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Praxis Films

Overview
Works: 7 works in 15 publications in 2 languages and 1,700 library holdings
Genres: Personal narratives  History  Trials, litigation, etc  Drama  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: DS79.76, 956.70443
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Praxis Films
My country my country by Laura Poitras ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Arabic and held by 880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary providing an intimate portrait of Iraqis living under U.S. occupation. The principal focus is Dr. Riyadh (Riyadh al-Adhadh), an Iraqi medical doctor, father of six, and Sunni political candidate who is an outspoken critic of the occupation but passionate about the need to establish democracy in Iraq. As his waiting room is filled daily with patients suffering the physical and mental effects of ever-increasing violence, Dr. Riyadh struggles to understand the tragic contradiction of the U.S. occupation of Iraq and its project to spread democracy through the Middle East
The oath ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A spectacularly gripping documentary that unfolds like a great political thriller. It's the cross-cut tale of two men whose fateful meeting propelled them on divergent courses with Al-Qaeda, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court. The Oath offers a rare window into a hidden realm and the international impact of the U.S. War on Terror
Spring 1941 ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Successful doctor Artur Planck, his wife Clara, and their two daughters are seeking shelter from the Nazis storming Poland. They find a safe house in the farm of Emilia, their local grocer, who is all alone after her husband fought for his country and never returned. Amid the horrors of the war that surrounds them, an impossible love triangle erupts as Emelia uncontrollably falls in love with Artur
Fetching Cody ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Art is a street hustling kid. Cody is the love of his life. When she falls into a coma after an apparent drug overdose, Art suspends disbelief when he discovers a time machine, and embarks on a rescue mission through time and space. He decides to go deep into Cody's past, in an effort to save her. What ensues are Art's increasingly reckless attempts at changing reality. Even if he manages to rearrange the future, he will never get the results he seeks. What he may not realize is that the only thing in the way of saving her may be the very thing he can't let go of, his love for Cody
Dockers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Fish 'n' ships ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Golden Pomegranate ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Noa, a popular Israeli singer of Yemenite descent, prepares for a concert in Jerusalem. She is interrupted by an old Arab man who claims to have been a close friend of her great grandmother. He tells her about Mazal, a Jewish child-bride, from Yemen, who preserves her religion, culture, family and her unique art, surviving the harsh, violent conditions of Jerusalem and the Holy Land in the late 19th through 20th centuries. She becomes the mother of two, a young widow, and the families bread winner through her skills as a jeweler in gold and silver. In time, a woman of property and an ardent patriot, she prevails through the unfolding bloody decades while living in the Old City of Jerusalem. She heads a family of extraordinary, unforgettable characters and grows old in strength and determination, remaining drawer to her traditions and ideas
 
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Audience level: 0.21 (from 0.00 for Fish 'n' s ... to 0.23 for My country ...)
Languages
English (14)
Arabic (1)