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[Toni Morrison] A World of Ideas with Bill Moyers.

Moyers talks with Morrison about how the invented world of fiction connects with life, about the inner city, the liberation of love and motherhood, the new world black woman who defies the master narrative. 1990. 60 min.

[Toni Morrison] Charlie Rose.

Charlie Rose interviews Nobel and Pulitzer prize winning author Toni Morrison, discussing her new book, "Paradise", her life, and her views on America and the issues facing the country. Episode number and air date from cassette label. Broadcast Jan. 19, 1998. 58 min.

[Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri] Brush and Barre: The Life and Work of Toulouse-Lautrec

Documents the development of a multimedia dance theater work, based on the life and work of Toulouse-Lautrec, choreographed by Linda Fowler at UCLA. Intercuts rehearsals of the work, views of Toulouse-Lautrec's paintings and graphics, and old photographs depicting Lautrec's life, visual style and philosophy. Concludes with a performance of the work. 1979. 59 min.

[Toulouse-Lautrec, Henri] Toulouse-Lautrec (Portrait of an Artist)

This program follows the colorful life and ground breaking work of the French painter Toulouse-Lautrec. A great artist and devotee of Parisian night life, he painted his haunts with a sharp eye that saw beneath the gay surface to the corrupt underneath. In his superb lithographic posters he produced for these clubs, Lautrec pioneered a style that shaped the future of graphic art. c1988. 60 min.

[Trakas, George] George Trakas

A lecture by George Trakas, an environmental sculptor whose interest in water resource issues, tides, currents and shoreline construction is manifest in a wide range of projects, in collaboration with architects whose projects evidence concern with the environmental issues of design. In this lecture he presents visual samples of his sculptures integrated into a wide range of projects. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley in 1999. 71 min.

[Tresigallo, Italy] Tresigallo in dove il marmo e zucchero: con Diego Marani

A personal meditation by Italian novelist and essayist Diego Marani as he explores the architecture of the city of Tresigallo. 22 min.

[Trotsky, Leon] Asaltar los cielos

Depicts one of the most controversial historical events of the 20th century: The assassination of Leon Trotsky, a communist who was instrumental in founding the Red Army and the Russian Social Democratic Labor Party. His assassin, Ramon Mercader, one of Lenin's most loyal followers remained a mystery his entire life. Directed by Javier Rioyo, Jose-Luis Lopez Linares. 1996. 96 min.

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[Trotsky, Leon] Trotsky y Mexico: dos revoluciones del siglo XX

The documentary looks at the life of Trotsky and the Russian Revolution in relation to the Mexican Revolution. The first part of the film focuses on Trotsky's role in the Russian Revolution, and his actions that led to his exile. The second part shows the political and social situation in Mexico and its integration into the international scene when Trotsky arrived in 1937. Finally, the film looks at Trotsky's time in Mexico until his death. Directed by Adolfo Garc�a Videla. Presented at the International Latino Film Festival held in the San Francisco Bay Area. 2006. 28 min.

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[Tsien, Billie] The New Modernists: Nine American Architects.

Interviews with architects Tod Williams, Billie Tsien, Henry Smith-Miller, Laurie Hawkinson, Steven Holl, Tom Mayne, Michael Rotondi, Stanley Saitowitz, and Mark Mack. Dist.: Michael Blackwood Productions. 1993. 56 min.

[Tsurumaki, Marc and Lewis, Paul] Satirical Efficiencies

A lecture by Marc Tsurumaki and Paul Lewis of the New York architectural firm Lewis-Tsurumaki-Lewis. The lecture highlights the firm's recent speculative and built work which expands beyond traditional architecture to include multi-media installations, architecture fabrication and construction, and the theory and practice of digital technology. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on May 2, 2002. 90 min.

[Turner, Joseph Mallord William] Joseph Mallord William Turner.

Kenneth Clark traces Turner's development from traditional Romantic paintings to works composed of swirling color forms. 1974. 26 min.

[Turrell, James] James Turrell: Passageways.

A pilot for many years, James Turrell is today the greatest American land art artist, and considers the sky as his studio. Upon spectacular and historical aerial images of Arizona's canyons, Turrell recalls his formal research on natural light and his friendship with the Hopi Indians. The film gives Turrell the opportunity to present his masterpiece, Roden Crater, a true celestial light "observatory." 1995. 26 min.

[Tuttle, Richard] Richard Tuttle: Never Not an Artist.

Richard Tuttle's extraordinary work has exuded vitality and energy for over four decades. Tuttle uses frail and transitory materials such as plywood, tissue, wire and cloth to create small, anti-heroic art works, challenging the 'super-size' aesthetic with his minor-scaled creations. Directed by Chris Maybach. 2005. 32 min.

[Ubac, Raoul] Ubac, Films 1963-1972

Ubac : Metamorphoses de la realite a l'abstrait / production, Henri Billen, RTBF, Belgique ; realisation, Jean Antoine (b&w, 1963, 23 min.) -- Ubac : un portrait / production, Maeght, France ; realisation, Caroline Laure et Franco Lecca (col., 1972, 34 min.) Two films on Raoul Ubac, the French surrealist artist, painter and sculptor. Includes conversations with Ubac about the inspiration he receives from nature and techniques he uses in his works.

[Uncle Tom's Cabin] Eliza on Ice (animated,1944)

Uncle Tom starts the race with Simon Legree chasingEliza. Mighty Mouse rescues Eliza. 6 min. ;
Reviews and articles: Wallace, Michelle. "The Celluloid Cabin:Satiricial Distortions of Uncle Tom in AnimatedCartoon Short, 1932-1947." Studies in PopularCulture, vol. 23, no. 3, pp. 1-10, 2001Apr

[Ungers, Oswald Mathias] Oswald Mathias Ungers.

Illustrates the life and work of German architect O.M. Ungers. Also highlights problems faced by the architect while completing a project, using Unger's work on the Deutsches Architekturmuseum as an example. Dist.: Michael Blackwood Productions. 1985. 59 min.

[Urbach, Henry]

Recent Work and Other Appropriations: Henry Urbach.Architect Henry Urbach, of the Henry Urbach Arcitecture Gallery in New York delivers the Arcus Endowment lecture. The firm specializes in installation architecture at museum sites presenting constructions within galleries of temporary, full-scale architecture that creates spaces, programs and experiences. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 14, 2004. 110 min.

[Vekstein, Claudio] Public Demonstration Architecture

This lecture is presented by Claudio Vekstein, professor in the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture at Arizona State University who specializes in the architecture of public works. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on March 18, 2009. 92 min.

[Venuri, Robert] Beyond Utopia, Changing Attitudes In American Architecture.

Presents six American postmodernist architects discussing their style of design, influences on their work, and recent achievements. Focuses on the work of Philip Johnson, Robert Venturi, Denise Scott Brown, Michael Graves, Frank Gehry, and Peter Eisenmann. Interviews with: Anni Albers, Edward Larabee Barnes, James Ingo Freed, Bertrand Goldberg, Michael Graves, Helmut Jahn, Philip Johnson, Gyorgy Kepes, I.M. Pei, Stanley Tigerman, Tom Wolfe. Dist.: Michael Blackwood Productions. 1983. 58 min.

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