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Filmwest Associates

Overview
Works: 1,398 works in 1,723 publications in 4 languages and 4,412 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Environmental films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Educational films  Animated films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HD60, 338.74
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Most widely held works about Filmwest Associates
 
Most widely held works by Filmwest Associates
The crew hair production office & make-up departments( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Head (or key) hair stylist: styles the hair on all on-camera talent. Also supervises the fitting of any wigs or mustaches, as well as hair tinting. Head of department. production coordinator: Provides organizational, logistical and clerical support to the production. Responsible for setting up and managing the office, arranging for travel and permits, creating and distributing paperwork such as scripts, script changes, call sheets, schedules and location maps. Works closely with the production manager. Head (or Key) make-up artist: Applies make-up to all on-camera talent
The Corporation by Mark Achbar( Visual )

25 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance
Afrocubanismo!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A fascinating look at the influence of Afrocuban culture on contemporary music"--Container. Interviews and performances by Muñequitos de Matanzas and Chucho Valdés provide insight to the significance of Afro-Cuban music and dance forms from Rhumba to the sacred music of Santería
Making music in the classroom : ages 3-7( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows easy ways to have fun with music while developing children's musical abilities. Features rhythm games and movement activities, learning to sing on pitch, music from different cultures, step-by-step techniques for teaching songs, and simple percussion accompaniments. Includes singing games, story songs, street chants, play-party games and folk songs
Chants encounter by Don Hill( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the development of chanting in Greek, Chinese, Hopi, Mayan, Tibetan, and Benedictine societies. A chanting workshop demonstrates techniques and qualities of different chants and the healing and meditative qualities of ritual chanting and overtone harmonics
Making music in the classroom : ages 7-11( Visual )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows easy steps to have fun with music while developing children's musical abilities. Features music from different cultures, step-by-step techniques for teaching songs, experimenting with rhythm, part-singing, building an orchestra out of found objects. Includes sea chanteys, story songs, street cries, canons, rounds and singing games
Ecological design : inventing the future( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the evolution of ecological design from the visions of a few independent thinkers, such as R. Buckminster Fuller, to the powerful movement it is becoming. By interweaving ideas, artifacts, interviews with designers, and history, this program examines the concepts and prototypes of sustainable architecture, cities, industries, and transportation systems
Paired reading : positive reading practice by Anne Brailsford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates a method for teaching reading
Chinese restaurants( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses the icon of the family-run Chinese restaurant to tell the story of the Chinese diaspora. Filmmaker Cheuk Kwan explores Chinese restaurants around the world, showing the lives and stories of the families who own them. Reveals the complex history of Chinese immigration, cultural migration, ethnic identity and global politics
Animania : the documentary by Felice Gorica( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Japanese anime and teens' interest in it as a hobby
The Mission school syndrome by Northern Native Broadcasting( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the role of mission schools in the education of native children from the 1920's to the 1980's and addresses the long term impact on native communities. Former students describe the feelings of isolation and fear as they were separated from their families and forbidden to speak their own language, and the diffculties they encountered on returning to their villages
Stories from the seventh fire : the four seasons( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents animated Cree legends which address the beauty, bounty and vulnerability of Mother Earth
The howler monkey : sound( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the howler monkeys of Costa Rica. Discusses parallels between the howler monkeys and the acoustics of an ampitheater, amplification, and noise control
The honour of all : the story of Alkali Lake( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the modern day problems of the Shuswap Indians of British Columbia, focusing on the break up of their culture and their subsequent dependence on alcohol (pt. 1). Personal interviews with former alcoholics and addicts, shows how the community's effort to recover from widespread alcoholism and drug abuse has paid off (pt. 2). "Sharing innovations that work," part 3 of this set, is a videotape of an international conference, co-sponsored by the Alkali Lake Indian Band and the Four Worlds Development Project with a purpose to eliminate alcohol and drug abuse from native societies
Slut : a journey to get a word banned. by Hagar Ben-Asher( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's just one word--but it is sexist, discriminative, and extremely powerful. Being labeled a 'slut' can destroy a woman's self-perception, irrevocably tarnish her reputation and even drastically alter her destiny. This film explores the root of the word and traces its evolution through interviews with academics, feminists, physicians, and authors, as well as women that were called 'slut.'"--Container
Anime uncovered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at anime including its creation, origins, and global influence on modern culture
The Atwood stories( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunrise: A reclusive painter tries to maintain tight control over every aspect of her life in order to keep at bay the dark forces which threaten to overcome her. As a result she cannot engage with her subjects and her art falls short. Finally, by engaging with a seemingly dangerous young man, she breaks through her demons
Veils uncovered( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the reality of sexual competition among women in Damascus as they vie for exclusivity with their husbands among the other wives. Filmed in the marketplace of Souk Al-Hamidivyah, this is a personal account of the sexual world of women who live in households with multiple wives. Explains Islamic religious rules and their application in marriage, and explores the wide ranging social dynamics in the marketplace and in the lives of the women of Damascus
Smarter than the rest of us( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Smarter Than the Rest of Us asks the most basic of questions: Why are some people smarter than others? And, what can we do to make ourselves, or our children, smarter?"--Container
Water under fire( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A seven part documentary on freshwater supply in Canada, focusing on the seven major geographical areas of the country. Explores the science and policy issues facing Canada's fresh water resources in the 21st Century
 
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