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Doob, Nick

Overview
Works: 77 works in 149 publications in 2 languages and 5,012 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Biography  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Filmed performances  Biographical films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Director, Cinematographer, Producer, Editor, Author, Other, Performer
Classifications: ML420.D98, 781.66078
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Nick Doob
Publications by Nick Doob
Most widely held works by Nick Doob
Down from the mountain by T-Bone Burnett( visu )
14 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 636 libraries worldwide
A documentary that captures a concert of traditional American music featuring the soundtrack artists of the Coen Brothers' film O brother, where art thou? Features behind-the-scenes encounters and performances including interviews, rehearsal, and concert segments
The war room by Chris Hegedus( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 478 libraries worldwide
In The return of the War room James Carville, George Stephanopoulos, Mary Matalin, Frank Luntz, Mark McKinnon and others reflect on the 1992 presidential campaign, its lasting effects, and the "war room" campaign concept (1 hr., 22 min.)
Pandemic : facing AIDS ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker
Carmen & Geoffrey ( visu )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
An intimate and revealing documentary that follows the careers of Carmen de Lavallade, a dynamic dancer and choreographer from California, and her husband Geoffrey Holder, an actor, dancer, choreographer, and theater director. Filmed in the United States, Trinidad, and Paris, and featuring interviews and dance performances with legends such as Alvin Alley, Herbert Ross, Lester Horton, Joe Layton, Duke Ellington, and Josephine Baker
The First Amendment project ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
Some assembly required: This film examines the protests during the 2004 Republican National Convention focusing on the disconnect between society's desire for order and the NYPD's overzealous application of force in stamping out potential threats to the placid image of the GOP's "big tent." Mainstream media downplayed the protests to the point of near-invisibility during the convention, so this portrait of articulate protesters serves as a corrective
Ida B. Wells : a passion for justice ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life of Ida B. Wells, an early Afro-American activist who protested lynchings, unfair treatment of Afro-American soldiers, and other examples of racism and injustice in early 20th century U.S
Al Franken ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
A behind-the-scenes look at the life of the former Saturday Night Live comedian turned author, radio host, and political satirist
Dont look back by D. A Pennebaker( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
The legendary documentarian finds Dylan in London during his 1965 tour, which would be his last as an acoustic artist and marked a turning point in his career. In this wildly entertaining vision of one of the twentieth century's greatest artists thrust into the spotlight, Dylan is surrounded by teen fans; gets into heated philosophical jousts with journalists; and kicks back with fellow musicians Joan Baez, Donovan, and Alan Price
Timothy Leary's wedding : you're nobody til somebody loves you ( visu )
in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
"Timothy Leary, the apostle of counter culture, marries Nena von Schlebrugge, a beautiful Baroness-model (Uma Thurman's mother). Monte Rock III styles the bride's hair and sings the title song. Attending are the Hitchcocks, European Royalty, and jazz-legend Charles Mingus."--Distributor's website
A perfect candidate by R. J Cutler( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
In 1994 former Marine Oliver North ran for the U.S. Senate against Charles Robb. This video documents the race
Smile Pinki : a real-world fairy tale ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Bhojpuri and held by 153 libraries worldwide
This documentary follows the identification and treatment of children with cleft lip and cleft palate in Banaras Uttar Pradesh, India. Each year Smile Train provides free surgical treatment to hundreds of thousands of children around the world born with clft lip and cleft palate, helping them to lead normal lives. Includes bonus features, updates, comments from the co-founders and celebrity endorsements of the program
The weight of the nation for kids ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
A 3-part series of specials for young people focusing on decisions children and their families can make to improve their health
Large scale projects : Claes Oldenburg, Coosje van Bruggen ( visu )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
He's reserved and quietly driven; she's energetic and outspoken. Together they explore the mystery and power of everyday objects by changing their sizes, shapes, and textures in surprising and unsettling ways. Claes Oldenburg and his wife and artistic collaborator, Coosje van Bruggen, have created many projects carried out in collaboration with the American architect Frank Gehry. The film shows various works from conception to installation
Paycheck to Paycheck : The Life & Times of Katrina Gilbert ( visu )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of a single mom and her struggle to make ends meet
Large scale projects : Claes Oldenburg and Cooje van Bruggen ( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Claus Oldenburg, one of the giants of pop art was the subject of an acclaimed retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. He is famous for making oversized replicas of everyday objects, i.e., a giant hamburger and a lipstick tube the size of a tree. This film illustrates his collaboration with his wife, Coosje van Bruggen, as they create a number of large-scale sculptures for public spaces, including some carried out in collaboration with American architect Frank Gehry. The film shows various works from conception to installation, including 'Spoonbridge and Cherry' in Minneapolis, 'Dropped Bowl with Scattered Slices and Peels' in Miami, 'Knifeship' at the Guggenheim Museum in New York, and 'Binocular Building' in Venice, California. Theirs was an intimate collaboration of minds and artistic input; he was reserved and quietly driven, she energetic and outspoken. Together they explored the mystery and power of everyday objects by changing their sizes, shapes, and textures in surprising and unsettling ways
The fence = (La Barda) ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
In 2006, the U.S. government built the Southern U.S. Border Barrier, a fence that stretches only 700 miles of the 2000 plus miles comprising the U.S.-Mexican border to help contain the illegal immigration issue, at a cost of three years and three billion dollars. Kennedy investigates the impact of the fence and some of its unforeseen consequences. Through candid interviews with border guards, ranchers, environmentalists, she asked the question: Was it worth it?
Sanford Meisner : the theater's best kept secret ( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Sidney Pollack and Stephen Harvey describe the methods and character of seventy-eight-year-old Sanford Meisner, little-known but influential acting teacher and one of the principal adapters of Stanislavsky's work for American theater. Stephen Harvey interviews some of Meisner's former students who have become actors, directors, and writers
Robert Shaw, preparing a masterpiece. a choral workshop on Requiem, op. 5 (Grande messe des morts) by Hector Berlioz ( visu )
6 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
An in-depth look at the evolution of a performance of the Berlioz Requiem conducted by Robert Shaw as part of the Carnegie Hall Professional Training Workshops program
Robert Shaw, preparing a masterpiece. a choral workshop on Benjamin Britten's War Requiem, op. 66 ( visu )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 63 libraries worldwide
Provides an in-depth look at the evolution of a performance conducted by Robert Shaw. Follows Maestro Shaw from the initial meeting and rehearsals to the performance, as he explores the musicological study, editing, and rehearsal techniques for Britten's War requiem
Assume the position with Mr. Wuhl : includes the full course,101 and 201 ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Wuhl delivers these lectures that delve into some of the facts, myths, and myth-turned-facts that have permeated American History
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Desmond, James

Desmond, Jim
Doob, Nicholas
Languages
English (68)
Bhojpuri (2)
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