• Seeing Mary: Belief, Politics, and Practice at Marian Apparition Sites

    What happens in a community after a Catholic claims to see and hear Mary, the Blessed Mother? Always a challenging situation, the claims are contested while individuals try to discern the credibility of the visionary and the apparition. Those who choose to believe develop devotional practices to honor Mary at the site made sacred through her visit. These devotions are both ancient and emergent, ...

    • Contributor: Pryor, Anne
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-06-03
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    Refusenik Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Refusenik -- A new pharaoh -- The forbidden world of Jewish knowledge -- Roots of activism -- A renaissance of hope -- Next year in Jerusalem -- Prisoners of conscience -- From another planet -- A big and powerful nation -- Riding the tiger -- Arrest -- Exile -- 3 years hard labor -- Sorry I'm late -- A simple Jew -- March to ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    ha-Bayit bi-reḥov Betsalʼel the House on Bezalel street / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Produced and directed by Gilad Tokatly; cinematographer, Nili Adlan; online editor Steve Saban; Hebrew text, Havah Albershtain. A short movie, presenting the history of a Schatz family, from the creation of the school of Bezalel, by the father of the family, Boris Schatz, till the days of the second generation, Zahara, Louise and Bezalel. The movie was initiated by The Schatz house. In English ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • Rediscover Northern Ireland 2008: I Am a Wee Weaver: Weaving and Singing in Northern Ireland

    Handloom weaving was dominated by men in 19th century Ireland. The Industrial Revolution changed that, enabling women to take the dominant role in the factory production of linen. In this talk, Maurice Leyden discusses the reasons for this historical shift, and the impact of this change on the traditions of singing and songwriting among weavers. To illustrate his lecture, Leyden sings songs composed by ...

    • Contributor: Leyden, Maurice
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-12-04
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    Forgotten Ellis Island: the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD. Director of photography, Ken Willinger ; editor, William A. Anderson ; composer, Gil Talmi ; story editor, Thomas Patterson ; script consultant, Amy Stechler ; archival researcher, Patricia Garcia-Rios ; researcher, Caitlin Boyle ; associate producer, Priya Desai. Lorie Conway's film tells the story of the hospital that treated immigrants passing through Ellis Island. 1 videodisc (62 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
  • African American History Month Celebration: National Visionary Leadership Project Showcase

    The Library of Congress celebrated African American History Month with its signature event--a showcase of the American Folklife Center's National Visionary Leadership Project (NVLP) Collection. The NVLP is a collection of oral life histories of extraordinary African American elders who have made significant contributions to American society, and the American Folklife Center is the official repository for these stories. The Library's signature event featured ...

    • Contributor: Various
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-02-22
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    Kennedy / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; region 1; NTSC; full screen (1.33:1); Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. In English with optional English subtitles. Martin Sheen, John Shea, E.G. Marshall, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Blair Brown, Vincent Gardenia. Executive producer, Margaret Matheson ; music by Richard Hartley. Originally broadcast as a three-part television mini-series in 1983, by ITV Productions. Centers on the presidential years and the loves, lives, triumphs and tragedies of one ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • An-Sky Ensemble Oral History

    Members of the An-sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble, who are performers as well as researchers of Yiddish music, discuss their history.

    • Contributor: An Sky Yiddish Heritage Ensemble
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2013-06-25
  • Tommy Sands with Moya and Fionan Sands in Concert

    Tommy Sands, with his daughter Moya and son Fionan, performed in concert as part of the Rediscover Northern Ireland Program at the Library of Congress. This event was co-sponsored by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and the American Folklife Center. The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland. It is the main support for ...

    • Contributor: Sands, Tommy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2008-10-09
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    Helvetica / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital; presented in the widescreen aspect ratio of the film's original theatrical exhibition, 1.78:1. In English with optional subtitles in English or German. Featuring Manfred Schulz, Massimo Vignelli, Rick Poynor, Wim Crouwel, Alfred Hoffmann, Mike Parker, Otmar Hoefer, Bruno Steinert, Hermann Zapf, Michael Bierut, Leslie Savan, Tobias Frere-Jones, Jonathan Hoefler, Erik Spiekermann, Neville Brody, Lars Müller, Paula Scher, Stefan ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2007
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    At the center of the world: Hyannis Port and the presidency of John F. Kennedy / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD. "Commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Hyannis Museum Foundation, this documentary weaves together rarely seen film with interviews from people who were there during that special time. The museum looks at the life and times of President Kennedy and his family on Cape Cod"--Container. 1 videodisc : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in. viewing copy.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
  • Squeeze This! A Cultural History of the Accordion in America

    Polka, zydeco, and "Lady of Spain": If this is your idea of the only genres wherein the accordion flourishes, prepare to be enlightened by the history of this robust instrument's odyssey across the American musical landscape and its dramatic rise, fall, and rise again in 20th century popular culture.

