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Eyesteelfilm (Firm)

Works: 29 works in 84 publications in 3 languages and 2,881 library holdings
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Independent films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: DS793.Y3, 915.12
Publication Timeline
Publications about Eyesteelfilm (Firm)
Publications by Eyesteelfilm (Firm)
Most widely held works by Eyesteelfilm (Firm)
Last train home Gui tu lie che ( visu )
14 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Chinese and English and held by 1,017 libraries worldwide
Every spring, China's cities are plunged into chaos as an astonishing 130 million migrant workers journey to their home villages for the New Year's holiday. This mass exodus is the largest human migration on the planet, an epic spectacle that reveals a country tragically caught between its rural past and industrial future. Working over several years in classic verite, Chinese-Canadian filmmaker Lixin Fan travels with one couple who have embarked on this annual trek for almost two decades
Up the Yangtze by Chang Yung( visu )
16 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in English and held by 947 libraries worldwide
Life surrounding the Yangtze is changing due to the Three Gorges Dam. Filmmaker Yung Chang goes on a farewell cruise that traverses the gargantuan waterway
Rip! a remix manifesto ( visu )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 317 libraries worldwide
Explores the complexities of intellectual property in the era of peer-to-peer file sharing. Interviews key figures in the debate, including Gregg Gillis, the Pittsburgh biomedical engineer who moonlights as Girl Talk, a mash-up artist rearranging the pop chart's DNA with his incongruous, entirely sample-based songs. A mash-up in itself, this shatters the wall between users and producers, and challenges the thresholds of 'fair use.'
The fruit hunters ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 254 libraries worldwide
Travels across culture, history and geography to show how intertwined people are with the fruits they eat. The ranks of the fruit-obsessed include adventurers, scientists, fruit detectives and even movie star Bill Pullman, fruit hunters dedicating themselves to searching for and saving rare and exotic fruit, and to creating a Garden of Eden in a world increasingly dominated by industrialized monoculture
China heavyweight Qian chui bai lian ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in Chinese and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Profiles the ever-changing Chinese economic landscape through the view of the sport of boxing. Filmmaker Yung Chang follows boxing coach Qi Moxiang as he travels across China's Sichuan province recruiting young fighting talent from impoverished farms and villages. Selected boys and girls are taken to national training centers in hopes of becoming Olympic heroes, but can they leave their families behind to become boxing's finest?
Taqwacore the birth of punk Islam ( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
"Taqwacore chronicles the nascent Muslim punk rock movement in America. It was inspired by the work of Michael Knight, a convert to Islam who wrote the novel The Taqwacores (a term combining the Muslim concept of God consciousness with hardcore punk). ... The film follows Knight and a variety of young subversives on tour as they shock and awe spectators in the U.S. before bringing their music to Lahore. They break every taboo along the way ... "--Container
Gambling boys ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Looks at the issue of teenage gambling. Highlights the causes and effects of gambling problems in teenage boys
Gui tu lie che Last train home ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Every year in China the same dramatic ritual takes place: In the factory towns of the south, millions of migrant factory workers fight for space on overcrowded trains, trying to return home for the Chinese New Year. The Zhangs have lived this way for twenty years. They barely know their own children, who are being raised by relatives back home. This year, the tenous family model has broken and they travel with additional purpose: they must bring home their runaway teenage daughter, so that she can return to school and not have to spend the rest of her life in a factory
China heavyweight / EyeSteelFilm ; YuanFang Media ; a film by Yung Chang ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in Chinese and held by 9 libraries worldwide
"...[F]ollows the charismatic Qi Moxiang, a former boxing star and state coach who recruits young fighting talent from the impoverished farms and villages across Sichuan province. A select few boys (and girls) are sent to national training centers, with the hope of discovering China's next Olympic heroes"--Container
Nollywood Babylon ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the wild world of "Nollywood," a term coined in the early '90s to describe the world's fastest-growing national cinema, the Nigerian film industry. The film delves first-hand into Nigeria's explosive homegrown movie industry, producing 2500 films a year, most for under $10,000. Peppered with interviews with producers, directors and actors, film clips and buoyed by a rousing score fusing Afropop and traditional sounds, Nollywood Babylon celebrates the distinctive power of Nigerian cinema now bursting beyond the borders of Africa
Antoine by Laura Bari( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in French and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
"A sensitive portrait of the real and imaginary life of Antoine ... This child of Vietnamese origin was born 100 days prematurely. He was integrated into the regular school system in Montreal with unprecedented success. Antoine is five years old and he is blind."
