Re: Spanish Videos

Barbara Black (Barbara.Black@colorado.edu)
Thu, 12 Sep 2002 10:00:20 -0700 (PDT)

This mirrors my experience exactly. I look everywhere else first.

Barbara

>Some interesting hard data:
>
>Uncle Vanya (Olivier)
>Insight: $139.00
>FACETS $59.95
>
>Federico Garc╠a Lorca: The House of Bernarda
>Alba
>Insight: $179.00
>Films for the Humanities: $159.95
>
>Joseph Chaikin and the Open Theater:
>Insight: $139.00
>FACETS: $89.95
>
>As You Like It (Olivier):
>Insight: $99.00
>FACETS : 24.95 (VHS) 24.99 (DVD)
>AMAZON: DVD $22.49
>
>The Making of Miss Saigon
>Insight: $79.00
>FACETS: $19.98
>
>Roots of Rhythm
>Insight: $109.00
>FACETS: 39.95 (VHS) 29.95 (DVD)
>
>..and on an on
>
>
>
>At 07:01 AM 9/12/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>>I've been thinking of writing in on the topic of Insight Media but have
>>held my tongue (or, rather, fingers) until now. I feel the need to express
>>a HUGE concern regarding Insight Media.
>>
>>Just this month alone, I have managed to order "Insight Media" titles from
>>other sources (typically their original source) for a total of $580
>>compared to the $1055 I would have had to spend ordering from
>>Insight. They send out nicely packaged, subject-specific brochures, which
>>profs love because they don't have to fight their way through a huge
>>catalog, but I've decided NEVER to order a title from IM w/o looking
>>elsewhere first. Occasionally the title has been reworked slightly (as in
>>Design of the Modern TheatER vs. Design of the Modern TheatRE), but they're
>>usually out there.
>>
>>Caveat emptor!!
>>
>>Susan at Wabash College
>>
>>At 06:50 AM 9/12/02 -0700, you wrote:
>> >Insight Media has a sizeable collection of materials on Spain and Spanish
>> >literature. I would be happy to send you a catalogue. You can also check
>> >our webpage at www.insight-media.com and click on the Foreign Language
>>page.
>> >
>> >Elana Joffe
>> >Insight Media, Inc.
>> >
>> >At 09:40 AM 9/12/02, you wrote:
>> > > Does anyone know of any particularly good videos and their
>>sources in
>> > > English or Spanish dealing with the history of Spain, Medieval Spain, or
>> > > about Don Quixote, or Lazarillo de Tormes. I'm also interested in media
>> > > distribution sources (paper catalog or web based catalog) that deal with
>> > > Spanish topics in general (preferably Iberian peninsula Spain not Latin
>> > > American) in Spanish or English.
>> > > I've already looked at Facets' Spanish Video Catalog.
>> > > Please post your responses to the list. Thank you for your
>>help. We
>> > > have new Spanish instructors and they are looking for new materials.
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >Dave Ofiara
>> > >
>> > >Media Librarian
>> > >
>> > >Adirondack
>> > >
>> > >Community College
>> > >
>> > >Queensbury, N.Y.l
>> >
>> >Elana B. Joffe
>> >Insight Media, Inc.
>> >2162 Broadway
>> >New York, NY 10024
>> >(212) 721-6316 x103
>> >(917) 441-3194 Fax
>> >elana@insight-media.com
>>
>>Susan Albrecht
>>Acquisitions Coordinator
>>Wabash College Lilly Library
>>Crawfordsville, IN
>>x6216
>>albrechs@wabash.edu
>>
>>*********************************************************************************
>>"If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice."--Neil Peart
>>*********************************************************************************
>
>Gary Handman
>Director
>Media Resources Center
>Moffitt Library
>UC Berkeley
>ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
>http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

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