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British Universities Film & Video Council

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  1. Citizen Locke (1994 Video)

    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Drama; Philosophy
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 52 min.

    Story of John Locke, whose abstract ruminations on knowledge developed into concepts which justified and helped to bring about a political revolution. Locke spent most of his life denying authorship of his...

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  2. Spinoza: The Apostle of Reason (1994 Video)

    Director
    Christopher Spencer
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Drama; Philosophy; Religious studies
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 52 min.

    Drama based on the life and thought of Spinoza, who was born in 16th-century Amsterdam to a family of Jewish refugees from Portugal. He lived in an age of turmoil, when the Dutch Republic and the English...

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  3. Khalili Collection, The (2 Parts) (1993 Video)

    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 2 x 38 min.

    1: opens the door to a unique private collection of Islamic art and to a new view of Islamic culture. 2: asks who is Nasser David Khalili and why is there a controversy surrounding his collection. Discusses...

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  4. Life of Dissent, A: Edward and Dorothy Thompson (1993 Video)

    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 38 min.

    Profile of the dissident historians Edward and Dorohy Thompson, which traces the experience of a generation shaped by the struggle against fascism and the Cold War.

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  5. Memories of Sekoto (1993 Video)

    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 38 min., ?

    A tribute to the pioneering South African painter Gerard Sekoto, who died in exile in Paris during the making of this film.

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  6. Wittgenstein (1993)

    Director
    Derek Jarman
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Film Studies; Philosophy
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 69 minutes), £19.99

    A digitally- restored and remastered version of Derek Jarman’s film. It covers in tableaux form the greater part of the influential philosopher’s life. Written by literary theorist Terry Eagleton, the...

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  7. Alfredo Ceibal: A Painter of Magical Realism (1992 Video)

    Director
    Anjana Patel; Christopher Spencer
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    About the work of the exiled Guatemalan artist, whose miniaturised oil paintings are influenced by the events and characters of his country.

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  8. Amid the Alien Corn: Iraq’s Exiled Artists (1992 Video)

    Director
    Kassim Abid
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Exiled Iraqi artists reflect on their fate at the time of the Gulf war.

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  9. Art of Komar and Melamid, The (1992 Video)

    Director
    Peter Wollen
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min., 1993 price: £10.00

    Follows two unorthodox Russian artists, from their first meeting in a Mosecow morgue to the painting of their early materpiece, ‘Biography of Our Contemporary’, to their arrival in New York.

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  10. Bright Through the Tears: A Celebration of Irish Culture (1992 Video)

    Director
    Red Saunders
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Considers the ‘Field Day Anthology’ of Irish writing and what it reveals about Ireland.

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