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Deutsche Welle

Works: 759 works in 1,114 publications in 5 languages and 13,795 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies  Documentary television programs  History  Documentary films  Biography  Educational television programs  Exhibition catalogs 
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Classifications: PN1997, 332.49
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The History of the European monetary union( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Central to the aims and ideals of the European Union is a single currency standard based on the euro. This wide-ranging program, divided into 12 segments, presents the history of the EMU, the unification timetable up to 2002, the convergence criteria, and the coins and banknotes themselves; provides background on the euro member states and the European Central Bank; examines the impact of the euro on world trade, the job market, and tourism; analyzes the euro's role in international monetary transactions; compares the euro to the dollar; and discusses the hopes and fears of the new citizens of "Euroland. A Deutsche Welle Production
Waters of discord( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost half the world gets its drinking water from rivers that cross national boundaries. Analysts predict that more wars will be fought over water than oil. This program surveys a number of active or potential hot spots: Israel and the river Jordan; the Southeastern Anatolia Project in Turkey and its effects on Syria and Iraq; Egypt's Toshka Canal and the Nile Basin Initiative; and the Tehri dam in India. The program also looks at the effects of the Hoover dam on the Colorado River delta in Mexico and the success of Lesotho's Katse dam
Annette von Droste-Hulshoff by Annette von Droste-Hülshoff( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although her most important writings came late in life, Annette von Droste-Hulshoff's poetry and prose-often compared to Goethe's-have assured her a place among Germany's great 19th-century writers. This program visits Castle Hulshoff, her Westphalian birthplace; the Ruchhaus; and Meersburg Castle on Lake Constance, where she experienced her period of greatest productivity. Aspects of her life, such as her need for solitude amid nature, and the qualities of isolation, melancholy, reverie, and longing inherent in her writing are discussed. A Deutsche Welle production
Water for the cities( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program takes a hard look at the mounting challenge of providing millions of people in urban areas with potable water and adequate disposal of waste water. To highlight the difficulties, segments focus on the water problems of the megalopolis, cities with populations of over ten million people, such as Lagos, Jakarta, and Mexico City. The massive logistics that enable Las Vegas to prosper in the middle of a desert are also explored
Water for profit( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moment demand outpaces supply, water becomes a commodity to be traded in the global market. But who owns the rights to water? And how can a price be set on water? In this program, the pros and cons of privatization are assessed in a number of water management situations around the world: Aguas Argentina in Buenos Aires; the Bechtel corporation in Cochabamba, Bolivia; Thames Water company in Jakarta; and a public/private test partnership in Albania. Corporate representatives, anti-privatization activists, farmers, and industry experts offer commentary from all sides of the issue. (27 minutes)
Testing the limits of possibility : massive dams and waterworks( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When it comes to water management, many politicians and technocrats have felt that colossal problems are only solved by colossal projects: dams. But blind faith in concrete can often have devastating effects on communities and the environment. This program examines the positive and negative impact, as well as the politics and economics of several ongoing or proposed projects: China's Three Gorges Dam, Egypt's Mubarak pumping station, pit-mine reclamation in Germany's Lausitz region, and Spain's controversial national hydrological plan for the Ebro river. (27 minutes)
Watery visions : is the future potable?( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a dramatic reversal of policy since apartheid, South Africa has become a model of water fulfillment. Despite being one of the driest regions on Earth, India's Rajasthan is an oasis due to the revival of a system of ancient rain basins. This program looks at these encouraging examples to show how sustainable solutions to long-term water management can be achieved, while a visit to Sertao in Brazil illustrates the appalling alternative-two very different futures. (27 minutes)
The Last days in the life of Vincent van Gogh( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the use of readings from letters to his brother and interviews with van Gogh experts, focuses on the final period Vincent van Gogh's life from his relocation to Arles to his final move to Auvers-sur-Oise
The Trend : where fashion begins( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Paris to London, Monte Carlo to Milan, and Munich to LA, taste-makers Li Edelkoort, Gucci's Tom Ford, and Werner Baldessarini, of Hugo Boss, seek to identify the spirit of the age wherever they can find it-and then translate it into the next big trend in fashions. In this program, Edelkoort, Ford, Baldessarini, and others unravel the intricacies of clothing-oriented trend-spotting. In addition, parallel examples of trend-spotting are drawn from BMW subsidiary Designworks/USA, since the automotive industry is as driven by taste as the clothing industry is. A Deutsche Welle Production
The Cult of the beautiful body( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Extreme body consciousness has taken youthful narcissism to new heights, making "boy meets girl" a ruthless physical selection process. This program examines the cult of the body in Western society and how it has reduced today's courtship ritual to a one-dimensional experience based primarily on physical attraction. Beginning with the pressure that men currently feel to conform to an abstract physical ideal, the role of the media is scrutinized, along with the culture that from Munich to Los Angeles excludes all who do not espouse the ideals of bodily perfection at the expense of all else. A Deutsche Welle Production
