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Journal de France

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"Travelling alone, internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon spent six years, along with his long-time partner and collaborator Claudine Nougaret, creating an extraordinary travel journal. Interspersed with his journey are remarkable glimpses from his archives, including an unforgettable meeting with Nelson Mandela. Intimate, compelling, revelatory, Journal de France offers a unique portrait of a country and its landscapes, an overview of a truly momentous career, and a fascinating résumé of the art of photography over the past half century."--Container
DVD
2014; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Witness: A World in Conflict Through a Lens

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A four-part series that follows three combat photographers into conflict zones in Mexico, Libya, South Sudan, and Brazil.
DVD
2013; 2012
Clemons (Stacks)
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Photo: A History From Behind the Lens

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From daguerreotypes to DSLRs, the camera has irrevocably changed the way we see the world. The intriguing twelve-episode documentary examines the past, present, and future of photography using clever animations to explain challenging concepts for lay people.
DVD
2013
Clemons (Stacks)
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Photography and the Brain

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"After an overview of the biomechanics of vision, this program explains how proximity, similarity, and continuity affect perception; what light is and how lighting types and angles alter an image ; and how color theory operates"-- Container.
DVD
2011; 2009
Clemons (Stacks)
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Cinevardaphoto

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"From Agnès Varda comes the wonderful Cinevardaphoto, a triptych of short films exploring the power and vitality of the photograph. In Ydessa, the bears, and etc., Varda discovers a haunting exhibit of found photos; in each one, a teddy bear. With Ulysses, she deconstructs a picture from her early career as a photographer, while ... Salut les cubains uses still photos to capture the spirit of the Cuban Revolution's early days."--Container.
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
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Looking for an Icon

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Looking for an icon examines the process by which photos become icons, revealing that once a photo is published, social forces are at work beyond the photographer's control. The film focuses on four World Press Photo winners.
DVD
2005
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Grande Tradition du Photo-Reportage: The Great Tradition of Photojournalism

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A collection of films examining twelve contemporary photographers--their work, their points-of-view, their secrets of creation.
DVD
2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia

The True Meaning of Pictures is a feature length documentary which addresses the issue of representation in documentary photography by examining the work of American photographer Shelby Lee Adams.. More specifically, the film seeks to (i) spend time with the subjects of Adam's work, in order to get to know them better and (ii) address the controversy and response Adams' photographs generate, which involves the politics of representation. Both strands of the film will combine to explore the larger-- and also self-reflexive-- issue of whether it is possible to "document" a community. The emotional intention is to compel viewers to move beyond voyeurism into empathy, so that by the end of the film they will feel authentically connected to people with whom they assume they have nothing i [...]
Online
2016; 2004
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Viewing the Remains: The Spectacle of Black Death in Contemporary Photojournalism

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Deborah E. McDowell, Ph. D. (Professor of English, University ofVirginia) describes the social and psychological implications of photographed murdered young Black men in the United States. These photographs are numerous and appear in many newspapers and popular magazines around the United States. McDowell questions whether these photographs aid in lessening or eliminating these homicides and if they are effective in memorializing these lost lives.
DVD
1997
Health Sciences (Rare Shelves)
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Your Army Reports: No. 12

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From the U.S. Army's The Big Picture television series, 1950-1975. A U.S. Army Air Defense Command's (ARADCOM) missile battery, documenting the war in Vietnam, the meeting of the Association of the United States Army.
Online
1950; 1975
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The Salt of the Earth

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For the last 40 years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed some of the major events of our recent history; international conflicts, starvation and exodus.
DVDBlu-Ray
2015; 2014
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Grande Tradition du Photo-Reportage: The Great Tradition of Reportage

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A collection of films examining twelve contemporary photographers--their work, their points-of-view, their secrets of creation.
DVD
2008; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Le Renouveau de la Photographie Contemporaine: Renewal of Contemporary Photography

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A collection of films examining eleven contemporary photographers--their work, their points-of-view, their secrets of creation.
DVD
2008; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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La Photographie Conceptuelle: Conceptual Photography

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A collection of films examining ten contemporary photographers--their work, their points-of-view, their secrets of creation.
DVD
2008; 2000
Clemons (Stacks)
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Modern Marvels: Motion Picture [electronic resource]

This episode of Modern Marvels traces the birth of the motion picture back to its originator, Thomas Alva Edison, "The Wizard of Menlo Park", showcasing the technology that enabled Edison to capture motion for the first time on film.
Online
1996
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Modern Marvels: Phonograph [electronic resource]

Thomas Edison was not the first to record sound, but his competition with Alexander Graham Bell and other inventors led to the phonograph that created thousands of new jobs and gave birth to the music recording industry. First radio and then electronic recording contributed to the eventual decline in the phonograph's popularity.
Online
1996
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Modern Marvels: Radio - Out of Thin Air [electronic resource]

Early in the 20th century, Marconi and Tesla experimented with wireless radio waves. When voice was added, radio became a cultural phenomenon, bringing information and entertainment into homes across the world. This Modern Marvels program looks at the technology behind wireless communications.
Online
1997
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The Photographers' War: The South

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The American Civil War began and ended in the South. Its fertile fields provided the backdrop for many of the wars epic battles. Alongside the legions of Southern patriots and their Union opponents was a unique band of men committed to documenting the conflict in Dixie. Despite being hobbled by lack of supplies, the threat of enemy fire and campaigns spanning hundreds of miles, these men labored in virtual obscurity to chronicle the war. This is the story of the unsung camera men of the Confederacy.
Online
2006
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The Photographers' War: The North

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When the Civil War began, the opportunity to document the horrifying events as they unfolded and to present them to a country hungry for news from the battlefield was offered to thousands of photographers, yet few seized the moment. This is the story of two men in particular - Matthew Brady and Alexander Gardener - whose vision and determination captured the triumph, the tragedy and the drama of this country's most trying hour.
Online
2006