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Fadiman Productions has produced a number of popular, award-winning documentary videos and audio tapes, on topics spanning progressive education, spirituality and poetry.



WHY DO THESE KIDS LOVE SCHOOL?
Running Time: 57 min.

A provocative look at educational settings in which relationships, creative thinking and direct experience are valued more highly than memorization of facts. The film features nine innovative schools (public and private) from the suburbs of California to the heart of East Harlem. National PBS broadcasts.

Awards

BLUE RIBBON
American Film and Video Festival

BEST DOCUMENTARY
The "Joeys" San Jose Film Festival

SILVER PLAQUE
INTERCOM Division of the Chicago Film Festival

SILVER APPLE
National Educational Film and Video Festival

BRONZE STAR
Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival


RADIANCE: The Experience of Light
Running Time: 22 min.
with
CELEBRATION: I Am All of These (8 min.)

Natural images, unusual special effects, and poetic narration are woven together with a wide range of musical selections to develop an evocative documentary on light, from the metaphysical to the physical. This popular video tape includes the selection CELEBRATION: I Am All of These - Symbolic union between male and female forces within one individual recreate the inner experience of transformation. Unusual special effects.

Awards

CHRIS AWARD
Columbus Film Festival

FIRST PRIZE
Whole Life Expo Media Festival/San Francisco

GOLD MEDAL
Virgin Islands/Miami International Film Festival

GOLD MEDAL
Religious Educators Media Award

FIRST PLACE AWARD
Bilbao Film International Film Festival, Spain (for "Celebration")


Selections from OPEN SECRET and Other Sources
audio cassette

The poetry of the Sufi poet Rumi, the original Whirling Dervish, read by Dorothy Fadiman in collaboration with the translator of this poetry, Coleman Barks. Live music performed on flute, violin, and tamboura is interwoven with the readings. Vocal and musical score produced by Dorothy Fadiman.


Productions by Concentric Media

Since 1976, Concentric Media has been producing award-winning documentaries, most notably THE TRILOGY: FROM the BACK ALLEYS to the SUPREME COURT and BEYOND, a series of three videos on reproductive rights produced with PBS affiliate KTEH-TV San Jose, now also available with Spanish subtitles or on audio tape. Other Concentric Media productions include DEAR Dr. SPENCER: Abortion in a Small Town, and most recently, an acclaimed short subject, FIX-IT SHOPS: An Endangered Species, which takes an affectionate look behind the scenes of Menlo Park's Vacuum and Fix-It Shop.


 
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