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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,751 works in 6,088 publications in 1 language and 34,833 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Ethnographic films  Film adaptations  Dark comedy films  Comedy films  Erotic films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 420.9
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 )
6 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 524 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and held by 424 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 )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 424 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 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 364 libraries worldwide
A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
Planet earth ( visu )
17 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
Scientists focus on current theories about the formation of the earth's continents, oceans and climate, and examine the earth's relationship to the sun and other planets, as well as its prospects for the future
The hunters by John Marshall( visu )
9 editions published between 1958 and 2007 in English and held by 261 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 254 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 brain ( visu )
5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 229 libraries worldwide
Presents and examines what is known about the brain and its functions and how these can and do effect our lives and our society
Threads by Mick Jackson( visu )
3 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 227 libraries worldwide
Depicts the experiences of two English families during a global nuclear war, realistically portraying the breakdown of the support threads of a technologically advanced society
The Story of English ( visu )
20 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 219 libraries worldwide
Discusses the spread of the English language during the nineteenth century throughout the British Empire. Gives an overview of this spread and the influence of English through British colonialism in New Zealand, Africa, India, Singapore, Hong Kong, and the Falkland Islands
The Anderson platoon ( visu )
4 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 209 libraries worldwide
Follows the "Anderson Platoon," a racially integrated combat unit, for six weeks during the Vietnam War, as the soldiers eat, sleep, fight, gamble, pray and die together
The Klan : a legacy of hate in America ( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 204 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
The Brain ( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Discusses how human beings remember and why they forget. Also presents theories about brain organization, activity at the synapse, and the workings of the hippocampus to help unravel the mystery of memory
Private contentment ( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 193 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
The Story of English ( visu )
10 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Traces how the English language has become the international medium of communication
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( visu )
8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 186 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 Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( visu )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
This film tells about an ordinary man who finds his daily routine shattered when he meets a former lover on the homebound train
Robert Motherwell and the New York School : storming the citadel ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
This program from the PBS American masters series explores the Abstract Expressionist movement and presents a portrait of its most important artist: Robert Motherwell (1915-1991). Featured are Motherwell's last major interview, archival footage and photographs of other maverick artists (Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, Mark Rothko, Franz Kline), of Greenwich Village where they lived, and of events that shaped their lives. Also includes interviews with art critics and historians
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Explains how the years of heavy U.S. involvement in Vietnam, 1965-1973, changed America. Tells how the country polarized into hawks and doves, and portrays the interplay between the reporting of events, public opinion, and policymaking
Grandeur and Obedience by Kenneth Clark( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 178 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
 
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Alternative Names
Films Inc.
Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.). Films Incorporated
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English (166)
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