Format Films, Videos
Film, VideoLibrary Folklife Collections Orientation for the National Association of Black Storytellers Staff in the Library's American Folklife Center hosted an orientation of its collections for members of the National Association of Black Storytellers in Washington, D.C., for the group's annual membership conference.
- Date: 2015-11-13
Film, VideoDavid E. Hoffman: 2010 National Book Festival Journalist, editor and author David E. Hoffman appears at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Hoffman, David E.
- Date: 2010-09-25
Film, VideoA Talk with Sebastian Currier Composer Sebastian Currier talks about his new work ("Xenakis Remix," performed later that evening) and his career.
- Contributor: Currier, Sebastian
- Date: 2011-05-06
Film, VideoMoving Images: Digitizing to the Future This workshop covers the key concepts and technologies pertaining to moving image preservation and digitization in libraries, archives, and museums, including the typical elements in the preservation and digitization of moving images, ...
- Date: 2011-01-24
Film, Video2016 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature The Library and its partners hosted the inaugural ceremony for the 2016-2017 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, Gene Luen Yang.
- Date: 2016-01-07
Film, VideoHip Hop Harry: 2012 National Book Festival Hip Hop Harry performs on the Family Storytelling Stage at the 2012 Library of Congress National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Hip Hop Harry
- Date: 2012-09-23
Film, VideoRobert Bagner Hayling oral history interview conducted by Joseph Mosnier in Saint Augustine, Florida, 2011-09-14. Robert Hayling recalls serving in the air force during World War II, attending the Meharry Dental School, and participating in civil rights protests in Nashville, Tennessee. He remembers starting his dental practice ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Mosnier, Joseph - Hayling, Robert Bagner
- Date: 2011-09-14
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CollectionThe Stations that Spoke Your Language: Radio and the Yiddish-American Cultural Renaissance (Day 2, afternoon) Leading Yiddish language and culture experts joined media scholars and Library of Congress specialists to address Yiddish radio in America: its history and cultural impact, its continuing influence on American media, and ...
- Contributor: Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman ... Various - Apelbaum, Laura Cohen - Barton, Matthew - Gevinson, Alan - Goldsmith, Emanuel S. - Gottesman, Itzik Nakhmen - Hoog, Ann - Isaacs, Miriam - Jochnowitz, Eve - Joselit, Jenna Weissman - Mayrent, Sherry L. - Newman, Roberta - Pearlstein, Peggy K. - Rein, David M. - Russo, Alexander - Sapoznik, Henry - Seigel, Amanda - Sokolow, Pete - Taub, Yermiyahu Ahron - Ticktin, Max D. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress) - Yiddish of Greater Washington Inc - University of Wisconsin. Mayrent Institute for Yiddish Culture
- Date: 2012-09-07
Film, VideoMilitant Publics: Physical Training, Guerilla-Styled Protest, and 'Civic' Violence in Gujarat, India Prof. Arafaat A. Valiani gives a lecture drawing upon his current book project which ethnographically and historically investigates how practices of physical training have produced novel forms of civic conduct that are ...
- Contributor: Valiani, Arafaat
- Date: 2010-01-14
Film, VideoJohn Dudley, Eleanor Stewart, Charles Jarmon, Frances Suggs, Harold Suggs, and Samuel Dove oral history interview ... The interviewees in this group interview were students who staged a walkout in 1951 at the all black, segregated Adkin High School in Kinston, North Carolina, to protest unequal conditions. The interviewees ...
- Contributor: Civil Rights History Project (U.S.) - Crosby, Emilye - Dudley, John F. - Dove, Samuel - Jarmon, Charles - Suggs, Frances L - Suggs, Harold - Stewart, Eleanor
- Date: 2013-06-28
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Film, VideoExpecting Pears from an Elm Tree Boliva historian Eric Langer speaks at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Langer, Eric
- Date: 2010-12-08
Film, VideoHadj Cheriff
Hadji Cheriff | Arab knife juggler | Sheikh Hadji Taha Copyright: no reg. Performer: Hadji L. Cheriff. Camera, William Heise. Duration: 0:19 at 30 fps. MAVIS 179351. Filmed October 6, 1894, in Edison's Black Maria studio. Available also through the Library of ...
- Contributor: Dickson, W. K.-L. (William Kennedy-Laurie) - Cheriff, Hadji - Heise, William - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Hendricks (Gordon) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1894
Film, VideoSecrets of the dead. China's terracotta warriors /
China's terracotta warriors The story of China's 8,000 terracotta warriors begins two centuries before the birth of Christ. The First Emperor of China was preparing an extravagant tomb for his journey into the afterlife, and ...
- Contributor: Schreiber, Liev - Natural History New Zealand Ltd - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Wnet.org - National Geographic Channel (Television Station : Washington, D.C.) - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 2011
Film, VideoGolden Moments in Sports Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ron Barr has interviewed some of the most legendary sports figures in the history of athletic competition, including John Wooden, Dale Earnhardt, Mickey Mantle, R.A. Dickey, Willie Mays, Bill ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2014-03-14
Film, VideoConcert: Gautier Capuçon & Gabriela Montero An exciting musical partnership born under the aegis of the legendary Martha Argerich: her Venezuelan protégé and the brilliant young French cellist, two of the most exciting young performers of today.
- Date: 2010-11-09
Film, VideoThe Woman Who Read Too Much Bahiyyih Nakhjavani speaks about her novel, "The Woman Who Read Too Much." Set in the world of the Qajar monarchs, mayors, ministers and mullahs, this book explores 19th century Iran and tells ...
