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[Strand, Paul ] Strand: Under the Dark Cloth

A documentary portrait of the photographer Paul Strand who defined the style that came to be called modern. Strand established himself in New York in the 1920's as a master of light and structure, inspired by the forms and movement of European modernist painters. Contains generous amounts of Strand's most famous photographs, clips from his films, and interviews with friends and collaborators. DVD includes Strand's groundbreaking silent avant garde film Manhatta, about New York seen in terms of its geometric architecture and the movement patterns of ships and people. Based on a poem by Walt Whitman. 1989. 81 min. ; also

[Strandlund, Carl] Lustron: The House America's Been Waiting For

Follows the rise and fall of inventor Carl Strandlund and his stunning engineering vision to revolutionize homebuilding by mass-producing 100 steel houses each day on an assembly line during the post-World War II housing boom. A government conspiracy eventually destroyed what many believed would have become the "General Motors" of housing. c2002. 60 min.

[Sugimoto, Henry] Harsh Canvas: The Art and Life of Henry Sugimoto

From Japan to California, on to Paris, then to concentration camps in Arkansas during WWII that transformed his art forever, and finally to New York, Henry Sugimoto pursued what he called "the path of an artist." Features Sugimoto's paintings and sketches, rare archival footage, and film of the artist just before his death. 2001. 30 min.

[Sulan, Kolatan] Muten

Introduction: Anthony Burke. A presentation by Sulan Kolatan of the New York based Kolatan / Mac Donald Studio, which focuses on the digital design, research and fabrication of architectural products. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on March 2, 2005. 74 min.

[Sullivan, Louis] Architectures 3

Features architects: Daniel Libeskind, Charles Garnier, Le Corbusier, Antonio Gaudi, Louis Sullivan, Alvar Aalto. A privileged, unprecedented inside look at the work of superstar architects. This volume examines the architecture of the Jewish Museum of Berlin; Louis Sullivan's Auditorium Theatre in Chicago; a Dominican convent; Charles Garnier's Parisian Opera and more. 2003. 160 min.

[Swatt, Robert] Livable Modern

A lecture presented by Robert Swatt, principal of Emeryville based Swatt Architects and author of the book "Swatt Architects: Livable modern." This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on October 12, 2005. 70 min.

[Swentzell, Roxanne] Roxanne Swentzell (Santa Clara Pueblo)

Features an interview with ceramic sculptor Roxanne Swentzell of the Santa Clara Pueblo, New Mexico. She demonstrates how she creates her ceramic sculptures and as she works, expounds upon how her art evolved and tells her life story in a narrative that is personal and insightful. Includes many samples or her finished ceramic figurines. 2005. 24 min.

[Swett, Richard N.] Leadership and Advocacy Through Design

A lecture presented by Richard N. Swett, former U.S. ambassador, congressman, architect and author of "Leadership by design: creating an architecture of trust." Swett provides a global perspective on leadership and design and offers steps that designers can take to shape the world and solve community challenges. The philosophical foundations for design-oriented leadership are presented, highlighted by evocative stories of past and present leaders who have used design as a leadership tool. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on November 8, 2005. 74 min.

[Taper, Geri] Geri Taper: Art, Life and the Environment as One.

Geri Taper discusses her experiences in art and her evolution to environmental art, where she paints the environment of buildings. This presentation portrays rooftops in New York City overlooking the World Trade Center. The environment of the buildings are painted and combined with all kinds of unusual industrial found object materials to create a totality of dramatic artistic achievement. (1987?). 24 min.

[Tarzan] Adventures of Tarzan (1921, silent)

Directed by Robert F. Hill and Scott Sidney. Cast: Elmo Lincoln, Louise Lorraine, Scott Pembroke, Frank Whitson, George Monberg. Fifteen chapters of a silent motion picture serial adapted from the concluding chapters of Burroughs' The Return of Tarzan. Tarzan travels to the city of Opar to foil the evil Rokoff and save Jane. The scene of Tarzan (Elmo Lincoln) fighting and killing the lion was a real one. The lion attacked Lincoln, who was forced to fight for his life and manged to kill the animal after stabbing it several times. The scene was left in the film. 186 min. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

[Tarzan] The New Adventures of Tarzan (1935)

