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Abe Osheroff : one foot in the grave, the other still dancing

Author: Abe Osheroff; Nadeem Uddin; Robert Jensen; Samsara Films (Firm); Media Education Foundation.
Publisher: Northhampton, MA : Media Education Foundation, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"From the front lines of the Spanish Civil War to the picket lines of the U.S. labor movement to the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi to work for human rights in Nicaragua, people know Abe Osheroff as an activist who threw himself into the fray with rare energy and enthusiasm through his 92 years. In this riveting documentary, Osheroff reflects on the meaning of that activism and the ideas that animated his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Biographical films
Biography
Documentary films
Filmed interviews
History
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Abe Osheroff; Abe Osheroff
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Abe Osheroff; Nadeem Uddin; Robert Jensen; Samsara Films (Firm); Media Education Foundation.
ISBN: 1932869352 9781932869354
OCLC Number: 437431749
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles.
Notes: Originally produced in 2008.
Credits: Camera/editing, Nadeem Uddin ; music, David Brunn.
Performer(s): Abe Osheroff.
Description: 1 videodisc (46 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Other Titles: One foot in the grave, the other still dancing
Responsibility: Samsara Films presents ; a film by Nadeem Uddin ; produced by Robert Jensen, Nadeem Uddin.

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"From the front lines of the Spanish Civil War to the picket lines of the U.S. labor movement to the struggle for civil rights in Mississippi to work for human rights in Nicaragua, people know Abe Osheroff as an activist who threw himself into the fray with rare energy and enthusiasm through his 92 years. In this riveting documentary, Osheroff reflects on the meaning of that activism and the ideas that animated his actions in movements for social justice. A truly organic intellectual, Osheroff shares the wisdom built up over a lifetime of commitment to the "radical humanism" that defined his politics and philosophy"--Container.

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Abe Osheroff was a man with many passions. He was a carpenter, a political activist and a documentary filmmaker who lived his life with “one foot in the grave and the other still dancing.” He began his activist role as a youth in Brooklyn helping evicted tenants and he continued to advocate for social...
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