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Jove Films (Firm)

Overview
Works: 141 works in 177 publications in 2 languages and 2,228 library holdings
Genres: Caricatures and cartoons  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Juvenile works  Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  Film adaptations 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.5, 791.4375
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Publications about Jove Films (Firm)
Publications by Jove Films (Firm)
Most widely held works by Jove Films (Firm)
Animated Soviet propaganda from the October Revolution to Perestroika ( visu )
4 editions published in 2006 in Russian and held by 247 libraries worldwide
From the 1920s to the 1980s, the Soviet regime ordered the production of dozens of animated propaganda films. Their target audience was the Soviet Union itself, and their goal was to win the hearts and minds of the Soviet people. Commentary by leading Soviet film scholars
Masters of Russian animation ( visu )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2000 in Russian and held by 116 libraries worldwide
A collection of award-winning animated short films made by Russia's world-renowned directors and artists between 1969 and 1978
Masters of Russian animation ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Russian and held by 113 libraries worldwide
A collection of award-winning animated short films by Russia's world-renowned directors and artists made between 1979 and 1985
Masters of Russian animation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 106 libraries worldwide
A collection of award-winning animated short films by Russia's world-renowned directors and artists
Animated Soviet propaganda ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 94 libraries worldwide
The USSR's animation studios frequently took aim at the United States and aspects of American culture perceived as evil. These initially included racism, unemployment, aggression, and excess. During the 1960s, these were expanding to decry the Vietnam War, the influence of the Catholic Church, and economic and class divisions. The cartoons selected represent five decades of animated Soviet propaganda
Masters of Russian animation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in Russian and held by 88 libraries worldwide
A collection of award-winning animated short films by Russia's world-renowned directors and artists
Masters of Russian animation ( visu )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in Russian and held by 82 libraries worldwide
A collection of animated short films by Soviet-era directors and artists
American imperialists Soviet animation vs. the United States ( Computer File )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 77 libraries worldwide
Racism, unemployment, aggression, excess-the USSR's animation studios frequently took aim at these aspects of American culture. Representing five decades of animated Soviet propaganda, this program features short films that blast the United States and its perceived evils. Black and White and Mister Twister extol the absence of bigotry in Soviet society, while Someone Else's Voice portrays jazz as an enemy of the people. Ave Maria condemns America's presence in Vietnam and the influence of the Catholic church, and The Shooting Range underscores the violence behind economic and class divisions. Seven films total, plus commentary from Russian State Film School professor Igor Kokarev, director/artist Vladimir Tarasov, and Dr. Sonia Marshak, great-granddaughter of the acclaimed Soviet poet
Fascist barbarians Soviet animation vs. Nazi tyranny ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Hitler's invasion of Russia and Germany's post-WWII partition inspired a great deal of animated Soviet propaganda. This program presents short films that disparage fascist aggression and America's supposed continuation of it. Fascist Boots and Cinema Circus vilify Hitler and the Nazi invaders; A Lesson Not Learned plays on Russian fears of a reunited, vengeful, and American-supported Germany; and Vasilok, The Adventures of the Young Pioneers, and Pioneer's Violin are stories about brave and loyal Soviet children encountering and standing up to fascism. Fourteen films total, plus commentary from Russian State Film School professor Igor Kokarev, writer and cultural historian Vladimir Paperny, and actor/producer Oleg Vidov
Capitalist sharks Soviet animation vs. greed and ambition ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 76 libraries worldwide
Just as America envisioned Communist threats during much of the 20th century, the specter of capitalism loomed large in the Soviet Cold War psyche. This program surveys Soviet animated propaganda embodying that fiercely anti-capitalist spirit. Foreshadowing the space race, Interplanetary Revolution depicts a Communist triumph over free-market forces on Mars; China in Flames warns against capitalist interference in the Chinese Revolution; The Shareholder proclaims the superiority of the Soviet economic system; and Proud Little Ship takes on capitalist aggression. Eight films total, plus commentary from Russian State Film School professor Igor Kokarev and director and animator Fyodor Khitruk
The complete works of Yuri Norstein ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in Russian and held by 67 libraries worldwide
