Conspiracy And The Dybbuk, The
16mm, black and white, 25 min
Keywords: Political / Social Activism
In English and Hebrew, no subtitles. Political documentary of the religious exorcism of the evil spirit or dybbuk possessing Federal Judge Hoffman, trial judge of the notorious conspiracy trail of the so-called Chicago Eight. Exorcism ceremony performed by the Radical Jewish Union of New York on the steps of the federal court house at Foley Square, intercut with coverage of rallies addressed by Abbie Hoffman, Jerry Rubin, William Kunstler and Jean Genet.
16mm Rental: $50.00
House Construction Home Movie, The
16mm, color, 11 min
Keywords: Landscape & Architecture
Time-lapse documentary which compressed five months of house construction in northern Vermont, from foundation concrete to metal roofing, into a fast moving short, featuring virtuoso banjo soundtrack by Eric Weissberg. Diplome d'Excellence, Festival International du Cineka en 16mm de Montral, 1972; Screened at S. F. Art Institute, Brooklyn Academy of Music, the Built Environment Film Festival of Columbia U. Grad. Schl. of Architecture, 1973; Televised by Vermont ETV (San Francisco), and by B. R. T., Flemish Network in Brussels
16mm Rental: $30.00
Last Stand Farmer
DVD NTSC, color, 25.25 min
Keywords: Biography & Autobiography
A documentary record, filmed through four seasons, of the life and philosophy of a 67 year old Vermont Hill farmer and his struggle to keep his 19th century farm operation going. Soon after he viewed the finished film, Kenneth O'Donell died, his widow Helen sold the farm and moved away with the assistance of the Vermont Council of the Humanities and Public Issues. Raises interesting questions about the present viability of small farms. A poignant, true, harsh picture. Gives a real sense of the dignity of the struggle. A beautifully photographed portrait of an intriguing couple, i. e., the farmer and his wife, who seem to be relaxed in front of the camera. Has authenticity, sensitivity, honesty and restraint which are all appropriate to its theme. Educational Film Library. Awards: John Grierson Award and Blue Ribbon at 1976 American Film Festival; Gold Ducat at 1975 Mannheim Internationale Filmworche; Brinze Medal at the 1975 Virgin Island Film Festival, and ten other awards.
DVD NTSC Rental: $30.00
DVD NTSC Sale: $40.00
Visits with God
16mm, color, 24.25 min
Keywords: Science & Medicine, Spiritual / Mystical
Documentary subtitled TWO FIRST HAND ACCOUNTS OF NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCES which explores the possibility of life after death through two cases based on model established by Raymond Moody, M. D. in his book, Life After Life. Two women, speaking directly to camera, recall in riveting detail their own near death experiences during critical medical procedures. Accounts are personal, moving, authentic. Produced under an independent Filmmakers Grant from the American Film Institute.
16mm Rental: $50.00
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