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Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,192 works in 2,380 publications in 1 language and 10,251 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Fiction  Drama  Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Dance films  Educational films  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Publisher, fds
Classifications: PZ7, 372.6
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Molly's pilgrim by Jeff Brown( Visual )

21 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian Jewish immigrant girl, teased by her American classmates for her ethnic mannerisms, is given a class assignment to create a doll based on a Thanksgiving character. She creates a Russian immigrant doll, because, to her mother, Russian Jews are Pilgrims too, having come to America for religious freedom
A pocket for Corduroy by Don Freeman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the story by Don Freeman about a toy bear in search of a pocket for himself. He hunts for one in a laundromat, where he gets into a bit of a mess and finds himself in strange surroundings. With puppet animation
Peege( Visual )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which shows how a young man who comes from college for the Christmas holidays is able to break through communication barriers and reach his grandmother who has become isolated by age and failing mental and physical capacities
A boy, a dog and a frog by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a small boy and his dog as they spend a day trying to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond. Finally, the boy and the dog give up and return home. The frog becomes lonely and decides to follow the two back to the house, where all three are reunited in the bathtub
Ethnic dance around the world( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of ethnic dances from the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia and stresses their social and cultural motivations. Includes festival dances, celebration dances, courtship dances, and dances for recreation. Helps viewers understand why people dance, why dancing and music in many parts of the world are very different, and the role of religion in ethnic dancing
There's a nightmare in my closet Amanda and the mysterious carpet by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There's a nightmare in my closet: Five-year-old Christopher knows something is hiding in his closet, but no one believes him! Amanda and the mysterious carpet: Amanda settles on top of the carpet to read her book and gets carried away on a fantastically wild ride. Angus lost: A very curious Scottish terrier wanders away from home and into all sorts of tail-wagging adventures. Frog, where are you: Sentenced to life in a jar, Frog runs away and searches for a new home
Right out of history the making of Judy Chicago's Dinner party( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the creation of "The dinner party," an art installation conceived and coordinated by Judy Chicago. A triangular table with 39 textile and china-painted ceramic place settings, each commemorating a historical or mythical woman, the installation was produced from 1974 to 1979 as a collaboration among hundreds of artists, craftspeople, and researchers. Filmmaker Demetrakas spent four years behind the scenes documenting the research, technical problems, financial pressures, and physical labor involved in creating this monumental, symbolic work of art
The young person's guide to the orchestra by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of the instruments of the modern orchestra, concluding with Benjamin Britten's The young person's guide to the orchestra
Frog goes to dinner by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this nonnarrated production, a bullfrog creates a hilarious furor when he accompanies his youthful owner and his family to a posh restaurant
All the queen's men by Stefan Ruzowitsky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Army officer leads a mismatched team of British Special Services agents that must go in disguise as women and infiltrate a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war
Angus lost( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus is a very curious, very clever Scottish terrier, whose curiosity gets him into a number of close scrapes in this film. Based on the book by Marjorie Flack
There's something in my attic by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced that there is something making noise in the attic at night, a brave little girl sneaks up the stairs, lasso in hand, to capture whatever it is
Martha Clarke light & dark : a dancer's journal by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the process of producing art through dance by portraying artist Martha Clarke as she creates an evening of original theatrical dance
Mandy's grandmother by Andrew Sugerman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young tomboy and her prim grandmother quickly forget the disappointment of their first meeting and become close friends
Women's work( Visual )

in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews and performances of a dance theatre company led by artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Frog on his own by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On a walk in the park with his friends, Frog decides to do some exploring on his own
Old mother witch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young David Martinez thinks an elderly neighbor is just a grouch until she needs his help one Halloween night
Maggie and the pirate( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maggie's pet cricket is stolen, she and her friends embark on a search for the pirate thief which ensues in a small tragedy, but the making of a new friend
The swamp dwellers by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video( Visual )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young African returns to his village from the city and discovers that he has grown too sophisticated to accept his parents' beliefs. Disillusioned also by urban life, he is caught between two conflicting cultures, unable to identify with either
The Remarkable riderless runaway tricycle by Bruce McMillan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture story in which a tricycle, whose young owner distractedly abandons it, ends up in a dump, but escapes and careens around town in a series of humorous hijinks and then returns, at last, to its downcast owner
 
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Alternative Names
Phoenix/B.F.A. Films & Video

Phoenix/BFA Films and Video

Phoenix Films

Phoenix Films & Video

Phoenix Films and Video

Languages
English (137)