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Films & Other Videos

Films with: Seeger, Pete

Ballad of Ramblin' Jack
Looks at the life of Ramblin' Jack Elliott who traveled and sang with Woody Guthrie and became a mentor to Bob Dylan. Jack's duaghter Aiyana had originally wanted to document the her father in action and bring his story to light. However, when she hit the road with him, the focus of the story turned from the roving cowboy's life on the road to the daughter's search for a dad who was rarely at home. This film, shot over a period of two years, contains performances, interviews and archival material including home movies from the Guthrie family's private collection.
DVD 1915
Chicka chicka boom boom ... and lots more learning fun! /
Chick chick boom boom: An alphabet rhyme/chant that relates what happens when the whole alphabet tries to climb a coconut tree -- Trashy town: Little by little, can by can, Mr. Gillie, the trash man, cleans up his town -- Rosie's walk: Although unaware that a fox is after her as she takes a walk around the farmyard, Rosie the hen still manages to lead him into one accident after another -- The caterpillar and the polliwog: Impressed by the proud caterpillar's boast that she will turn into a butterfly when she grows up, a polliwog determines to watch the caterpillar very carefully and turn into a butterfly too.
DVD 3660
Internationale
Chronicles the fascinating history of the legendary 1871 song, which was written after the brutal suppression of the Paris Commune and quickly became the rallying cry of the oppressed around the world. Features rare archival footage and performances.
DVD 6961
No direction home Bob Dylan /
Traces Bob Dylan's journey from his roots in Minnesota, to his early days in Greenwich Village, to his tumultuous ascent to pop stardom in 1966. Joan Baez, Allan Ginzberg, Maria Muldaur, Pete Seeger, Liam Clancy, Mavis Staples and others share their thoughts and feelings about the young singer who would change popular music forever. Contains extensive archival footage, some never-before-seen and rare concert performances.
DVD 4150
Pete Seeger the power of song /
A look at the life of controversial musician, activist, and environmentalist Pete Seeger, and how he used his songs to promote social change. Includes archival footage and interviews with Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Joan Baez, Arlo Guthrie, and more.
DVD 6234
Phil Ochs there but for fortune /
A tribute to the life and career of folk musician Phil Ochs.
DVD 8624
Strange fruit
A examination of the anti-lynching protest song made famous by Billie Holiday. Reviews the historical events, contexts and incidents of racial hatred that the song's title represents, and then the subsequent performances by Billie Holiday that brought the song and its message to a national audience. The film also follows the underlying problem of racism that continues into contemporary culture.
DVD 10669