- Contributor: Nakhjavani, Bahiyyih
- Date: 2015-04-02
Film, VideoMir Ali Shir Symposium: Panel 2 During the 15th century, Mir Ali Shir (1441-1501) was the major literary figure among the Central Asian Turkic peoples, the ancestors of today's Uzbeks. His life, work and legacy was the focus ...
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2007-03-27
Film, VideoConcert: Eddie Daniels, Roger Kellaway & the American Songbook "A duet of one" -- a concert with Eddie Daniels and Roger Kellaway, two jazz masters with classical leanings and an impressive command of the American Songbook.
- Date: 2011-02-25
Film, VideoA Sense of Place Pickney has been illustrating children's books since 1964. These include classics such as "Noah's Ark" (2003), "The Nightingale" (2002), "The Little Match Girl" (1999) and "John Henry" (1994).
- Contributor: Pinkney, Jerry
- Date: 2004-02-17
Film, VideoAlexander McCall Smith: 2008 National Book Festival Alexander McCall Smith speaks at the National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Smith, Alexander McCall
- Date: 2008-09-27
Film, VideoApples and Pears: The Body Shape Solution for Weight Loss and Wellness Marie Savard, a physician and women's health expert, lectured on her new book, "Apples & Pears: The Body Shape Solution for Weight Loss and Wellness."
- Contributor: Savard, Dr. Marie
- Date: 2005-07-13
Film, VideoPoet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera Discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection Juan Felipe Herrera discusses the WPA California Folk Music Project Collection with Cathy Kerst.
- Date: 2015-09-09
Film, VideoKrazy Kat goes a-wooing Krazy Kat's serenade outside the window of Ignatz Mouse meets with a barrage of bricks.
- Contributor: Searl, Leon A. - Herriman, George - International Film Service - Ernst (Louise) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1916
Film, VideoEarly Music at the Library: 85 Years of Performance Practice History A panel discussion on early music performance at the Library of Congress.
- Contributor: Various
- Date: 2010-10-14
Film, VideoHomo-Musicus: How Music Began Ellen Dissayanake discusses "Homo Musicus: How Music Began." The universally observed interaction between mothers and infants, commonly and even dismissively called "baby talk," is composed of proto-aesthetic, temporally-organized elements that Dissayanake suggests ...
- Contributor: Dissayanake, Ellen
- Date: 2008-10-17
Film, VideoKatherine Paterson
- Contributor: Paterson, Katherine
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoTed Kooser Ted Kooser reads from his poetry at the 2004 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.
- Contributor: Kooser, Ted
- Date: 2004-10-09
Film, VideoA Conversation with Film Producer Louis Stroller Film producer Louis Stroller talks about film, the industry and current projects involving travel to Africa and Israel.
- Contributor: Stroller, Louis
- Date: 2009-11-02
Film, VideoThat All May Read The National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, is a free library service for people with temporary or permanent low vision, blindness, or other physical disabilities that ...
- Contributor: Various Speakers
- Date: 2015-03-13
Film, VideoPreconcert Talk: David Nelson & Chaya Czernowin Composer Chaya Czernowin and Orchestra 2001 percussionist David Nelson discuss an evening concert of works by George Crumb and a Library of Congress Dina Koston and Roger Shapiro Fund for New Music ...
- Date: 2013-05-03
Film, VideoJewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's City Laura Cohen Apelbaum and Wendy Turman spoke about and showed a power point presentation on the new exhibit at the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington on "Jewish Life in Mr. Lincoln's ...
- Date: 2009-05-19
Film, VideoAli Mazrui Ali Mazrui discussed the state of contemporary African culture and post-independence literary production.
- Contributor: Mazrui, Ali
- Date: 2011-10-07
Film, VideoJane Yolen Jane Yolen at the 2003 National Book Festival
- Contributor: Yolen, Jane
- Date: 2003-10-04
Film, VideoThe American Civil War: 365 Days Writer and editor Margaret E. Wagner and historian Gary W. Gallagher discussed their new book "The American Civil War: 365 Days," which draws on the Library's incomparable collections to present a unique ...
- Date: 2006-04-11
Film, VideoNBA/WNBA -- Read to Achieve: 2006 National Book Festival Members of the NBA and WNBA speak at the 2006 National Book Festival.
- Date: 2006-09-30
Film, VideoThe clockmaker's secret
Secret de l'horloger | Clock-maker's secret A clockmaker sells his soul to the devil, but good triumphs over evil in the end.
- Contributor: Velle, Gaston - Pathé Frères (France) - Pathé Frères (U.S.) - Afi/Raes (Walter K. And Marika A.) Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1907
Film, VideoMichael Beschloss
- Contributor: Beschloss, Michael
- Date: 2001-09-08
Film, VideoFisherman's Wharf From F.Z. Maguire catalogue: Shows the wharf at San Francisco, Cal., with a large fleet of fishing boats at anchor. The crews are engaged in mending nets, arranging lines, etc., all of ...
- Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress)
- Date: 1897
Film, VideoBlooming Cherry Blossoms, Falling Cherry Blossoms: Symbolism of the Flower in Japanese Culture and History Just as cherry-blossom time comes to Washington, D.C., the Library of Congress presented a lecture on the symbolism of this cherished flower in Japanese culture and history. Emiko Ohnuki-Tierney, holder of the ...
- Contributor: Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko
- Date: 2009-04-02
Film, VideoChang-rae Lee: 2010 National Book Festival Korean American novelist Chang-rae Lee presents at the 2010 National Book Festival.
- Contributor: Lee , Chang-Rae
- Date: 2010-09-25