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Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana

Overview
Works: 263 works in 407 publications in 4 languages and 10,914 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Filmed interviews  Internet videos  Educational films  Short films  Televised operas  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Performer, Production personnel, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 782.1
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Publications about Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana
Publications by Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana
Most widely held works about Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana
 
Most widely held works by Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana
Giorni e nuvole by Silvio Soldini( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Italian and held by 648 libraries worldwide
"Well-to-do, sophisticated couple, Elsa and Michele, have a 20 year-old daughter, Alice, and enough money for Elsa to leave her job and fulfill an old dream of studying art history. After she graduates, however, their lives change. Michele confesses he hasn't worked in two months and was fired by the company he founded years ago. Elsa overcomes her initial shock by pouring extra energy into facing the crisis while Michele, exhausted by an unsuccessful job hunt, lets himself go, alternating between vivacity and apathy. The growing distance between them eventually leads to a break-up. Only when they part will they realize that they risk losing their most precious possession: the love that binds them"--Container
August Wilson by August Wilson( visu )
10 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in English and held by 635 libraries worldwide
An interview with playwright August Wilson. Therein, Wilson describes his role as passing down the practical and spiritual wisdom of the African American community in his writings. He also expounds upon the influence of black traditions like storytelling and blues music in contributing to his plays
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in Italian and held by 578 libraries worldwide
San Francisco Opera's production of Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love
Alice Walker ( visu )
9 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Alice Walker. Therein, Walker discusses her life, contemporary America, the "womanist" perspective, and reads from her poetry
Toni Morrison by Toni Morrison( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in English and held by 552 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Toni Morrison. Therein, Morrison reads from her two novels and discusses her views of the contributions made by African Americans to American literature
Charles Johnson ( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Charles Richard Johnson. Therein, Johnson describes his literary objective: to explore classic, metaphysical questions from East and West against the backdrop of African life and history
Gloria Naylor ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
An interview with author Gloria Naylor. Therein, Naylor discusses the influence of other black women writers on herself, growing up in the South, her early involvement with religion, learning to articulate one's experience, writing in different voices, and writing to explore one's beliefs
Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1997 in Italian and held by 375 libraries worldwide
An American naval officer marries a Japanese geisha girl known as Butterfly and then abandons her. Butterfly steadfastly awaits his return for three years, only to learn when Pinkerton returns that he has married an American woman
John Wideman ( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 363 libraries worldwide
An interview with author John Wideman. Therein, Wideman discusses the dilemma of the committed African American intellectual torn between the urban underclass and a predominantly white, middle-class literary audience
Alex Haley ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 352 libraries worldwide
In one of the few in-depth conversations with Alex Haley before his death in 1992, this film is a moving testament to a man who became a symbol of African Americans' determination to endure and excel
Raye makhfi Il vote è segreto ( visu )
4 editions published in 2002 in Persian and held by 335 libraries worldwide
Follows a determined female election official and the grumpy soldier assigned to escort her as she tries to collect votes on a remote Iranian island
In black and white conversations with African American writers by Barbara Christian( visu )
6 editions published between 1992 and 2008 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Interviews with African American writers
N. Scott Momaday ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 260 libraries worldwide
The Native American experience is portrayed in conversations with N. Scott Momaday
Adanggaman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Bambara and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Ossei is a strong-willed young man who sets out to rescue his mother when their village is raided. His quest leads him to the stronghold of the dreaded King Adanggaman, an arrogant despot who thrives on the slave trade and uses fierce female warriors to enforce his power. One of these Amazons, herself a former slave, falls in love with Ossei, and they escape to the bush
Cannonball Adderley live in '63 by Cannonball Adderley( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in No Linguistic Content and held by 221 libraries worldwide
One of the most highly respected alto saxophonists in the history of jazz performs live in Switzerland and Germany
Kill Them all Christian Crusaders against Christian heresy ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 190 libraries worldwide
After hundreds of years of ideological discord, one form of early Christianity, Roman Catholicism, defined itself as the only true version and began to eliminate all other versions. Using history as an analytical lens, this program looks at Christian heresy in the form of the Cathars, on the one hand, and the Apostolics, on the other-examples of two different types of alternative Christianity that were squelched in a similar way. Brutal military expeditions and the gruesome Inquisition effectively spelled the end of these schismatic sects' resistance. The commentary of Michel Roquebert, author of History of the Cathars, and historian Corrado Mornese is featured. (56 minutes)
Susan Sontag ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
She is insulted at being called "the most intelligent woman in America" because it implies that the category of intelligent women is substantially smaller than that of men. Should she feel honored to be considered an outstanding member of a spurned caste? In this program, Susan Sontag, discoverer of camp and diagnostician of the intellectual and artistic ills of late-20th-century America, tells us of the difficulties of being a woman, a writer, and a sentient human being in this place and at this time-in the process describing her view of herself and the standards she has set for herself. (43 minutes)
Amos Oz ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Admiringly called "a kind of Zionist Orwell" by Newsweek, Amos Oz is arguably the best-known Israeli intellectual in the world. This program profiles the controversial Oz through a mix of monologue, interview, and biography, revealing his acute understanding of family life and fanaticism. Economical in his use of language, Oz depicts the people of Israel, the country's political tribulations, and the region's history-steeped landscape with astonishing clarity and insight. (53 minutes)
Pretty colors Inside America's rave culture ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
As a way of escaping their dysfunctional families and their boredom in suburbia, Sarah and Stacey have embraced the L.S. underground rave scene. Filmed in a cinema verité style, this program presents an insider's look at a world of teenagers fueled by techno music and synthetic drugs such as Ecstasy and metamphetamines. As enlightening as it is disturbing, the film eerily cross-cuts the girls' roller-coaster ride of depression and euphoria with an ongoing stakeout by narcatics officers of a clandestine drug factory
Sergei Eisenstein ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
This richly personal documentary uses first-person narration, artwork, film clips, and photographs to trace the life and achievements of this legendary artist and filmmaker. Rare and extensive footage from several important films, including Battleship Potemkin and Ivan the Terrible, illustrates the use of montage and subject-to-subject camera cuts-techniques developed by Eisenstein that revolutionized filmmaking. His relationships with celebrities such as Walt Disney, D.W. Griffith, Jean Cocteau, and Albert Einstein are explored within the context of Eisenstein's meteoric rise to fame from promising artist and set designer to master filmmaker. (57 minutes)
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Radiotelevisione svizzera

Monte Ceneri (Radio)
Radio della Svizzera Italiana
Radio Monte Ceneri
Radio-télévision suisse italienne
Radio televisione svizzera
Radio televisione svizzera di lingua italiana
Radio und Fernsehen der Italienischen Schweiz
Radiotelevisione della Svizzera Italiana Lugano Rete 2
Radiotelevisione svizzera
Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua italiana
RSI
RSI (Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana)
RTSI
RTSI (Radiotelevisione della svizzera italiana)
RTSI Rete 2
Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft Direzione regionale della radiotelevisione svizzera italiana
Schweizerische Radio- und Fernsehgesellschaft Radiotelevisione della svizzera italiana
Società svizzera di radiotelevisione Radiotelevisione della Svizzera italiana
Languages
English (62)
Italian (14)
Persian (4)
Bambara (1)
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