International Film Bureau
Most widely held works about International Film Bureau
Most widely held works by International Film Bureau
Medieval women ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Shows the daily lives of women during the European Middle Ages, how they were portrayed in manuscripts, and church teachings about them. Shows by examples how women shared in men's work, ran households, etc.; also shows that some women were doctors, artists, musicians, teachers, and writers.
No longer silent ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
A documentary on the struggle of women against injustice in Delhi, India. Shows the cultural preference for boys and the tendency of expectant mothers to demand abortion of female fetuses.
Neighbors ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1952 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 69 libraries worldwide
A parable about two people who, after living side by side in mutual friendliness and respect, come to blows over the possession of a flower that one day grows where their properties meet.
Herman Melville consider the sea ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Explores the life, work and driving forces of Herman Melville, the 19th century American writer.
From every shires ende the world of Chaucer's pilgrims ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Uses authentic medieval music as a background for presenting the sights and sounds which were encountered by the pilgrims in Chaucer's Canterbury tales.
Music in the twelfth century ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
Discusses the development of music in the 12th century in the church, including the beginning of musical notation and polyphony, as well as the secular music of towns and banqueting halls.
Impressionists ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Discusses the variations and similarities among the impressionist painters of the late nineteenth century. Includes views of the paintings by Monet, Manet, Pissarro, Sisley, Renoir, and Degas, with a close-up examination of the brush work and style.
Lascaux, cradle of man's art ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1950 and 1976 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
A documentary about the Lascaux Cave paintings uncovered in the Dordogne region in France in 1940. Re-creates the circumstances of the discovery. Two small boys chasing a rabbit with their dog fall through the ground into caverns and find that the walls are covered with the forms of animals. Shows photographs of the paintings and explains that they are one of the most significant finds of prehistoric remains.
Surrealism ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
The mysterious faces of surrealism are studied in the works of Max Ernst, Paul Klee, Joan Miró, Yves Tanguy, René Magritte, Salvador Dali and Paul Delvaux.
Pioneers of modern architecture in Chicago ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 57 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the work of Henry Hobson Richardson, Louis H. Sullivan, and Frank Lloyd Wright that can be seen in the Chicago area. Also shows works by the Prarie School architects and includes both commercial and residential buildings.
Cubism ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 56 libraries worldwide
Traces the development of cubism as a style of painting through works of the artists, such as Picasso, Braque and Gris, who experimented with it.
Chicago's modern architecture ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 53 libraries worldwide
Introduces the viewer to many of Chicago's buildings that were designed by distinguished architects. Also discusses the changing styles of modern architecture from masonry buildings of the last century to the glass facades of today.
The World of Andrew Wyeth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Shows over thirty-five of Andrew Wyeth's paintings, blending the subjects of the artist's representational style paintings with actual scenes from Pennsylvania and Maine countrysides. Covers significant facts in Wyeth's life.
Walking in a sacred manner North American Indians and the natural world ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Words spoken by selected North American Indians over a 200-year period describe their life, land, and plants and animals. Contains photographs by Edward S. Curtis, who documented the last of authentic Indian life between 1896 and 1930.
Matisse and the Fauves ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Discusses the basic concepts of the Fauvist movement, characterized by vivid colors and free forms. Shows the developing use of bold, simplified brush work and brilliant, unnatural color in the work of Matisse, and examines the paintings of Derain, Vlaminck, Braque, Dufy, Marguet, and Rouault.
Ansel Adams, photographer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
Records the life and work of Ansel Adams, the American photographer. Describes the photographer's equipment, his home, his interests, and his attitude toward art in general, toward photography, and toward life.
Steroids shortcut to make-believe muscles ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Addresses the use and misuse of steroids, harmful effects and how to say "No". Also features a drug-free body development program.
The Post-impressionists ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1988 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
Surveys the aims, influences, and techniques of Cezanne, Gauguin, Van Gogh, Seurat, and Toulouse-Lautrec, and points out how te experiments and work of these five artists led to different movements in modern painting.
Dada ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and French and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Traces the history and nature of the Dada movement from its inception simultaneously in Zurich and New York through its eventual move to centers in Paris and Germany. Includes interviews with Max Ernst, Marcel Duchamp, Hans Richte, Gabrele Picabia Buffet, and Man Ray.
The Lascaux Cave a look at our prehistoric past ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 39 libraries worldwide
Using footage filmed in Lascaux Cave before the 17,000-year-old cave was closed to the public in 1963, the program gives a narrated tour of the cave's prehistoric art. Anthropologist Leslie G. Freeman discusses the people who painted the cave walls and describes their materials and techniques.
American literature Animated films Antiquities Architecture Art, Modern Biography Cave paintings Civilization Criticism, interpretation, etc. Cubism England Europe Experimental films Fauvism Films Films--for English speakers France France--Lascaux Cave French language German language--Study and teaching--Audio-visual aids Great Britain History Illinois Illinois--Chicago Illumination of books and manuscripts, Medieval Impressionism (Art) India Indians of North America Industrial safety Interpersonal relations Islam Juvenile works Manners and customs Melville, Herman,--1819-1891 Music--Instruction and study Neighborliness Painters Painting, Modern Painting--Technique Prairie school (Architecture) Richardson, H. H.--1838-1886 Rome Spain Sullivan, Louis H.,--1856-1924 Surrealism Travel United States Women's rights Women--Social conditions Wright, Frank Lloyd,--1867-1959
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