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Wiseman, Frederick

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Titicut follies by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

69 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 598 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. Shows scenes of the daily life of the men, interspersed with shots from the inmates' talent show
High school by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

41 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 456 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 )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 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
Five films by Frederick Wiseman by Barry Keith Grant( Book )

18 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 314 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
National Gallery by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

32 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Frederick Wiseman's National Gallery takes the audience behind the scenes of a London institution, on a journey to the heart of a museum inhabited by masterpieces of western art from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. The film includes shots of 255 of the Gallery's paintings and portrays the day-to-day work of curators, conservators, art handlers ... National Gallery is the portrait of a place, its way of working and relations with the world, its staff and public, and its paintings"--Container
High school II by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and French and held by 227 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
Welfare by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

30 editions published between 1975 and 2015 in English and French and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the daily activities of a large welfare center, focusing on problems with which staff and clients must deal
Hospital by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

31 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 188 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
Domestic violence : a social reality by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

19 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on domestic violence filmed in Tampa, Florida. The film follows both police response and intervention and the work of The Spring, the principal shelter in Tampa for women and children
Juvenile court by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

28 editions published between 1973 and 2015 in English and French and held by 179 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
At Berkeley by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

8 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and German and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The University of California at Berkeley, the oldest and most prestigious member of a ten campus public education system, is also one of the finest research and teaching facilities in the world. The film, At Berkeley, shows the major aspects of university life, its intellectual and social mission, its obligation to the state and to larger ideas of higher education, as well as illustrates how decisions are made and implemented by the administration in collaboration with its various constituencies
Cinéma vérité : defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Public housing by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in English and held by 157 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
Meat : a documentary by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1976 and 2015 in English and French and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary concerning the routine activities at a large meat packing plant and slaughterhouse
Near death by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and French and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Model by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows men and women models at work with photographers whose techniques illustrate different styles of fashion and product photography
Basic training by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

22 editions published between 1971 and 2015 in English and French and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film which follows a company of draftees and enlisted men through the eight-week Army basic training program at Fort Knox, Kentucky, and shows their transition from civilians to soldiers. Filmed at Fort Knox, Kentucky, in the summer of 1970
The store by Frederick Wiseman( Visual )

25 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in English and French and held by 125 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. No narrative or input from the filmmaker
Ränder des Kinos : Godard, Wiseman, Benning, Costa by Volker Pantenburg( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick Wiseman : chroniqueur du monde occidental by Philippe Pilard( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le cinéaste américain F. Wiseman a réalisé plus de 30 longs métrages documentaires, filmant des institutions telles que prison, caserne, centre d'aide sociale, hôpital, lui permettant de dénoncer les inégalités et le conformisme de la société américaine
 
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Five films by Frederick Wiseman
Alternative Names
Frederick Wiseman Amerikaans filmregisseur

Frederick Wiseman réalisateur américain

Frederick Wiseman regista statunitense

Frederick Wiseman US-amerikanischer Jurist, Filmregisseur und -produzent

Wiseman, Fred

Wiseman Fred 1930-....

Φρέντερικ Γουάιζμαν

Фредерик Вайсман

فردریک وایزمن فیلمنامه‌نویس، تهیه‌کننده، و کارگردان آمریکایی

와이즈만, 프레데릭 1930-

와이즈먼, 프레더릭 1930-

프레더릭 와이즈먼

フレデリック・ワイズマン

ワイズマン, フレデリック

弗雷德里克·怀斯曼

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Voyages of discovery : the cinema of Frederick Wiseman