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Arts Council of England

Overview
Works: 706 works in 1,174 publications in 4 languages and 18,946 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Comedy films  Romance films  Romantic comedy films  Coming-of-age films  Television mini-series  Made-for-TV movies  Sophisticated comedy films 
Roles: pre, Producer, Patron, Other, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Billy Elliot by Stephen Daldry( visu )
31 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 2,213 libraries worldwide
"Eleven-year-old miner's son Billy Elliot is on his way to boxing lessons when he stumbles upon a ballet class. Billy secretly joins the class, knowing that his blue-collar family would never understand."--Container
The house of mirth by Edith Wharton( visu )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 916 libraries worldwide
New York high society comes to life in the heart breaking story of Lily Bart, a renowned beauty of exquisite charm who seeks a wealthy husband but winds up disgraced and discarded
An ideal husband by Oliver Parker( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 844 libraries worldwide
Sir Robert Chiltern is a successful government minister, well-off and with a loving wife. All this is threatened when Mrs. Chieveley appears in London with damning evidence of a past misdeed. Sir Robert turns for help to his friend Lord Goring, an apparently idle philanderer and the despair of his father. Goring knows the lady of old, and, for him, takes the whole thing pretty seriously
Love's labour's lost : a romantic musical comedy by Kenneth Branagh( visu )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 758 libraries worldwide
The handsome young King of Navarre and his three friends--Berowne, Longaville, and Dumaine--make a pledge to retreat for three years to study literature and art, depriving themselves of all comforts, including the company of women, for the duration. The pledge survives intact for exactly as long as it takes the beautiful Princess of France and her three friends--Rosaline, Maria, and Katherine--to travel to Navarre on a diplomatic mission from her father. Shakespeare purists will probably be horrified that Branagh has juxtaposed the Bard with classics by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, and George and Ira Gershwin, in a loving homage to the great musicals of the '30s. He has also thrown in every cliché of said musicals, reviving the abandoned genre with 90 minutes of elaborately staged flossy, frothy, campy, cotton-candy fun
Mansfield Park by Iain B Macdonald( visu )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and French and held by 484 libraries worldwide
When Fanny Price is sent away to live with her rich cousins, she's meant to learn the ways of proper society but manages to enlighten them as well
Frantz Fanon : black skin, white mask by Isaac Julien( visu )
15 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 435 libraries worldwide
Explores one the of most influential theorists of the anti-colonial movement, as it follows Fanon from his birth in 1925 on the French island of Martinique through his medical training in France, then to Algeria where he joined the liberation struggle
The claim by Michael Winterbottom( visu )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
A tale of regret and greed in the Gold Rush-era American West. in 1867, Daniel Dillon, the wealthy 49er who runs Kingdom Come, a Sierra Nevada boomtown, is trying to bring the railroad through town when the past comes back to haunt him. Twenty years ago, he sold his wife and daughter to another goldminer for the claim to the gold mine that brought him his fortune
A midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( visu )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 384 libraries worldwide
This adaptation of Midsummer Night's Dream, performed by the Royal Shakespeare Company, sets the play in a contemporary landscape and introduces the character of The Boy, through whose dream we view the play
Bent ( visu )
5 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 306 libraries worldwide
Pursued and captured by the Nazis because he is gay, Max is placed in a concentration camp where he pretends to be Jewish to avoid even worse persecution. There he meets another gay prisoner and learns a life-altering lesson about human love
Dance for camera ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 302 libraries worldwide
Presents six short dance films from the 2002 Dance Camera West festival. Reines d'un jour features six tumbling bodies on mountain slopes of the Alps, caught between heaven and Earth, among the cows and the villagers. In Measure, a relationship emerges between a man and woman that is revealed as much through their eyes as through the expressive timing of their rhythmically intricate steps. In Rest in peace bizarre behavior and past secrets emerge as four siblings bury their parents. The Village trilogy, inspired by the displacement and destruction of World War II, returns to the physical language of early cinema to evoke the power of the spirit. Cornered is a black and white film that redefines gravity as an attractive force of right angles. Contrecoup depicts an urban environment torn by violence, disorder, and loneliness where the light is sinister, daily life is hostile, and sleep is a nightmare
