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Monterey Media Inc

Works: 219 works in 412 publications in 2 languages and 30,840 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Short films  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Fiction  Made-for-TV movies  Documentary films  Instructional films  History  Christmas films 
Roles: Distributor, fds
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Monterey Media Inc
10 questions for the Dalai Lama ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in English and held by 876 libraries worldwide
Ten questions are posed to His Holiness the Dalai Lama by filmmaker and explorer Rick Ray. Ray examines some of the fundamental questions of our time by weaving together observations from his own journeys throughout India and the Middle East, and the wisdom of an extraordinary spiritual leader
Pearl diver ( visu )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 642 libraries worldwide
The story of two sisters, haunted by the twenty-year-old murder of their mother, and what happens when a farming accident rips away the layers of secrecy and buried trauma surrounding that night. They learn that sometimes the secrets from the past can bring hope for the future
Bonjour les amis ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and French and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Moustache wants to race! Un, Duex, Trois, Partez! That means One, Two, Three, Go! Learn to count further in French with your new French friends, taste a little 'glace, ' and then bid 'Adieu' to Mademoiselle Abracadabra
William Faulkner's Barn burning by William Faulkner( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 580 libraries worldwide
Abe Snopes is a Southern tenant farmer whose unrelenting and violent nature proves to be his undoing. Snopes sets his employer's barn on fire when he thinks he's been treated unfairly. His son, Sarty, is horrified. Snopes escapes justice for lack of proof, but he and his family are told to move on. No sooner do they move than Snopes is offended by his new rich employer. Torn between trying to win his father's acceptance and his aversion to what his father will do, Sarty must make a decision and act quickly
Lovely, still by Nik Fackler( visu )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
With the approach of Christmas causing him to feel lonely in life and love, Robert Malone braves the wintery snow to arrive home from his job at the grocery store only to find a stranger standing in his home. What begins as an odd and awkward encounter quickly blossoms into what appears to be a romantic late life love affair that takes a heartfelt and wonderful journey with an unexpected turn
Local color ( visu )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 553 libraries worldwide
In 1974, in the suburb of Port Chester, New York, the teenage aspirant artist John Talia has a troubled relationship with his homophobic father who does not understand John's talent. While visiting his friend Yammi, John finds that the genius Russian painter Nicoli Seroff lives nearby. He decides to pay a visit to his idol. John finds a bitter alcoholic who is still grieving the loss of his wife Anya. Somehow, he successfully befriends the master. When Nicoli travels to the countryside in Pennsylvania, he invites John to go with him to teach him how to paint. John meets Nicoli's neighbor Carla who grieves the loss of her son, and the arrogant critic of art and Nicolai's friend Curtis Sunday. Along their vacation, the synergy of Nicoli and John improves their individual lives
Half of a yellow sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 551 libraries worldwide
A beautiful sweeping story of two sisters caught up in the events of the Nigerian civil war, ending in chilling violence which shocked the entire world
Go tell it on the mountain by James Baldwin( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2012 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
A story of violence and desire, of tenderness and compassion, so gripping and moving, which lays bare the trials and sufferings, the yearings and aspirations of three generations of an African American family. The journey of a family from the rural South to "big city" Herlem, seeking both salvation and understanding and of a young boy struggling to earn the approval of a self-righteous and often unloving stepfather
O. Henry's The gift of the Magi ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 458 libraries worldwide
A husband and wife sacrifice treasured possessions in order to buy each other Christmas presents in this adaptation of O. Henry's best known and timeless story, The gift of the Magi
F. Scott Fitzgerald's Bernice bobs her hair ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
It's the hot summer of 1919. While visiting her cousin Marjorie, sweet-but-dull Bernice is transformed into a smooth-talking man-trap by her vampish cousin. However, the "make-over" works too well, as Bernice becomes the belle of the ball, captivating every boy's interest. . .even Marjorie's boyfriend Warren. The now worldly Bernice has the last laugh
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 441 libraries worldwide
Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
Richard Wright's Almos' a man by Richard Wright( visu )
4 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
Based on the short story by Richard Wright. A black teenage farm worker believes that owning a gun is a mark of maturity
Edgar Allan Poe's The tell-tale heart ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 424 libraries worldwide
Poe's eerie tale of murder and revenge, as a young man is gradually driven mad by his obsession with the repulsive diseased eye of the old man he cares for. After murdering the old man, and burying the body beneath the floor of his room, he thinks he hears the heartbeat of his victim. When police come to investigate, he offers a confession, convinced that they can also hear the heartbeat
Katherine Anne Porter's The jilting of Granny Weatherall ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Granny Weatherall is a spunky old lady of eighty who bosses her doctor and her children. She seems so strong and in control. Yet she has never had the upper hand in her destiny. One morning, a flood of long-forgotten memories bring her to the realization that of all her accomplishments, she cannot console herself for the shame-filled day she was left standing at the altar. Still, her indomitable will to live and act independently infuses the last day of her life
When I find the ocean ( visu )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 21 libraries worldwide
The journey of a lifetime for young Lily Strickland begins not out of her love for adventure but out of heartache. Longing for the father she lost to the ocean and having no way to say goodbye, Lily strikes out on her own. Leaving behind a safe, loving environment with her grandparents and loving mother, she faces not only her fears but the obstacles the wilderness presents
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