Features animated shorts by Russian animator Yuri Norstein, including his first film, 25th : the first day, about the first day of the October Revolution, which combines poetry by Mayakovsky and music by Shostakovich with images and motifs inspired by the art of a number of Russia's leading avant-garde and post-revolutionary artists. Includes Battle of Kerjenets, which is based on a legendary Russian battle and features frescoes, icons, and Rimsky-Korsakov music, and several animated shorts based on Russian folk tales. Also presents Tale of tales, which weaves threads of realism and nostalgia around a popular Russian lullaby, Pablo Picasso's minotaur, and images of the lost glories of Alexander Pushkin and the golden age of Russian literature
The adventures of Cheburashka & friends ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Russian and English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
A four part series of one of the favorite Russian animations for children, showing adventures of an unknown but lovely creature Cheburashka, Gena the Crocodile, and their friends, plus a bonus animation
Animated Soviet propaganda. the shining future ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
Soviet film studios worked hard to portray their government's system as idyllic and forward-looking. This program displays animated films designed to promote that utopian vision. Along with one of the earliest known examples of Soviet animation, there are films that praise the casting-off of antiquated traditions, the Soviet educational system, the achievements of Stalin's first five-year plan, and several rejoicing over the passing of Czarist imperialism and the establishment of a new, benevolent society
Stories from my childhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
A brave young girl named Gerta defies danger in order to save her dear friend Kai from the cold but beautiful Snow Queen. (1st work) Enchantment, intrigue, adventure, love and loyalty are woven into this musical version of the tale of eleven Princes who are turned into swans by a witch's curse, and rescued by their brave sister Eliza. (2nd work) Danger and excitement await young Alice, her father, and Captain Jones after Grambo, a six-armed cyborg scientist, sends them to the Planet of the Captains to meet the famous Dr. Sputnik. (3rd work)
Animated Soviet propaganda ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Hitler's invasion of Russia and Germany's post-WWII partition inspired a great deal of animated Soviet propaganda. This program presents short films that disparage fascist aggression and America's supposed continuation of it. Some of them play on Russian fears of a reunited, vengeful, and American-supported Germany, while others celebrate the Young Pioneers, wherein brave and loyal Soviet children encounter and stand up to fascism
Animated Soviet propaganda ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Just as America envisioned Communist threats during much of the 20th century, the specter of capitalism loomed large in the Soviet Cold War psyche. This program surveys Soviet animated propaganda embodying that fiercely anti-capitalist spirit and proclaiming the superiority of the Soviet economic system. Included are films that envision the exploration of Mars and the resultant Communist triumph over free-market forces, while warning against capitalist interference in China
Stories from my childhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 49 libraries worldwide
Presents short animated films based on a variety of fairy tales and stories
American imperialists ( visu )
8 editions published in 2006 in English and Russian and held by 47 libraries worldwide
Racism, unemployment, aggression, excess -- the USSR's animation studios frequently took aim at these aspects of American culture. Representing five decades of animated Soviet propaganda, this program features short films that blast the U.S. and its perceived evils. Black and White and Mister Twister extol the absence of bigotry in Soviet society while Someone Else's Voice portrays jazz as "an enemy of the people." Ave Maria condemns America's presence in Vietnam and the influence of the Catholic Church, and The Shooting Gallery underscores the violence behind economic and class divisions
Stories from my childhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
A wealthy merchant seeking a crimson flower for his youngest daughter encounters a hideous beast who demands the daughter in payment for the enchanted flower (1st work). Animated version of the classic Christmas tale, The nutcracker, with the music of P.I. Tchaikovsky (2nd work). The great Czar Saltan's bride bears a son, but the Queen's jealous mother has mother and son cast out to sea where they land on an island and are helped by an enchanted swan (3rd work). The old Czar Dadon makes a pact with a magician and falls in love with a beautiful and mysterious princess (4th work)
Stories from my childhood ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Russian version of the Cinderella fairy tale by Charles Perrault (1st work). An animated film based on movements from Modest P. Mussorgsky's symphony "Pictures from an exhibition" (2nd work). On New Year's Eve, young Christina is sent by her tyrannical stepmother to find flowers under the heavy snow for their imperious Queen. She succeeds with the help of the Twelve Months (3rd work). An elderly couple create a little girl out of snow and magic (4th work). A precocious girl is granted a magical flower with seven wishes. She wastes the first six wishes and is finally left with a single petal, which brings her only real reward - the meaning of friendship (5th work). Italian fairy tale about Antonio the lumberjack who after performing a kind deed for a forest fairy receives his every wish (6th work)
 
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Films by Jove (Firm)
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English (23)
Russian (19)
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