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Two Cats Productions

Works: 14 works in 42 publications in 1 language and 3,619 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary television programs  Historical television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: DS109.9, 956.9442
Publication Timeline
Publications about Two Cats Productions
Publications by Two Cats Productions
Most widely held works by Two Cats Productions
Jerusalem : center of the world ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
The story of the world's most incredible city, capturing the rich mosaic of the city's Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities. Covering a history of over 4,000 years, the film explores the founding of the city, and the birth and convergence of the world's three major monotheistic religions, and the key events in Jerusalem's history as described in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, the Talmud, the Hagaddah, the Koran, and the Hadith. Highlights include: Mount Moriah, the site of the First and Second Temples; the Church of the Holy Sepulcher; the Dome of the Rock; and the Western Wall
The Armenian genocide by Laurence Jourdan( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 445 libraries worldwide
The complete story of the first Genocide of the 20th century, when over a million Armenians died at the hands of the Ottoman Turks during World War I -- an event that is denied by Turkey to this day. This film features interviews with leading experts in the field, such as Pulitzer Prize-winning author Samantha Power and New York Times best-selling author Peter Balakian. The documentary includes never-before-seen historical footage of the events and key players, including Rafael Lemkin telling the story of how he invented the word Genocide in the 1940s. Featuring the voiceover talents of Ed Harris, Natalie Portman, Laura Linney, and Orlando Bloom
A Yiddish world remembered ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
"[This film] looks back at the all but vanished Jewish way of life that existed in eastern Europe before World War II. Through never before seen archival films, vintage photographs, traditional cantorial and Klezmer music, and personal recollections, once-vibrant cities and small towns (shtetls) come alive again."--Container. Narrated by Elliot Gould, the film explores everything from the fascinating language of Yiddish to the style of dress and more
Anti-semitism in the 21st century : the resurgence ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
Today, parts of the world are experiencing a dramatic resurgence of anti-Semitism--from hate propaganda to vandalism to attacks on Jews themselves. Reports from research groups indicate a major increase in anti-Semitic incidents since the year 2000, with the worldwide annual average number of major violent incidents nearly doubling from 1990s levels. It is particularly severe in Western Europe, where research shows that since the year 2000, Muslim and Arab youths were increasingly responsbile for attacks against Jews and Jewish properties. Meanwhile outside of Europe, in more and more Arab and Islamic communities around the world, there is an alarming increase in anti-Semitic rhetoric in the political and public arenas, espceially in the mainstream media. What is fueling the rise in anti-Semitism in the Islamc and Arab worlds today? What real threats does it pose? And how can history help us better understand what is happening?
The Jewish journey : America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
This film explores what it meant to be part of a tight-knit Jewish community and make the heartbreaking decision to leave family behind, whether for economic opportunity or to escape persecution. Includes interviews with scholars, Jewish-American writers, and immigrants
The Jewish people story of survival ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
Despite centuries of suffering and displacement, the fabric of Jewish culture has never broken. This program examines the theme of survival and its connection to Jewish achievements. Viewers will encounter a wide range of topics, including the origins of Judaism, the world's first major monotheistic religion; the flourishing of Jewish scholarship through Talmudic learning and Rabbinic Judaism; the golden age of Jewish creativity at the height of Islamic power; and the post-Holocaust continuity of the Jews as a people, a state, and a collective voice. Archival images and documents accompany interviews with Nobel laureate Elie Wiesel, Prof. Alan Dershowitz of Harvard University, Prof. Lawrence H. Schiffman of NYU, Prof. Christine Hayes of Yale, Rabbi Brad Hirschfield of the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, and others
The Iranian Americans by Films for the Humanities & Sciences( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the underreported history of a group of immigrants finding refuge, overcoming adversity and ultimately creating new lives in the United States. Even though Iran is is in the news virtually every day, many Americans have little knowledge of the story of the hundreds of thousands of Iranians who live in the U.S
Images of the Armenian spirit ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
"Images of the Armenian Spirit celebrates over 3000 years of the art, culture and survival of the Armenian people ... Presented with video, film, still photos, music, and narration, the film is a celebration of the human spirit and a people that refused to surrender to history."--Container
The Jewish people : a story of survival ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The story of the survival of the Jewish people despite centuries of oppression and prejudice is illustrated through historical photographs, documents and interviews with Jewish scholars, rabbis and prominent Jewish civilians
Proud to Serve: The Men and Women of the U.S. Army ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
"Salutes the men and women who dedicate their lives to protecting the United States. Through moving personal stories of sacrifice and hard work, this program profiles the camaraderie and pride shared among those in the Army. It illustrates the important lives of those who have seen combat as well as those who work behind the scenes from clerks to translators to mechanics. Interviews include veteran and former Senator Bob Dole; basketball star and Army brat Shaquille O'Neal; Korean War veteran and G.I. Joe creator Don Levine; Operation Iraqi Freedom POW Jessica Lynch; and many others."--Container
Out in America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Interviewees discuss finding their identities, coming out, being accepted or rejected by straight society, being married, watching the development of AIDS, and witnessing other changes in the experience of being gay in America
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