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Xenon Pictures

Works: 569 works in 785 publications in 2 languages and 23,781 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary films  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical television programs  Historical films 
Roles: fds, Producer, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Xenon Pictures
Publications by Xenon Pictures
Most widely held works by Xenon Pictures
The Rosa Parks story by Julie Dash( visu )
8 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,309 libraries worldwide
Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
A Day Without a Mexican ( visu )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 871 libraries worldwide
"California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. As the day progresses, it becomes apparent the sole characteristic linking the missing 14 million is their Hispanic heritage."
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : a historical perspective by Thomas Friedman( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 750 libraries worldwide
This documentary traces the life of Dr. Martin Luther King and the development of his non-violent philosophies over the course of the historic Civil Rights Movement. A political and social context drapes across the story of the African-American plight, determined to find an identity through the war at home and abroad
America the beautiful ( visu )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 583 libraries worldwide
Every year Americans spend an average of $12.4 billion on cosmetic surgery procedures. Why are we being conditioned not to like the way we look? Award winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five year journey to unearth the origins and deadly risks of our nation's quest for physical perfection
The harder they come by Perry Henzell( visu )
6 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 516 libraries worldwide
A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
A woman called Moses ( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
The life of Harriet Tubman, an important part of the anti-slavery movement during the final days of slavery in the United States
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 494 libraries worldwide
Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 443 libraries worldwide
A young hustler's aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops
Thérèse by Jules Massenet( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 419 libraries worldwide
The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A ponderous film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of modern times
A warrior's heart ( visu )
4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
In shock and denial over his marine father's death in combat, high school lacrosse star Conor Sullivan starts acting out in self destructive ways until he's kicked off the team and sent to a wilderness lacrosse camp run by his dad's combat buddy. Strengthened by the support and understanding of his newfound love, and through a deep understanding of the game and its Native American roots, he opens his eyes to the true meaning of sportsmanship, love, and life
Huey P. Newton : Prelude to Revolution ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
Black Panther Minister of Defense Huey P. Newton was incarcerated in the Oakland jail after police stormed a house to round up Black Panther leaders. John Evans' never-before-seen interview with the jailed revolutionary and founder of the Black Panther Party reveals Newton's perspective on the plight of black Americans, the purpose of the Panther Party, and the progression toward revolution
Raising tennis aces : the Williams story ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
Even before they were born, Richard Williams knew that his next two children would be tennis champions. He took on street gangs so that his daughters could use the neighborhood tennis court. Venus and Serena both went professional at age 14, and the rest is sports history
Nightfighters ( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
The 332nd Fighter group has a unique place in the annals of WWII air force fighter groups. The group was completely Black and confounded the expectations and prejudices held by white Americans in the 1930's and 1940's, excelling as pilots and becoming a crack unit, accomplishing goals others couldn't. Includes interviews with Alfred Anderson, Lee Archer, and Roscoe Brown
Matty Hanson and the invisibility ray ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 262 libraries worldwide
12-year-old genius Matty Hanson works on top secret science projects at a major university research lab. When Matty discovers a formula for invisibility, he and his friend Alice find themselves on the run from government agents and corporate bad guys who want the invisibility ray to use as a military weapon. Now it's up to Matty to protect his invention, help a girl in distress, and solve a criminal conspiracy that unravels the mystery of what happened to his missing father
A matador's mistress ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 242 libraries worldwide
The story of legendary Spanish matador Manolete and his romantic quest for his hot-tempered girlfriend Lupe Sino's heart, which continued until 1947, when he died in the bull ring at age 30
A Woman Called Moses : the life of Harriet Tubman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
This program is a freely based scripted account of the life of Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave and participant of the Underground Railroad. Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Cicely Tyson portrays the African American abolitionist who returned to the South several times and led hundreds of slaves to freedom before the Civil War. Tubman has become an iconic symbol for the fight against oppression
Witness to Hope : the Life of John Paul II ( visu )
1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
The late Pope John Paul II was one of the world's greatest proponents of religious freedom and human rights. Based on George Weigel's book of the same name, this film gives viewers an intimate portrait of the extraordinary leader. Born Karol Wojtyla, known as Lolek by his mother, the future pope faced personal tragedies throughout his youth. He held tight to his convictions through the terrifying years of WWII, joined the Polish resistance, attended an underground seminary, became the youngest bishop in Poland, and fought against communism under the Stalin regime. See how personal experiences and his years teaching philosophy at Catholic University in Lubin set the foundation for Wojtyla's papacy, and how Pope John Paul II connected with people of all faiths while in office
Guadalupe by Angélica Aragón( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 196 libraries worldwide
Interweaves the story of the Virgin of Guadalupe and San Juan Diego, the Indian peasant she appeared to in sixteen-century Mexico, with the present-day story of a brother and sister, both archaeologists from Spain, who decide to travel to Mexico to investigate the case of Our Lady of Guadalupe for themselves
Double wedding ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Twin sisters Deanna and Danielle Warren may look alike, but their personalities are anything but identical. One's a career-obsessed attorney, and the other is a laid-back pastry chef. When a friend posts their profiles on a dating website, the two girls unintentionally begin seeing the same guy, who believes they are the same person. Only one of the girls can get the guy of their dreams. Who will he choose, and can the bond of sisterhood survive the double trouble of dating the same man?
Amor real by Adela Noriega( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Although in love with a soldier, Matilde's mother forces her to marry a rich man. Unhappy in her marriage, Matilde continues her romance with the soldier, creating a triangle that threatens everyone involved, including Matilde's unborn child
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