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First Run/Icarus Films

Overview
Works: 1,224 works in 2,087 publications in 6 languages and 39,631 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Drama  Case studies  Film adaptations  Interviews  Longitudinal studies  Exhibition catalogs  Pictorial works  Documentary films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: TR820.6, 973.0722
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Most widely held works by First Run/Icarus Films
Yo, la peor de todas I, the worst of all by la peor de todas Yo ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This historical drama tells the story of Juana Inés de la Cruz, one of the greatest poets of the Spanish Siglo de Oro. In order to pursue her passion for writing, Juana enters the convent. There, she develops an intimate relationship with the vicereine, who inspires her poetry. But when the forces of the Inquisition invade the convent, the women have only each other to turn to
The take by Avi Lewis ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In suburban Buenos Aires, thirty unemployed auto-parts workers walk into their idle factory ... All they want is to re-start the silent machine, but this simple act- "the take" -threatens to turn the globalization debate on its head."--Label on videocassette container
Howard Zinn you can't be neutral on a moving train : a documentary ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the life and times of Howard Zinn, historian, activist and author of the best selling classic "A People's History of the United States," an eye-opening history from the perspective of the disenfranchised. Features archival materials, interviews with Zinn as well as colleagues and friends including Noam Chomsky, Marian Wright Edelman, Daniel Ellsberg, Tom Hayden and Alice Walker
The devil's miner ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 year old Basilio Vargas and his 12 year old brother Bernardino work in the Bolivian silver mines of Cerro Rico (Potosi). Having abandoned their Catholic beliefs, Cerro Rico miners believe that Satan, as represented by hundreds of statues constructed in the mines, determines whether they will live or die there
S21 the Khmer Rouge killing machine ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in Khmer and English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program chronicles the human rights abuses of the Khmer Rouge after they seized power in Cambodia in 1975
Elisabeth Kübler-Ross facing death by Stefan Haupt ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the doctor who devoted her life to death and dying, and her own experiences with it, from her life as a triplet to her career as a famous psychiatrist, her international fame as an author, and her series of strokes and death
Power and terror Noam Chomsky in our times by Noam Chomsky ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Chomsky places the terrorist attacks of 9/11 in the context of American foreign intervention throughout the postwar decades--in Vietnam, Central America, the Middle East and elsewhere."--Container
Sacco and Vanzetti ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 327 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian immigrants accused of murder during a robbery and executed. Uses archival film, music, poetry, and excerpts from the 1971 feature film as well an interviews with historians, artists, and activists and readings from the prison diaries of the defendants to discuss the issues of bigotry and intolerance in America
With God on our side George W. Bush & the rise of the Religious Right in America ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Takes an in-depth look at President Bush's connection with evangelical Christianity ... a parable of the complex ways religion and politics mingle in American life"--Container
Proteus a nineteenth century vision ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Through the works of biologist and philosopher Ernst Haeckel, the role of the sea as the "outer space" of his time is explored. Based almost entirely on 19th-century scientific illustrations, paintings, and photographs brought to life through innovative animation, Proteus explores the undersea world through a complex tapestry of biology, oceanography, scientific history, poetry and myth
42 up by Michael Apted ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Another revisit with the British children who have been interviewed at ages 7, 14, 21, 28, and 35 are now presented at age 42. Events in their lives and their thoughts are seen in each period of life. The interviews create a sociological document of postwar Britain and a moving portrait of the mystery, surprises and disappointments of growing up
War photographer by Christian Frei ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows photojournalist James Nachtwey to hot spots including Kosovo, West Bank, and Indonesia, as he searches for a picture he thinks he can publish. A film about a committed, shy man, considered to be the most important war photographer of our time
The life and times of Sara Baartman "The Hottentot Venus" by Zola Maseko ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary film of the life a Khoikhoi woman who was taken from South Africa in 1810 and exhibited as a freak across Britain. The image and ideas for "The Hottentot Venus" (particularly the interest in her sexual anatomy) swept through British popular culture. A court battle waged by abolitionists to free her from her exhibitors failed. In 1814, a year before her death, she was taken to France and became the object of scientific research that formed the bedrock of European ideas about black female sexuality
Selling sickness ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documentary examines the pharmaceutical industry's marketing of antidepressants with particular emphasis on the firm GlaxoSmithKline. It explores the unhealthy relationships between society, medical science and the pharmaceutical industry as they promote miracle cures - selling not just drugs but also the latest diseases that go with them. It also looks at the growing controversy around SSRI antidepressants (especially as they affect adolescents) and follows British psychiatrist David Healy and patients' accusations that aggressive drug marketing is blurring the boundaries between medical conditions and ordinary life
Khamosh pani Silent waters by Sabiha Sumar ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in Urdu and Panjabi and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Pakistan, in 1979, as the country begins embracing Islamic nationalism. Widowed Ayesha lives in Charkhi, Punjab with her son Saleem, who is one of those caught up in the new fundamentalist teachings. As Saleem and his friends attempt to enforce their beliefs on the local community the situation is made even more difficult by the arrival of Sikh pilgrims
Der lauf der dinge by Peter Fischli ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2002 in English and German and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A chain reaction of objects that applies the principles of cause and effect, gravity, chemistry, water, gas propulsion and vector propagation to produce the chain reaction
Fidel the untold story ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documental que presenta la vida y carrera política de Fidel Castro. Incluye material de archivo, entrevistas a Castro, su familia, ex guerrilleros, políticos e historiadores
Fire on the mountain ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2003 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The goal was clear: defeat the Nazis who were entrenched high in the snowy mountains of Italy. Drawing together an elite group of champion skiers, mountain climbers and European mountaineers, the U.S. Army created the 10th Mountain Division, America's only mountain and winter warfare fighting unit. From the intensive training atop the Colorado Rockies to the spectacular night climb of Italy's Riva Ridge-where the 10th scored their biggest victory against Hitler's troops-Fire on the Mountain tells the thrilling story of these rugged, courageous men in all their glory
Trinkets & beads ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2000 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the lives of the Huaorani, a small tribe of Ecuadorian Indians who, after 20 years of pressure from foreign oil companies, agreed to allow oil-drilling on their land. Focuses on the introduction of massive environmental pollution and cultural change, and the tribe's subsequent efforts to regain control of their lives and lands
A life apart Hasidism in America ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A life apart relates the story of the creation of the Hasidic post-Holocaust communities in the United States
 
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English (60)
Spanish (7)
Khmer (4)
Urdu (1)
German (1)
Panjabi (1)