Inside the head : new dimensions in brain research by Andreas Neuhaus( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program, which provides a tour of the most advanced works in brain research and cognitive science, some of the latest applications of the discoveries in treating patients with brain disorders are presented. MRI and EEG are used to determine areas of brain activity. Researchers explore the connection between memory and epilepsy and present new treatments for Parkinson's disease and multiple sclerosis as well as the experimental drugs which are based on the recently identified Alzheimer's gene
The Craftsmanship of fashion : Italian touch( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Italy, the finest cloth in Europe is woven and hand-assembled to the exacting specifications of prestigious fashion houses-and it comes at a very steep price. This program visits an exclusive fabric fair, the wool looms of Zegna, the silk printing presses of T.J.S.S., a clothing assembly plant, and a fashion trade show to demonstrate how Italy's best craftspeople turn thread into cloth and cloth into some of the most luxurious clothing in the world. ESCADA's Brian Rennie, Paolo Zegna, and Werner Baldessarini, of Hugo Boss, are featured. A Deutsche Welle Production
Mastering fashion design : studying with Vivienne Westwood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Called Britain's most consistently original, outrageous, eccentric, and controversial designer, Vivienne Westwood is also an esteemed professor of fashion at Berlin's Academy of Arts. This program profiles Westwood while capturing the student experience under her rigorous tutelage. Footage of her apprentices-in the classroom, learning the ropes at her London workshop, and putting on a fashion show where intricate historical costumes take pride of place-provides penetrating insights into what it takes to become a top-ranking fashion designer. A Deutsche Welle Production
Goethe in Weimar( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program pays lyrical homage to the enigmatic relationship between the poet/dramatist Goethe and the Baroness Charlotte von Stein and explores its influence on his work. Excerpts from a selection of the more than 2,000 letters exchanged by Goethe, Charlotte, and their friends bear testimony to the intensity and intimacy of the relationship-one which most experts believe was platonic, despite the often passionate tone of the letters. Dramatized vignettes, sketches, and actual footage provide a historical glimpse into the German courts of the period, and into the life of this revered German figure and the woman he considered "mother, sister, and one true love"
Stories of women in Kabul( Visual )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The producers of this program were granted unlimited access to Kabul's Baghe Zanana, or Garden of Women-perhaps the only public place in Afghanistan where men are not welcome. Here, women can gather, dance, and remove their burqas without fear of violence or alienation. In stark contrast, a women's prison is also visited. The courageous figures who inhabit these settings-including a resident therapist who conducts support groups for the frightened and the traumatized, and a cafeteria employee struggling to improve her family's living conditions-demonstrate how far Afghanistan must go to overcome its repressive and war-ravaged history. A Deutsche Welle Production. (27 minutes)
Protestants in China : a growing spiritual movement( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China's economy is booming-and so is its Christian community. This program examines the rise of the country's nondenominational Protestant movement, its basic structure and organization, and its relationship with the government. Spotlighting new, moderate religious freedoms in Chinese society, the film visits Christian churches in Nanjing Province and interviews a number of ministers and congregation members. Cao Sheng-Jie, President of the Chinese Christian Council, discusses building a "truly Chinese church," while students at a prominent state-supported seminary describe their reasons for converting to Christianity and entering the ministry. The role of Christianity in President Hu Jintao's "harmonious society" is also explored
Sports shoe wars : battle of the giants in China( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three athletic footwear companies, Nike, Adidas, and homegrown upstart Li Ning, have faced off in a high-stakes battle for China's gigantic market. This program examines Adidas' rising prominence in the country, an ascension due in no small part to its well-publicized Olympic Games sponsorship. Li Ning's efforts to retain its precarious hold on the urban market are also studied
Daughters of the Golden Bengal : women in the struggle against poverty : a case study( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women living in third-world nations often must defy repressive social customs and religious doctrines in order to become financial contributors to their families and villages. This program focuses on the growing movement of courageous women in Bangladesh who, with the assistance of aid societies, run profitable cottage industries, often risking severe reprisals. As these determined women swell the working ranks of their village communities-significantly raising the standard of living for all-traditional patriarchal structures must accommodate them as coequals in business-or face open rebellion. A Deutsche Welle production. (29 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Enhanced vision : new directions in ophthalmology( Visual )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As this program illustrates, direct access to the eye coupled with technological wizardry has meant that ophthalmology is one of the most rapidly advancing areas of medicine. Both up-to-the-minute techniques and experimental procedures are profiled, such as photodynamic therapy, which inhibits macular degeneration by eroding deposits called drusen. The program shows how microsurgery, particularly the LASIK method, has revolutionized the field. Also detailed are pioneering treatments for cataracts, retinitis pigmentosa, and new methods to detect and treat glaucoma. A Deutsche Welle Production
When fashion is the message : marketing an image( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the glamorous world of haute couture, marketing means fanfare, glitter, and VIPs. This program surveys the fashion industry's high-profile approach to image-marketing at the influential Dallas Fashion Awards; a Gucci store opening party in Milan; the elite ESCADA showroom in Dusseldorf; and a photo shoot in Berlin with renowned photographer Albert Watson. Branding, the use of supermodels to boost international appeal, and the drawing power of celebrity endorsements and sponsorships are also addressed. A Deutsche Welle Production
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