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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 379 works in 781 publications in 2 languages and 17,235 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Educational films  Experimental films  Historical films  Nonfiction television programs  Drama  Short films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: BL304, 291.13
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Publications about Mystic Fire Video, Inc
Publications by Mystic Fire Video, Inc
Most widely held works about Mystic Fire Video, Inc
 
Most widely held works by Mystic Fire Video, Inc
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
"Campbell provides challenging insights into the concepts of God, religion and eternity, as revealed in Christian teachings and the beliefs of Buddhists, Navajo Indians, Schopenhauer, Jung and others"--Cassette container
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( visu )
21 editions published between 1959 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 937 libraries worldwide
6 short films by surrealist Russian-American filmmaker Maya Deren, the "Mother of the trance film", that evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s, studying identity, movement, and freedom
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( visu )
15 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 596 libraries worldwide
Documentary of the Voudoun religions of Haiti. Presents rituals performed by the Rada, Petro, and Congo cults, whose devotees commune with cosmic powers through invocations, sacrifices, and possession
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 398 libraries worldwide
People possess an innate desire to seek happiness and to overcome suffering. The reason why Buddha emphasized the development of a profound insight into the nature of suffering is because there is an alternative, there is a way out, there is a possiblity of freedom from that suffering
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers attends a poetry reading given by Robert Bly and talks to him about how men can learn from each other
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
The fourth of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the need for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice, in particular of a mother for her child and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage. Campbell stresses as well the idea that people should "follow their bliss" in life
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
"Campbell compares the creation stories in Genesis with creation stories from around the world. Because the world changes, religion has to be transformed and new mythologies created. People today are stuck with old metaphors and myths that don't fit their needs"--Cassette container
Muslims : an in-depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
This program looks closely at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria and the United States, Muslims explores the influence of culture and politics on religion, and provides a deeper understanding of the political forces at work among Muslims around the world. The program emphasizes Islam's kinship with Christianity and Judaism and looks at diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
"Long before medieval knights charged off to slay dragons, tales of heroic adventures were an integral part of all world cultures. Campbell challenges everyone to see the presence of a heroic journey in his or her own life"--Container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 283 libraries worldwide
"Campbell discusses the importance of accepting death as rebirth as in the myth of the buffalo and the story of Christ, the rite of passage in primitive societies, the role of mystical Shamans, and the decline of ritual in today's society "--Container
Beyond hate by Bill D Moyers( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Through the experiences of world figures, gang leaders, and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, Beyond hate chronicles the impact of hate on its victims, and probes its many dimensions. Moyers listens to those gripped by hatred and those victimized by it. He also focuses on individuals and groups who are working to move beyond hatred to achieve tolerance and acceptance
Painters painting : a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( visu )
8 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Emile de Antonio was a close friend to many New York painters long before the art world thrust them into international prominence. At this exciting and pivotal moment, de Antonio filmed and interviewed the painters informally in their studios. Artists interviewed include Willem de Kooning, Andy Warhol, Robert Motherwell, Barnett Newman, Jules Olitski, Frank Stella, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, Helen Frankenthaler, Kenneth Noland, Larry Poons, Phillip Pavia, and Hans Hoffman
The Balcony by Jean Genet( visu )
9 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Madame Irma runs a brothel of illusion where ordinary people play out their dreams, while outside a revolution is in progress. The police chief sees the brothel as a rallying point against the revolution, while at the same time the leader of the revolution seeks refuge in the brothel, posing as the police chief
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( visu )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Presents two of the most popular and exciting people at the forefront of men's and women's issues, talking to each other about gender and styles. Each brings an informed perspective on how men and women approach each other and conversation itself. Bly and Tannen agree that it is crucial to describe both the differences and similarities, so that men and women can respect each other, and in the process, present a model of how that is done
The empty space ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Peter Brook created the International Centre of Theatre Research in Paris in 1970. In the autumn of 1973, the Centre conducted a five week work period at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, performing and giving demonstrations of exercises, in which members of the audience participated, and exchanged ideas with the New York theatre community. This is a film of one day's work
The seven spiritual laws of success by Deepak Chopra( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Chopra discusses seven principles for achieving success in life
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Story of medieval life and faith in 13th-century France, which centers on the confrontation between a forest woman and healer and the righteous Dominican friar sent by the Pope to her village as an inquisitor to seek out heretics
 
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French (3)
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