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Mongrel Media

Works: 969 works in 2,211 publications in 4 languages and 23,278 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Interviews  Biography  Film adaptations  Melodrama  Environmental films 
Roles: Distributor, dbp, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Mongrel Media
Publications by Mongrel Media
Most widely held works by Mongrel Media
Water by Deepa Mehta( visu )
21 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 1,523 libraries worldwide
Set in 1938 colonia India, against Mahatma Gandhi's rise to power, the story begins as eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where HIndu widows must live out their lives in penitence. Chuyia's feisty presence affects the lives of the other residents, including a beautiful widoW who falls in live with a Gandhian idealist
Love & friendship by Whit Stillman( visu )
5 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,140 libraries worldwide
The beautiful widow Susan Vernon has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant débutante daughter, Frederica
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and French and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author, but when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist who lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable
Still mine by Michael McGowan( visu )
10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 944 libraries worldwide
"Determined to build a more suitable house for his wife Irene..., whose memory is failing, Craig Morrison ... is met with resistance from an overzealous government inspector. Facing a possible jail sentence, and with Irene becoming increasingly ill, Craig races to finish the house"--Container
Wilby wonderful ( visu )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 497 libraries worldwide
A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours
The fits ( visu )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 402 libraries worldwide
Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes with her brother. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni neglects her boxing, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and drills. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni's desire for acceptance is challenged
Mao's last dancer by Bruce Beresford( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 379 libraries worldwide
Drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet
Rebelle = War witch by Kim Nguyen( visu )
5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 367 libraries worldwide
A brutal yet poetic snapshot of life as one of Africa's child soldiers, following a young girl who is kidnapped from her village by a group of rebel fighters. Forced to gun down members of her family and enemy soldiers, she takes solace in fellow soldier Magician, a young albino with whom she escapes and starts a new life
Marion Bridge ( visu )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
In the midst of struggling to overcome her self-destructive behavior, the youngest of three sisters, Agnes (Molly Parker), returns to her hometown in Nova Scotia determined to confront the past. Her arrival sets in motion a chain of events that allows a family of women to re-connect with the world and each other in their own ways
The Chipette diaries ( visu )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 316 libraries worldwide
Whether running for class president, homecoming queen, or posing as globe-trotting fashion conscious detectives to catch a jewel thief, The Chipettes are clearly up for any challenge. Join Brittany, Jeanette, and Eleanor as they join forces with Alvin and The Chipmunks in a series of musical adventures
Exit through the gift shop by Banksy( visu )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
An eccentric French shopkeeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the Palestinian segregation wall in the West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film
Petropolis : Aerial perspectives on the Alberta tar sands ( visu )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 237 libraries worldwide
"The Athabasca tar sands in Alberta are an oil reserve the size of England. Extracting crude oil that lies beneath the unspoiled wilderness requires a massive industrialized effort, effecting catastrophic damages on land, air, water, and climate. Peter Mettler shows us this extraordinary view from above, filming primarily from a helicopter to capture this breathtaking, unparalleled view of the world's largest industrial, capital and energy project ... Mettler explores the clash between industry and earth, and beholds the barren wasteland that is left behind."--Container
Last weekend ( visu )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 236 libraries worldwide
A matriarch asks her adult sons to visit their gorgeous Lake Tahoe home for a final weekend before she sells it, but it quickly becomes a comical disaster
Reel Injun ( visu )
4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
"Hollywood has an impressive track record, one that spans more than 4,000 films, of blatantly misrepresenting Native people and their cultures. Featuring interviews with filmmakers and activists such as Clint Eastwood, Jim Jarmusch and Russell Means, Reel Injun delves into the fascinating history of the Hollywood Indian with razor-sharp insight and humor, tracing its checkered cinematic evolution from the silent film era to today."--Container
Manufactured Landscapes by Jennifer Baichwal( visu )
16 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and French and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Manufactured Landscapes is a feature documentary on the work of internationally renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. The film follows him as he travels through China photographing the evidence and effects of that country's massive industrial revolution. The Three Gorges Dam, factory floors a kilometre long and the breathtaking scale of Shanghai's urban renewal are subjects for his lens. Shot in Super-16mm film, the documentary extends the narratives of Burtynsky's photographs, meditating on the human impact on the planet without trying to reach simplistic judgements or reductive resolutions. In the process, it shifts our consciousness about the world and the way we live in it
The lady by Luc Besson( visu )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
This is the story of Aung San Suu Kyi and her husband, Michael Aris. Despite distance, long separations, and a dangerously hostile regime, their love endures until the very end. A story of devotion and human understanding set against a background of political turmoil which continues today
Fidel : the untold story ( visu )
7 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
Documental que presenta la vida y carrera política de Fidel Castro. Incluye material de archivo, entrevistas a Castro, su familia, ex guerrilleros, políticos e historiadores
Capitaine Alatriste by Agustín Díaz-Yanes( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and French and held by 202 libraries worldwide
"After his company falls prey to a deadly ambush, Alatriste returns to Spain to fulfill the dying wish of a falledn friend: to care for his son, Iñigo. But the once-mighty empire has started to crumble under the weight of corruption. With Iñigo under his wing, Alatriste must fight to protect his honour amidst the decay of his cherished homeland"--Container
Sabah by Ruba Nadda( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 186 libraries worldwide
Sabah is a 40-year-old Arab woman living in Toronto. One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man: she's Muslim, he's not. Keeping him a secret from her family, she embarks on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide
Robot overlords ( visu )
3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 179 libraries worldwide
Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration
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English (104)
Hindi (16)
French (11)
Spanish (2)
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