WorldCat Identities

Désir, Pierre H. L.

Overview
Works: 4 works in 11 publications in 1 language and 85 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Silent films  Experimental films  Short films 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4352
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Pierre H. L Désir
 
Most widely held works by Pierre H. L Désir
Compensation( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents parallel stories of two deaf, African American women, one set in the early 1900s and the other in the 1990s. The film's narrative illustrates the two women's struggles to overcome racism, disability, and discrimination in their respective time periods
Cycles by Charles G Bell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Expressionistic portrait of a young Black woman at home, anticipating the start of her menstrual cycle
The gods and the thief : a film( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"An allegorical exploration of the artist's quest for inspiration. Cloaked within a Haitian folktale of the perennial trickster genre, the film attempts to use Voudon iconography to probe the film experience: both in the artist and the audience. Having no words and no interpretation of the numerous icons and totems that arise, it is an endeavor to investigate the ability of film to transmit meaning beyond a rational, intellectual level. Vertov said that making film is similar to laying brick. I would like to say that it is more like building with stone: each frame/stone unique in itself." Pierre Desir, Ithaca College faculty
 
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  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.53 (from 0.35 for The gods a ... to 0.88 for L.A. Rebel ...)

Languages
English (11)