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Wiseman, Frederick

Overview
Works: 176 works in 695 publications in 4 languages and 4,498 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Drama 
Roles: Director, Producer, Film editor, Editor, edm, Interviewee, Performer, Dedicatee, Author of introduction, Scenarist
Classifications: HV8742.U52, 365.46
Publication Timeline
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Publications by  Frederick Wiseman Publications by Frederick Wiseman
Most widely held works by Frederick Wiseman
Titicut Follies by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
54 editions published between 1967 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed at the Massachusetts Correctional Institution Bridgewater, this documentary shows harsh scenes of the life and treatment of the criminally insane inmates. Also includes the challenges and difficulties faced by the "professionals," the doctors and workers who hold the fort in Bridgewater
High school by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary study of Northeast High School in Philadelphia in 1968; deals with the ideology and values of a large urban high school as seen through encounters between students, teachers, and parents in guidance sessions, college counseling, discipline, faculty meetings, corridor patrol, gymnasium, and classroom activities
Missile by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in English and held by 317 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Missile documents the 14-week training of the Air Force officers who, if ordered, will launch the nuclear firepower of the Minuteman Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles
High school II by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
30 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and French and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary about Central Park East Secondary School, a successful alternative high school in New York's Spanish Harlem. Ninety-five percent of the school's graduates go on to four-year colleges
La danse le Ballet de l'Opéra de Paris by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The film follows the rehearsals and performances of seven ballets: Genus by Wayne McGregor, Medea by Angelin Preljocaj, The House of Bernarda Alba by Mats Ek, Paquita by Pierre Lacotte, The Nutcracker by Rudolph Nureyev, Orpheus and Eurydice by Pina Bausch, and Romeo and Juliet by Sasha Waltz. The film shows the work involved in administering the company and the coordinated and collaborative work of choreographers, ballet masters, dancers, musicians, and costume, set, and lighting designers"--Container
Domestic violence ( Visual )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary on domestic violence in Tampa, Florida. The film " ... shows the Tampa, Florida police responding to domestic violence calls and the work of The Spring, the principal shelter in Tampa for women and children. Sequences with the police include police response, intervention, and attempted resolution of domestic volence calls. Sequences at the shelter include intake interviews, individual counseling sessions, anger management training, group therapy, staff meetings, conversations among clients and between clients and staff, and school activities, therapy and counseling for the children at the shelter."--Container
Hospital by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary filmed at Metropolitan Hospital Center in New York which portrays what goes on in a large city hospital devoted to helping people in the area. Filmed over a period of five weeks, it shows what actually takes place in the emergency room, operating rooms, receiving rooms, wards and clinics
Welfare by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in English and French and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the daily activities of a large welfare center, focusing on problems with which staff and clients must deal
Public housing by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the daily life at the Ida B. Wells housing project in Chicago. Looks at the families, the elderly, after school programs, tenants council, the police, training programs, drugs, and various government agencies as they intersect with residents. A film montage without narration
Near death ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1988 and 2012 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Filmed in 1989 and set in an adult intensive care unit of the Beth Israel Hospital in Boston, the documentary follows medical and nursing staff caring for mostly terminally ill patients and interacting with their families during a several day period
Meat by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary concerning the routine activities at a large meat packing plant and slaughterhouse
Ballet by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the American Ballet Theatre in rehearsal in their New York studio and on tour in Athens and Copenhagen. The viewer observes the numerous aspects of the creative, managerial and personal challenges faced by members of the company
La Comedie francaise, ou, L'amour joue by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in French and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An unnarrated documentary on the 300 year old Paris comedy company. Wiseman shows us every facet of the production, from the construction of the set to the cafeteria, to a birthday party for a retired actress who has reached 100
Model by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows men and women models at work with photograhers whose techniques illustrate different styles of fashion and product photography
Juvenile court by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary showing day-to-day activities in a large urban juvenile court. Scenes include conferences among parents, social workers, lawyers, and young offenders, interviews with psychologists, and meetings in the judge's chambers
The Store by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this documentary about the department store Neiman-Marcus, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, the director observes salespeople, customers and store executives, and shows the inner workings of the chain's Dallas store
Law and order by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and French and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Law and Order, an Emmy Award winning film, documents the routine activities of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department. Filmed in the highest crime district of the city, Law and Order reveals the role of the police in a large urban center, the nature of contacts with the community and the diversity and complexity of the police role in American society. Law and Order shows police confronting problems such as a domestic dispute, arrests of a car thief and a prostitute, a clothing store holdup, and medical emergencies. This film is an unflinching look at the intersection of criminal behavior and police work
Five films by Frederick Wiseman Titicut follies, High school, Welfare, High school II, Public housing by Barry Keith Grant ( )
12 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wiseman is among America's foremost documentary filmmakers. The recipient of many awards, including three Emmys, he has made over 30 feature-length documentaries during a career that has spanned five decades. Together, these films provide a fascinating chronicle of American social and institutional life
Basic training by Frederick Wiseman ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1971 and 2012 in English and French and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A documentary film which follows a company of draftees and enlisted men through the eight-week Army basic training program and shows their transition from civilians to soldiers
Domestic violence 2 ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Domestic violence 2 takes place in the arraignment, misdemeanor, and injunction courts in Hillsborough County, Tampa, Florida. The courts deal with issues such as bail, bonds, release pending trial, the specific context of injunctions regulating time and place of parental visits, restraining orders, contact with children, support payments, and court's decision about fault and punishment. The judges and lawyers ask questions which elicit the stories of couples' relationships and the specific form of violence between them"--Container
 
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Alternative Names
Wiseman, Fred
Wiseman, Fred, 1930-
ワイズマン, フレデリック
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