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International Film Bureau

Overview
Works: 1,577 works in 2,580 publications in 2 languages and 5,288 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Short films  Interviews 
Classifications: HQ1743, 720.9
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Medieval women ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member 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 )
6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member 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
From every shires ende the world of Chaucer's pilgrims ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member 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
Pioneers of modern architecture in Chicago ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member 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 Prairie School architects and includes both commercial and residential buildings
Lascaux, cradle of man's art ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1950 and 1976 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member 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
Impressionists ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the similarities and and variations among the impressionist painters of the late 19th century. Includes views of works by Monet, Manet, Pissaro, Sisley, Renoir, and Degas, with a close-up examination of the brush work and style
Music in the twelfth century ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member 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
Surrealism ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member 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
Chicago's modern architecture ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces the viewer to many to many of Chicago's buildings that were designed by distinguished architectures. Also discusses the changing styles of modern architecture from masonry buildings of the last century to the glass facades of today
Cubism ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member 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
The World of Andrew Wyeth ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member 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
Matisse and the Fauves ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member 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
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 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Words spoken by selected North American Indians over a 200-year period describe their life, land, plants and animals. Contains photographs by Edward S. Curtis, who documented the last of authentic Indian life between 1896 and 1930
Steroids shortcut to make-believe muscles ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Addresses the use and misuse of steroids, harmful effects and how to say "No". Also features a drug-free body development program
Ansel Adams photographer ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member 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
Dada ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persons who had been involved in various ways with the Dada art movement discuss the history and significance of Dadaism; Dada art works are shown
The Lascaux Cave a look at our prehistoric past ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member 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
Herman Melville consider the sea ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the life, work and driving forces of Herman Melville, the 19th century American writer
Neighbours by Norman McLaren ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member 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
Nathaniel Hawthorne--light in the shadows ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the life, work and influence of Nathaniel Hawthorne
 
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Alternative Names
International Film Bureau, inc., Chicago.
Languages
English (96)
French (2)