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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 275 works in 316 publications in 6 languages and 8,491 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Silent films  Fantasy films  Short films  Biographical films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films  Children's films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 260 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. With captions. Contains both documentary footage and staged scenes
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. Twenty-two 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, Francoise Mouly, Dan O'Neill, Harvey Pekar, Gilbert Shelton, Spain, Art Spiegelman
Marquez : tales beyond solitude by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 207 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
Jackson Pollock : love and death on Long Island by Teresa Griffiths( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 187 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
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 185 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
Spirits of the dead by Roger Vadim( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 179 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
Home movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 173 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
Soleri's cities : architecture for planet earth and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 162 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?
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution."
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in German and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Living in the prison-like confines of a Nazi boarding school, a young girl falls in love with the school's only caring teacher
Trollflöjten = The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 139 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
Me & Isaac Newton by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 131 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
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Sweden a knight returns from war only to find a ravaged homeland. He meets up with a group of travelling players and eventually confronts the embodiment of death with whom he engages in a game of chess for his life. The knight and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelops the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval the plague has caused
Dancing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eight part series explores dance as of form of communication and expression in a variety of cultural contexts. Examples span the spectrum from staged ballet dancing to urban street dance to traditional myth and ritual. Filmed on location on 5 continents, this production took six years to make. Includes archival film footage
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
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reunion of an internationally famous concert pianist and her married daughter begins on a hopefu
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surrounded by tragedy and death, a nine-year-old girl comes to believe that she has the power of life and death over those close to her
La dentellière = Lacemaker by Claude Goretta( Visual )

in French and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a love affair between a shy beautician and a handsome student. He is captivated by her gracefulness but his inability to appreciate her inner beauty leads to heartbreaking tragedy for the fragile young woman
Shock corridor by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist gets himself admitted to a mental hospital to solve the murder of an inmate
 
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Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon
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Marquez : tales beyond solitudeLa passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of ArcMädchen in UniformTrollflöjten = The magic fluteAutumn sonataLa dentellière = LacemakerShock corridor