1. Inventing America

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    from Simona Petrescu Added 20 0 0

    What cultural values lie behind American society and politics? Why is America special? American beauty and American folly, success and failure of American ideals; a nation that invented itself.

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    • VIA ALC

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      from Stephanie Added 96 0 0

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      • Annual Conference 2013 Interview with Elijah Anderson

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        from British Sociological Association Added 74 0 0

        Yale University’s, Professor Elijah Anderson discusses the institutional ghetto and how it has become a powerful icon in American society and culture.

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        • Library Lecture: Walt Whitman – American Icon

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          from TUTV Added 50 2 0

          Walt Whitman’s legacy—iconoclast, celebrity, and the father of American poetry—is unparalleled in its influence on American writing and culture. David Haven Blake and Michael Robertson, professors of English at The College of New Jersey (TCNJ) and co-editors of Walt Whitman, Where the Future Becomes Present, discuss the impact that Whitman has had on American culture—an impact that reaches far beyond his influence on poetry.

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          • VisitingWashingtonDC

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            from Joatan Vilela Berbel Added 12 0 0

            This video is about 3 days VisitingWashingtonDC. I discover an amazing city, symbols of American History, good restaurants and bars. Watch this video and have a good sensorial experience.

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            • Two Zero Six

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              from Shaz Fard Added 41 0 0

              The film was a project that deals with a certain time in history within the American culture. Two Zero Six re-tells the story of the serial killer Ted Bundy who lured his victims via a hotline in Seattle during the early seventies. It documents his approach of objectifying and sexualizing Females, portraying his dark sexual visions without giving too many clues away. It’s a film where a conversation is taking place yet we can’t hear it. So it has to be looked at frame by frame where the clues are embedded within the imagery that give hints to its meaning. Co-Directed by Shaz Fard and Simon Morgan Joseph Kerrigan Emily Smith

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              • Vera's ESL Adventures, Episode 3: Thanksgiving!

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                from Converse International School Added 79 0 0

                Vera's ESL Adventures in San Francisco continue with her reflections of a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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                • Nas Rapping Live In London

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                  from Kehinde Sonola Added 206 1 0

                  Nas pays a visit to London. Watch the ensuing carnage. If you ruled the world, what would you do? Filmmaker Kehinde Sonola invites your answers. Viva la Revolución♞

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                  • NO ARTIFICIAL ANYTHING trailer

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                    from Patrik Soergel Added 22 0 0

                    This is my first documentary from 2001, which I co-directed with my friend Ryan Fenson-Hood. Two young men, an american and an european meet in film school and become friends. They see that Europe and the rest of the world is heavily influenced by the US. They see that the influence doesn't come from the real america, but from a contorted one which is displayed through the media. In attempt to offset this, they set off on a road trip through the American west to take an honest look at America and show this through a documentary film. The movie is very straight forward. The filmmakers tell the story of their trip and everywhere they stop, they interview americans of all different backgrounds. They ask one very simple question, "What do you think of America?". Unexpectedly the last day of their trip turned out to be September 11th 2001.

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                    • Wynton Marsalis on New York TV Network "Digital Age"

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                      from Wynton Marsalis Added 296 3 0

                      September 6th, 2012 Host James D. Zirin interviews Wynton about his role in American Culture and JALC's 25 Anniversary Season.

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