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Fichman, Niv

Works: 193 works in 488 publications in 6 languages and 8,735 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Fiction  Biography  Filmed performances  Filmed dance  History 
Roles: Producer, Director, tlp, Performer, Production personnel, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Niv Fichman
Publications by Niv Fichman
Most widely held works about Niv Fichman
Most widely held works by Niv Fichman
The red violin by François Girard( visu )
28 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,424 libraries worldwide
An appraiser of rare musical instruments traces the history of a blood-red violin and everyone whose lives it touched
Blindness by Fernando Meirelles( visu )
13 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 869 libraries worldwide
"A plague of blindness strikes and threatens all of humanity. One woman feigns the illness to share an uncertain fate in quarantine, where society is breaking down as fast as their crumbling surroundings. Let blindness lead you on a journey where the only thing more terrifying than being blind is being the only one who can see"--Container
Enemy by Jake Gyllenhaal( visu )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 818 libraries worldwide
Adam Bell, a glum, disheveled history professor who seems disinterested even in his beautiful girlfriend Mary. Watching a movie on the recommendation of a colleague, Adam spots his double; a bit-part actor named Anthony St. Clair, and decides to track him down. The identical men meet and their lives become bizarrely and irrevocably intertwined
Silk by Alessandro Baricco( visu )
10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Italian and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Based on the best-selling novel by Alessandro Baricco, Silk is a visually stunning epic spanning two continents. Hervé Joncour's (Michael Pitt) devotion to his beautiful bride (Keira Knightley) is tested when he must make several dangerous trade missions in search of silkworms for his towns survival. From his journeys to Japan, Hervé brings great wealth for his village, but with each trip he becomes torn by the temptation of a local warlord's sensuous concubine and his love for Hèléne
Thirty two short films about Glenn Gould by François Girard( visu )
10 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 600 libraries worldwide
Thirty-two vignettes, spanning pianist Glenn Gould's life from age four until his death at fifty, give an impressionistic depiction of his life
The saddest music in the world by Guy Maddin( visu )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 539 libraries worldwide
Isabella Rossellini stars as a Depression-era beer baroness who sponsors a contest to find the world's saddest tune in this dark comedy
Hobo with a shotgun ( visu )
8 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 402 libraries worldwide
A hobo who rides the rails lands in a bleak and lawless town overrun with crime. After witnessing a series of atrocities, he buys a shotgun, embarking on a mission to clean up the town, with extreme prejudice
Last night by Don McKellar( visu )
14 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and French and held by 273 libraries worldwide
At the stroke of midnight, the world is going to end. With time running out, a crazy group of big city dwellers is determined to go out with a bang
Passchendaele by Paul Gross( visu )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
When Sergeant Michael Dunne is wounded in battle during World War I, he is sent home to Calgary, Aberta. While recovering from his injuries, he becomes enamored with Sarah Mann, a beautiful young nurse. Sarah's brother, David, desperately wants to follow in Michael's heroic footsteps in order to impress his girlfriend's father, but he is not able to enlist because of his asthma. When strings are pulled and David is allowed to join the ranks, Michael finds himself fighting for the safety of the young man, for the heart of his true love, and for his own survival
The war symphonies Shostakovich against Stalin ( visu )
7 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 231 libraries worldwide
A look at the Stalinist purges and the musical response Dmitri Shostakovich made through his symphonies Four to Nine, which he called "tombstones."
