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BASIL POLEDOURIS: HIS LIFE AND MUSIC
BASIL POLEDOURIS: HIS LIFE AND MUSIC

Music  Cinema Studies  American Studies 

This biographical video traces the career of one of Hollywood's most successful composers of film and television scores, including Conan the Barbarian, Robocop and Starship Troopers

VELVET HANGOVER
VELVET HANGOVER

Political Science  Eastern Europe  Cinema Studies 

This video features candid interviews with the filmmakers- including Vera Chytilova, Jiri Menzel, Jan Nemec, Ivan Passer, and Jan Sverak, among many others-who created the Czech New Wave.

THE QUEST OF CARMEN D'AVINO
THE QUEST OF CARMEN D'AVINO

Animation  Cinema Studies  Art History  American Studies 

This video chronicles the life and work of Carmen d'Avino- filmmaker, painter, sculptor, and photographer.

WOMEN OF VISION: 18 HISTORIES IN FEMINIST FILM AND VIDEO
WOMEN OF VISION: 18 HISTORIES IN FEMINIST FILM AND VIDEO

Women's Studies  Anthropology  Sociology  Cinema Studies  Directed by Women 

Profiles a variety of women active in independent-feminist film and video, including production, distribution and education, whose work expresses a variety of political and esthetic viewpoints.

SERGEI EISENSTEIN IN ALMA-ATA 1941-1944
SERGEI EISENSTEIN IN ALMA-ATA 1941-1944

Cinema Studies  Russia  Eastern Europe 

This video chronicles a crucial period in the life of the great Soviet filmmaker, Sergei Eisenstein (1898-1948), when he left Moscow during WWII for the Kazakhstan capital to film Ivan the Terrible (1943).

GILLO PONTECORVO: THE DICTATORSHIP OF TRUTH
GILLO PONTECORVO: THE DICTATORSHIP OF TRUTH

Middle Eastern Studies  Islamic Studies  Cinema Studies 

Profiling the acclaimed Italian film director, blending clips from his films- The Battle of Algiers, Burn!, etc - with an interview in which he discusses his wartime experiences, the influence of Italian neo-realism, his philosophy of filmmaking.

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