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Filmwest Associates

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Works: 1,469 works in 1,700 publications in 4 languages and 4,853 library holdings
Genres: History  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Folklore  Drama  Music  Legends  Conference proceedings 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: HD60, 338.74
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Most widely held works by Filmwest Associates
Making music in the classroom ages 3-7 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 89 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
Afrocubanismo! ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 86 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 7-11 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 74 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
Paired reading positive reading practice by Anne Brailsford ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and held by 69 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
Ecological design inventing the future ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 67 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
The corporation by Mark Achbar ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary examines the nature, evolution, impact and possible futures of the modern business corporation
Chants encounter by Don Hill ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 63 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
Animania the documentary by Felice Gorica ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores Japanese anime and teens' interest in it as a hobby
Chinese restaurants ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in Multiple languages and held by 42 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
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 )
2 editions published in 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
Stories from the seventh fire the four seasons ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents animated Cree legends which address the beauty, bounty and vulnerability of Mother Earth
Veils uncovered ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in Arabic and English and held by 34 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
The Honour of all ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatiation 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
The Mission school syndrome by Northern Native Broadcasting ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 31 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
Moose antlered giant ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows viewers how the moose survives in the wooded regions of the north as it adapts to climatic extremes and predators
The Atwood stories ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Betty: In rural Ontario, young Alice and her family move into their small summer cottage next door to kindly Betty and her husband Fred. Before the summer is over, Fred has run off with another woman and Betty has suffered a breakdown. Years later, when an erratic Betty reappears in their lives, teenaged Alice must come to terms with the world's unfairness
Wal-Mart nation tales from the big box wars ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary about the anti-Wal-Mart movement in the U.S. and Canada. The film tries to answer the question, "How did one of the world's most successful and influential companies become the most hated?"
Smarter than the rest of us ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 28 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
53 bytes in a movement ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary focuses on the unique relationship and marriage of modern dance and high technology. Using cutting edge broadband technology, renowned British choreographer, Wayne McGregor, together with Le Groupe de la Place Royale explore modern dance and choreography using ATM (Asynchronomous Transfer Mode) Technology
 
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