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Ishtar (Firm)

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Works: 13 works in 20 publications in 2 languages and 225 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Photographs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Music 
Classifications: HQ1412, 305.40973
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Most widely held works about Ishtar (Firm)
 
Most widely held works by Ishtar (Firm)
Madeleine L'Engle star*gazer ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Author Madeleine L'Engle discusses her life, her work, and the creative process
Votes for women ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Celebrates the 72 year struggle for the right to vote, with archival photographs, stock footage, and live action set to narration, music from the Suffrage Movement, and Kay Weaver's classic anthem, One fine day
Berenice Abbott a view of the 20th century ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Berenice Abbott, a giant of American photography, made her name in Paris in the 1920's, with her portraits of denizens of the Parisian literary and art worlds. This film mixes commentary by scholars, curators, and critics with Abbott's own concise observations, and hundreds of her black-and-white photographs. As assessed by the filmmakers, Abbott was a proud proto-feminist, a thorny woman who early in life became immersed in her work, pursuing her private aesthetic from portraits to lucid and elegant studies of American landscapes and New York City, through her late-life excursion into scientific photography
One fine day ( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
A fast-moving collage of stills and liveaction film clips with musical sound track, designed to present a picture of the American woman from pioneer times to the present
Kate Chopin's "The story of an hour" ( visu )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Upon hearing of the death of her beloved husband, Mrs. Mallard is shocked to discover that, for the first time, she is free to live for herself. This discovery eventually leads to tragedy
World of light a portrait of May Sarton by May Sarton( visu )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
An interview with May Sarton which takes place at her home on the coast of Maine. The writer tells about her life and work as she is shown walking her dog, gardening, in her library. Emphasized is the ritual of her life, the beauty of the countryside, and the effect of both upon her poetry and fiction
Take the power ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
A celebration of American women from the Herstorical into the present, and towards the future
World of light a portrait of May Sarton ( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Filmed on location on the coast of Maine, follows this New England poetess and novelist through her day's activities as she examines her life and works. Sarton discusses her creative process, her experiences and views on solitude, aging, the woman writer, discipline, integrity, and relationships. She also reads from her poetry and novels
One fine day ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Using archival stills and film footage as well as contemporary images, presents a montage showing courageous women whose lives serve as positive examples of what women can achieve
May Sarton reading in Los Angeles, April 10, 1987 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Poe: ...and the museum of lost arts ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
An experimental performance film, a collaboration between more than 30 artists from New York's downtown dance, music and film scene directed by MiShinnah Production's Artistic Director, Elise Kermani, POE [...and the museum of lost arts] is part fiction and part historical fact. An imaginary, time-travelling Charles Baudelaire tells his version of Edgar Allen Poe's biography in a theater remodeled after the 19th century Barnum museum lecture hall in New York City. The film expresses a regret at loss of the physical, of live performances, of acoustic sound, and foreshadows our ultimate merge with the digital medium
A resource guide and bibliography to accompany the film World of light, a portrait of May Sarton by Martha Wheelock( Book )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
 
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Ishtar Films
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English (19)
French (1)
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