    • Contributor: Jacobson, Marion - Jacobson, Marion S.
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2012-07-12
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    The courageous heart of Irena Sendler / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; region 1; NTSC; widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby Surround. Closed-captioned. Anna Paquin, Goran Visnjic, Marcia Gay Harden, Michelle Dockery, Danuta Stenka, Rebecca Windheim, Sergei Marchenko, Paul Freeman, Leigh Lawson, Nathaniel Parker. Music by Jan A.P. Kaczmarek ; edited by Henk Van Eeghen ; production designer, Waldemar Kalinowski ; director of photography, Jerzy Zielinski ; executive producers, Jeff Rice, Jeff Most, and Brent Shields. Based ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Not the Same Old(Folk) Song and Dance: Field Recordings in the European Communities of the United States

    videorecording | videorecording; 52 min | Benjamin Botkin Lecture Series. (Source). July 27, 2006. (Date). Videorecording (Form).

    • Contributor: Library of Congress - Barton, Matthew
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2006
  • We Had Sneakers, They Had Guns: The Kids Who Fought for Civil Rights in Mississippi

    As an illustrator and journalist, Tracy Sugarman covered the nearly one thousand student volunteers who traveled to the Mississippi Delta to assist black citizens in the South in registering to vote. Two white students and one black student were slain in the struggle, many were beaten and hundreds arrested, and churches and homes were burned to the ground by the opponents of equality. Yet ...

    • Contributor: Sugarman, Tracy
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2009-05-05
  • Belfast's Linen Hall Library

    John Killen brings to life the collections of this unique Irish institution. The Linen Hall Library was envisioned as the archive of its community; its mission statement, written on 1 January 1795, outlines its goals: "The object of this society is the collection of an extensive Library, Philosophical Apparatus and such productions of Nature and Art as tend to improve the mind and excite ...

    • Contributor: Killen, John
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-11-29
  • Civil War symposium

    Webcast of a 2 1/2 day symposium with leading Civil War experts. It consisted of eight panel discussions on various aspects of the war, presentations of Library of Congress Civil War materials, dramatic readings from Civil War letters, diaries and other materials, a showing of the film The Red Badge of Courage and silent films about the war, and a concert of Civil War ...

    • Contributor: Library of Congress Civil War Symposium
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2002
  • The Two Worlds of the Pennsylvania Dutch

    The Pennsylvania Dutch culture, which is now over three centuries old and still evolving, is an American hybrid creation put together from Continental Europe, British Isles, and American building blocks in Southeastern Pennsylvania. While this culture is a unit linguistically, and in most other ways, it is divided down the middle by religion. The "two worlds" are those of the "Plain Dutch"--Amish, Mennonites, and ...

    • Contributor: Yoder, Don
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-05-05
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    Iran: the forgotten glory. Achaemenids & Sassanids (500 B.C.-600 A.D.) / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; NTSC; aspect ratio, (1.33:1); stereo. Farsi, English and Spanish with Spanish subtitles. "Shot in over 60 locations in the province of Fars and 5 years in the making, 'Iran, the forgotten glory,' is the first independent documentary film series taking the audience on a journey into the depths of ancient Persian civilization, capturing the majesty and the splendor of the Achaemenid and Sassanid ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
  • Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Use of Proverbs for Civil Rights

    For more than ten years Wolfgang Mieder has made the study of proverbs in political discourse one of his major research areas, particularly the role of proverbs at critical moments in American history. In this lecture he discusses his research for his most recent book, "Making a Way Out of No Way: Martin Luther King's Sermonic Proverbial Rhetoric" (2010). In barely 40 years of ...

    • Contributor: Mieder , Wolfgang - Mieder, Wolfgang
    • Original Format: Film, Video - Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2011-02-10
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    The Tree of Life Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Narration in English. Dialogue in English, Italian with English subtitles, and Hebrew with English subtitles. With Hava Volterra, Viviana Volterra Gerner. Cinematography, Giovanni Andreotta ... [et al.] ; edited by David N. Donihue, Mathew Jones ; graphics and animation, David N. Donihue ; marionettes created and costumed by Beata Ihnatowicz ; puppeteer, Beata Swiderska ; executive producer: Andrew Viterbi; directed by: Hava Volterra. Originally ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Mysterious China. Land of legends / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    DVD; Dolby stereo. Title from container. Narrator: Louis Fantasia. Hubei Province in subtropical central China dates back to the 7th century BC, when it was home to the powerful state of CHU. The epic history includes the heartbreaking tale of Mulan and the evolution of Wudang Kung Fu. Today, Hubei is home to the Three Gorges Dam, the largest hydro electric plant in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    America at work, America at leisure motion pictures from 1894-1915 / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Mode of access: World Wide Web. Title from home page as viewed on Apr. 12, 2001. Offered as part of the American Memory online resource compiled by the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress. Collection of motion pictures covering work, school, and leisure activities in the United States from 1894 to 1915. Features films of the United States Postal Service from ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2000