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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,590 works in 6,213 publications in 1 language and 32,488 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Educational films  History  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Science television programs  Ethnographic films  Fiction 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 612.82
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( Visual )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A bawdy, gleefully amoral tale about a prudish married couple feeling put upon by the swingers who live in their apartment building, who, one night by accident, discover a way to simultaneously realize their dream of opening a little restaurant and rid themselves of the 'perverts' down the hall
The Story of English by William Reid( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Details the history of the English language and provides a unique focus on current English usage worldwide with a special emphasis on American English
The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World by Carlos Fuentes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For American Indians, the mirror symbolized power, the sun, the Earth, its four corners, and its people. Now, a "mirror" is being held up to the Old and New Worlds to reflect the diverse cultures of Spanish-speaking countries and peoples, together with the themes, institutions, beliefs, and symbols that have endured or changed through time
The cook, the thief, his wife & her lover by Peter Greenaway( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une femme qui dine chaque soir au restaurant avec un mari vulgaire entretient une liaison avec un autre client
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures. The film was photographed during a Peabody Museum, Harvard-Smithsonian expedition to the Kalahari Desert of South West Africa led by Laurence Marshall
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A performance film of contemporary poets which celebrates poetry's ancient oral tradition. Here twenty-four leading North American poets sing, chant and read from their own works
The Anderson platoon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the "Anderson Platoon," a racially integrated combat unit, for six weeks during the Vietnam War, as the soldiers eat, sleep, fight, gamble, pray and die together
The brain by Horst Günter Koch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The world's leading scientists explore modern brain research, providing a comprehensive look at the brain's basic operating principles, its major structural and functional systems, the cellular machinery which enables brain cells to communicate and other topics
Threads by Mick Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts the experiences of two English families during a global nuclear war, realistically portraying the breakdown of the support threads of a technologically advanced society
The Klan : a legacy of hate in America( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the beginnings of the Ku Klux Klan after the Civil War to its growth in the 1920s and resurgence in the 1960s
Private contentment( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1945 a young soldier returns to his Southern home because of the death of his mother. While there he discovers a baffling secret in his father's life and must find a way to understand and accept his father and to come to terms with his own feelings
The End of the tunnel, 1973-1975( Visual )

12 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how, with the North Vietnamese spring offensive of 1975, the South Vietnamese army collapsed and American soldiers returned home to ignominy, rather than admiration
The Brain by Carolyn L Costley( Visual )

11 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of schizophrenics and their families are used to underscore how much brain researchers now know and what they have yet to accomplish
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an eight year old girl's search for a sense of family amid the sophisticated and detached whirl of her parents' lives in suburban America
The Kayapo by Terence Turner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents life among the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil, a fiercely independent tribe, who were forced to become "businessmen" or see their traditional way of life destroyed
The Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the John Cheever story whose protagonist is one of the well-to-do commuters in the Shady Hill stories, John Blake. He is obsessed by a brief affair with his secretary and after he dismisses her, she follows him until the final confrontation on the 5:48 train
Grandeur and Obedience by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of Roman culture in the late 16th-early 17th century, which culminated in the Catholic restoration. Points out that the essence of this baroque culture was the uniting of spirit and flesh, dogma and sensuality, and obedience and freedom. Highlights the work of Bernini
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an adaptation of a short story by Isaac Bashevis Singer that deals with a young woman who frequents a cafeteria on the upper Broadway section of New York City. At the cafeteria, she meets a man and they become romantically involved. She reveals that she has survived the Holocaust and, later, that she has seen Hitler and his lieutenants in the cafeteria
Working by Studs Terkel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Terkel's book about ordinary people going about their ordinary work
Life on the Mississippi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a young man's apprenticeship as a river pilot on the Mississippi River in the 1850s
 
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Alternative Names
Films Inc.

Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.). Films Incorporated

Languages
English (155)

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The Story of EnglishThe buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New WorldThe Anderson platoon