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Two Cats Productions

Works: 13 works in 35 publications in 1 language and 2,509 library holdings
Genres: History  Chronology  Military history  Biography  Documentary television programs 
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 995 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 ( visu )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 490 libraries worldwide
Using archival film and photographs and interviews with historians and scholars, examines the destruction of over a million Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman Turks and the Turkish government's repeated repudiation of the word "genocide"
The Jewish people a story of survival ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Jewish survival. From slavery to the loss of their homeland; from exile to anti-Semitism; from pogroms to near annihilation in the Holocaust, they managed to endure while so many communities have vanished. Spanning millennia, this history of the Jewish people explores how a small group who started as desert nomads overcame countless obstacles to survive to the present day
A Yiddish world remembered ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Brimming with firsthand accounts, archival films and photographs, and a powerful current of traditional klezmer and cantorial music, this program examines the Yiddish culture and society that grew out of the Jewish diaspora in Eastern Europe. Viewers are shown glimpses of daily life in the shtetl, a type of village found across the Pale of Settlement-one that may have lacked running water and electricity and suffered from poverty, overcrowding, and anti-Semitism, but one which was also a close-knit and joyous place. The film explores many aspects of that nearly vanished way of life-the fascinating Yiddish language; traditional clothing; education in the cheder, or school house; the rabbis and rebbes who often led Yiddish communities; and the powerful Jewish movements of Hasidism, Bundism, and Zionism
Armenians A Story of Survival ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 155 libraries worldwide
Shot in twelve countries and narrated by Academy Award-winning actress Olympia Dukakis, this program illustrates the epic journey of the Armenian people-from their origins centuries before Christ through their near-elimination early in the 20th century to the rebirth of their nation following the Soviet collapse. The film includes interviews with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Elie Wiesel; author Christopher Walker (The Armenians: Survival of a Nation); the head of the Armenian Apostolic Church, Catholicos Karekin II; and the former President of Armenia, Robert Kocharian. Archival footage from the 1915 Armenian Genocide and the era of Soviet Armenia adds further depth to this sweeping narrative
The Jewish people story of survival ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 90 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
Anti-semitism in the 21st century resurgence-educator's edition ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Although hatred of the Jewish people is often found at the margins of society, anti-Semitism appears to be approaching a groundswell in many parts of the world. This program examines the phenomenon at institutional and grassroots levels, focusing primarily on the Middle East and the complex history behind its conflicts. Viewers will encounter several provocative ideas about Islamic anti-Semitism and the attitudes Jews and Muslims have developed concerning each other. Celebrated historian Bernard Lewis, former Israeli Prime Minister Natan Sharansky, Iranian-American author Reza Aslan, Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy, and other experts propel this timely discussion. Narrated by veteran TV journalist Judy Woodruff
Anti-semitism in the 21st century the resurgence ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 38 libraries worldwide
"Although hatred of Judaic culture and the Jewish faith is often found at the margins of society, anti-Semitism appears to be approaching a groundswell in many parts of the world. This program examines the phenomenon at institutional and grassroots levels, focusing primarily on the Middle East and the complex history behind its conflicts."--Container
The Iranian Americans ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 27 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
Out in America ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 19 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
Images of the Armenian spirit ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 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 Armenian genocide ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
During World War I the Ottoman Empire carried out one of the largest genocides in the world's history, killing huge portions of its minority Armenian population. In the end more than a million Armenians had been put to death by execution or by deliberate exposure and starvation. This film is the complete story of the Armenian genocide. It describes what happened before, during and since World War I and features interviews with scholars Peter Balakian, Samantha Power, Ron Suny, Taner Akcam, Halil Berktay and Israel Charney
Proud to serve the men and women of the U.S. Army by Andrew Goldberg( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 4 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
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