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Mystic Fire Video, Inc

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Works: 388 works in 703 publications in 1 language and 20,802 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Film adaptations  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Film and video adaptations  Creeds  Catechisms 
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 )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
A six-part series of one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. They explore how the experience and meaning of life (birth, coming of age, marriage, faith, aging, and death) have been embodied in folklore, mythology, and religion through history
Divine horsemen the living gods of Haiti by Maya Deren( visu )
13 editions published between 1985 and 2008 in English and held by 638 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 475 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
A Gathering of men by Bill D Moyers( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 473 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
The Four Noble Truths by Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in English and held by 473 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 440 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
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
"Campbell discusses the role of sacrifice in myth, which symbolizes the necessity for rebirth. He also talks about the significance of sacrifice -- in particular, a mother's sacrifice for her child, and the sacrifice to the relationship in marriage -- and stresses the need for every one of us to find our sacred place in the midst of today's fast-paced, technological world"--Container
Joseph Campbell and the power of myth by Joseph Campbell( visu )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The third of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. 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
Muslims ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 383 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 )
4 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 371 libraries worldwide
The fifth of six one-hour interviews by Bill Moyers with the renowned mythologist Joseph Campbell. Campbell talks about romantic love, beginning with the 12th century troubadours, and addresses questions about the image of woman, as goddess, virgin, Mother Earth
Ulysses by James Joyce( visu )
4 editions published between 1967 and 1989 in English and held by 369 libraries worldwide
This film portrays a stream-of-consciousness day in the life of Leopold Bloom as his odyssey through the streets of Dublin leads him through trials that parallel his classic prototype, Ulysses, on his epic journey home
Beyond hate ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 358 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
Maya Deren collected experimental films by Maya Deren( visu )
12 editions published between 1959 and 2002 in English and held by 345 libraries worldwide
Examples of Maya Deren's work evoke and exemplify the American avant-garde film movement of the 1940s and 1950s
Painters painting a candid history of the New York art scene, 1940-1970 by Emile De Antonio( visu )
6 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 343 libraries worldwide
Emile de Antonio was a close friend to many New York painters long before the art world thrust them into international prominence. 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 )
3 editions published between 1993 and 2006 in English and held by 318 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 264 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 )
10 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 262 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 )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 250 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 238 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
Spirit & nature by Bill D Moyers( visu )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
At Middlebury College in Vermont, representatives of the world's major religions discuss the global environment crisis
 
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