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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
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Baccalaureate address; 1 mini-dv (21 min.) Part of the Middlebury College Commencement Archive. Title supplied by cataloger. Former President Bill Clinton reminds the Middlebury College Class of 2007 about the importance of community in his commencement address on Sunday, May 27, 2007. After citing some findings from the Human Genome Project, he says that while our differences may make life more interesting, our common humanity matters more.
Topics: Community, Conduct of life, Social action, Humanitarianism, Human Genome Project, Baccalaureate...
Port Washington Performing Arts
by PWPL Oral History Workshop
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Interviews with members of the 1954 Play Troupe production of "Peter Pan". Elmer Tangerman directed. Staging by Edwin Bostick. Linda Pollock Ives played Peter Pan. Mr. Tangerman and Mr. Bostick were interviewed in 1982 as part of the PWPL Oral History Workshop. Linda Pollock Ives was interviewed in 2018 by Mark Mastrocinque.
Topic: Play Troupe of Port Washington
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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1 mini-dv Part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Sponsored by: Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs, Depts. of Sociology/Anthropology and International Studies, Cook Commons Islamic Society
Topics: Globalization, Economics, Islamic law, Islam, Politics, Lectures
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Play Troupe of Port Washington
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Play Troupe 90th year retrospective presented at the Port Washington Public Library.  April 13th, 2018.  Port Washington, NY.  Hosted by Mark Mastrocinque.
Topic: Port Washington Play Troupe
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Varsity Choral Society
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2018 - Varsity Choral Society 29th Annual Christmas Concert. December 16th, 2018. Congregational Church. Manhasset, NY. Directed by Craig S. Tocher. Organist - Eric Birk. Pianist - Bernadette Hock. Soloists: Molly Davey Soprano, Melissa Maravell Alto, Robert Horowitz Tenor, Stan Lacy Baritone. Instrumentalists: Eric Birk Organ, Anton Polezhayev Violin, Megan Atchley Viola, Daeil Yang Cello, Kageki Nagao Bass Violin.
Topic: Varsity Choral Society
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
by Middlebury College
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Lecture; 1 mini-dv (57 min.) Part of the Nicholas R. Clifford symposium series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Introduction by President Ron Liebowitz first seven minutes. McKibben discusses the latest science on global warming as well as the meaning of that science, and the idea that humans are suddenly casting a much larger shadow over the planet's operations.
Topics: Environmental ethics, Global warming, Climate change, Environmentalism, Economics, Lectures
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Varsity Choral Society
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2018 - Varsity Choral Society 29th Annual Christmas Concert. December 16th, 2018. Congregational Church. Manhasset, NY. Directed by Craig S. Tocher. Organist - Eric Birk. Pianist - Bernadette Hock. Soloists: Molly Davey Soprano, Melissa Maravell Alto, Robert Horowitz Tenor, Stan Lacy Baritone. Instrumentalists: Eric Birk Organ, Anton Polezhayev Violin, Megan Atchley Viola, Daeil Yang Cello, Kageki Nagao Bass Violin.
Topic: Varsity Choral Society
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Play Troupe of Port Washington
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2018 Play Troupe of Port Washington staged performance of "Fair Liberty's Call", a musical story of Revolutionary America based on traditional songs.  July 13th, 2018.  Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY.  Musical score and original story conceived and written by Pamela Meadows.  Directed by Kate Beckman.  Musical adaptations, arrangements and direction by David Barnett.  Videography by David Barnett.  Dramaturge Brian E. Long.  Historical consultant Andrew C....
Topic: Play Troupe of Port Washington
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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2018 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "The Buddy Holly Story".  March 9th, 2018.  Port Washington Public Library.  Port Washington, N.Y.  
Topic: Port Washington Play Troupe
Middlebury Special Collections
by Middlebury College
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Discusses the policy infrastructure necessary to protect and promote national security. Thomas Melia is Deputy Executive Director of Freedom House and Adjunct Professor at the School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University. His research activities and publications range from an examination of U.S. Congressional attitudes toward the career Foreign Service, to public opinion in democratizing Muslim countries, to post-conflict political development in Northern Ireland, the Balkans and Central...
Topics: National security, Democracy, International politics, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Lecture; 1 mini-dv Part of the Abernethy Lecture series and Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive. Dr. Moody's discussion focuses on how, given the absence of enslaved women's narratives from its media, the abolitionist enterprise itself seems ironically to have silenced slave and ex-slave women.
Topics: Slavery, Abolitionists, Abolitionism, 19th Century, Journalism, Lectures
Middlebury Special Collections
by Middlebury College
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Middlebury College Language Schools. Middlebury College. Portuguese School
Topics: Political science, Politicians, Brazil, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.
Port Washington Performing Arts
by Port Washington Play Troupe
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2018 Play Troupe of Port Washington staged performance of "Fair Liberty's Call", a musical story of Revolutionary America based on traditional songs.  July 13th, 2018.  Port Washington Public Library, Port Washington, NY.  Musical score and original story conceived and written by Pamela Meadows.  Directed by Kate Beckman.  Musical adaptations, arrangements and direction by David Barnett.  Videography by David Barnett.  Dramaturge Brian E. Long.  Historical consultant Andrew C....
Topic: Port Washington Play Troupe
Middlebury Special Collections
by Middlebury College
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John Lewis Gaddis, Professor of History, Yale University, author of The U.S. and the Origins of the Cold War, We Now Know: Rethinking Cold War History; The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past; and Surprise, Security, and the American Experience, discusses American grand strategy. Charles S. Grant memorial lectures. Middlebury College. Rohatyn Center for International Affairs
Topics: History, Modern history, United States, Lectures, Middlebury College
Source: Digital Lecture Archive, Middlebury College Special Collections, Middlebury, Vt.