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Films Incorporated

Overview
Works: 3,620 works in 6,257 publications in 1 language and 31,951 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Educational films  Internet videos  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Ethnographic films  Fiction  Dark comedy films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Films Incorporated
Eating Raoul by Paul Bartel( Visual )

8 editions published between 1982 and 2012 in English and held by 529 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 383 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 361 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 )

13 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a restaurant that every night is filled with opulence, decadence and gluttony, it is an outrageous and satirical film about love, sex, food, power, murder and revenge
Poetry in motion by Ron Mann( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 252 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 hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

11 editions published between 1957 and 2007 in English and held by 249 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 Anderson platoon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2000 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the life of a small group of American GI's as they fight against an unseen enemy in the jungle of Vietnam
Threads by Mick Jackson( Visual )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of the possible environmental, physical, and psychological consequences of a nuclear attack on England. The story centers on the lives of two young people and their families in Sheffield, England, during the events leading up to the attack and for thirteen years afterwards
Brain by Horst Günter Koch( Visual )

6 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 205 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
The Klan : a legacy of hate in America( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in English and held by 197 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 184 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 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This episode focuses on the polarization of American opinion about U.S. involvement in Vietnam, exploring the reporting of events at home, the expression of public opinion, and the making of public policy
The Kayapo by Terence Turner( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 1991 in English and held by 174 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 172 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 Five forty-eight by Terrence McNally( Visual )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and held by 171 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 )

12 editions published between 1969 and 1989 in English and held by 169 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 Brain by Carolyn L Costley( Visual )

11 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how human beings remember and why they forget. Also presents theories about brain organization, activity at the synapse, and the workings of the hippocampus to help unravel the mystery of memory
Life on the Mississippi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An account of a young man's apprenticeship as a river pilot on the Mississippi River
The Cafeteria by Amram Nowak( Visual )

5 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 161 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
Working by Studs Terkel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical adaptation of Terkel's book about ordinary people going about their ordinary work
 
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Alternative Names
Films Inc.

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

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