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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 380 works in 721 publications in 2 languages and 18,436 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Experimental films  Educational films  Film adaptations 
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 )
26 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 1,694 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
Maya Deren : experimental films by Maya Deren( visu )
21 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 964 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth : with Bill Moyers by Joseph Campbell( visu )
6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Starting with various topics Campbell shows both how man creates his universe and is controlled by the myth he has created
Divine horsemen : the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( visu )
14 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 610 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 420 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 380 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers interviews Robert Bly about the confusion men feel today about their roles in society and in their inner lives. Alternates between this interview and a workshop in which Robert Bly leads a group of 100 men into a deeper understanding of their own grief
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 337 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
Ulysses by James Joyce( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 309 libraries worldwide
Portrays a stream-of-consciousness day in the day of Leopold Bloom, Molly Bloom, and Stephen Daedalus. Bloom is an ordinary man, a Jew whose odyssey through the streets of turn of the century Dublin leads him through trials that parallel his classic prototype, Ulysses, on his epic journey home
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers and Joseph Campbell discuss the themes and roots of human myth which is seen as man's attempt to relate himself to the universe. Campbell talks about romantic love and addresses questions about the image of woman--as goddess, virgin, Mother Earth
Beyond hate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Through the experiences of world figures (Nadine Gordimer, Vaclav Havel, Elie Wiesel, etc.), gang leaders and young people trying to cope with violence in their lives, this program chronicles the impact of hate on its victims and probes its many dimensions. With Bill Moyers
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 273 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
Men & women : talking together by Deborah Tannen( visu )
2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 247 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 Balcony by Jean Genet( visu )
8 editions published between 1963 and 2000 in English and held by 232 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
Greek fire ( visu )
9 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
"A series of ten half-hour video essays that explore the pervasive effect of ancient Greece on our lives today"--Publisher's brochure
The empty space ( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and held by 221 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 )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
This video provides viewers with a front row seat to this "in person" talk by Dr. Chopra, in which he weaves the basic elements of his philosophy into seven easily comprehended laws, or principles
Sorceress by Suzanne Schiffman( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and French and held by 189 libraries worldwide
A drama set in 13th century France revolving around Étienne de Bourbon, a Dominican friar sent by the pope to seek out heretics and a forest woman who performs ancient healing rituals. An historically accurate dramatization of the conflict between ancient customs and religious dogma
Facing hate ( visu )
4 editions published between 1991 and 1997 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Since his family's death at Auschwitz, Wiesel has tried to understand the nature of hatred. Here he examines how it has been expressed in literature, culture and history
Antigone : rites of passion ( visu )
3 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Film adaptation of Sophocles' classic Greek dramas Antigone and Oedipus at Colonus, focusing on the tragedy of Antigone, Oedipus' daughter, who must defy the state to bury her dead brother. The ancient story is retold with modern movement, music, and dialog, set against natural and architectural landscapes
 
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