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Elie Wiesel : first person singular : readings from the work of Elie Wiesel

Author: William HurtDavid GrossbachLives & Legacies Films, Inc.Gardner Films, Inc.Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2011]
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : English
Database:WorldCat
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In this video Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel reflects upon his life, work, and concerns for mankind's future. The celebrated author of Night reconstructed his life after surviving Auschwitz to write, teach, and campaign for human rights. As a journalist, prolific author, and human rights activist, Wiesel focuses on how human beings dehumanize others in order to kill with impunity, and reflects on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction television programs
Television programs
Documentary television programs
Educational television programs
Internet videos
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), 2002.
Named Person: Elie Wiesel; Elie Wiesel
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Hurt; David Grossbach; Lives & Legacies Films, Inc.; Gardner Films, Inc.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 783171441
Notes: Streaming video file.
Originally broadcast as a television documentary on PBS in 2002.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 21, 2011.
Credits: Cinematography, Nick Gardner ; music, Leonard Lionnet.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 video file (ca. 55 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Contents: Words (1:54) --
Sighet, Romania (1:41) --
Music (1:47) --
The Trial of God (3:12) --
Wiesel's Father and the Holocaust (3:15) --
Auschwitz (0:58) --
Father as Wise Man (1:50) --
Response to Brutality (2:14) --
Where is God? (2:01) --
Survival of Faith (2:34) --
France and Intellectual Enrichment (2:40) --
Night (2:32) --
Trying to Recount Everything (1:29) --
Israel (3:45) --
Jerusalem (2:00) --
America (1:09) --
Oslo, Norway (3:24) --
Israel's Challenges (2:10) --
Israel and Palestine (4:01) --
Terrorists and Hatred (3:14) --
Return (2:07) --
Buried and Reburied Treasure (3:38) --
Sponsors & Credits: First Person Singular: Elie Wiesel (1:40).
Other Titles: First person singular :
Readings from the work of Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel
Responsibility: by William Hurt ; produced and directed by Robert Gardner ; written and edited by David Grossbach ; a production of Lives and Legacies Films in association with Gardner Films International.

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In this video Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel reflects upon his life, work, and concerns for mankind's future. The celebrated author of Night reconstructed his life after surviving Auschwitz to write, teach, and campaign for human rights. As a journalist, prolific author, and human rights activist, Wiesel focuses on how human beings dehumanize others in order to kill with impunity, and reflects on the re-emergence of terrorism after 9/11.

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