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Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,238 works in 2,417 publications in 1 language and 9,875 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Fiction  Drama  Animated films  Short films  Stories in rhyme  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Dance films 
Roles: Publisher, fds
Classifications: PZ7, 791.43
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Publications about Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Publications by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Most widely held works by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Molly's pilgrim by Barbara Cohen( visu )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 493 libraries worldwide
A Russian Jewish immigrant girl, teased by her American classmates for her ethnic mannerisms, is given a class assignment to create a doll based on a Thanksgiving character. She creates a Russian immigrant doll, because, to her mother, Russian Jews are Pilgrims too, having come to America for religious freedom
A pocket for Corduroy : and more stories about friendship by Don Freeman( visu )
12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 264 libraries worldwide
Accompanying Lisa and her mom to the laundromat, stuffed bear Corduroy unwittingly becomes the brunt of a series of bizarre mishaps that leave him tumbling amidst drying towels. After a dizzying series of adventures Corduroy is reunited with Lisa
Peege ( visu )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
A couple and their three sons spend an uncomfortable Christmas Eve visiting their now helpless and senile grandmother, Peege, at her custodial home. After the rest of the family leaves the grandmother's room, the oldest boy stays behind, still trying to help Peege re-connect with her past life
A boy, a dog and a frog by Mercer Mayer( visu )
10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
The first story follows three wacky, watery, and incorrigible adventures of Frog. In the second segment, Corduroy the teddy bear begins an adventurous search for his owner when he is accidentally left behind in a laundromat. The third short film tracks a magical tricycle's merry, madcap escape from the trash collector
Ethnic Dance Around The World ( visu )
7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of ethnic dances from the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia and stresses their social and cultural motivations. Includes festival dances, celebration dances, courtship dances, and dances for recreation. Helps viewers understand why people dance, why dancing and music in many parts of the world are very different, and the role of religion in ethnic dancing
There's a nightmare in my closet ; Amanda and the mysterious carpet by Mercer Mayer( visu )
8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
There's a nightmare in my closet: Five-year-old Christopher knows something is hiding in his closet, but no one believes him! Amanda and the mysterious carpet: Amanda settles on top of the carpet to read her book and gets carried away on a fantastically wild ride. Angus lost: A very curious Scottish terrier wanders away from home and into all sorts of tail-wagging adventures. Frog, where are you: Sentenced to life in a jar, Frog runs away and searches for a new home
Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago's Dinner Party ( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 162 libraries worldwide
Documents the creation of "The dinner party," an art installation conceived and coordinated by Judy Chicago. A triangular table with 39 textile and china-painted ceramic place settings, each commemorating a historical or mythical woman, the installation was produced from 1974 to 1979 as a collaboration among hundreds of artists, craftspeople, and researchers. Filmmaker Demetrakas spent four years behind the scenes documenting the research, technical problems, financial pressures, and physical labor involved in creating this monumental, symbolic work of art
The young person's guide to the orchestra by Benjamin Britten( visu )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Exploration of the instruments of the modern orchestra, concluding with Benjamin Britten's The young person's guide to the orchestra
Frog goes to dinner by Mercer Mayer( visu )
8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 133 libraries worldwide
In this nonnarrated production, a bullfrog creates a hilarious furor when he accompanies his youthful owner and his family to a posh restaurant
All the queen's men by Stefan Ruzowitsky( visu )
3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
An American Army officer leads a mismatched team of British Special Services agents that must go in disguise as women and infiltrate a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war
Angus lost ( visu )
6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Angus is a very curious, very clever Scottish terrier, whose curiosity gets him into a number of close scrapes in this film. Based on the book by Marjorie Flack
There's something in my attic ( visu )
6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Convinced that there is something making noise in the attic at night, a brave little girl sneaks up the stairs, lasso in hand, to capture whatever it is
Martha Clarke : light & dark : a dancer's journal by Joyce Chopra( visu )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Shows the process of producing art through dance by portraying artist Martha Clarke as she creates an evening of original theatrical dance
Women's Work ( visu )
in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
Interviews and performances of a dance theatre company led by artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Mandy's grandmother by Andrew Sugerman( visu )
4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A young tomboy and her prim grandmother quickly forget the disappointment of their first meeting and become close friends
Frog on his own by Mercer Mayer( visu )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A young boy and his dog spend the day searching for the adventurous frog who has gone off to see the world. The frog creates all sorts of mischief before he is reunited with his friends. No commentary, musical accompaniment. Suggested audience: junior
The swamp dwellers by Wole Soyinka( visu )
8 editions published between 1958 and 1973 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
A young African returns to his village from the city and discovers that he has grown too sophisticated to accept his parents' beliefs. Disillusioned also by urban life, he is caught between two conflicting cultures, unable to identify with either
Old mother witch ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 81 libraries worldwide
Young David Martinez thinks an elderly neighbor is just a grouch until she needs his help one Halloween night
The Remarkable riderless runaway tricycle by Bruce McMillan( visu )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 79 libraries worldwide
A picture story in which a tricycle, whose young owner distractedly abandons it, ends up in a dump, but escapes and careens around town in a series of humorous hijinks and then returns, at last, to its downcast owner
Cult classics ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
The atomic brain: Inside an evil mansion, a mad scientist and an old woman hire three young women as servants. Grave robbing and forced brain transplants by atomic power add to the horror as the three women are chained to the devil's love lab ; The brain that wouldn't die: A crazed surgeon accidentally decapitates his attractive fiancée. He takes her head to his lab to keep if alive while he searches for a replacement body. But the resurrected head plots revenge telepathically ; Carnival of souls: A woman who survives a car accident runs away to Utah to become a church organist. She is then drawn to a ruined pavillion and is haunted by visions of the dancing dead ; Night tide: A sailor on leave in California loves an orphan girl working as a mermaid in a seafront sideshow. His love falters when she believes she is descended from the sea creatures that must kill when the moon is full
 
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