Director, Edward A. Kull. Cast: Herman Brix, Ula Holt, Frank Baker, Don Castello, Dale Walsh, Harry Ernest, Lew Sargent. In this 1935 motion picture serial Tarzan must go to Guatemala to help a friend find a lost jewel-covered statue. Hostile natives and the evil machinations of Raglon, a ruthless mercenary who wants the idol for his own sinister purpose, threaten the safety of the explorers and the very life of the mighty Tarzan as he valiantly attempts to retrieve the idol and save his companions. Chapter 1. A new adventure -- Ch. 2. Crossed trails -- Ch. 3. Devil's noose -- Ch. 4. River perils -- Ch. 5. Unseen hands -- Ch. 6. Fatal fangs -- Ch. 7. Flaming waters -- Ch. 8. Angry gods -- Ch. 9. Doom's brink -- Ch. 10. Secret signals -- Ch. 11. Death's fireworks -- Ch. 12. Operator 17. Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database

[Tehrani, Nader] Disciplined Inconsistencies

A lecture presented by Nader Tehrani, one of the principals of the firm Office dA and adjunct professor of Architecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on October 19, 2005. 86 min.

[Terpeluk, Brett and Kiang, Kang] The Garden in the Factory: Converging Concepts of Sustainability at the California Academy of Sciences

This lecture is presented by Friedman Visiting Professors Brett Terpeluk of the Renzo Piano Building Workshop in Genoa, Italy and Kang Kiang of Stantec Architecture. Both firms were instrumental in the development of the sustainable architectural features of the new California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on September 19, 2007. 69 min.

[Tezuka, Takaharu and Yui] Roof-less Architecture

A lecture by Takaharu and Yui Tezuka, who won the 2005 Architects Institute of Japan Award for their Corten-clad Echigo-Matsunoyama Museum of Natural Science and the 2003 Architects Institute of Japan Award for Roof House, featuring a low-slope residential roof accommodating dining, outdoor showers, and all aspects of daily living. Their firm Tezuka Architects is best know for rethinking architectural convention with innovative results. This event took place at the University of California, Berkeley on April 18, 2006.

[The Adventures of] Baron Munchausen (1988)

Directed by Terry Gilliam. The amazing journeys of Baron von Munchausen, who sets sail in a hot air balloon in search of his old comrades-at-arms with the object of saving a European city from the superior forces of a Turkish sultan. 126 min. ; Credits and other information from the Internet Movie Database See bibliography of reviews and articles about this film

[The Complete] Blue Eyed [with Jane Elliott].

Contents: 30-minute blue eyed (the most concise version) / producers, Claus Strigel, Bertram Verhaag (30 min.) -- Essential blue eyed (trainer's ed., with debriefing with Jane Elliott) / producers, Claus Strigel, Bertram Verhaag (90 min.) -- Blue eyed (original version) / producers, Claus Strigel, Bertram Verhaag (93 min.) -- [Blue eyed] Trainer's manual (suggestions for using "blue eyed" in diversity training programs).
For over 30 years Jane Elliott has been America's most highly acclaimed diversity trainer. Her powerful and controversial "blue eyed/brown eyed" exercise has had a life-changing impact on thousands in schools, corporations and government. The original "Blue eyed," the definitive record of her technique, proved so powerful that is has been made into three separate versions so it can be conveniently used in any setting. 2004.
Related web sites: Description from California Newsreel catalog

[Thomas, Clarence; Hill, Anita] Clarence Thomas and Anita Hill: Public Hearing, Private Pain.

Discusses the Thomas confirmation hearings, the charges of sexual harassment by Anita Hill, and the reactions from African-Americans. 58 min.
National Educational Film & Video Festival 1994 (Gold Apple).

[Thomas, Clarence; Hill, Anita] Clarence Thomas Confirmation Hearings.

Taped off air by the Office of Media Services, 10/11/91, and 10/15/91. Approx. 6 hours. :1-3

[Thomas, Clarence] Sex & Justice

Presents highlights from the dramatic confrontation between Senator Clarence Thomas and former colleague Anita Hill during the widely publicized Supreme Court confirmation hearings in 1991, paving the way for how people view sexual harassment in the workplace. 1993. 77 min. ;

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