of the Brookside mine and the Duke Power Company, which resulted from the company's refusal to honor the national contract of the United Mine Workers of America
A Century of women ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played and, most importantly, changed the course of American history
Havoc by Barbara Kopple( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A group of wealthy Los Angeles teenagers try to become part of the 'gangsta' lifestyle but soon run into trouble when they come face to face with a real gang of Latino drug dealers
Wild man blues by Barbara Kopple( Visual )
31 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow Woody Allen and his New Orleans Jazz Band on a whirlwind tour of Europe while uncovering Allen offstage as well
Cinéma vérité defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Addiction a 14-part series ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experts discuss drug and alcohol addiction and explain how addiction is a treatable brain disease
30 for 30 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unmatched: "No individual sports rivalry can boast the same intensity and impact as that of Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova. But even more remarkable is what happened off the court, where they formed a strong and lasting friendship, bonding them to this day."--Container
Small steps : creating the High School for Contemporary Arts ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follow students, staff and parents through the first four years of the High School for Contemporary Arts, an experimental "small school" housed within one of the most dangerous schools in the Bronx
A century of women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program deals with the struggle of women trying to balance work, marriage and motherhood. For many women in the early 1900s, the balancing act of labor and love was a matter of life or death. Presents stories of women as wives, mothers, and workers, from the founders of the PTA to the early union leaders and First Ladies. Includes comments by Betty Friedan and Congresswoman Pat Schroeder
A century of women ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second of three programs in a series that tells the story of women in the 20th century--how they lived, loved, worked, played, and changed the course of American history. This program looks at women's efforts to shape their own destinies and establish a system of justice for not only themselves, but for all Americans. Issues range from Margaret Sanger's crusade to provide all women a means of birth control to the Women's Liberation Movement. Includes comments from Erica Jong, Gloria Steinem, Grace Slick, Shere Hite, Barbara Boxer, and Joan Baez
Running from crazy ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary examines the personal journey of Mariel Hemingway, the granddaughter of writer Ernest Hemingway, as she strives for a deeper understanding of the suicide and mental iillness that have afflicted so many of her family members. Intimate verité footage and raw, emotional interviews with Mariel and her daughter are interwoven with rarely seen archival footage of the three Hemingway sisters and their parents
Out of darkness the mine workers' story ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historical film footage and photographs are integrated with first-hand accounts of United Mine Workers history and of the recent battle with the Pittston Coal Group
30 for 30 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Marion Jones: press pause: " Marion Jones captivated the world at the 2000 Summer Olympics, collecting three gold medals and two bronze. But her remarkable performance was soon tarnished. In 2007, she was stripped of her Olympic achievements and her freedom after a stunning admission that she had used performance-enhancing drugs. Follow the evolution of Marion Jones as she reflects on the past & attempts to find a new direction forward."--Container
Fallen champ the untold story of Mike Tyson ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through rare footage and execlusive interviews the movie features the controversial story of Mike Tyson from juvenile to international hero, to convicted raptist
Unmatched The house of Steinbrenner ; Into the wind ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Into the wind: Three years after having his right leg amputated six inches above the knee, Terry Fox set out to spread awareness and raise funds for cancer research by running across Canada. Anonymous at the start of his journey, Fox steadily captured the heart of a nation with his marathon of hope. After 143 days and two-thirds of the way across Canada, Fox's journey came to an abrupt end when newly discovered tumors took over his body. Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash shares Fox's incredible story of hope
 
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