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Ciné Fête

Overview
Works: 409 works in 432 publications in 2 languages and 1,115 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Music  History  Folklore  Portraits 
Classifications: HF6161.B4, 658.827
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Achieving the unachievable ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses how the art of M.C. Escher helped mathematician Hendrik Lenstra overcome the Infinity Barrier. In 1956, Dutch artist Maurits C. Escher began a new work that challenged the laws of perspective to a point he found himself unable to pass, the so-called "infinity barrier". The challenges contained in the uncompleted work continued to be unsolved for over 50 years, until mathematician Hendrik Lenstra discovered a way to finally break through the apparently unbreakable wall
Her brilliant career ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines gender discrimination in the workplace and politics, and introduces the viewer to a controversial program for women executives
In the name of the Führer by Lydia Chagoll ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents World War II European war footage juxtaposed with words from Nazi publications, laws, announcements, directives, proclamations, war books, notices, school books and political documents that show the indoctrination of German children and the treatment of those children deemed non-Aryan
The magic touch ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on Dominique Lemieux, costume designer for Cirque du Soleil and Celine Dion
Disfarmer a portrait of America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In the small mountain town of Heber Springs, Arkansas, a portrait photographer known as Mike Disfarmer captured the lives and emotions of the people of rural America during the two World Wars and the Great Depression. Critics have hailed Disfarmer's remarkable black and white portraits as "a work of artistic genius" and "a classical episode in the history of American photography." This feature documentary discovers an American master, his influence on the modern Manhattan art world, and the legacy he left behind in his hometown of Heber Springs"--Container
Daughters of gardeners ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Thirty-six million women are missing in India. The economic burden of dowries and the ancestral preference for boys make the birth of a daughter a shameful event. Ultrasound tests and abortions, medical acts which were supposed to represent progress for women, are instead being used against them. DAUGHTERS OF GARDENERS is a deeply moving and profoundly human documentary; an investigation of States where aborting girls has become a very profitable industry. This one-hour film follows the journey of a young Canadian journalist, in her quest to understand and document this demographic crisis, as well as its disastrous consequences on the entire Indian society."--Container
The sustainable city ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores ecological architecture in Europe
Seeking refuge ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Filmed over a 5 month period, Seeking refuge is the journey of five applicants seeking asylum in Canada as they enter the arduous maze of government bereaucracy, to obtain refugee status"--Container
Karsh is history ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ernest Hemingway, Martin Luther King, Walt Disney, Einstein, Fidel Castro, JFK, Winson Churchill, Picasso, Glen Gould, Audrey Hepburn: we all know that single, most famous picture of every one of them. Behind the camera was the legendary photographer Yousuf Karsh. This film illuminates the multiple meanings ordinary people as well as critics, curators and philosophers attach to portrait photographs and - through the prism of these meanings - portrays the singular career of Yousuf Karsh the ultimate mythmaker"--Container
Chicken for Africa the dirty trade in leftovers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Nowhere is more chicken breast eaten than in Europe and North America, a development due primarily to the wellness craze. The industry is only delighted to serve this trend, as the breast fillet is highly profitable. But what to do with the scorned remainder of the chicken? Thighs, wings, backs and innards are produced in the abattoirs of South America, the USA, Asia and Europe but no-one there will eat them and so thousands of tons of this meat are exported yearly to developing countries"--Container
In brands we trust ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines and analyzes the concept, power and importance of brand names: the history of brands, the psychology behind their use, and how they convey a particular meaning. Explores the connection between consumers and brands such IBM, Apple, Coca Cola, Nike, and Benetton, including the use of brands by some (especially the young) to help establish an identity, and the convergence of brands and culture. Includes commentary by Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide's Kevin Roberts, Chanel's Jacques Helleu, Roots Canada co-founder Michael Budman, and anti-corporate crusader Naomi Klein
Tribal sex & marriage ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In India and China, tribal people live mostly in secluded areas, in communities, often with a very weak structure of leadership. These societies are mainly egalitarian with its leadership usually based on ties of kinship and personality and not hereditary. The basic unit of the tribe is a family. The clan is next to the family in terms of importance. A clan is composed of several families who are the descendants of a common ancestor. One key aspect of these communities is the marriage customs. Most of these tribes are endogamous which means that they only marry within their own social groups. A majority of these tribes are uninhibited about sex and it would surprise many to learn that certain of their tribal customs would seem scandalous in our society"--Distributor website
Getting around the city ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Whether it's a mass transit system or a network of freshly paved streets and parking spaces, this episode examines the transport infrastructures that move people around the big cities--subways, buses, freeways, alleys, bike paths, etc
Asiemut ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Olivier Higgins and Mélanie Carrier cycle their way across Mongolia, China, Tibet and India, discussing culture, traditions, western society, and the pursuit of happiness
Anything to please ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the development of a cosmetics marketing campaign aimed toward French women
Living smart in the city ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Computer technology has opened up the world of smart buildings, highways and now smart cities. The city of the future is smart, with buildings that can take care of themselves, roads that monitor the flow of traffic and reroute vehicles automatically and new concepts of urban planning which are integrateding smart devices
Reverse exploration the tour of France by two Papuans ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows two men from Papua New Guinea, Polobi and Mundeya, as they spend four months traveling through the cities and countryside of France, experiencing the culture and customs of an alien world and comparing their experiences with the traditions and lifestyles of their Pacific island home
Razor wire rodeo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Through the prism of Jerry Brown, "Razor Wire Rodeo" tells the unflinching story of men, whose lives have been defined by violence and crushed by the pitiless corrections practices in Louisiana. The film investigates in depth the flaws in the one of the most severe criminal justice system in the world, where justice and politics are inextricably linked. Jerry Brown believes that the fame achieved with each rodeo, will help him to get out of Angola one day. But in Louisiana, a state that granted only two clemencies in the last ten years, his battle against the bull is merely symbolic of a fight lost a long time ago. A fight to grasp unreachable freedom."--Case
Food war ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"This investigative documentary provides an extensive coverage of two crucial issues: food production and food distribution around the world. Shot in more than 15 countries such as India, Iraq, Great Britain, Brazil, and USA, this insightful program presents an in-depth analysis of a war that touches the Northern and Southern hemiospheres. Some players are already in place for a high-stakes food war. Who and where are they?"--container
Kitikmeot ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Drum offers the universal language of music, a rhythm that proclaims life. For Inuit, the drum is an ancient tradition, used to pass the people's history on from generation to generation. In this film, you will go into the iglu with those attending the drum dance, and out on the land with the drummer searching for the skin to make his drum. It is a celebration of the drum dance in its varied forms
 
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Alternative Names
CinéFête
Languages
English (25)
French (2)