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International Film Foundation

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Works: 170 works in 251 publications in 1 language and 961 library holdings
Genres: History 
Classifications: HQ775, 649.132
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Publications about International Film Foundation
Publications by International Film Foundation
Most widely held works by International Film Foundation
How to be a man instructions for proper male behavior from classroom films of the 1940s-'70s ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
For centuries, parents have struggled to usher their children through the magical and often treacherous journey to adult-hood. In America, a new form of tutelage was engineered: the calssroom film. Suddenly, the prickly issues of sexual development and juvenile delinquency could by addressed. These films helped to deal with the subtleties of behavior and the importance of fitting in. Topics covered include coping with failure and teasing
The Ancient Africans ( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 2013 in English and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Animated drawings, maps, and pictures of art objects from six museums are intercut with location photography of Kush and Axum areas to show life today in the ancient Sudanic kingdoms and in Benin. Includes scenes of the stone walls of Zimbabwe
The Ancient Chinese an introduction ( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Presents highlights of Chinese history, focusing on major dynasties. Relates eminent achievements of each period to the present and tells of the influence of ancient Chinese tradition on contemporary Chinese life-styles
Siege ( visu )
5 editions published between 1939 and 2010 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
In September 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, the American film-maker Julien Bryan found himself the only neutral photographer to remain in Warsaw. Over a period of two weeks he shot several thousand feet of film, recording the devastation of the city and the anguish of its people. Early in 1940, his film Siege was released in theatres throughout the United States and in later years the material he brought back was used in many compilations, including Frank Capra's Why we fight series
The Ancient Peruvian ( visu )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1968 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Explores the art, architecture, religions, and society of pre-Columbian culture in Peru, concluding with a brief study of the Incas
The ancient Egyptian ( visu )
6 editions published between 1963 and 1972 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Uses photographs of Egyptian sculpture, artifacts, wall paintings of tombs and temples, and animated sequences in outlining the history of Egypt from 2700 B. C. to the Roman conquest and to portray the temperament, religion, and daily activities of the pharaohs and citizens of ancient Egypt. Describes the geological changes in northern Africa during prehistoric times. Includes views of the building of the Aswan Dam on the Nile
The Ancient Egyptians ( visu )
1 edition published in 1984 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Uses photographs of Egyptian sculpture, artifacts, wall paintings of tombs and temples, and animated sequences in outlining the history of Egypt from 2700 B.C. to the Roman conquest, and to portray the temperament, religion and daily activities of the Pharaohs and citizens of ancient Egypt. Describes the geological changes in northern Africa during prehistoric times. Includes views of the building of the Aswan Dam on the Nile
Africa--a new look ( visu )
5 editions published between 1981 and 1983 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
Presents a sampling of the people of Africa today: teachers and students, politicians and artists, business people, farmers, fishermen, and factory workers. Includes scenes of primary schools and universities, commercial and family farms, religious services, and a political rally
South America, a new look by Sam Bryan( visu )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Gives a brief overview of the history, geography, distribution of population, the political/social/economic systems, the Catholic Church, the military, and the problems in South America
India, an introduction ( visu )
3 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Focuses on India by surveying its geography, agriculture, industrial strength, social institutions, education, and culture. Includes animated segments
South America today ( visu )
1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
An introduction to the wide variety of people and topography to be found in South America. Depicts the trans-Amazon highway across Brazil, a new steel mill on the Orinoco River, a university in Quito, a peaceful political rally in Santiago, the oldest airline in the Western Hemisphere, a strife-filled street demonstration, old paintings, and modern graphics. Features three traditional institutions: the hacienda, the church, and the military
Israel, the story of the Jewish people ( visu )
4 editions published between 1965 and 1979 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Uses animation, live action, and newsreel footage to document the history of Israel through its settlement and development into a Jewish State. Visits, in the final segment, contemporary Israel, which shows the Jewish people's culture and way of life today
Boundary lines ( visu )
2 editions published between 1948 and 1951 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
An animation film analyzing the ancient symbolism of lines that men have used to express their ideas, and of the imaginary lines that men have drawn to divide them from people--lines of fear, possession, greed, and color. Shows that once the impulse to draw boundary lines becomes ingrained, the fear and prejudice they develop can produce concentration camps and mass elimination of ethnic groups. Stresses the need for education against the elements of intolerance
Picture in your mind ( visu )
1 edition published in 1949 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Through animated symbolism shows the origin of racial prejudice and emphasizes the importance of everyone's re-examining his own mind in order to determine whether his mental picture of other men is realistic or distorted
The Changing Middle East ( visu )
3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of the Middle East. Contrasts old ways with the new in agriculture, industry, etc. in emphasizing the changing image of this part of the world
The Soviet Union, a new look ( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Discusses conditions in the Soviet Union today, including party activity and influence, the shortage of consumer goods, the roles of children and women, the status of religion, and the purpose of Soviet realist art
Julien Bryan and his documentary motion pictures by Julien H Bryan( Book )
in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Israel ( visu )
2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Epic history of one of the world's oldest peoples and one of the newest nations
The Stonecutter (Motion picture) ( visu )
1 edition published in 1965 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Uses color animation to retell a traditional Japanese folk tale about the envy and greed of a stonecutter who is transformed into a prince, the sun, a cloud, and finally a mountain
Williamsburg restored ( visu )
3 editions published in 1951 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Shows the historical research and archeological and architectural studies necessary for the authentic restoration and reconstruction of Williamsburg, the colonial capital of Virginia
 
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International Film Foundation, inc., New York.
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English (67)
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