Carnivalesque by Timothy Hyman( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Published on the occasion of the exhibition: Carnivalesque, a National Touring Exhibition organised by the Hayward Gallery, London, for the Arts Council of England, in collaboration with Brighton Museum and Art Gallery
Framed : interrogating disability in the media by Ann Pointon( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 291 libraries worldwide
Art in question by Karen Raney( Book )
5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 272 libraries worldwide
Another life ( visu )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Scandal leads to murder in this true story as a woman is falsely accused of killing her husband. Based on a real-life murder case
Human and divine : 2000 years of Indian sculpture by Balraj Khanna( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 247 libraries worldwide
Theater in Japan : yesterday and today ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
Theater has a long history in Japan, ranging from traditional Kabuki to today's avant-garde performing arts. This program explores the cultural debate within Japan regarding traditional forms of theater and more contemporary variations, including the adaptation of Western texts such as Chekhov's The Cherry Orchard and street theater. Interviews with many of Japan's leading playwrights such as Tadeshi Suzuki and some of the country's most talented performers present an encompassing-and engrossing-overview of the modern Japanese theater scene
Carlo Scarpa ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 240 libraries worldwide
This beautifully photographed program, filmed on location in Italy, pays tribute to this renowned Venetian architect, famous for combining classical and modern architectural forms. Scarpa's unique ability to successfully incorporate his own designs into historical renovation projects is shown at several locations, including the 15th-century Castelvecchio in Verona and Palazzo Abatellis in Palermo. Brion Memorial-one of the great enigmas of modern architecture-is examined as a hybrid of classical, abstract, and Japanese architectural forms. In Venice, craftsmen and fellow architects fondly remember Scarpa's endless experimentation with color and textures
Composition ( visu )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
Everyone has the desire to arrange things in a way that is most pleasing to the eye. In painting, composition involves arranging every ingredient-shape, color, texture, and light-so that working together, they create artistic balance. In this program, artist Ray Richardson deliberately chooses a long, slim canvas to challenge his compositional abilities. As he confronts his quest to create a cinemascopic work, students begin to appreciate the composition techniques of painters such as Piero della Francesca, Tintoretto, Degas, and Matisse
Fantasy architecture : 1500-2036 by Hayward Gallery( Book )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"The towns and cities that we inhabit are the survivors of a much larger world that was never built - of visions of the future that remain on paper due to lack of funds, political changes or because they were technically ahead of their time. How might the world look today had the realities of history been different? And how close will the architecture of the future be to that already familiar from science fiction films and the fantastic virtual environments of computer games?" "Fantasy Architecture proposes answers to these questions by focusing on around 130 imagined buildings, structures and schemes from the late medieval period to the present. Artists and architects include Robert Adam, Archigram, Charles Barry, Etienne-Louis Boullee, William Chambers, FAT, Foreign Office Architects, Foster and Partners, Erno Goldfinger, Louis Hellman, Inigo Jones, Berthold Lubetkin, Edwin Lutyens, Eric Mendelsohn, Nils Norman, Claes Oldenburg, Joseph Paxton, Sir John Soane, Softroom and Paolo Soleri."--BOOK JACKET
Stranger than fiction by Hayward Gallery( Book )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 24 libraries worldwide
 
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controlled identity Arts Council England

controlled identity Arts Council of Great Britain

ACGB
Arts Council.
Arts Council England
Arts Council of Britain
Arts Council of Great Britain
British Arts Council
CEMA
Council for the Encouragement of Music and the Arts
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English (164)
Spanish (3)
Italian (2)
French (1)
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