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Ayres, Ian

Works: 13 works in 26 publications in 2 languages and 1,101 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary films  Biography  Concert films 
Roles: Author, Director, Scenarist, Interviewer
Classifications: PN1997, 158
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Publications about Ian Ayres
Publications by Ian Ayres
Most widely held works about Ian Ayres
Most widely held works by Ian Ayres
My Land : Seeing Both Sides of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict by Nabil Ayouch( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Born to a Moroccan Muslim father and a Tunisian Jewish mother, filmmaker Nabil Ayouch spent his childhood hearing divergent views about Israel and Palestine. Still wrestling with "a conflict that never left me," Ayouch created this poignant documentary about young Israelis, displaced Palestinians, and the threads of tragic history woven between two communities with deep ties to the same land. Ayouch entered Lebanese refugee camps to record personal testimonies from elderly Palestinians about memories of their birthplaces. Then he visited those homes in present-day Israel to learn about the attitudes of the young people currently living there. This process of gathering perspectives enabled Ayouch to set up the film's evocative virtual encounters, in which the Israeli subjects view and react to the Palestinian testimonies. The results are moving, frequently surprising, and apt to help those who struggle to comprehend the hardships of the region
Living and breathing : coping with LAM and other chronic illnesses ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Faced with a life-threatening chronic ailment, it's natural for patients to grieve over lost health, lost joys, lost possibilities. But some people simply refuse to let illness define their lives. They fight back by taking a proactive approach to medical treatment, and, perhaps more importantly, by insisting that their career goals and personal lives remain top priorities. In this film, women of various backgrounds and nationalities learn to cope with lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM--a rare and eventually fatal lung disease that typically afflicts female, childbearing-age patients. Trained as a social scientist, Amy Farber used her in-depth knowledge and connections in the American medical community to create a LAM-focused research organization. British author and philosophy lecturer Havi Carel continues to distinguish herself in academia. And Corine Durand of FLAM, a French group combating the disease, embraces a new outlook after undergoing a lung transplant. In addition to these inspiring stories, the program contains interviews with medical and scientific experts who share their perspectives on managing and transcending long-term illness. (53 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Carrots and sticks : [unlock the power of incentives to get things done] by Ian Ayres( Sound Recording )
7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 199 libraries worldwide
Yale law professor Ian Ayres leads listeners on an insightful exploration into the ever-evolving world of economics
Lifecycle investing : [a new, safe, and audacious way to improve the performance of your retirement portfolio] by Ian Ayres( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Co-authors shake up how we think about retirement investing as they show us how to grow a healthier nest egg in a nicely feathered nest
Five roads to freedom : from apartheid to the World Cup ( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
The coming of the World Cup of Soccer for the first time to the African continent, in 2010, was seen as the flowering of the South African achievement: the destruction of institutionalized racism. Nelson Mandela's vision was for a 'rainbow nation' of equality, love and reconciliation. Did that promise come true? This documentary looks at South Africa's revolutionary transformation through the eyes of five men and women who lived under the shadow of apartheid. It focuses on five individuals from across the social and political spectrum: ordinary people whose experiences are representative of the profound changes of the past 15 years and whose lives in 2010 reflect both the promise and the ambiguities of today's South Africa - a former policeman, a young soccer star from the townships, a former warlord who denies the blood on his hands, the sister of a murdered ANC comrade and a wealthy white lawyer who lost everything for inter- racial love. Each of their experiences serves as an individual expression of the country's struggle to overcome its past, complete with a few victories thanks to the power of faith, family and a belief in the possibility of a new South Africa. Five Roads to Freedom is a personal project for filmmaker Robin Benger. As a South African student leader in the late 1960s and early 1970s, he was arrested three times for anti-apartheid activiies, and ultimately expelled from the country. See South African Film Festival Wood Green: Feedback on Five Roads to Freedom' 08.09.14
Optimal two stage committee voting rules by Ian Ayres( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Tony Curtis le gamin du Bronx by Ian Ayres( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Le film est un voyage intime dans la vie et la carrière d'une des dernières icones d'Hollywood ... (Jaquette)
L'Eglise américaine de Paris une église pas comme les autres by Ian Ayres( visu )
2 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"Au cœur de la ville des lumières, l'Eglise américaine de Paris est un modèle d'échange, de tolérance et de démocratie ... Véritables Nations unies du christianisme, rassemblant des croyants de 54 nationalités et de 10 dénominations différentes, la plus vieille église américaine sur sol étranger vient de fêter ses 150 ans
Tony Curtis : Driven to Stardom ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
TONY CURTIS: DRIVEN TO STARDOM explores the man's rebellious demeanor, his struggle as a Jew in Hollywood, his difficult childhood, the brief love affair with Marilyn Monroe and his failed marriages to actresses Janet Leigh Christine Kaufman, his courageous stance to break the color barrier with The Defiant Ones (the film that earned him an Oscar Nomination), and his entire six-decade career. A sex symbol, a matinee idol, a powerful and magnetic actor, Tony Curtis Curtis was the original movie star
La méthode Hearthstone ( visu )
in Undetermined and held by 1 library worldwide
Jill & Tony Curtis le combat pour la dignité ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
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Alternative Names
Ian Ayres American filmmaker
Ian Ayres Amerikaans filmregisseur
Ian Ayres regista statunitense
English (18)
French (5)
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