Antiviral by Brandon Cronenberg( visu )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
Celebrity obsession has reached an all-time high, with the public now clamoring to be infected with the same diseases their idols carry. At the Lucas Clinic, Syd March sells injections of live viruses to those fans who can afford it. But Syd also has a black market trade in illness, selling viruses smuggled in his own body to piracy groups. After super sensation Hannah Geist reveals a new disease she carries, Syd is quick to capitalize on the opportunity and inject himself with some of Hannah's blood. When Hannah dies a few days later, Syd suddenly becomes the target of rival clinics and collectors
Eugene O'Neill's long day's journey into night ( visu )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2008 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 214 libraries worldwide
This critically acclaimed production of Eugene O'Neill's autobiographical drama of a morphine-addicted mother and her tragic family unfolds over the course of a single day as the Tyrone family unflinchingly confronts its oldest, most haunting secrets. At the center of that maelstrom of blame, anger, and self-deception are moments of incredible compassion, pity, and love--and, behind it all, the profound tragedy that binds the family together. This classic translates to the screen with luminous warmth, resulting in a production that ranks high among screen adaptations of major stage works
Inspired by Bach by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Presents cellist Yo-Yo Ma in artistic collaborations with Kabuki actor Tamasaburro Bando, garden designer Julie Moir Messervy, choreographer Mark Morris, ice dancers Jayne Torvil and Christopher Dean, and filmmaker Atom Egoyan, each involving Bach's six Cello Suites. Also includes a 3-D animation of Giovanni Battista Piranesi's "carceri" (prison) etchings set to Bach's Cello Suite no. 2
Clean by Olivier Assayas( visu )
17 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Lee Hauser and Emily Wang are washed up. After several years of rock star fame in the 80s, Lee no longer has a recording contract-the carefree life, the easy money is gone. When Lee overdoses in a Canadian motel room, Emily is arrested and imprisoned. Starting over in Paris, Emily is broke, while old rock 'n' roll friends blame her for Lee's death. She is determined to establish a relationship with her son Jay, parked with Lee's parents in Vancouver since infancy. If she stays clean -- is she capable of seizing the opportunity that destiny now offers?
Gunless Désarmé ( visu )
5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and French and held by 105 libraries worldwide
When American gunslinger The Montana Kid staggers into the Canadian Hamlet of Barclay's Brush, life for the 17 inhabitants is about to get exciting. The Kid gets into an altercation with Jack the town's blacksmith which leads to the Kid calling him out for some some frontier justice. But without a single gun to be found, adhering to the code of the Wild West may prove difficult
Inspired by Bach ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Sarabande: "Yo-Yo Ma (playing himself) arrives in Toronto, amidst a certain amount of confusion, to perform in concert and teach a master class. In various time frames, parallel story lines develop involving a dying physician, the young female doctor taking over his practice, the old doctor's real estate agent, her boyfriend, Yo-Yo Ma, and his limosine driver. The characters come into contact with Bach's suite at various times and under different circumstances. All of them experience an emotional transformation, related to the depth of their relationship with the music and each other"--The Egoyan nucleus : web guide to Atom Egoyan
The red violin Le violon rouge ( visu )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and French and held by 88 libraries worldwide
Upon unearthing a one-of-a-kind, blood red violin, appraiser Charles Morritz uncovers the spectacular journey of the long-lost masterpiece; how it changed hands and the lives of all who touched it
My war years-- Arnold Schoenberg by Arnold Schoenberg( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2002 in English and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Documentaire biographique dramatisé sur le compositeur autrichien Arnold Schoenberg. Se concentre sur les expériences personnnelles et la production musicale du compositeur durant les années 1906-1923 au cours desquelles Schoenberg commença d'employer l'atonalité puis mit au point le dodécaphonisme sériel. Comprend de nombreux exemples musicaux interprétés par Pierre Boulez, le Schoenberg Quartet, les sopranos Arleen Auger, Marianne Pousseur et Janice Watson, le pianiste Stefan Vladar, l'Ensemble intercontemporain, le London Symphony Orchestra dirigé par Michael Tilson Thomas et le ténor Hans Nachod
Falling down stairs [featuring Suite no. 3 for unaccompanied cello] by Johann Sebastian Bach( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma and choreographer Mark Morris collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of dance inspired by Bach's third suite for solo cello
Inspired by Bach. featuring Suite no. 1 for unaccompanied cello ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 68 libraries worldwide
Yo-Yo Ma and garden designer Julie Moir Messervy collaborate in an interdisciplinary artistic exploration of Bach's cello suite no. 1 as an inspiration for garden design
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Alternative Names
Ficham, Niv.
Ficham, Niv, 1958-
Niv Fichman Canadian film director and producer
نیو فیخمان
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