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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,550 works in 6,067 publications in 2 languages and 36,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Ethnographic films  Dark comedy films  Film adaptations  Comedy films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, prn, Producer
Classifications: QP376, 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 )
5 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 517 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
Planet earth ( visu )
38 editions published between 1985 and 1988 in English and held by 489 libraries worldwide
An explanation of the origins of the planet and solar system. Follows scientists as they attempt to reconstruct the events which led to the creation of the earth. Suggests that bombardments from space affected and shaped the earth's surface and explores reasons for the extinction of the dinosaurs
The Story of English by British Broadcasting Corporation( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 464 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 451 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 Brain ( visu )
24 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 409 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
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( visu )
13 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and French and held by 363 libraries worldwide
Set in an indefinite future, this is an outrageous and satirical film about love, sex, food, power, murder and revenge
Crime and punishments ( visu )
12 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
Contemporary society has attempted to redress discriminatory practices with affirmative action programs. In this discussion Griffin B. Bell and Irving Kristol are among those who examine accusations that such programs foster reverse discrimination
The hunters by John Marshall( visu )
10 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 282 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 276 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 five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( visu )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 242 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
Threads by Mick Jackson( visu )
4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 237 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 Anderson platoon ( visu )
5 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 237 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
Civilisation by Kenneth Clark( visu )
28 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
A synoptic view of the millenium between the fall of Rome and the reawakening of Europe. Civilization is defined and the forces which saved Western Europe from the barbarians discussed
The Klan a legacy of hate in America ( visu )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 230 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 )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 225 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 Brain ( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in English and held by 208 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 )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 201 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 sorrows of gin by John Cheever( visu )
10 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 196 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 Kayapo Indians of the Brazilian rain forest ( visu )
5 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Documents the opposition of the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil to the construction of a hydroelectric dam at Altamira. Includes the demonstration by 600 Kayapo against the proposed dam and their success in stopping its construction
Grandeur and obedience by Kenneth Clark( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Surveys the development of Western Civilization in the 17th century. Presents the works of leading Dutch painters such as Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer and Saenredam, and points out that revolutionary changes in thought led to the replacement of the doctrine of divine authority with the positivists' notions of reason, experiment, experience and observation
 
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Alternative Names
Films Inc.
Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.). Films Incorporated
Languages
English (229)
French (2)
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