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The Resource The Hollywood librarian : a look at librarians through film, Overdue Productions presents ; a documentary film by Ann Seidl ; written and directed by Ann Seidl ; produced in association with BiFolkal Productions, Inc

The Hollywood librarian : a look at librarians through film, Overdue Productions presents ; a documentary film by Ann Seidl ; written and directed by Ann Seidl ; produced in association with BiFolkal Productions, Inc

Label
The Hollywood librarian : a look at librarians through film
Title
The Hollywood librarian
Title remainder
a look at librarians through film
Statement of responsibility
Overdue Productions presents ; a documentary film by Ann Seidl ; written and directed by Ann Seidl ; produced in association with BiFolkal Productions, Inc
Title variation
Look at librarians through film
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
They have more cardholders than VISA, more customers than Amazon, and more outlets than McDonald's. Meet America's librarians. The Hollywood Librarian: A Look at Librarians Through Film is the first comprehensive treatment of the subject of librarians. A vivid blend of factual documentary, feature film, and storytelling, it reveals the history and realities of librarianship in the entertaining and appealing context of American movies. Interviews with actual librarians, intercut with film clips of cinematic librarians, examine such issues as literature, books and reading, censorship, library funding, citizenship and democracy. For the first time, we see and understand the real lives and real work of American librarians who for decades have been a cultural force hiding in plain sight. This film's subject is librarians: who they are, what they do, why they do it, and the impact of their work in people's lives. The underlying meaning is how we express our own humanity, how we listen to ourselves and one another in the realm of the written and read word - a uniquely human privilege. Audiences will be surprised and delighted by the fascinating librarians in this entertaining and enlightening film, and will emerge with a greater appreciation for the range of literature and materials available to them thanks to our nation's librarians
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Cataloging source
MaNoMEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographer, Aaron Harris ; original score composed and performed by David J. Murphy, Nestor Torres
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2009
Intended audience
  • Grade 9+
  • Higher education
PerformerNote
Narration, Ann M. Seidl
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Erickson, Lynne Martin
  • Harris, Aaron
  • Seidl, Ann
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
95
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Books and reading
  • Librarians
  • Librarians in motion pictures
  • Librarians
  • Librarians
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology) in motion pictures
Technique
live action
Label
The Hollywood librarian : a look at librarians through film, Overdue Productions presents ; a documentary film by Ann Seidl ; written and directed by Ann Seidl ; produced in association with BiFolkal Productions, Inc
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unknown
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online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 46 min.)
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unknown
Form of item
online
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041608
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897765610
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1041608
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
The Hollywood librarian : a look at librarians through film, Overdue Productions presents ; a documentary film by Ann Seidl ; written and directed by Ann Seidl ; produced in association with BiFolkal Productions, Inc
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 46 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1041608
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)897765610
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1041608
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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