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Midnight Films

Overview
Works: 27 works in 74 publications in 1 language and 2,845 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  History  Biography  Documentary films  Rock videos  Rock concert films  Interviews  Drama  Personal narratives  Case studies 
Classifications: E83.876, 973.82
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Publications about Midnight Films
Publications by Midnight Films
Most widely held works by Midnight Films
Last stand at Little Big Horn by James Welch( visu )
21 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 1,577 libraries worldwide
Examines the Battle of the Little Bighorn, known as "Custer's Last Stand," from an Indian's and white man's perspective. Uses journals, oral accounts, Indian ledger drawings, archival footage, and feature films to present the dual viewpoints of this historic event
Rattle and hum by U2 (Musical group)( visu )
6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 367 libraries worldwide
This live concert film follows U2 through their U.S. tour
George Wallace settin' the woods on fire ( visu )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society to create a lasting conservative movement and a man ultimately reborn through suffering
Vote for me politics in America ( visu )
7 editions published between 1996 and 2005 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
Examines the issues and strategies involved in successfully running for political office in the U.S
Last man standing : politics, Texas style ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 153 libraries worldwide
If the down-home cowboy politics of George W. Bush are a blueprint for success in Washington, what are they like back in the Lone Star state of Texas? Find out in a lively, behind-the-scenes portrait of two unpredictable, post-millennial elections
Rattle and hum by U2 (Musical group)( visu )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
This live concert film follows U2 thorugh their U.S. tour
Heaven ( visu )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
An architect, being sued for divorce and struggling with booze and gambling, finds work remodeling a friend's strip club. There he meets a transsexual stripper who is bothered by accurate, but extremely violent, visions of future events, which begin to include the architect. Finally, the scenes from the visions become reality
Wallace settin' the woods on fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This documentary examines Wallace's life and career, featuring archival footage and interviews with contemporaries, historians and family members
When strangers appear ( visu )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 47 libraries worldwide
When Beth opens her diner, located along a remote roadside, she expects another slow day. Almost immediately a handsome drifter bursts in, bleeding and on the run. Within a short period of time, three surfers, that the drifter claims are chasing him, appear and the stage is set for a deadly game of cat and mouse. Now Beth must decide whom to trust and whom to fear
Tongan ninja ( visu )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
When the Syndicate threatens the kindly owners of a New Zealand restaurant, the deadliest ninja alive battles enemies to save the woman he loves
Rock & roll backstage pass movie collection ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
No direction home: Traces Bob Dylan's journey from his roots in Minnesota, to his early days in Greenwich Village, to his tumultuous ascent to pop stardom in 1966. Joan Baez, Allan Ginsberg, Maria Muldaur, Pete Seeger, Liam Clancy, Mavis Staples and others share their thoughts and feelings about the young singer who would change popular music forever. Contains extensive archival footage, some never-before-seen and rare concert performances
Predicament ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Youthful Cedric, bored and waiting for something to change his life in the direction of his fantasies and dreams, meets Mervyn and his unusual friend. He is caught up in plots and events that both excite him and alarm him. Harmless pranks become serious crimes and while Cedric battles his conscience he yet yearns to punish some of those around him
George Wallace: settin' the woods on fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society to create a lasting conservative movement and a man ultimately reborn through suffering
Last man standing politics, Texas style ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Explores the bare-knuckles style of modern Texas politics as it goes behind the scenes of two 21st-century state races
George Wallace: settin' the woods on fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Four times governor of Alabama, four times a candidate for president, George Wallace was a fierce defender of Southern pride. This film through extensive archive footage and interviews presents the life of a man central to the civil rights years in the South, a lightening rod for controversy, a liberal judge who betrayed his principles for power, a politician who harnessed the anger lurking beneath American society to create a lasting conservative movement and a man ultimately reborn through suffering
Last man standing politics, Texas style ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Filmmaker Paul Stekler takes a behind the scenes look at two 2002 elections in Texas, one for state representative and the other for governor
Rattle and hum music from the 80's by U2 (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
This live concert film follows U2 through their U.S. tour
American experience ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Examines the Battle of Little Big Horn, also known as Custer's Last Stand, from the perspective of the Lakota, Sioux, Cheyenne, and Crow who lived on the Great Plains and from that of the white settlers who pushed west across the continent
U2 Rattle and hum by U2 (Musical group)( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Live concert film containing 9 songs not appearing on the group's album of the same title
Getting back to abnormal ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Documentary about the 2010 election for the New Orleans City Council District B seat, between incumbent Stacy Head and challenger Corey Watson. Using a mixture of live film footage, interviews, archival television news footage, and some black-and-white still photographs, Getting back to abnormal explores the election campaign in the context of politics, race, and culture in a New Orleans still rebuilding and recovering over four years after Hurricane Katrina
 
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