Atanasoff father of the computer ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Examines the life and work of John Vincent Atanasoff, a professor at Iowa State University who invented the first electronic digital computer in the late 1930s
The colony ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Gritty depiction of deception, desolation and decay. This powerful film witnesses cockroaches and chainsaws wreaking havoc during one man's descent into madness
Québec court ( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Compilation de six courts métrages québécois réalisés de 2007 à 2010
Punk le vote ( visu )
3 editions published in 2007 in French and English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Roach and Starbuck, two hardcore punks from Montreal, try to form their own political party but run out of time due to Canada's electoral process. Instead, they decide to campaign for political office as independent candidates. As they hit the campaign trail in one of Canada's wealthiest communities, each wants to do it his own way. While Roach proposes to reform our rotting electoral system, Starbuck's punk rock performance art is designed to shock the electorate into waking the fuck up. Roach mounts a media campaign proposing proportional representation; Starbuck campaigns door-to-door wearing a leather cape and a dildo, telling voters: "if you like it up the ass, vote Liberal." Anarchy or Federalism - what's the true path for a punk?
Inside Lara Roxx ( visu )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Au printemps 2004, Lara Roxx, 21 ans, a quitté Montréal, sa ville natale, pour aller à Los Angeles en quête de gloire et de fortune dans l'industrie du divertissement pour adultes. À peine deux mois après avoir commencé à travailler dans cette industrie, elle a contracté une des formes les plus virulentes du HIV alors qu'elle tournait une scène de sexe pour la caméra. Inside Lara Roxx est un long métrage documentaire sur les événements qui ont menés à cette scène et les années qui ont suivies, ainsi que sur l'industrie du cinéma pour adultes et ses répercussions sur la vie d'une jeune fille. Lara Roxx, comme elle en est venue à être connue dans l'industrie, a été irrévocablement changé par son travail dans le porno. L'histoire de miss Roxx a fait sensation parmi les médias jusqu'à ce qu'ils s'en lassent et c'est à ce moment-là que commence vraiment Inside Lara Roxx, dans l'aile psychiatrique d'un hôpital montréalais. Le film suit Lara pendant cinq années tumultueuses alors qu'elle se bat pour construire une nouvelle identité et trouver de l'espoir dans le sillage de son passé"--[Conteneur]
The frog princes ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"A theatre troupe is working tirelessly to put on a play. The challenges they face are a part of the usual drama behind any live show. There's the backstage politics, the forgotten lines, the missed cues, the romances and the rivalries. But for this troupe, the stakes are a bit higher - each cast member faces intellectual, developmental and mental health disabilities. Led by their charismatic mentor, the troupe learn how to project their talents and perform with their fellow cast-mates, all the while working through their personal struggles to mount an ambitious adaptation of the Frog and the Princess"--Eyesteelfilm's website
Chairman George ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A boisterous Greek-Canadian troubadour, who travels regularly to China and entertains in perfect Chinese, attempts to anoint himself Olympic good-will ambassador to mark the Games' moving from Athens to Beijing
Le dernier train ( visu )
2 editions published in 2009 in Chinese and held by 2 libraries worldwide
En Chine, à chaque année le même rituel dramatique se produit. Dans les villes usines du Sud, des millions de travailleurs migratoires se battent pour une place dans des trains bondés de monde. Ils essaient tous de rentrer dans leurs villages pour le Nouvel an chinois. Madame et Monsieur Zhang vivent ainsi depuis une vingtaine d'années. Ils connaissent à peine leurs enfants qui ont été élevés par les grands-parents restés au village. Cette année, la fragile cellule familiale s'est effondrée et les Zhang voyagent avec un autre but en tête : ramener à la maison leur adolescente fugueuse afin qu'elle retourne à l'école et qu'elle n'ait pas à passer le reste de sa vie dans une usine
Sur le Yangzi Up the Yangtse ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Life surrounding the Yangtze is changing due to the Three Gorges Dam. Filmmaker Yung Chang goes on a farewell cruise that traverses the gargantuan waterway
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Eye Steel Film
EyeSteel Productions
English (48)
Chinese (17)
French (10)
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