Alexander Street Press Video Packages A-F
Black Studies in Video brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. The database provides unique access to the California Newsreel African American Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
Counseling and Therapy in Video provide the largest collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Videos include counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, presentations, and interviews.
Dance in Video is a database of over 500 hours of dance productions and documentaries. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance. Artists include Agnes de Mille, Mark Morris, Lestor Horton, Anna Sokolow, Anthony Tudor, Jose Limon, Paul Draper, and Chuck Green.
Environmental Studies in Video will contain 500 hours of environmental studies related films. The collection addresses specific topics including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues, and climate change.
Ethnographic Video Online contains hundreds of documentaries and films produced by leading anthropologists. Included are works by Robert Flaherty, John Marshall, Jean Rouch, Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson, Robert Gardner, Timothy Asch, Patsy Asch, and Napoleon Chagnon.
Filmakers Library Online provides access to over 1,000 documentaries with relevance across subjects: race and gender studies, human rights, globalization, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science, psychology, arts, literature, and more. The collection includes documentaries such as Who Killed Vincent Chin?, Aging Out: Teens Leaving Foster Care, and Waging a Living.
Alexander Street Press Video Packages G-Z
LGBT Studies in Video features award-winning films, documentaries, interviews and archival footage exploring the cultural and political evolution of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community. LGBTStudies in Video contains films covering the study of gender, media studies, and politics, addressing issues of social justice, gender/sexual identity, gay and lesbian studies.
New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, and Global Lens. Films include the Oscar®-nominated Twilight Samurai and Oscar®-nominated The Scent of Green Papaya.
Opera in Video contains approximately 250 important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's leading performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon.
PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one streaming interface. Programs include American Experience, American Masters, Empires, Frontline, History Detectives, NOVA, Odyssey, films of Ken Burns, Michael Wood, and more.
Silent Film Online brings together films which represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
Theater in Video has a wide variety of theater realted video, from Shakespeare to rare footage focusing on the work of Samuel Beckett. With TV broadcasts of New York productions from the 50s, revivals and experimental performances from the 60s and 70s, as well as contemporary performances, Theatre in Video covers a wide range of 20th century theatre.
World Newsreels Online, 1929-66, is a collection of streaming videos that features full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the first half of the twentieth century. The collection is semantically indexed, allowing users to search by subject, year, historical era, historical event, people, and places.