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Filmwest Associates

Overview
Works: 1,289 works in 1,719 publications in 3 languages and 4,651 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Environmental films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Educational films  Folklore 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HD60, 338.74
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Most widely held works about Filmwest Associates
 
Most widely held works by Filmwest Associates
Making music in the classroom ages 3-7( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows easy ways to have fun with music while developing children's musical abilities
Afrocubanismo!( Visual )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 80 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
Chants encounter by Don Hill( Visual )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 73 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
The Corporation by Mark Achbar( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary that looks at the concept of the corporation throughout recent history up to its present-day dominance
Ecological design inventing the future( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginning in the 1920's with the work of R. Buckminster Fuller, moving through the 1960's and the Counter Culture and ending on the doorstep of the 21st century, this program follows the evolution of ecological design from the visions of a few independent thinkers to the powerful movement it is becoming
Paired reading positive reading practice by Anne Brailsford( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Establishes the need for consistent, positive reading practice in developing fluent word recognition and reading comprehension, and provides detailed demonstrations of the Paired Reading technique, a low stress method of reading practice suitable for all grade levels, including adult literacy students
Rebels: a journey underground( Visual )

9 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Presents the historical battle of wills ... between the mainstream and the margin. ... Interviews with many main characters and their supporting cast add depth to our understanding of the role they played in our society's history"--Container
Animania the documentary by Felice Gorica( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores Japanese anime and teens' interest in it as a hobby
The howler monkey sound( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 45 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
Chinese restaurants( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 45 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
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
The corporation 2( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a series of 165 interview clips not included in The Corporation and additional information chaptered by topic
The crew : costume camera and grip departments( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costume designer: designs, creates, acquires and supervises the construction and fitting of all costumes and wardrobe. Works in consultation with the production designer and the director. --Camera operator: Responsible for the actual operation of the camera. --1st assistant camera: responsible for adjusting the focus of the lens while filming. Also known as the focus puller. --2nd assistant camera: Responsible for marking the actors places, slating, paperwork, dealing with film stock, camera equipment and the lab. --Key grip: the head of the grip department. Responsible for overseeing the moving and set-up of cameras, lights, dolly track and other equipment as needed
The crew : props assistant director & continuity departments( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Props Master: head of the props department. Responsible for obtaining and providing all items that a performer picks up and uses during a production. --1st assistant director: The person in charge of creating the schedule, running the set and keeping a certain pace during shooting. As the directors right hand, the 1st AD operates as the conduit between the crew and the director. --Script supervisor: The person in charge of making sure that continuity is adhered to throughout the filmmaking process. Script supervisors ensure that between takes and shoots, the background, props and actors, their clothes, makeup, hair and more are in the same state that they were in previous shots for a logical progression in the finished film
The crew : art set decoration & lighting departments( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art director: reports to the production designer. The person responsible for designing and supervising the construction of all sets and scenery, overseeing the painting and dressing of all sets, and coordinating much of the logistical elements for the art department. --Set decorator: responsible for overseeing research, acquisition and allocation of items required to dress the various sets. --Gaffer: the head of the lighting and electrical departments on-set. They determine electrical and power requirements and oversee all electrical aspects of the production, particularly those associated with lighting
The crew : paint, sound & fx make-up departments( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lead Painter: Also known as lead scenic artist. Paints all the sets on a production, as well as backdrops as needed. On-Set Painter: The person responsible for the upkeep and continuity of paint elements during shooting. Location Sound Mixer: The person responsible for sound recording, including the selection of appropriate microphones and their placement and use. During production, this person is responsible for the recording and integrity of all sound. Special Effects Make-up Artist: Assists the designer as required. Responsible for application and "touch-ups" on set
The crew : special effects construction & location departments( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special effects supervisor: also known as the special effects coordinator, the sfx supervisor is the head of the department and designs and directs all the special effects needed on the job. This position requires special skills in pyrotechnics, rigging, engineering and safety. Construction coordinator: The head of the crew responsible for constructing all the sets in a production. Locations manager (LM): The head of the department responsible for scouting locations, for securing permits and for making sure that each location is ready for the film crew before filming and is left in a decent state after filming
Stories from the seventh fire the four seasons( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents animated Cree legends which address the beauty, bounty and vulnerability of Mother Earth
Anime uncovered( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at anime including its creation, origins, and global influence on modern culture
Slut a journey to get a word banned.( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 38 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. Slut explores the root of the word and traces its evolution through interviews with academics, feminists, physicians, and authors, as well as the women that were called 'slut.'"--Container
 
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