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New Yorker Video (Firm)

Overview
Works: 415 works in 853 publications in 10 languages and 69,902 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Personal narratives  History  Interviews  Biography  Social problem films  Historical films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Publications about New Yorker Video (Firm)
Publications by New Yorker Video (Firm)
Most widely held works by New Yorker Video (Firm)
Life and Debt by Stéphanie Black( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 1,282 libraries worldwide
Looks at the effect of the International Monetary Fund on the economy of Jamaica
Safar-i Qandahār = Kandahar by Muḥsin Makhmalbāf( visu )
5 editions published in 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
Nafas, an Afghan-born Canadian journalist, returns to her homeland in a desperate attempt to reach her sister, who, overcome with grief after being injured by a landmine and her despair over the Taliban's oppression of women, has vowed that she will commit suicide at the time of the next solar eclipse, only three days away
Être et avoir = To be and to have by Nicolas Philibert( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in French and English and held by 927 libraries worldwide
George Lopez is a remarkbly devoted teacher responsible for nurturing a dozen children ages 3-11 in all their school subjects and life's lessons. This film demonstrates how a teacher, if well trained, dedicated and sensitive to a child's educational and emotional needs can hugely influence a generation of children at their most critical time of development. The children in an isolated village in the heart of Auvergne made their schoolteacher an international celebrity
Fire by Deepa Mehta( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 925 libraries worldwide
Widescreen. In a barren, arranged marriage to an amateur swami who seeks enlightenment through celibacy, Radha's life takes an irresistible turn when her beautiful young sister-in-law seeks to free herself from the confines of her own loveless marriage and [falls] into the supple embrace of Radha."--Container
Earth by Deepa Mehta( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and Hindi and held by 888 libraries worldwide
A love story set within the upheaval and violence of 1947 India in which much of the action is seen through the eyes of a little eight-year-old girl named Lenny
Guantanamera by Tomás Gutiérrez Alea( visu )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2000 in Spanish and No Linguistic Content and held by 864 libraries worldwide
A bureaucrat gets the opportunity to test his scheme for transporting dead bodies around the island when his aunt dies [c.f. Halliwell's]
Shoah by Claude Lanzmann( visu )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and Multiple languages and held by 789 libraries worldwide
The number of people that lived through the Second World War and the Holocaust dwindles significantly every day. Shoah--a Hebrew word variously translated as annihilation, cataclysm, chaos, or catastrophe--approached the tragedy of the Holocaust in a new and novel way: no archival footage, no newsreels, no black and white still photographs. There are instead interviews with ordinary people speaking in ordinary voices of days that had become ordinary to them: Jewish survivors, former Nazis, Polish peasants, American scholars, and others. Each person describes details which are woven together to present a Holocaust much larger and much more complicated than a viewer could begin to imagine. It is not a documentary, not journalism, not propaganda, not political. It is an act of witness
The Charles Burnett collection ( visu )
9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 765 libraries worldwide
My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life
The times of Harvey Milk by Robert P Epstein( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Documents the life, career, and assassination of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay person elected to public office in San Francisco. Milk was shot to death, along with mayor George Moscone, by city supervisor Dan White on Nov. 22, 1978; White was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and was paroled in 1985. Examines Milk's life leading up to his assassination, his successful efforts to politically represent San Francisco's gay community, and the city's reaction to the assassinations through extensive news footage and personal recollections
After innocence ( visu )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 708 libraries worldwide
The story of seven men who were wrongly convicted for crimes that they did not commit, whose innocence was conclusively proven years later by DNA evidence
Moolaadé by Ousmane Sembène( visu )
4 editions published in 2007 in Dyula and French and held by 692 libraries worldwide
Four young girls in a small African village flee to the house of Colle Ardo Gallo Sy in the hopes of escaping a ritual "purification" and are taken in and offered sanctuary, despite the townspeople's objections
Tibet : cry of the snow lion ( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 681 libraries worldwide
An emotionally riveting journey into a land of exotic mysteries and hidden secrets. Ten years in the making, this feature-length documentary was filmed during a remarkable nine journeys throughout Tibet, India and Nepal
My dog Tulip by Paul Fierlinger( visu )
3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 653 libraries worldwide
The story of a man who rescues a German shepherd and how the two become fast friends
Point of order ( visu )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 625 libraries worldwide
A compilation of TV coverage of the 1954 McCarthy-Army hearings, where the Army accuses Senator McCarthy of improperly pressuring the Army for special treatment of one of the senator's aides
Promises by Justine Shapiro( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and Arabic and held by 612 libraries worldwide
Follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in separate worlds, divided by physical, historical, and emotional boundaries although they live only 20 minutes apart. Explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of these children and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors
Bad ma ra khahad bord = The wind will carry us by Abbas Kiarostami( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Persian and Chinese and held by 600 libraries worldwide
A group of men from the city traverse the rural Iranian countryside, looking for the village of Siah Dareh, following directions such as "turn left at the big tree on top of the hill," seemingly lost. The driver, respectfully called "Engineer" by the villagers, is in this remote location to record a funeral ritual that will follow the death of a woman reputed to be more than 100 years old. As he waits and she rallies, he becomes a figure of some amusement in the valley--whenever his cell phone beeps, he charges to higher ground in his Land Rover in order to get proper reception. And as he waits to complete his task, he is transformed from a nosy outsider into a reverent observer, seeing all the transient beauty and eternal wonder of the human experience in one poor, small, rural village
Rue Cases-Nègres = Sugar cane alley by Euzhan Palcy( visu )
5 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in French and held by 574 libraries worldwide
The teenage life and adventures of young José, who lives in a shanty-town on Martinique in the mid-1930s, comprises the body of this film. José lives with his grandmother and is well aware of the French colonial presence. He gets into mischief, learns valuable lessons on living from an old former slave, drinks too much one time, and even sets fire to one of the run-down shanties. Regardless of his pranks, José never neglects his education
Wandafuru raifu = After life by Hirokazu Koreeda( visu )
4 editions published in 2000 in Japanese and held by 573 libraries worldwide
In Kore-eda's thought-provoking vision; the newly deceased find themselves in a way station somewhere between Heaven and Earth. With the help of dedicated caseworkers, each soul is given three days to choose one cherished memory for their life that they will relive for eternity. As the film reveals, recognizing happiness and finding a life's worth of meaning in a single event is no simple task
Paragraph 175 by Robert P Epstein( visu )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 572 libraries worldwide
Relates the story of the Nazi persecution of homosexuals, with personal accounts of men and women who lived through it
Trembling before G-d ( visu )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 568 libraries worldwide
A documentary built around personal stories of gay and lesbian Hasidic and Orthodox Jews. Portrays people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passion for Judaism with the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality. Includes interviews with closeted and out gay Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, including the first openly gay Orthodox rabbis, Steven Greenberg
 
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New Yorker Films Video
New Yorker Films Video (Firm)
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English (68)
French (11)
Persian (5)
Japanese (4)
Multiple languages (3)
Spanish (3)
Dyula (2)
Arabic (2)
Hindi (2)
Chinese (1)
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