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Mongrel Media

Works: 882 works in 1,535 publications in 4 languages and 15,858 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Interviews  History  Biography  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Melodrama  Pictorial works 
Roles: Distributor, dbp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Publications about Mongrel Media
Publications by Mongrel Media
Most widely held works by Mongrel Media
<> = Water by Deepa Mehta( visu )
19 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Hindi and English and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
Set in 1938 Colonial 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 young widow, who falls in love with a Gandhian idealist
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley( visu )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 943 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 James Cromwell( visu )
6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 861 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 )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours
Marion Bridge ( visu )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in English and held by 368 libraries worldwide
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Mao's last dancer by Cunxin Li( visu )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 366 libraries worldwide
"1972, dans un village de la Chine rurale. Li Cunxin, garçonnet d'origines modestes, est invité par le gouvernement à suivre une formation de danse classique à Beijing. À l'issue du programme, il est choisi par son institution pour participer à l'un des premiers échanges étudiants avec les États-Unis. Sous la tutelle de Ben Stevenson, directeur du Houston Ballet, le jeune danseur s'épanouit et en vient à remettre en question sa fidélité envers son pays." [(c) Médiafilm] [SDM]
The Chipette diaries ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 302 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. Includes Alvin's Angels, May the Best Chipmunk Win, Tell it to the Judge, My Fair Chipette, Greatest Showoffs on Earth, and the never before on DVD episode, The Chipettes
Rebelle by Kim NGuyen( visu )
2 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 288 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--and together they begin to consider a way out of their hell
Exit through the gift shop by Banksy( visu )
10 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 282 libraries worldwide
The world's first street art disaster movie, this story tells how an eccentric French shop keeper and amateur film maker, Thierry Guetta, attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, the world's most famous graffiti artist, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. The film contains exclusive footage of Banksy, Shephard Fairey, Invader and many of the world's most infamous graffiti artists at work
Reel Injun by Neil Diamond( visu )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 231 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
The lady by Luc Besson( visu )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 217 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
Petropolis Aerial perspectives on the Alberta tar sands ( visu )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 213 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
Fidel the untold story ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Using vintage newsreels and interviews, examines the political figure as well as the man
Capitaine Alatriste by Augustín Díaz-Yanes( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in Spanish and French and held by 203 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 Ru8ba Nadda( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
"One day, when Sabah least expects it, she falls in love with the wrong man. She's Muslim, he's not. Unbeknownst to her family, she goes on a whirlwind affair before both culture and love collide"--
Manufactured landscapes by Jennifer Baichwall( visu )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 193 libraries worldwide
Documentary by award winning director Jennifer Baichwal follows Edward Burtynsky to China, as he captures the effects of the country's massive industrial revolution. The film leads us to meditate on human endeavour and its impact on the planet
Last weekend ( visu )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 186 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
Fish tank by Andrea Arnold( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 177 libraries worldwide
Fifteen-year-old Mia Williams is at war with the world. She's been kicked out of school and spends her days drinking and dancing to hip-hop tunes in an abandoned apartment. Music feels like Mia's only escape from feuding with her sister and scornful mother
Cairo time Souvenirs du Caire V.F. ( visu )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Juliette is a magazine editor who arrives in Cairo to meet her husband Mark, a UN official in Gaza. When he is unavoidably delayed, Mark sends his friend and former security officer Tareq to show Juliette around the city. As she gets used to the customs and rhythm of life in Cairo, she finds herself falling not only for the city's charms, but for Tareq as well
The Corporation by Mark Achbar( visu )
17 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
The Corporation charts the spectacular rise of the corporation as a dramatic, pervasive presence in our everyday lives. With a deft mix of humor, visual panache and seriousness, this documentary is a timely, entertaining critique of global conglomerates
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English (94)
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