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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,536 works in 6,157 publications in 1 language and 33,376 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 612.82
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Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bawdy, gleefully amoral tale about a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building, who, one night by accident, discover a way to simultaneously realize their dream of opening a little restaurant and rid themselves of the 'perverts' down the hall
The Story of English by William Reid( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an indefinite future, this is an outrageous and satirical film about love, sex, food, power, murder and revenge
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
The brain by Horst Günter Koch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and examines what is known about the brain and its functions and how these can and do effect our lives and our society
Threads by Mick Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the possible environmental, physical, and psychological consequences of a nuclear attack on England. The story centers on the lives of two young people and their families in Sheffield, England, during the events leading up to the attack and for thirteen years afterwards
Private contentment( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945 a young soldier returns to his Southern home because of the death of his mother. While there he discovers a baffling secret in his father's life and must find a way to understand and accept his father and to come to terms with his own feelings
Madness : a history by Jonathan Miller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the past, there was no such thing as mental illness, only madness. Its treatment was often indistinguishable from torture or murder. This program follows the long, often grim road towards understanding and treating mental illness. Through testimonials, original manuscripts, photos, and extensive footage from medical archives, leading doctors and medical historians trace the history of asylums, the development of psychoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy, and the rise of psychopharmacology. The program also details the once widespread use of phrenology, lobotomy, and lobotomy's ancient precursor, trepanning
The Kayapo : out of the forest by Terence Turner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents life among the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil, a fiercely independent tribe, some of whom were forced to become "businessmen" or see their traditional way of life destroyed when gold was discovered on their land in 1982
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a story by John Cheever, this dramatization centers on an eight-year-old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' suburban lives. Although sometimes comic, her struggle ends in despair
The Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist David Attenborough offers a detailed study of the many marsupial species, paying special attention to the primitive marsupials found in Australia
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how, with the North Vietnamese spring offensive of 1975, the South Vietnamese army collapsed and American soldiers returned home to ignominy, rather than admiration
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer that deals with a young woman who frequents a cafeteria on the upper Broadway section of New York City. At the cafeteria, she meets a man and they become romantically involved. She reveals that she has survived the Holocaust and, later, that she has seen Hitler and his lieutenants in the cafeteria
Working : a musical by Studs Terkel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Terkel's book about ordinary people going about their ordinary work
The last whole film catalog : a unique compendium of films and film lore by Films Incorporated( Book )

1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World
Alternative Names
Films Inc.

Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.). Films Incorporated

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