The Resource Merton: A Film Biography

Merton: A Film Biography

Label
Merton: A Film Biography
Title
Merton: A Film Biography
Contributor
Distributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his lifetime, Thomas Merton was hailed as a prophet and censured for his outspoken social criticism. For nearly 27 years he was a monk of the austere Trappist order, where he became an eloquent spiritual writer and mystic as well as an anti-war advocate and witness to peace...Merton: A Film Biography provides the first comprehensive look at this remarkable 20th century religious philosopher who wrote, in addition to his immensely popular autobiography The Seven Storey Mountain, over 60 books on some of the most pressing social issues of our time...This acclaimed film examines Merton's life and work through insightful interviews with those who knew him, including the Dalai Lama, poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, publisher Robert Giroux, musician Joan Baez, monks he lived with and friends with whom he shared his deepest emotions...Interwoven with the interviews are passages from Merton's writing and scenes from significant places of his life, such as his birthplace in Prades, France; the Gethsemani monastery in Kentucky; and his final journey to the East, including Bangkok, Thailand, where he died...Merton offers an engaging profile of a man whose presence in the world touched millions of people and whose words and thoughts continue to have profound impact and relevance today
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by First Run Features in 1984
Language note
In English
Runtime
115
Technique
live action
Label
Merton: A Film Biography
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/299484
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01299483
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (115 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1299483
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Merton: A Film Biography
Link
http://cuyahogalibrary.kanopystreaming.com/node/299484
Publication
Note
  • Title from title frames
  • In Process Record
  • Playlist
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1kanocm01299483
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (115 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1299483
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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