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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,548 works in 6,201 publications in 1 language and 32,750 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Science television programs  Ethnographic films  Juvenile works 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 612.82
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Films Incorporated
Publications by Films Incorporated
Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( visu )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
A bawdy, gleefully amoral tale about a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building, who, one night by accident, discover a way to simultaneously realize their dream of opening a little restaurant and rid themselves of the 'perverts' down the hall
The Story of English by William Reid( visu )
16 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( visu )
2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 385 libraries worldwide
For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of a Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( visu )
12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
Une femme qui dine chaque soir au restaurant avec un mari vulgaire entretient une liaison avec un autre client
The hunters by John Marshall( visu )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 258 libraries worldwide
In this documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 257 libraries worldwide
A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
The Anderson platoon ( visu )
8 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Documents the life of a small group of American GI's as they fight against an unseen enemy in the jungle of Vietnam
The brain by Bill Nye( visu )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 214 libraries worldwide
The world's leading scientists explore modern brain research, providing a comprehensive look at the brain's basic operating principles, its major structural and functional systems, the cellular machinery which enables brain cells to communicate and other topics
The Klan : a legacy of hate in America ( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Traces the beginnings of the Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War to its growth in the 1920s and resurgence in the 1960s
Private contentment ( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 187 libraries worldwide
In 1945 a young soldier returns to his Southern home because of the death of his mother. While there he discovers a baffling secret in his father's life and must find a way to understand and accept his father and to come to terms with his own feelings
Madness : a history by Jonathan Miller( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 182 libraries worldwide
Portraits of schizophrenics and their families are used to underscore how much brain researchers now know and what they have yet to accomplish
The Kayapo : out of the forest by Terence Turner( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Documents life among the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil, a fiercely independent tribe, some of whom were forced to become "businessmen" or see their traditional way of life destroyed when gold was discovered on their land in 1982
Life on earth by David Attenborough( visu )
16 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Naturalist David Attenborough offers a detailed study of the many marsupial species, paying special attention to the primitive marsupials found in Australia
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
The story of an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives in suburban America
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975 ( visu )
12 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
Tells how, with the North Vietnamese spring offensive of 1975, the South Vietnamese army collapsed and American soldiers returned home to ignominy, rather than admiration
The Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 176 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obsessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train
Grandeur and Obedience by Kenneth Clark( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
A discussion of Roman culture in the late 16th-early 17th century, which culminated in the Catholic restoration. Points out that the essence of this baroque culture was the uniting of spirit and flesh, dogma and sensuality, and obedience and freedom. Highlights the work of Bernini
The Constitution, that delicate balance ( visu )
11 editions published between 1984 and 1995 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 168 libraries worldwide
Two hundred representatives of government, law, journalism, education and media meet in a series of seminar focusing on constitutional rights and public policy. The panelists respond to hypothetical situations in spontaneous debate on specific constitutional issues
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer that deals with a young woman who frequents a cafeteria on the upper Broadway section of New York City. At the cafeteria, she meets a man and they become romantically involved. She reveals that she has survived the Holocaust and, later, that she has seen Hitler and his lieutenants in the cafeteria
The last whole film catalog : a unique compendium of films and film lore by Films Incorporated( Book )
1 edition published in 1976 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Films Inc.
Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.). Films Incorporated
Languages
English (169)
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