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Foundry Films

Works: 15 works in 68 publications in 4 languages and 4,941 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Interviews  Pictorial works  Environmental films  Romance films  Fiction  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Production personnel
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Most widely held works by Foundry Films
Away from Her by Sarah Polley( visu )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,923 libraries worldwide
A man tries to cope with the institutionalization of his wife because of Alzheimer's disease
Manufactured Landscapes by Jennifer Baichwal( visu )
20 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 1,209 libraries worldwide
Edward Burtynsky has gained international recognition for his photographs of what he calls manufactured landscapes. He argues that we have reached past the point now where we are at the mercy of the environment--our planet now lives and dies at our mercy. This is not meant to be a frightening concept, though many of the images are sobering, in this chilling but ultimately beautiful documentary on what industrialization is doing to man and the world as we know it. Or used to know it. Manufactured Landscapes tells the story of these images, and how Burtynsky came to be so fascinated with the concept of human design. It follows a recent photo shoot in China, photographing the effects of that country's massive industrial revolution, showing us a glimpse of what it's like behind the scenes for a famous photographer in action
Cairo time by Ruba Nadda( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 623 libraries worldwide
Juliette, a magazine editor, arrives in Cairo to meet her husband Mark, a U.N. official in Gaza. When he is unavoidably delayed, Mark sends his friend and former security officer Tareq to show her around the city. As she gets used to the customs and rhythm of life in Cairo, she finds herself falling not only for the city's charms, but for Tareq as well
The Bang Bang Club ( visu )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
As apartheid comes to a violent end in South Africa, four fearless photographers, bonded by their friendship and a sense of purpose, risk their lives to capture the bloody struggle and expose the truth
Inescapable ( visu )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
"Twenty-five years ago Adib ..., a promising young officer in the Syrian military police, suddenly left Damascus under suspicious circumstances. Abandoning the love of his life Fatima ..., he made his way to Canada and wiped the slate clean. With a beautiful wife, two grown daughters, and a great job in Toronto, Adib is confident he's built a successful life from scratch. But when his daughter Muna suddenly disappears in Damascus, his past threatens to violently catch up to him. Teaming up with a Canadian emissary ..., Adib must now confront the turmoil he thought he left behind so many years ago in order to find Muna"--Container
Act of God by Peter Greenaway( visu )
2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 285 libraries worldwide
"Is being hit by lightning a random natural occurrence or a predestined event? Accidents, chance, fate and the elusive quest to make sense out of tragedy underpin [this] ... new documentary, an elegant meditation on the metaphysical effects of being struck"--Container
Picture day ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Forced to repeat her senior year of high school, Claire's reputation is sliding from bad-ass to bad joke. Claire locks onto the only student clueless to her sordid rep: Henry, a nerdy freshman she used to babysit. At night, Claire escapes to concerts where she catches the eye of 33-year?old Jim, a would?be rock star who feeds on young fans' adoration. Jim leads her into an intoxicating world of hard-partying musicians, while at school; Claire takes Henry under her wing
Toscanini : In his own words ( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Docudrama based on the conversation tapes and letters of conductor Arturo Toscanini. The tapes were made by his son Walter during the last years of Toscanini's life. Also includes documentary and concert footage and home movies
Shadow master by John Knoop( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in 3 languages and held by 17 libraries worldwide
A dramatic documentary about a family of performers in Bali. The film is an inside view of Balinese life which reveals the cultural context of theater, music, and dance on the island. The film is a dramatization of events which occurred during the two years Reed spent living and studying with dalang (shadow master) I Nyoman Radjeg and his extended family
Advice from a caterpillar ( visu )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
No matter how far you run true love will always find you. Modern girl Missy has a great job and a fabulous loft in the city. Then she meets the guy of her dreams who also happens to be dating her pal
The Siegfried & Roy collection : magicians of the century ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Three film documentaries on Siegfried & Roy, entertainers whose act included magic tricks and routines involving trained animals, tigers in particular. Includes footage of various editions of their act filmed in Las Nevas and elsewhere, biographical profiles of Siegfried Fischbacher and Roy Horn, and excerpts from interviews with each man
Manufactured landscapes Paysages fabriqués ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Documentaire. "Depuis plus de trois décennies, le photographe canadien Edward Burtynsky croque les images d'une nature souillée par la pollution et l'industrialisation ... Dépotoirs, terrains vagues, usines, marécages, sont les sujets de ses photographies, d'un esthétisme raffiné, prises au Canada et dans le reste du monde. La cinéaste Jennifer Baichwal l'a suivi lors d'un voyage en Chine, pays mythique dont Burtynsky voulait documenter les bouleversements industriels. Étape ultime de leurs parcours : le gigantesque barrage des Trois Gorges qui a forcé l'évacuation de 1, 1 millions de personnes"--Tiré du site Web de l'ONF
Last exit ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
"In a dilapidated Copenhagen apartment, British-born ex-felon Nigel (Morten Vogelius) bides time while dodging loan sharks and gangsters. After securing work with a crime syndicate, Nigel begins making enough money to pay down his loans. But when he falls in love with the beautiful Tanya (model/singer Gry Bay), Nigel provokes the ire of the mob's boss, complicating his situation"
Edward Burtynsky : paysages fabriqués ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Edward Burtynsky is internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of nature transformed by industry. [This documentary] follows Burtynsky to China, as he captures the effects of the country's massive industrial revolution [and] leads us to meditate on human endeavour and its impact on the planet
Paysage fabriqués Manufactures landscapes ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 1 library worldwide
Le travail d'Edward Burtynsky jouit d'une renommée internationale. Ses photographies prises à grande échelle présentent des paysages naturels transformés par l'homme et ses industries. Un saisissant documentaire réalisé par Jennifer Baichwal, accompagne Burtynsky en Chine alors qu'il capture les effets opérés par la révolution industrielle massive sur l'environnement. Ce film remarquable provoque en nous une empathie immédiate pour l'humanité et l'impact de tels changements à l'échelle planétaire
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