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Cinema Guild

Overview
Works: 1,496 works in 2,880 publications in 7 languages and 44,171 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Biography  Biographical films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2,
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Publications about Cinema Guild
Publications by Cinema Guild
Most widely held works about Cinema Guild
 
Most widely held works by Cinema Guild
The interrupters ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 921 libraries worldwide
The moving and surprising stories of three Violence Interrupters who, with bravado, humility, and even humor, try to protect their Chicago communities from the violence they once employed. Shot over the course of a year, this documentary captures a period in Chicago when it became a national symbol for the violence in America's cities
Marwencol ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 667 libraries worldwide
After being brutally attacked outside a bar and in spite of recovering from a coma and extensive physical injuries, Mark Hogancamp suffered brain damage and nearly total memory loss. Unable to afford therapy he spent the next few years building a scale model of a World War II-era town, Marwencol, populated with dolls, where he lived out his fantasy life, and which he documented in photographs. When his photographs were discovered by an art magazine, a New York gallery invited him to show his work, forcing him to choose between his self-contained world and the larger world from which he had retreated
Leviafan = Leviathan by Andreĭ Zvi︠a︡gint︠s︡ev( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 653 libraries worldwide
"A thrilling, immersive documentary that takes viewers deep inside the dangerous world of commercial fishing. Set aboard a hulking fishing vessel as it navigates the treacherous waves off the New England coast-the very waters that once inspired Moby Dick, the film captures the harsh, unforgiving world of the fishermen in starkly haunting, yet beautiful detail"--Container
Sweetgrass ( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 603 libraries worldwide
"An unsentimental elegy to the American West, "Sweetgrass" follows the last modern-day cowboys to lead their flocks of sheep up into Montana's breathtaking and often dangerous Absaroka-Beartooth mountains for summer pasture. This astonishingly beautiful yet unsparing film reveals a world in which nature and culture, animals and humans, vulnerability and violence are all intimately meshed" -- Container
Bir zamanlar Anadoluʼda Once upon a time in Anatolia by Nuri Bilge Ceylan( visu )
5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Turkish and held by 601 libraries worldwide
In the dead of night, a group of men--among them, a police commissioner, a prosecuter, a doctor and a murder suspect--drive through the Anatolian countryside, the serpentine roads and rolling hills lit only by the headlights of the cars. They are searching for a corpse, the victim of a brutal murder. The suspect, who claims he was drunk, can't remember where he buried the body. As night wears on, details about the murder emerge, and the investigators' own hidden secrets come to light. In the Anatolian steppes, nothing is what it seems, and when the body is found, the real questions begin
Les plages d'Agnès The beaches of Agnès by Agnès Varda( visu )
10 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in French and held by 587 libraries worldwide
"A reflection on art, life, and the movies. ... [A] richly cinematic self portrait that touches on everything from the feminist movement and the Black Panthers to the films of husband Jacques Demy and the birth of the French New Wave."--Container
Jerichow by Christian Petzold( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 542 libraries worldwide
The eternal triangle: a rich guy; his bored, beautiful, blond wife; and a rugged stranger, down on his luck and ready for action. What more do you need? In this case, to know that the rich guy is a Turk who is still, despite having spent virtually his entire life in Germany, a permanent outsider. That the hot blond wife has a colorful past and owes large debts (which hubby now holds over her head). That the rugged stranger is a former soldier who received a dishonorable discharge after serving in Afghanistan, living in his dead mother's house. Jerichow is a nondescript spot in the former East Germany, where capitalism still has a somewhat primitive, half-criminal feel. The film conveys a sense of desperation and defeat, and highlights that what can happen at the crossroads of lust, loneliness, and materialism
Museum hours ( visu )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and German and held by 521 libraries worldwide
When a Vienna museum guard befriends an enigmatic visitor, the grand Kunsthistorisches Museum becomes a mysterious crossroads which sparks explorations of their lives, the city, and the ways artworks reflect and shape the world
The order of myths ( visu )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 496 libraries worldwide
The first Mardi Gras in America was celebrated in Mobile, Alabama in 1703. In 2008, the celebration is still racially segregated. Go into the parallel hearts of the city's two carnivals. With unprecedented access, the director traces the exotic world of secret mystic societies and centuries-old traditions and pageantry. From the crowns, the gowns, the surreal masks, to the enormous paper mache floats. Uncover a tangled web of historical violence and power dynamics, both of which are elusive forces that keep this hallowed tradition organized along color lines
The Turin horse by Béla Tarr( visu )
