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Texture Films, inc

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Works: 157 works in 244 publications in 1 language and 696 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Fiction  History  Television specials  Television adaptations 
Classifications: PN1997, 324.4
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Publications about Texture Films, inc
Publications by Texture Films, inc
Most widely held works about Texture Films, inc
 
Most widely held works by Texture Films, inc
King : a filmed record, Montgomery to Memphis by Landau/Kaplan/Martin Luther King Jr. Foundation( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1989 in English and held by 83 libraries worldwide
Follows the career of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. from 1955 until his death by assassination in Memphis in 1968 using newsreel and television coverage, excerpts from his speeches and interviews with those who knew him best. The film also serves as a record of the turbulent history of the civil rights movement in America during that period
The wave by Gabrielle Roth( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2001 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Based on the experience of a high-school history class in April, 1967, in Palo Alto, Calif. Explores what happened when a teacher started a Nazi-like movement called The Wave in his history class to show the students the effects of such a movement
A jury of her peers by Sally Heckel( visu )
6 editions published between 1980 and 2000 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Adaptée d'une histoire écrite par Susan Glaspell en 1917, ce drame qui se passe en 1905, raconte l'assassinat d'un agriculteur et de sa femme devenue veuve, comme toile de fond pour explorer l'oppression, l'isolement et le désespoir dans une Amérique rurale du début du XIXe siècle. Lorsque la femme du fermier est accusée du meurtre de son mari, ses deux voisines doivent décider s'il ya lieu de révéler des preuves à charge contre elle
Arrow to the Sun ( visu )
3 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Uses animation to tell the tale of the Acoma Pueblo Indians about a boy's search for his father, entailing his voyage on an arrow to the Sun, trials he undergoes in the sky village until he is recognized by his father, the Lord of the Sun, and his return to Earth to spread the Sun's warm delights
Multicultural tales ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Expose your students to three diverse cultures by showing them the folktales told by each. They include Anansi the Spider, from Ghana, The Magic Tree, from the Congo, and Arrow to the Sun, from the Acoma Pueblo Indians
Dogs, cats & rabbits ( visu )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Pictures of dogs appear as Eliot Noyes barks. Pictures of cats appear as the song Alley cat is played. Rabbits appear as needlepoint works of art
The quiet one ( visu )
3 editions published between 1948 and 1977 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
An award-winning documentary filmed on the streets of Harlem in the late 1940's which shows the devasting psychological effects of life in the ghetto on a ten-year-old boy named Donald. Abandoned by his parents, Donald lives a quiet life of despair until he is sent to Wiltwyck School for Boys for psychiatric care
Islam, the prophet and the people ( visu )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Traces the history and growth of the Islamic faith in the Middle East and describes the basic beliefs of Muslims today
About sex ( visu )
3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
In the first half of the film Angel Martinez, a youth program consultant for New York City's Planned Parenthood, conducts a discussion with teenagers about the biological and psychological aspects of sex. In the second half of the film Angel Martinez discusses sexual fantasies, homosexuality, body growth, masturbation, abortion and love
A Portrait of the artist as a young man by James Joyce( visu )
1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Presents the childhood, adolescence, and early manhood of an Irish poet-scholar. Filmed in Ireland
The Great cover up ( visu )
2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Uses live action and animation to present observations about dress, including its significance as a means of self-expression, its role as part of the total design of an age, and the way in which it reflects prevailing political and social issues
My hands are the tools of my soul : art and poetry of the American Indian ( visu )
1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Shows American Indian artists at work and examines their carvings, pottery, song, and dance in relation to their society
The Godly community ( visu )
2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Modern-day players, living the life-style of Pilgrims, reenact 1627 Plimouth Plantation for tourists in Plymouth, Mass
"Please don't hit me, mom" ( visu )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Uses a dramatization about a case of suspected child abuse to present this difficult issue in an understanding manner. Stresses that the abusive parent is not a hideous criminal, but a troubled person who needs help and is not able to handle problems alone. Provides insights into the reasons behind child abuse and gives concrete information on what to do about suspected child abuse
Clarence and Angel by Robert Gardner( visu )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A story about two boys in a Harlem grade school, the world around them, and the unexpected way in which they become friends. When Clarence is banished from the classroom, he meets Angel, who begins to teach him to read
Zebras ( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
An animated film about two zebras who misplace one of their stripes and about the adventures they experience in recovering it. For elementary grades
The owl and the pussycat ; and, Little birds by Deborah Healy( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
An animated version of two famous nonsense rhymes, The owl and the pussy-cat by Edward Lear and Little birds by Lewis Carroll
Documentary ( visu )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1989 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Presents major sequences from some of the world's classic documentary films, including Nanook of the North, Triumph of the will, Night and fog, and Harlan County, U.S.A. Also traces various subject themes and cinematic movements
Arrow to the sun ( visu )
2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Uses animation to tell the Acoma Pueblo Indian tale about a boy's search for his father, entailing his voyage on an arrow to the Sun, trials he undergoes in the sky village until he is recognized by his father, the Lord of the Sun, and his return to Earth to spread the Sun's warm delights
Surrealism (and dada) ( visu )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Considers the techniques, theories, and obsessions of the art movements that declared war on the tastes of respectable society. Covers the surrealism of Miro, Arp, Klee, and Matta; the literary dream-images of Magritte, Tanguy, Dali, Delvaux, and de Chirico; the existentialism of Giacometti; and Dadaist Max Ernst. Soundtrack reproduces music of the period, including the "Pre-Syllabic Sonata" of painter-composer Kurt Schwitters, as well as some Dadaist poetry
 
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