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A Force More Powerful : A Century of Nonviolent Conflict

Author: Steve YorkMiriam ZimmermanBen KingsleyGiulio BiccariJoseph WiedenmayerAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : York Zimmerman, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This two-part series tells one of the 20th century's most important and least-known stories--how nonviolent power overcame oppression and authoritarian rule. In South Africa in 1907, Mohandas Gandhi led Indian immigrants in a nonviolent fight for rights denied them by white rulers. The power that Gandhi pioneered has been used by underdogs on every continent and in every decade of the 20th century to fight for their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
DVD-Video discs
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Steve York; Miriam Zimmerman; Ben Kingsley; Giulio Biccari; Joseph Wiedenmayer; John Keltonic; York Zimmerman Inc.
OCLC Number: 62175583
Language Note: In English, Spanish or French ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally released as a two-part PBS documentary series in 2000. Each part contains three episodes.
Extras: resources, movie previews.
Credits: Managing producer, Miriam Zimmerman ; editors, Joseph Wiedenmayer, David Ewing ; original music, John Keltonic ; camera, Giulio Biccari, Richard Gibb, Peter Pearce.
Performer(s): Ben Kingsley, narrator.
Description: 2 videodiscs (154 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 study guide + 1 community resource and discussion guide.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Contents: Episode 1. India: "Defying the Crown" --
Episode 2. Nashville: "We were warriors" --
Episode 3. South Africa: "Freedom in our lifetime" --
Episode 4. Denmark: "Living with the Enemy" --
Episode 5. Poland: "We've caught God by the arm" --
Episode 6. Chile: "Defeat of a dictator"
Other Titles: India: "Defying the Crown."
Nashville: "We were warriors."
South Africa: "Freedom in our lifetime."
Denmark: "Living with the enemy."
Poland: "We've caught God by the arm."
Chile: "Defeat of a dictator."
Responsibility: a production of York Zimmerman Inc. and WETA Washington, D.C. ; written, produced and directed by Steve York.
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This two-part series tells one of the 20th century's most important and least-known stories--how nonviolent power overcame oppression and authoritarian rule. In South Africa in 1907, Mohandas Gandhi led Indian immigrants in a nonviolent fight for rights denied them by white rulers. The power that Gandhi pioneered has been used by underdogs on every continent and in every decade of the 20th century to fight for their rights and freedom.

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