A/V Geeks http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2 Have 24,000 films. Will travel Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:28:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Pacific Island (1949) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/pacific-island-1949/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/pacific-island-1949/#respond Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:28:33 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/pacific-island-1949/ A brief look at aspects of daily life on Likiep, a small coral island of the Marshall Islands.

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The River (1939) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/the-river-1939/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/the-river-1939/#respond Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:28:33 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/the-river-1939/ A documentary story of the Mississippi River. Traced the history of the Mississippi River and its tributaries; shows that the destruction of forests had led to erosion and the loss of soil, floods and the loss of lives and property; and emphasizes the need for conservation and rehabilitation.

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Rice (1963) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/rice-1963/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/rice-1963/#respond Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:28:33 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/rice-1963/ Discusses the importance of rice in the life and culture of the people of Asia, pointing out that primitive methods cannot produce enough food for Asia’s rapidly increasing population. Describes the work of two American foundations which have established a research and training center to help Asian farmers grow more rice.

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Perception (1957) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/perception-1957/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/perception-1957/#respond Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:28:33 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/perception-1957/ Presents the theory that human perception is not merely a sensing of stimuli, but is a set of extremely elaborate processes through which we organize our sensory impressions into clear, usable, meaningful pictures of the objects and events around us and inside us. Illustrates the basic principles of perception that support this theory, showing the activities of a group of students spending an evening in a college common room.

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Peiping Family(1948) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/peiping-family1948/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/peiping-family1948/#respond Thu, 21 Jan 2016 23:28:33 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/peiping-family1948/ Shows the traditions and customs of middle-class Chinese life, with emphasis on the struggles of an American-educated Chinese man to support and educate his large family. Depicts the purchase of food and a family luncheon, the children of the family at play and at school, the delight of Chinese children in the visit of the monkey-man, the respect for elders, and a trip to the Temple of Heaven.

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Air We Breathe In Industrial Environments (1972) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/air-we-breathe-in-industrial-environments-1972/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/air-we-breathe-in-industrial-environments-1972/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:37:45 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/air-we-breathe-in-industrial-environments-1972/ Discusses the composition and importance of air in relation to various working environments. Describes industrial health conditions adversely affecting breathing and considers the importance of protective equipment and proper ventilation.

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ABCs Of Film Direction (1967) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/abcs-of-film-direction-1967/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/abcs-of-film-direction-1967/#respond Fri, 15 Jan 2016 16:31:55 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/abcs-of-film-direction-1967/ Demonstrates techniques and devices of film production used to create different effects on the screen. Describes types of camera movement, subject movement and lens choice to produce desired effects. Discusses dissolves, fades and cutouts as methods to show passage of time. Informative unless you get offended by narrator referring to women as ‘girls’.

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How Honest Are You? (1950) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/how-honest-are-you-1950/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/how-honest-are-you-1950/#respond Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:28:48 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/how-honest-are-you-1950/ When Don sees Bob return to the empty locker room and take
something from another boy’s locker, he assumes that Bob is stealing. Instead of talking to Bob or to the principal, he mentions the episode to some classmates and all but one agrees that Bob was stealing. Although the classmates promise Don that they will be quiet about the incident, one of them finally tells the principal. In the discussion that follows, with the principal and the students, Don finds that he had merely put two incidents together and decided that Bob had stolen. It was found that Bob actually
had not stolen anything, but had merely returned to the locker room to get a whistle which one of the other players left in his locker.

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If You Want To Dance (1985) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/if-you-want-to-dance-1985/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/if-you-want-to-dance-1985/#respond Mon, 04 Jan 2016 20:17:35 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/if-you-want-to-dance-1985/ Presents a story of an unwed teenage boy and girl faced with an unplanned pregnancy. Stresses that pregnancy is not just a girl’s problem.

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French Influence In North America (1951) http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/french-influence-in-north-america-1951-2/ http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/french-influence-in-north-america-1951-2/#respond Thu, 31 Dec 2015 17:00:34 +0000 http://www.avgeeks.com/wp2/french-influence-in-north-america-1951-2/ Describes how the French have influenced the culture of North America in language, dress, architecture, religion & art forms. Shows historical places, such as Quebec & the Louisiana bayous, to illustrate the widespread movement & impact of the French.

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