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Milestone Film & Video

Overview
Works: 241 works in 581 publications in 7 languages and 20,345 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Personal narratives  Silent films  Horror films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Milestone Film & Video
The Charles Burnett collection( Visual )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life
Tabu a story of the south seas by F. W Murnau( Visual )

10 editions published between 1931 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the South Seas land of Bora Bora, a maiden is chosen to be the new sacred maiden of all the islands. For the young man who loves her, this is a sad moment as she is forever tabu and must remain untouched by any man
Le mystè̀re Picasso The mystery of Picasso( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in French and English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explora la mente y las motivaciones de Pablo Picasso mientras que él crea sobre quince trabajos antes de la cámara fotográfica. Usando las ' lonas transparentes especialmente diseñadas para proporcionar una visión sin obstáculo
The exiles by Kent Mackenzie( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in German and English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A melodrama about a strange man who lives in the catacombs below the Paris Opera House and his love affair with an opera starlet whom he tutors
In the land of the war canoes a drama of Kwakiutl Indian life on the Northwest Coast by Edward S Curtis( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatic presentation of Kwakiutl Indian life on the northwest coast of America
Maboroshi no hikari by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Japanese and English and held by 412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La soledad, el amor y la muerte se reflejan en esta historia de dos jóvenes que, después de casarse, él muere arrollado por un tren
Matir moina = The clay bird( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Bengali and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of Pakistan during the turbulent 1960s, a family is ripped apart by religious beliefs and civil war. A young boy from Bangladesh is sent away by his Muslim father to a Madrasah. He struggles to adapt to a harsh monastic life
Winsor McCay the master edition( Visual )

10 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists. His creations -- Little Nemo, the intrepid traveler in slumberland, and the mischievous Gertie the Dinosaur -- were bona fide movie stars who continue to astonish audiences today. [This collection] features every surviving film by McCay...Completing this exploration of the great filmmaker's work is John Canemaker's wonderful documentary 'Remembering Winsor McCay'" -- Container
Grass a nation's battle for life( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty- eight day trek across deserts, streams and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes
Le chagrin et la pitié chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation = The sorrow and the pity : chronicle of a French city under the Occupation( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance
Araya by Margot Benacerraf( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explored is a day in the lives of three families living in Araya, an arid peninsula in Venezuela. For centuries since its discovery by the Spanish, the region's salt was collected and stacked into radiant white pyramids. Captured are the breathtaking and unforgettable images from the salineros toiling to build the mountains of salt, a fisherman hauling in huge teeming nets, and a young girl and her grandmother laying 'flowers' of shells on windswept graves
Silent Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these 7 films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the actors of the day. Most of these early photoplays were only one or two reels long, but whatever they gave up in language and length, they made up for in exuberance, cinematic artistry, visual wit and bravura acting
The sorrow and the pity chronicle of a French city under the Occupation = La chagrin et la pitié : chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation by Marcel Ophuls( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young man's spiritual odyssey, filmed on location in Rishikesh and Bharatpur, and based on Hesse's novella
Hana-bi Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A hard-boiled ex-cop, haunted by a troubled past and pushed to the edge by the shooting of his partner, confronts his demons in a ruthless quest for justice and redemption
I︠A︡-- Kuba( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in Russian and Spanish and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A series of vignettes illustrates the extremes of wealth and poverty, the exploitation, and the passions that led to the Cuban Revolution
I am Cuba the ultimate edition( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[I am Cuba], director Mikhail Kalatozov and cinematographer Sergei Urusevsky's hybrid offspring of Soviet orthodoxy and Cuban tropicalismo, is a film of dazzling contrasts. In four intertwining stories of the revolution, Urusevsky's acrobatic camera takes the viewer on a dizzying ride through smoky nightclubs and rooftop pool parties, rickety shantytowns and rustling sugarcane fields, student protest rallies and remote guerilla outposts."--Container
Electric Edwardians the lost films of Mitchell & Kenyon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes scenes of trolley cars and crowded streets, soccer matches, temperance parades, throngs of workers leaving the factory, and a myriad of simple pleasures from northern England
 
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