Bill Moyers: The Language Of Life

Overview

This release from writer Bill Moyers poetry series The Language of Life includes all eight episodes of the show, offering performances and commentary from a wide range of contemporary poets including Linda McCarriston, Sekou Sundiata, Jimmy Santiago Baca and many more.
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Overview

This release from writer Bill Moyers poetry series The Language of Life includes all eight episodes of the show, offering performances and commentary from a wide range of contemporary poets including Linda McCarriston, Sekou Sundiata, Jimmy Santiago Baca and many more.
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Special Features

16-page viewer's guide with an introduction by Bill Moyers, profiles of the writers, and a guide to selected poetry festivals across America; Poet book lists and a biography of Bill Moyers; Plus more at athenalearning.com
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 4/5/2011
  • UPC: 054961854998
  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Aspect Ratio: Pre-1954 Standard (1.33.1)
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 7:27:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 17,895

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Bill Moyers: The Language of Life, Disc 1
1. About place [9:34]
2. Hidden Poems [10:16]
3. Homesickness [7:29]
4. Enabling Experience [10:07]
5. Making a Fist [7:17]
6. Coming Together [11:12]
1. An Old Mystic [10:36]
2. Imaginative Freedom [7:11]
3. Lost Words [9:22]
4. Laughter [5:34]
5. On Mysticism [2:45]
6. Love and Longing [10:41]
1. Brutal Poems [8:23]
2. Fling the Curse [9:02]
3. An Odd Daughter [9:43]
4. In the Past [11:04]
5. Name Power [7:30]
6. Animal Sanity [10:28]
Disc #2 -- Bill Moyers: The Language of Life, Disc 2
1. The Soul's Voice [8:54]
2. Poet by Trade [7:30]
3. Relationships [10:30]
4. Poetry as Play [11:46]
5. The Given World [7:28]
6. Angels [9:55]
1. The Process [9:17]
2. Real Work [10:30]
3. Poetic Accounts [9:28]
4. Native Loyalties [:18]
5. Freedom of Voice [8:04]
6. Understanding [8:46]
1. Creation and Healing [8:40]
2. Mythic Humans [8:00]
3. Much to Say [9:10]
4. Communion [9:57]
5. Men and Women [10:19]
6. Transcendence [10:12]
Disc #3 -- Bill Moyers: The Language of Life, Disc 3
1. Poetic Range [8:43]
2. Connections [8:22]
3. Out of Stress [9:40]
4. Words of Grief [8:04]
5. Ordinary Reflection [9:42]
6. Hard Truths [11:10]
1. Having Fun [9:47]
2. Use of History [10:00]
3. Confrontation [13:39]
4. Complete Picture [6:12]
5. Seeing Connections [5:58]
6. Shape Shifting [9:46]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- Bill Moyers: The Language of Life, Disc 1
   Play All
   Episode Selection
      Episode 1: Welcome to the Mainland
      Episode 2: Love's Confusing Joy
      Episode 3: The Field of Time
   Chapter Selection
      Episode 1: Welcome to the Mainland
      Episode 2: Love's Confusing Joy
      Episode 3: The Field of Time
   Poets' Works
      Sekou Sundiata
      Naomi Shihab Nye
      Coleman Barks
      Rumi
      Sanda McPherson
      Linda McCarriston
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #2 -- Bill Moyers: The Language of Life, Disc 2
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 4: Some Can Sing
      Episode 5: Here in the Mind
      Episode 6: Swirl Like a Leaf
   Chapter Selection
      Episode 4: Some Can Sing
      Episode 5: Here in the Mind
      Episode 6: Swirl Like a Leaf
   Poets' Works
      Robert Hass
      Carolyn Forché
      Claribel Alegría
      Gary Snyder
      Daisy Zamora
      Jimmy Santiago Baca
      Marilyn Chin
      Robert Bly
   Subtitles: On
   Subtitles: Off
Disc #3 -- Bill Moyers: The Language of Life, Disc 3
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   Episode Selection
      Episode 7: The Heart of Things
      Episode 8: Come Celebrate with Me
   Chapter Selection
      Episode 7: The Heart of Things
      Episode 8: Come Celebrate with Me
   Poets' Works
      Victor Hernández Cruz
      Michael S. Harper
      Adrienne Rich
      Lucille Clifton
      David Mura
   Bill Moyers' Biography
   Subtitles: On
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