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Ishtar (Firm)

Works: 12 works in 21 publications in 2 languages and 223 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Interviews  Documentary films  Aerial photographs  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Pictorial works  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Classifications: HQ1412, 305.40973
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Publications about Ishtar (Firm)
Publications by Ishtar (Firm)
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 39 libraries worldwide
Author Madeleine L'Engle discusses her life, her work, and the creative process
Berenice Abbott a view of the 20th century by Kay Weaver( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 28 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 )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 27 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
Votes for women ( visu )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 26 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
World of light a portrait of May Sarton by May Sarton( visu )
3 editions published between 1979 and 2009 in English and held by 18 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
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
Take the power ( visu )
2 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A music video celebrating women today not just in the U.S. but also in the world at large
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
Madeline L'Engle, star gazer ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
A profile of the Newbery-winning author. In interviews, discussions with children, and readings, L'Engle recalls her life, and discusses her writing and opinions
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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English (20)
French (1)
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