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Vision TV

Works: 478 works in 743 publications in 2 languages and 7,017 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Documentary television programs  Internet videos  Educational films  Nonfiction television programs  Educational television programs  Personal narratives 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: HD60, 338.74
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Publications about Vision TV
Publications by Vision TV
Most widely held works about Vision TV
Most widely held works by Vision TV
The Corporation by Mark Achbar( visu )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
Este documental analiza la naturaleza, evolución, impacto y posible futuro de la corporación moderna
Noam Chomsky rebel without a pause ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Linguist, intellect, and activist Noam Chomsky discusses and reflects on the state of the world including the War in Iraq, September 11th, the War on Terror, media manipulation and control, social activism, fear, American foreign policy, and more
Threads of hope ( visu )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
"'Threads of hope' is the powerful story of a group of Chilean women who banded together in silent protest and dared to defy a dictatorship. They are the sisters, mothers and wives of Pinochet's 'disappeared' and, armed with scraps of cloth, sewing needles and the overwhelming desire to find their loved ones, they set to work telling their stories by creating arpilleras: colourful handmade tapestries that chronicled the horror and injustice of Chile's reign of terror"--Container label
Lost in the Amazon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 245 libraries worldwide
What happened to famed adventurer Colonel Percy Fawcett who went looking for the Lost City of 'Z,' in the Amazon in 1925 and disappeared in the jungles of Brazil forever? New archaeological digs, the science behind the discovery of 'newly found' jungle cities and clues collected over the years reveal the fate of Fawcett. Experts are rethinking the image of a pristine uninhabited Amazon rainforest that before Columbus may have had large populations living in sophisticated towns and cities
Scared sacred unwrap the darkness, reveal the light ( visu )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and French and held by 242 libraries worldwide
Documents the five-year journey initiated by filmmaker Velcrow Ripper in order to document humanity's ability to transform crisis into possibility. Ripper travels to the "ground zero's" of the world: Bhopal, India; the minefields of Cambodia; Bosnia; Hiroshima; Afghanistan; post-9/11 New York City; Israel and Palestine, documenting stories of survival and hope in the wake of disaster
Deconstructing supper by Marianne Kaplan( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Documentary film that looks at the way modern food is produced through genetic modification and through organic farming in Canada, Europe, India, and United States. Gourmet chef, John Bishop, leads the investigation looking at Monsanto, the leader in genetic engineering, genetically modified food products, and organic farming through interviews with scientists, activists, journalists and farmers
Rumi turning ecstatic ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
The film retraces Tina Petrova's spiritual journey over the past five years -- an experience that began with a near-fatal car crash, and ended with the wondrous discovery of Rumi and the many scholars around the world who illuminate his words and his works today
Cataclysm the black death visits Tuscany ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
This program looks at the damage unleashed by the bubonic plague
Joan of Arc the maid of Orleans ( visu )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
From within her own brief life to the present day, Joan of Arc's mystique has been appropriated by many groups and causes. This program, filmed in Orleans and Joan's native village of Domremy, allows her to speak for herself through voice-over readings of her letters and her responses before the Inquisition, as well as testimony from the minutes of her rehabilitation trial. Leading scholars discuss Joan's timeless appeal, the growth and uses of her myth, and issues of gender transgression. Images of Joan over the centuries in books, posters, paintings, and film, including illuminations from the manuscript of Les Vigiles du Roi Charles VII, complement the narration
Behind the glass door-- Hannah's story ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 112 libraries worldwide
"Following one family's struggles over a period of five years, this powerful and evocative video documents the slow, painful process of reaching one autistic child. It offers insight into the stress families and educators face as they tackle this mysterious disorder, while giving hope and inspiration to parents determined to bring their children out from behind the glass door of autism"--Container
The Invention of banking ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 110 libraries worldwide
