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The Resource Crossing cultures, changing lives, BECON TV presents, Broward Education Communications Network ; producer, Kitty Oliver, (videorecording)

Crossing cultures, changing lives, BECON TV presents, Broward Education Communications Network ; producer, Kitty Oliver, (videorecording)

Label
Crossing cultures, changing lives
Title
Crossing cultures, changing lives
Statement of responsibility
BECON TV presents, Broward Education Communications Network ; producer, Kitty Oliver
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A 10-part entertaining look at race relations presented by Dr. Kitty Oliver, South Florida journalist and oral historian. Features conversations with people who are living, working, and loving across racial and ethnic lines. Viewers will take a journey into the homes and lives of people, who talk candidly about the challenges and the rewards they encounter. The shows also explore the nature of prejudice and negative attitudes towards differences which continue to be a troubling part of our global human story
  • Program 1. "Color is a family matter": Families where parents and children are of different races and/or skin color; use of the visual arts; and oral histories on the civil rights era
  • Program 2. "When he and she don't speak the same language": A couple talks frankly about life behind closed doors as they struggle to deal with language, ethnicity, and racial issues; the experiences of immigrants; working with children; and the Asian-Black perspectives on racial history
  • Program 3. "Building bridges in the workplace": The successes and challenges of two businessmen who are crossing races and cultures; classical music; and oral history in the Glades
  • Program 4. "Projects can make a difference": Community brings two women from different racial backgrounds together; celebrating Afro-Peruvian music; and memories of early Black life in Florida
  • Program 5. "Coffee, tea, and diversity : a conversation on race": Women from different backgrounds meet and share their experiences across racial and ethnic lines; Jamaican music from the heart; and reminiscences of a Haitian immigrant
  • Program 6. "Mom, my friend looks different": Race from the perspective of the younger generation; bridging African American and Caribbean cultures through dance; and growing up Jewish in South Florida
  • Program 7. "Loving across the lines": Interracial couples, straight and gay, talk about race and intimacy; how family history can blend with racial change; and memories of a Cuban-American girl
  • Program 8. "Is faith an action word?": A look at race from religious and scientific perspectives; ancient Chinese arts; and oral histories of race and change
  • Program 9. "Seeing the world through different glasses": How experiences in another country changed the perspective of two South Florida women; a Muslim poet tells his story; and a Latinegra's memories of racial differences
  • Program 10. "New voices of race and change": A group of women from various countries meet and talk about race in the U.S. from a global perspective; Brazilian culture and capoeira; and Black and Caucasian stories form common ground
Cataloging source
FGM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography/editor, Robbie Greene
Date time place
Filmed in Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Host, Kitty Oliver
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oliver, Kitty
  • BECON (Firm)
  • Broward Education Communications Network
Runtime
300
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Florida
  • Florida
  • Cultural pluralism
  • Social change
  • Community life
  • Intercultural communication
  • Florida
  • Florida
  • Interviews
  • United States
  • United States
  • Minorities
  • Ethnic groups
  • Immigrants
  • Acculturation
  • Ethnology
  • Racially mixed people
  • Group identity
  • Religious pluralism
  • Anti-racism
  • Race awareness
  • Human geography
  • Stereotypes (Social psychology)
  • Assimilation (Sociology)
  • Difference (Psychology)
  • Equality
  • Religious tolerance
  • Intergroup relations
  • Prejudices
  • Americanization
  • Multicultural education
  • Racism
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Crossing cultures, changing lives, BECON TV presents, Broward Education Communications Network ; producer, Kitty Oliver, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Titles for each program are from disc labels
  • Originally broadcast on BECON-TV as a 10-part series of half-hour segments in 2008
  • The discs are recorded DVDs and may not play on all DVD players or drives
  • An oral history project sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council, Broward County Library, City of Hollywood, Broward County Women's History Coalition, The Sun Sentinel, National Conference for Community and Justice, Florida Atlantic University, Diversity and Equal Educational Opportunities-School Board of Broward County
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Program 5.
  • Coffee, tea, and diversity
  • Program 6.
  • Mom, my friend looks different
  • Program 7.
  • Loving across the lines
  • Program 8.
  • Is faith an action word?
  • Program 9.
  • Seeing the world through different glasses
  • Program 1.
  • Program 10.
  • New voices of race and change
  • Color is a family matter
  • Program 2.
  • When he and she don't speak the same language
  • Program 3.
  • Building bridges in the workplace
  • Program 4.
  • Projects can make a difference
Control code
ocn625311868
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen.
Extent
10 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
305.8 C8842 [PROGRAM] ; LV ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW per case ; Color ; CC ; D01Z ; one program per case per LVH as they are going to different branches ; LAP ; V1012BE1.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 625311868
  • (Sirsi) 625311868
  • (OCoLC)625311868
System details
DVD-R ; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Crossing cultures, changing lives, BECON TV presents, Broward Education Communications Network ; producer, Kitty Oliver, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Titles for each program are from disc labels
  • Originally broadcast on BECON-TV as a 10-part series of half-hour segments in 2008
  • The discs are recorded DVDs and may not play on all DVD players or drives
  • An oral history project sponsored by the Florida Humanities Council, Broward County Library, City of Hollywood, Broward County Women's History Coalition, The Sun Sentinel, National Conference for Community and Justice, Florida Atlantic University, Diversity and Equal Educational Opportunities-School Board of Broward County
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Program 5.
  • Coffee, tea, and diversity
  • Program 6.
  • Mom, my friend looks different
  • Program 7.
  • Loving across the lines
  • Program 8.
  • Is faith an action word?
  • Program 9.
  • Seeing the world through different glasses
  • Program 1.
  • Program 10.
  • New voices of race and change
  • Color is a family matter
  • Program 2.
  • When he and she don't speak the same language
  • Program 3.
  • Building bridges in the workplace
  • Program 4.
  • Projects can make a difference
Control code
ocn625311868
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD edition ; widescreen.
Extent
10 videodiscs (approximately 300 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
305.8 C8842 [PROGRAM] ; LV ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW per case ; Color ; CC ; D01Z ; one program per case per LVH as they are going to different branches ; LAP ; V1012BE1.
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 625311868
  • (Sirsi) 625311868
  • (OCoLC)625311868
System details
DVD-R ; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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