8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in Hungarian and held by 494 libraries worldwide
The film follows a man, his daughter, and their horse as they struggle to survive during hard times in the late nineteenth century.The idea for the film came from the story about Nietzsche's supposed breakdown upon witnessing a Turin carriage driver whip his horse. The film focuses on the question of what happened next for the horse and its owners
35 rhums 35 shots of rum by Claire Denis( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 480 libraries worldwide
Lionel is a middle-aged widower who makes his living driving a train and shares an apartment with his twenty-something daughter Josephine. Lionel and Josephine have a warm and caring relationship. Lionel's on-and-off girlfriend Gabrielle and their footloose friend Noe live in the same building. Together the four have fallen into a casual family relationship. But when Josephine and Noe become more than friends, Lionel is on edge
I married a witch by René Clair( visu )
4 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and French and held by 466 libraries worldwide
Comedy about a witch who was burned at the stake 300 years ago. She plans to take revenge by marrying the descendent of her persecutors and ruining his political aspirations, but doesn't count on falling in love!
The unforeseen ( visu )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 462 libraries worldwide
"The American Dream of owning a house with white picket fence goes head-to-head with environmental sustainability ... When an ambitious real estate developer sets out to transform thousands of acres of pristine hill country in Austin, Texas into a suburban development - threatening a nearby natural spring - the community fights back. In the conflict that ensues, we see in miniature a struggle that is playing out in cities and towns across the country"--Container
The betrayal Nerakhoon ( visu )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 405 libraries worldwide
The epic story of a family forced to emigrate from war-torn Laos after the chaos of the secret air war waged by the U.S. during the Vietnam War, to the mean streets of New York City. Kuras has spent the last 23 years chronicling the family's extraordinary journey in this deeply personal, poetic, and emotional film
La moustache by Emmanuel Carrère( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 399 libraries worldwide
Feature film from France. Drama. Marc's plan to surprise family and friends by impulsively shaving off his trademark moustache backfires when they deny it ever existed
Beeswax ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Revolves around the personal and professional entanglements of twin sisters Jeannie and Lauren. Jeannie co-owns a vintage clothing store with Amanda, a semi-estranged friend who she fears is trying to end their partnership. Lauren leads a looser, less tethered existence and is considering getting out of the country altogether. A story about families, friends and lovers, and those awkward moments that bring all of them together
Darbâreye Eli = About Elly by Aṣghar Farhādī( visu )
2 editions published in 2015 in Persian and English and held by 359 libraries worldwide
A group of friends spend their vacation on the shore of the Caspian Sea in Iran. Sepideh, who is organizing everything, has decided to include Elly, hoping that she will be interested in Ahmad, who is recently divorced. The vacation is spent in high spirits until Elly suddenly disappears
Aleksandra by Aleksandr Sokurov( visu )
3 editions published in 2009 in Russian and held by 351 libraries worldwide
In a desolate, sun-sorched corner of the world, an elderly woman has come to see her beloved grandson. He is a young officer stationed at a remote military outpost. With the enemy just beyond the compound, she wanders the barracks, observing the routines of military life, before making a sudden trip into the outlying countryside
Alle anderen Everyone else by Maren Ade( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 350 libraries worldwide
Chris and Gitti are a mismatched young German couple involved in a tense, dynamic relationship. He's a tall, pasty, good-looking, charming but distant guy with a weak chin and a worried expression; she's small and robust, a blunt, childlike, free-spirited, boisterous bundle of nervous energy. They are a couple struggling for definition against bourgeois norms, and the film examines their relationship in the petri dish of a vacation at his parents' haute-bourgeois, kitsch-stuffed Sardinian villa. Alternately loving and bickering with each other--and apparently thinking this makes them unique--their relationship is cemented with invented private riffs on a shared sense of humor. An encounter with a former schoolmate of Chris's and his wife prompts changes that may be good, or may spell out the warning in the writing on the wall
Los Angeles plays itself ( visu )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 349 libraries worldwide
"Thom Andersen's landmark documentary explores the tangled relationship between the movies and their fabled hometown, as seen entirely through the films themselves. From its distinctive neighborhoods to its architectural homes, Los Angeles has been the backdrop to countless movies. Andersen takes viewers on a whirlwind tour through the metropolis' real and cinematic history, investigating the myriad stories and legends that have come to define it, and revealing the real city that lives beneath"--Container
 
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Document Associates Cinema Guild
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English (40)
French (13)
Hungarian (8)
Turkish (5)
German (4)
Russian (3)
Persian (1)
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