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The Resource Examined life, Sphinx Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation ; Knowledge Network and TVO present ; directed by Astra Taylor ; producer, Bill Imperial ; producer (NFB), Lea Marin ; written by Astra Taylor, (DVD)

Examined life, Sphinx Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation ; Knowledge Network and TVO present ; directed by Astra Taylor ; producer, Bill Imperial ; producer (NFB), Lea Marin ; written by Astra Taylor, (DVD)

Label
Examined life
Title
Examined life
Statement of responsibility
Sphinx Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation ; Knowledge Network and TVO present ; directed by Astra Taylor ; producer, Bill Imperial ; producer (NFB), Lea Marin ; written by Astra Taylor
Title variation
Examined life
Title variation remainder
philosophy is in the streets
Contributor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Examined Life takes philosophy into the hustle and bustle of the everyday. The "rock star" philosophers of our time take "walks" through places that hold special resonance for them and their ideas. These places include crowded city streets, deserted alleyways, Central Park, and a garbage dump
Cataloging source
VMC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, John M. Tran ; editor, Robert Kennedy
Dewey number
  • 113/.8
  • 113
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Includes optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired
LC call number
BD431
LC item number
.L54 2010
PerformerNote
Cornel West, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Martha Nussbaum, Michael Hardt, Slavoj Žižek, Judith Butler, Sunaura Taylor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1947-
  • 1960-
  • 1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Taylor, Astra
  • Imperial, Bill
  • Marin, Lea
  • Tran, John M.
  • Kennedy, Robert
  • West, Cornel
  • Ronell, Avital
  • Singer, Peter
  • Appiah, Anthony
  • Nussbaum, Martha Craven
  • Hardt, Michael
  • Žižek, Slavoj
  • Butler, Judith
  • Taylor, Sunaura
  • Sphinx Productions
  • National Film Board of Canada
  • Ontario Media Development Corporation
  • Knowledge Network (B.C.)
  • TVOntario
  • Zeitgeist Films
Runtime
88
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life
  • Philosophy, Modern
  • Philosophy and civilization
  • Social structure
  • Philosophers, Modern
  • Documentary films
  • Nonfiction films
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Examined life, Sphinx Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation ; Knowledge Network and TVO present ; directed by Astra Taylor ; producer, Bill Imperial ; producer (NFB), Lea Marin ; written by Astra Taylor, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 2008
  • Liner notes contain Q&A with director and suggested further reading
  • Special features: Extra walk: Simon Critchley; Extra walk: Colin McGinn; Q&A segments: Cornel West, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Avital Ronell; Philosopher bios: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Michael Hardt, Martha Nussbaum, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Sunaura Taylor, Cornel West, Slavoj Žižek; Theatrical trailer; Žižek! trailer
Accompanying material
1 liner notes (8 p. : col. ill.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Cornel West, part 1 : examining yourself -- Avital Ronell : paths that lead nowhere -- Peter Singer : the shallow pond -- Kwame Anthony Appiah : the cosmopolitan -- Martha Nussbaum : the capabilities approach -- Cornel West, part 2 : "truth as a way of life" -- Michael Hardt : becoming capable of democracy -- Slavoj Žižek : ecology as ideology -- Judith Butler & Sunaura Taylor : "what can a body do?" -- Cornel West, part 3 : rejecting romanticism
Control code
ocn326861642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975112338
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
Z1123
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)326861642
System details
DVD; NTSC; stereo; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Examined life, Sphinx Productions in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada in association with Ontario Media Development Corporation ; Knowledge Network and TVO present ; directed by Astra Taylor ; producer, Bill Imperial ; producer (NFB), Lea Marin ; written by Astra Taylor, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 2008
  • Liner notes contain Q&A with director and suggested further reading
  • Special features: Extra walk: Simon Critchley; Extra walk: Colin McGinn; Q&A segments: Cornel West, Kwame Anthony Appiah, Avital Ronell; Philosopher bios: Kwame Anthony Appiah, Judith Butler, Michael Hardt, Martha Nussbaum, Avital Ronell, Peter Singer, Sunaura Taylor, Cornel West, Slavoj Žižek; Theatrical trailer; Žižek! trailer
Accompanying material
1 liner notes (8 p. : col. ill.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
Cornel West, part 1 : examining yourself -- Avital Ronell : paths that lead nowhere -- Peter Singer : the shallow pond -- Kwame Anthony Appiah : the cosmopolitan -- Martha Nussbaum : the capabilities approach -- Cornel West, part 2 : "truth as a way of life" -- Michael Hardt : becoming capable of democracy -- Slavoj Žižek : ecology as ideology -- Judith Butler & Sunaura Taylor : "what can a body do?" -- Cornel West, part 3 : rejecting romanticism
Control code
ocn326861642
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (88 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
795975112338
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
Z1123
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)326861642
System details
DVD; NTSC; stereo; 1.85:1 aspect ratio
Video recording format
DVD

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