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Palcy, Euzhan

Overview
Works: 66 works in 206 publications in 7 languages and 3,763 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Interviews  Juvenile works  History  Fiction 
Roles: Director, Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Film editor, Conceptor, Adapter, Performer, Author of dialog, Editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.B55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Euzhan Palcy
Ruby Bridges ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 1,524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When bright six year old Ruby is chosen to be the first African-American to integrate her local New Orleans elementary school, she is subjected to the true ugliness of racism for the very first time
Rue Cases-Nègres by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
60 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The teenage life and adventures of young José, who lives in a shanty-town on Martinique in the mid-1930s, comprises the body of this film. José lives with his grandmother and is well aware of the French colonial presence. He gets into mischief, learns valuable lessons on living from an old former slave, drinks too much one time, and even sets fire to one of the run-down shanties. Regardless of his pranks, José never neglects his education
A dry white season by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in 6 languages and held by 416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Teacher Ben du Toit sees himself as a caring and just person. When his gardener's son is beaten up by police at a demonstration by black children, he sees that society is built on a foundation of prejudice
Aimé Césaire a voice for history = une voix pour l'histoire ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series introduces the celebrated Martinican author who coined the term "negritude" and launched the movement called the "Great Black Cry." This three part study features many of the most important and artistic intellectual figures of the past six decades
Aimé Césaire une voix pour l'histoire = Aimé Césaire, a voice for history by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in French and Undetermined and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A three-part documentary about Martinican poet Aimé Césaire. "The first part covers the poet's life, works and political action. Aimé Césaire takes the audience on a tour of his beloved Martinique. [The second part deals with] the ethics, the theory and the philosophy of negritude in its beginnings. Césaire reflects on his various Parisian encounters with intellectuals ... as well as his encounter with Africa through the mediation of Léopold Sédar Senghor. [The third part attempts to answer the questions,] how does one find "the strength to face tomorrow" after the disappointments of decolonization, the failures in the Third World, the "ills of development" [--and the strength to face] the planetary crisis?"--Container
Sugar cane alley ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in French and English and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in Martinique in 1931, this film established 28-year-old Palcy as a major filmmaking talent. Mixing fiction with documentary styles, her film paints a rich portrait of life under French colonial rule. The conditions of black plantation workers are presented from the perspective of a quiet, perceptive 11-year-old orphan who lives with his grandmother. The film charts his rise from shantytown to brilliant student and writer. (Circulates)
Aimé Césaire a voice for history ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 or a 3 part series on the Martinique author, Aime Cesaire, introduces Cesaire, his wife Suzanne who founded in 1939 the seminal literary review, Tropiques, a journal which influenced Caribbean intellectuals and spawned the Negritude Literary Movement. After WWII, Cesaire served as mayor of Fort-de-France and Martinique's representative in the French National Assembly during the crucial years of decolonization. He discusses the difficulty of balancing the life of a poet with that of a practical politician for over 50 years
Aimé Césaire a voice for history ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In Part 3 or this 3 part series Cesaire responds to the disappointments of the post-colonial world and expresses his hopes for the future. In the 1960s his plays were among the first to warn of the dangers of neo-colonialism. French anthropoligist Edgar Morin, biographer Roger Toumson, novelist Maryse Conde and American writer Maya Angelou and others testify to Cesaire's central role as a "founding ancestor" for the current flowering of African Diaspora literature
Aimé Césaire a voice for history ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in French and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 2 or this 3 part series moves to Paris in the 1930s where Cesaire, Leopold Senghor, first president of Senegal, and the French Guyanese poet, Leon Damas developed the concept of Negritude, a world wide revindication of African values. After WWII the Negritude movement centered around a French publishing house, Presence Africaine, which attracted the support of progressive French intellectuals including Pablo Picasso, Albert Camus and Jean Paul Sartre
Screenwriters on screenwriting by Ally Acker ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1991 and 2006 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes interviews with screenwriters: Euzhan Palcy, Jay Presson Allen, Harriet Frank, Jr., Fay Kanin and Margarethe Von Trotta along with clips from some of their films
Aimé Césaire une parole pour le XXIème siècle by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Un recueil, conçu à partir des interviews menées par Euzhan Palcy et Annick Thébia-Melsan. Au fil de l'alphabet une promenade dans la vie d'Aimé Césaire : les souvenirs d'enfances, les combats politiques, les amitiés. L'hommage aussi à l'un des plus grand poètes de son époque
The killing yard ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Attica prison riots of 1971 left 10 guards and 39 inmates dead and marked a bloody chapter in American history. This is the true story of Shango, an African-American inmate used by the authorities as a scapegoat to cover a conspiracy that would permeate to even New York state Governor Nelson Rockefeller"--Container
Aimé Césaire ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Film on the life of Martinique poet and political leader Aimé Césaire, including much interview footage with him
Dionysos by Jean Rouch ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
La necessité du culte de la nature dans les sociétés industrielles, telle est la thèse que soutient en Sorbonne Hugh Gray. Pendant la soutenance se produisent des phénomènes insolites
Aimé Césaire, une parole pour le XXIème siècle ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ruby Bridges Pogumna Ruby ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Siméon by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aimé Césaire : une voix pour l'Histoire ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 2012 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une parole pour le XXIème siècle un recueil de textes = A voice for the 21st Century : a collection of texts by Aimé Césaire ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A Dry White Season by Euzhan Palcy ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ben du Toit is a schoolteacher who always has considered himself a man of caring and justice, at least on the individual level. When his gardeners son is brutally beaten up by the police at a demonstration by black school children, he gradually begins to realize his society is built on a pillar of injustice and exploitation
 
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