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British Universities Film & Video Council

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  1. Carlo Levi Stopped Here (1992 Video)

    Director
    Virginia Heath
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Distribution
    Sale (Clips and Footage), Videocassette. VHS. col. 45 min.

    Considers the relationship between the industrialised north of Italy and the underdeveloped south, as expressed in the paintings of Carlo Levi, author of ‘Christ Stopped at Eboli’.

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  2. Cities of Salt (1992 Video)

    Director
    Patrick Matthews
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Literature
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Abdulrahman Munif is one of the few contemporary Arabic prose writers whose works have been translated in the west. Munif and his translator Peter Theroux are interviewed.

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  3. Final Solution, The: Islam in Spain (1992 Video)

    Director
    Christopher Spencer
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Examines Islamic culture in Spain and asks whether European culture has Arabic roots. Fetures Spanish novelist Juan Goytisolo.

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  4. Full Cycle: The Art of Komar & Melamid (1992 Video)

    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Art
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Exiled Soviet artists look at America.

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  5. Gillo Pontecorvo: The Dictatorship of Truth (1992 Video)

    Director
    Oliver Curtis
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Film & television production
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Profiles the life of Italian film-maker Gillo Pontecorvo. David Puttnam and Edward Said discuss his influence on political cinema. Also contains an interview with Pontecorvo.

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  6. Imagined Communities (1992 Video)

    Director
    Maggie Millman
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Explores the origins of nations and why people feel such deep attachments to their country, with reference to Benedict Anderson’s book ‘Imagined Communities’.

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  7. Iron in the Soul: The Theatre of les Smith (1992 Video)

    aka: Stand Up, Les Smith

    Director
    Roy Battersby
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Drama
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Shows the work of British multi-cultural playwright Les Smith, featuring three of his plays: ‘Some Kind of Hero’, ‘Judging Billy Jones’, and ‘Body Count’.

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  8. Junkyard of Dreams: L a Wars (1992 Video)

    Director
    Christopher Spencer
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Geography
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Lecturer and writer Mike Davis presents a optimistic view of Los Angeles.

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  9. Just Entertainment? Culture in the 1980s (1992 Video)

    Director
    Peter Wollen
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Sociology
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Critical analysis from Patrick Wright, composer Harrison Birtwhistle, theatre critic Michael Billington and Iain Sinclair.

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  10. Living Tradition, The (1992 Video)

    Director
    B Kaliasam
    Producer
    Tariq Ali
    Subject
    Architecture; Art
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. col. 40 min.

    Looks at the ancient Indian Vaastu tradition of art and architecture. Shri Ganapti Sthapati, whose family have been sculptors since the 11th century, explains the roles which monuments and buildings have...

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