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Feeling Like Going Home: A Martin Scorsese Production (2003)

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Director Martin Scorsese winds his way from the banks of the Niger River in Mali to the cotton fields and juke joints of the Mississippi Delta to trace the origins of the blues in a lyrical combination of original performances (including Corey Harris, Willie King, Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo', Otha Turner, Habib Koite, Salif Keita, and Alo Fark Toure) and rare archival footage.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:50
Feeling Like Going Home: A Martin Scorsese Production

Salvador Dali (2004)

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This program presents a biography plus images of Dali's greatest works. Born in Spain in 1904, Salvador Dali was one of the 20th century's most controversial and celebrated artists. He is best known for his involvement in the Surrealist movement due to such paintings as The Persistence of Memory, although the leaders of the movement later denounced Dali as overly commercial.

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Middle
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00:50
Salvador Dali

The Story of Movies: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (2006)

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This middle school program features the classic film, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939, dir. Frank Capra), for in-depth study. The lessons and activities, with multiple cross-curricular connections, introduce students to what a movie is, the filmmaking process, film Language and elements of style, and the historical and cultural context of the movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.

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01:40
The Story of Movies: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

Late 19th-Century European Art (2005)

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The final decades of the nineteenth century witnessed the development of new art forms and styles as a reaction to the academic traditions that had prevailed for over a century. This DVD contains four video presentations about 19th-century European painters and related art movements.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
02:15
Late 19th-Century European Art

Seeing Color: Object, Light, Observer (2004)

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Examines the question: What is color? Takes viewers inside the galleries and conservation labs of the National Gallery of Art, to painting studios in New York and Washington, and to a high school physics classroom to explore color as both an aesthetic and physical phenomenon.

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00:27
Seeing Color: Object, Light, Observer

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 1, The Powers of Ten (1989)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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00:46
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 1, The Powers of Ten

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 2 (1989)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
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01:05
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 2

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 3 (1991)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
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Length: 
00:55
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 3

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 4 (1993)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
High
Length: 
01:00
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 4

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 5 (1993)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:51
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 5

The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 6 (2005)

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Charles and Ray Eames are among the finest American designers of the 20th century. they are best known for their groundbreaking contributions to architecture, furniture design (the Eames Chair), industrial design and manufacturing, and the photographic arts.

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Middle
High
Length: 
01:00
The Films of Charles & Ray Eames: Volume 6

Casi (Ish)

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Ramon loved to draw. He drew everywhere and everything. He never put down his pencil until...

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Primary
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00:08
Casi (Ish)

He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

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Based on one of the most well-known spirituals in America, He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands is a visually rich depiction of the diversity and beauty of the world.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:07
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands

This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Art (2004)

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The five 6 minute segments in Creating Art are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK AT THE ART GALLERY - Daniel learns about priceless paintings and hundred year old sculptures as he explores an art gallery. Daniel tours several galleries and plays 'I Spy' with his favorite painting.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:30
This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Art

John Philip Duck (2001)

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When young Edward first brought his tiny wild duck to the grand hotel where he worked with his Pa, his only thought was to keep it hidden. After all, he just needed a warm place for his little pet to stay during the day. Everyone helped keep his secret. One day, Mr. Schutt, the blustery hotel manager, discovered the duck swimming in the lobby fountain!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
John Philip Duck

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