In 13th- and 14th-century Tuscany, money became the new tool of power as industry, trade, and finance flourished. This program follows the remarkable rise of the great banking families whose groundbreaking innovations in finance led to the economics of international big business practiced today. Merchant bankers also supported the aims of the Catholic Church by using their extraordinary wealth to become patrons for charities and spectacular works of art and architecture
Our Hiroshima ( visu )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 101 libraries worldwide
Setsuko Nakamuro Thurlow, a relentless campaigner for peace, was 13 when the atomic bomb dropped in Hiroshima, killing most of her family. Her vivid eyewitness account, combined with rare archival footage taken before and after the event, provides a comprehensive record of this pivotal episode in world history. The program also takes a hard look at the politics involved in developing and promoting the use of the bomb, and delves deeply into Canada's role in supplying uranium and scientists to the Manhattan Project
The circles of light ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
The most celebrated work of Dante is the Divine comedy-- a vision of hell, purgatory and heaven that provides a strangely surrealistic view of medieval attitudes on religious dogma and the price of disobedience. In this program, dramatizations of scenes depicting courtly love, sexual love, love of God, and love of the Virgin are featured
Growing up Canadian school by Susan Terrill( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 87 libraries worldwide
"Growing up has become marked in school years but at the beginning of the 20th century most children attended primary school only. This bygone era is wonderfully evoked by still photos and archival film showing what children studied and where, from the one-room schoolhouse to a railway car. School in the 1940s and '50s is brought to life through interviews with adults who remember the first day at kindergarten, feared and loved teachers and encounters with the strap. The '60s and '70s brought television into the classroom and the concept of the open school, which changed the actual building"--Container
Fires of faith by Derek Towers( visu )
8 editions published between 1995 and 2001 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
This program is the dramatizations of scenes from Dante Alighieri's Divina commedia which depict courtly love, sexual love, love of God, and love of the Virgin Mary
First light Tuscany and the dawn of the Renaissance ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
This four-part series deliberates on the explosive changes that occurred in Tuscany between 1200 and 1350. Invaluable works of art and architecture from the early Italian Renaissance serve as a window through which leading art historians analyze the formation of city-states, their commerce, visual arts, and religion. A stimulating examination of how the Renaissance has shaped Western civilization
The Saint and the scholar portrait of Abelard by Christopher Salt( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Story of the radical theologian Peter Abelard with dramatizations. Born near Nantes, France, in 1079, Abelard's teaching on the Trinity was declared heretical. He founded the monastic school known as Paraclete, became the abbot of St. Gildas-de-Rhuys, and later, at Cluny, lived a model life of asceticism and theological labor. Despite this, he was accused of heresy by the Council of Sens, and later died on his way to trial in Rome
Jonestown paradise lost by Written by Jason Sherman ; directed by Tim Wolochatiuk( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
Publisher description: On November 18, 1978, more than 900 members of the People's Temple cult perished at Jonestown, their compound in the jungles of northern Guyana. Almost 300 children were among the dead. It was an unfathomable act of mass murder and suicide, ordered by the cult's messianic leader, Jim Jones. Informed by eyewitness accounts and material recently made public by the U.S. government, the film follows the fateful journey of Congressman Leo Ryan, who traveled to Jonestown on a mission to investigate the People's Temple, and paid with his life. Rarely-seen archival footage, exhaustively researched dramatic re-creations and heart-rending interviews take the viewer well beyond the official record and deep into the reality of the cult's apocalyptic end
Hildegard of Bingen ( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Part of a series about seven women who served God in their own unique ways, using primary sources, manuscripts, paintings, and other art works. This program looks at Hildegard of Bingen, poet, essayist, musician, and visionary, possibly the most well-known female mystic of the Middle Ages, renowned in Europe for advising popes and bishops, conducting theological debates with Bernard of Clairvaux, and composing Ordo Virtutum. Host Avril Benoit and theology experts Dr. Kathy Garay and Dr. Madeleine Jeay of McMaster University tour the abbey Hildegard founded in the Rhine River Valley. Dramatic reenactments highlight key events in Hildegard's life. Audio accompaniments include selections of Hildegard's musical compositions
Galileo's sons ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 60 libraries worldwide
Examines the Vatican Observatory at the Pope's summer residence at Castel Gandolfo, where Jesuit astronomers and astrophysicists apply their scientific expertise to questions of faith
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