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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 278 works in 306 publications in 6 languages and 9,986 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film and video adaptations  Fiction  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)
Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs
The Red balloon by Albert Lamorisse ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
Marquez tales beyond solitude by Gabriel García Márquez ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this interview the South American author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, speaks about his novels, his role in the Latin-American cinema and his recent foray into melodramatic soap opera
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1900, a group of schoolgirls prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear and are never found. Includes original theatrical trailer
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 225 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. 22 significant comic artists and writers are discussed: Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb, Will Eisner, Al Feldstein, Shary Flenniken, William M. Gaines, Bill Griffith, Jaime Hernandez, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Stan Lee, Paul Mavrides, Frank Miller, Victor Moscoro, Françoise Mouly, Dan O'Neill, Harvey Pekar, Gilbert Shelton, Spain, Art Spiegelman
La Passion de Jeanne D'Arc The passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution."
Soleri's cities architecture for planet earth and beyond ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of Paoli Soleri that explores the possible impact of the architect's revolutionary ideas. Soleri has designed and is attempting to build a prototype city of the future that goes beyond even the wildest imaginings of Frank Lloyd Wright. Will Soleri's cities be the future habitats for humanity, or will they remain as blueprints of a visionary 20th-century designer?
Jackson Pollock love and death on Long Island by Teresa Griffiths ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary relates the life and work of Jackson Pollock, from his triumphant entry into the art world to his tragic death. Includes revealing interviews and archival footage by Lee Krasner, Pollock's wife, and Ed Harris, star of the film Pollock
Home movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at five extraordinary homes and the charming, bizarre people who inhabit them. Interweaves their stories in a way that makes a person think about the meaning of home and the place of individuality in society
Ingmar Bergman's The magic flute Trollflöjten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prince Tamino must overcome the evil power of the Queen of the Night before the ruler of the Kingdom of Light will award him the hand of the beautiful Pamina
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in German and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Living in the prison-like confines of a Prussian boarding school for the daughters of army officers, a young girl finds herself choked by the institution's strict regimentation and rigid discipline. Under the unbending rule of a matriarchal staff, she falls in love with the school's only caring teacher. When the principal finds out about the affair, her harsh, cruel punishment drives the girl to the brink of suicide
Spirits of the dead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metzengerstein is the tale of a young woman who believes the spirit of the cousin she loved, killed in a stable fire she started, is in a horse that escaped. William Wilson is the story of a mean-spirited Austrian officer who kills his doppelgänger in a duel. Toby Dammit is about a film star who takes off on a drunken spree after his film is completed
Autumn sonata ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An international concert pianist visits her grown daughter, Eva, after a seven-year absence. Aching with the memory of her mother's neglect, the introverted daughter explodes into a rage and the reunion turns into a shattering confrontation
Me & Isaac Newton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the inner worlds of seven distinguished scientists in different fields. From their earliest scientific questions in childhood to their most personal ponderings, these scientists reveal their histories and professional obligations to affect the world
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot while General Franco was on his deathbed, the film melds the personal and the political in a portrait of the legacy of fascism and its effects on a middle-class family
La dentellière Lacemaker by Claude Goretta ( Visual )
in French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragic love story about a shy beautician and a handsome but insensitive student
F for fake ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experimental film done in a pseudo-documentary style. Deals with lies and artistic charlatanism and centers around a bogus encounter with the artist Pablo Picasso, a Picasso forger, and other famous hoaxes
Shock corridor by Samuel Fuller ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist gets himself admitted to a mental hospital to solve the murder of an inmate
Frederick Law Olmsted ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film documents the creation of Olmsted's first major work, New York City's Central Park in 1858. The project was fraught with obstacles--political, financial, and topographical--yet the completed park serves as a testament to Olmsted's unique and pioneering vision-- (from container)
Epidemic by Lars von Trier ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Danish and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the bizarre story of a director (played by von Trier himself) and a writer who create a script about a mysterious plague that engulfs Europe, only to find their horrific scenario coming true in real life
 
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Alternative Names
P.M.I.
PMI
Languages
English (16)
French (4)
German (2)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (2)
Danish (1)
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