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Author: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2006], ©2006.
Series: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Writer, actor, and rapper Will Power brings unique characters and thought-provoking scenarios to life in his vividly staged performances-including The Seven, his hip-hop adaptation of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes. Bill Moyers interviews Power about his creative process, focusing on his ability to "flip" an ancient Greek drama into a highly charged, completely contemporary work-one that has meaning for audiences  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Additional Physical Format: Originally produced:
Public Affairs Television (Firm), 2006
Named Person: Bill D Moyers; Bill D Moyers
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bill D Moyers; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); Films Media Group.; Public Affairs Television (Firm)
OCLC Number: 709672192
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: 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 Oct. 07, 2006.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 11 & up.
Description: 1 streaming video file (25 min.) : sd., col., digital file.
Details: Mode of access: Internet.; System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Contents: Bill Moyers Introduces Will Power (1:51) --
Ancient Greeks as Hip-Hop Heroes (3:42) --
God's Will from Ancient Greece to Hip-Hop Culture (2:22) --
Modern Lessons from Ancient Greek Mythology (1:50) --
Speaking to Your Audience: From Ancient Greece to Modern Urban Culture (1:23) --
Oral History: From Ancient Greece to Modern Hip-Hop (2:13) --
Why Will Power Digs Oedipus (1:23) --
Lack of Faith: A Modern Lesson from Greek Mythology (2:59) --
Mutual Respect: Ancient Greek Classics and Modern Hip-Hop (1:08) --
Will Power: Mythology, Inspirations, and Optimism (2:45).
Series Title: Faith and reason (New York, N.Y.); Films on Demand.
Responsibility: Public Affairs Television (Firm).

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Writer, actor, and rapper Will Power brings unique characters and thought-provoking scenarios to life in his vividly staged performances-including The Seven, his hip-hop adaptation of Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes. Bill Moyers interviews Power about his creative process, focusing on his ability to "flip" an ancient Greek drama into a highly charged, completely contemporary work-one that has meaning for audiences of all ages and backgrounds.

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