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Wiseman, Frederick

Overview
Works: 137 works in 773 publications in 8 languages and 7,068 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Case studies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Interviews  Biography  Filmed ballets  Ballet films  Dance films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Editor, Film editor, Author, Restager , edm, Scenarist, fmd, Interviewee, Performer, Contributor, fmk, Dedicatee
Classifications: PN1998.3.W57, 365.46
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Frederick Wiseman
Titicut follies by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

63 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution, Bridgewater, scenes of the daily life and treatment of the men are interspersed with shots from the inmates' talent show
High school by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

36 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary study of Northeast High School in Philadelphia in 1968; deals with the ideology and values of a large urban high school as seen through encounters between students, teachers, and parents in guidance sessions, college counseling, discipline, faculty meetings, corridor patrol, gymnasium, and classroom activities
Missile by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Missile documents the 14-week training of the Air Force officers who, if ordered, will launch the nuclear firepower of the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles
High school II by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

35 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Central Park East Secondary School, a successful alternative high school in New York's Spanish Harlem. Ninety-five percent of the school's graduates go on to four-year colleges
National Gallery by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frederick Wiseman's National Gallery takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. The film includes shots of 255 of the Gallery's paintings and portrays the day-to-day work of curators, conservators, art handlers... National Gallery is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings" -- Container of English language release by Zipporah Films
Cinéma vérité defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and French and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Welfare by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and French and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily activities of a large welfare center, focusing on problems with which staff and clients must deal
Domestic violence by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

14 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on domestic violence in Tampa, Florida. The film " ... shows the Tampa, Florida police responding to domestic violence calls and the work of The Spring, the principal shelter in Tampa for women and children. Sequences with the police include police response, intervention, and attempted resolution of domestic volence calls. Sequences at the shelter include intake interviews, individual counseling sessions, anger management training, group therapy, staff meetings, conversations among clients and between clients and staff, and school activities, therapy and counseling for the children at the shelter."--Container
Hospital by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

26 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary filmed at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York which portrays what goes on in a large city hospital devoted to helping people in the area. Filmed over a period of five weeks, it shows what actually takes place in the emergency room, operating rooms, receiving rooms, wards and clinics
Juvenile court by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and French and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary showing day-to-day activities in a large urban juvenile court. Scenes include conferences among parents, social workers, lawyers, and young offenders, interviews with psychologists, and meetings in the judge's chambers
La danse le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers"--Container
Public housing by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the daily life at the Ida B. Wells housing project in Chicago. Looks at the families, the elderly, after school programs, tenants council, the police, training programs, drugs, and various government agencies as they intersect with residents. A film montage without narration
At Berkeley by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public education system, is also one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. The film, At Berkeley, shows the major aspects of university life, its intellectual and social mission, its obligation to the state and to larger ideas of higher education, as well as illustrates how decisions are made and implemented by the administration in collaboration with its various constituencies
Law and order by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and French and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the routine activities of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, while surveying the wide range of work the police are asked to perform: enforcing the law, maintaining order, and providing general social services. The incidents shown illustrate how training, community expectations, socio-economic status of the subject, the threat of violence, and discretion affect police behavior
Near death by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in 1989 and set in an adult intensive care unit of the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, the documentary follows medical and nursing staff caring for mostly terminally ill patients and interacting with their families during a several day period
Basic training by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film which follows a company of draftees and enlisted men through the eight-week Army basic training program at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and shows their transition from civilians to soldiers
The store by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary about the department store Neiman-Marcus, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the director observes salespeople, customers and store executives, and shows the inner workings of the chain's Dallas store
La danse : le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris( Visual )

24 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets by the Paris Opera Ballet (Genus, Medea, The House of Bernarda Alba, Paquita, The Nutcracker, Orpheus and Eurydice, and Romeo and Juliet). The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers
Five films by Frederick Wiseman : Titicut Follies, High School, Welfare, High School II, Public Housing by Barry Keith Grant( Book )

11 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wiseman is among America's foremost documentary filmmakers. The recipient of many awards, including three Emmys, he has made over 30 feature-length documentaries during a career that has spanned five decades. Together, these films provide a fascinating chronicle of American social and institutional life
Frederick Wiseman : chroniqueur du monde occidental by Philippe Pilard( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cinéaste américain F. Wiseman a réalisé plus de 30 longs métrages documentaires, filmant des institutions telles que prison, caserne, centre d'aide sociale, hôpital, lui permettant de dénoncer les inégalités et le conformisme de la société américaine
 
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Five films by Frederick Wiseman : Titicut Follies, High School, Welfare, High School II, Public Housing
Alternative Names
Frederick Wiseman Amerikaans filmregisseur

Frederick Wiseman réalisateur américain

Frederick Wiseman regista statunitense

Frederick Wiseman US-amerikanischer Jurist, Filmregisseur und -produzent

Wiseman, Fred

Wiseman Fred 1930-....

Φρέντερικ Γουάιζμαν

Фредерик Вайсман

فردریک وایزمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

와이즈만, 프레데릭 1930-

와이즈먼, 프레더릭 1930-

フレデリック・ワイズマン

ワイズマン, フレデリック

弗雷德里克·怀斯曼

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