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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,544 works in 6,194 publications in 1 language and 33,163 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Educational films  Internet videos  History  Documentary television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Science television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 612.82
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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 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul and Mary live in an apartment complex that is being mistaken for a swingers establishment. Paul finds Mary fighting off a swinger and hits him with a frying pan. The blow kills the man and the couple decide to get rid of the body to save themselves
The Story of English by William Reid( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2016 in English and held by 406 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 387 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 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A modern fable and political satire on the Thatcher years in Britain set at Le Hollandais, a gourmet restaurant. The wife of a barbaric crime boss engages in a secretive romance with a gentle bookseller between meals at her husband's restaurant, all observed by the cook. This nightly display of opulence, decadence and gluttony leads to murder, torture and revenge
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

10 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 259 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
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 256 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 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of a small group of GI's as they fight against an unseen enemy in the jungle of Vietnam
The brain by Bill Nye( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents and examines what is known about the brain and its functions and how these can and do effect our lives and our society
Threads by Mick Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 214 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 )

8 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 207 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 188 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
Madness : a history by Jonathan Miller( Visual )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2016 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the past, there was no such thing as mental illness, only madness. Its treatment was often indistinguishable from torture or murder. This program follows the long, often grim road towards understanding and treating mental illness. Through testimonials, original manuscripts, photos, and extensive footage from medical archives, leading doctors and medical historians trace the history of asylums, the development of psychoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy, and the rise of psychopharmacology. The program also details the once widespread use of phrenology, lobotomy, and lobotomy's ancient precursor, trepanning
The Kayapo : out of the forest by Terence Turner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents life among the Kayapo Indians of central Brazil, a fiercely independent tribe, some of whom were forced to become "businessmen" or see their traditional way of life destroyed when gold was discovered on their land in 1982
The Sorrows of gin by John Cheever( Visual )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 180 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
Life on earth by David Attenborough( Visual )

16 editions published between 1978 and 1988 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Naturalist David Attenborough offers a detailed study of the many marsupial species, paying special attention to the primitive marsupials found in Australia
The Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 178 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
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
Grandeur and Obedience by Kenneth Clark( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the development of Western civilization during the 17th century. Points out that the works of such Dutch painters as Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer, and Saenredam show the revolutionary change in thought that replaced divine authority with experience, experiment, and observation
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 168 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 a musical by Studs Terkel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drawn from the Studs Terkel 1974 book, this musical adaptation explores the world of work, as seen in actual interview responses which reveal the attitudes, aspirations, and aggravations of people on the job
 
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The buried mirror : reflections on Spain and the New World
Alternative Names
Films Inc.

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

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