WorldCat Identities

Mann, Ron

Overview
Works: 60 works in 236 publications in 4 languages and 2,249 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Guidebooks  Folklore  Interviews  Biography  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Cinéma vérité films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Film editor, Interviewer, pmn, Restager
Classifications: PS615, 811.08
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ron Mann
 
Most widely held works by Ron Mann
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

27 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in English and German and held by 512 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
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( Visual )

42 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 439 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
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( )

22 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oplsning, interviews og originale tekster af og med 24 digtere
Grass by Ron Mann( Visual )

28 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Utilizing hilarious footage from U.S. Government propaganda films and eye-popping animation from underground artist Paul Mavrides, Grass blows the lid off the war on marijuana. Find out how a nice person like yourself became a dangerous criminal"-->Container
Go further( Visual )

9 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Join actor/activist Woody Harrelson and friends as they take a hemp-fuelled bus on an eco-consciousness raising 1300-mile incursion down the beautiful Pacific Coast from Seattle to Santa Barbara. Explores the idea that the single individual is the key to large-scale transformational change. The goal is to show people they encounter that there are viable alternatives to our habitual, environmentally-destructive behaviors
Know your mushrooms( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow myco visionaries Gary Lincoff and Larry Evans as they lead us on a hunt for the wild mushroom and the deeper cultural experiences attached to the mysterious fungi. Combines material filmed at the Telluride Mushroom Festival with animation and archival footage
Twist by Ron Mann( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the dance craze popularized by Chubby Checker features interviews with and performances by Checker, Hank Ballard, Smokey Robinson and the Isley Brothers
Tales of the rat fink the legend of the world's greatest kustom car builder, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life of artist and automobile designer, Ed "Big Daddy" Roth
Emile de Antonio's Painters painting a CD-ROM by Ron Mann( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes De Antonio's film portrait of the legendary figures of the post-war New York art scene and the genesis of abstract expressionism, footage of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's landmark exhibition "New York painting and sculpture 1940-1970", interview transcripts, representative works and commentary for each artist
Imagine the sound( Visual )

7 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews with four musicians influential in the evolution of free-form jazz in the late 50s and early 60s: Cecil Taylor, Archie Shepp, Paul Bley, and Bill Dixon. Includes performances
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the comic book through interviews, historical footage, animations, and montages of comic book art. Features influential authors and artists reading from their works. Includes 120 pages of comics and biographies
Grass : the paged experience( Book )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of the flood( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rendered as a fly-on-the-wall cinéma vérité, this documentary follows Canadian author Margaret Atwood as she sets out on the eve of her 70th birthday on an international tour criss-crossing the British Isles and North America to celebrate the publication of her new dystopian novel, The year of the flood. Rather than mount a traditional tour to promote the book's publication, Atwood conceives and executes something far more ambitious and revelatory, a theatrical version of her novel. Along the way she reinvents what a book tour could, and maybe should be
Dream tower( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rochdale College was one of the most controversial experiments ever to have taken place in Canada. Set up as a combined free university and student residence, the eighteen-storey building in downtown Toronto opened in the fall of 1968--at the height of the hippie boom. What was intended to be a radical educational institution rapidly became a meeting place for North America's burgeoning drug culture. With artists and educators jousting for position with motorcycle gangs and dealers in the same high-rise, Rochdale became a focal point for the best and worst dreams of the Canadian generation of baby boomers
Comic book confidential( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines interviews, historical footage, animations and montages of comic book art to trace the development of the comic book from 1933 through counterculture favorites to the hippest representatives of the 1980's revival. Includes 22 featured artists
Altman( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and German and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a career spanning nearly 50 years, director Robert Altman always refused to follow Hollywood conventions, imposing his own unique style which earned him the status of auteur. While his stubbornness antagonized some, it also granted him worldwide praise and introduced the expression "Altmanesque" as a cinematic style emphasizing dark humor, iconoclastic characters and chaotic choreography with overlapping dialog. Through rare interviews, clips from significant films, archival footage and comments from his collaborators and family members, this study of a passionate and sincere artist reveals the ups and downs of a life lived without compromise
Emile de Antonio's Painters painting by Ron Mann( )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vibrant collective portrait of the legendary figures who powered the tumultuous post-war New York art scene. De Antonio shows artists (and their critics and patrons) gossiping, drinking and talking about life and art, and in the process illuminates the genesis of Abstract Expressionism; footage of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's landmark exhibition New York Painting and Sculpture, 1940-1970, supplements the documentary film
Ron Mann's Twist( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the dance craze popularized by Chubby Checker features interviews with and performances by Chubby Checker, Hank Ballard and others
Twist la véritable histoire d'un phénomène( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beginner's guide to gundog training have the best trained gundog on the shoot( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ron Man has taught hundreds of gundog owners how to train their own dog to expert status. In releasing this DVD he has gone one step further in making his training techniques avaliable to thousands of gundog lovers throughout the world who can not afford his high fees. Ron takes viewers through the complete process of training a gundog in eleven simple-to-follow chapters
 
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Alternative Names
Mann, Ronald

Ron Mann Canadian filmmaker

Languages
English (172)

German (3)

French (3)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Imagine the soundGrass : the paged experience