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International Film Bureau

Overview
Works: 1,585 works in 2,605 publications in 2 languages and 5,056 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Biographical films  Short films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama  Pixilated animation films  Interviews 
Roles: fds
Classifications: HQ1743, 720.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about International Film Bureau
 
Most widely held works by International Film Bureau
No longer silent( Visual )

6 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 83 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
Medieval women( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 82 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
Current flow( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses electron current and conventional current, magnetic field around a wire, the left-hand grip rule, dart notation, the solenoid, and other topics related to current flow
From every shires ende the world of Chaucer's pilgrims( Visual )

7 editions published between 1968 and 1997 in English and held by 56 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
Lascaux, cradle of man's art( Visual )

8 editions published between 1950 and 1976 in English and held by 50 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
Pioneers of modern architecture in Chicago( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 46 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 Prarie School architects and includes both commercial and residential buildings
Music in the twelfth century( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 46 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
Chicago's modern architecture( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member 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
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
Impressionists( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the variations and similarities among the impressionists 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
Cubism( Visual )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of cubism as a style of painting through works of the artists who experimented with it. Shows how interest in Cézanne's paintings led Picasso and Braque to experiment with pictorial arrangement and to develop both analytical and synthetic cubism. Includes the work of Gris and Léger and other artists who either adopted the cubist approach to painting or were influenced by it
Surrealism( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1995 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mysterious faces of surrealism are studied in the works of Ernst, Klee, Miro, Tanguy, Magritte and Dali as well as forerunners of the movement and related painters
Matisse and the Fauves( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 38 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
The World of Andrew Wyeth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 38 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
Ansel Adams photographer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 37 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
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
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
Dada( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summary: The Dadaist movement of the late 1910's began as a protest against the war and took the form of a bitter mockery of all established institutions, including "art". Its proponents intended to shock the public by the irrational and irreverant nature of their work. This film traces the origin and development of the movement in Zürich, New York, Paris, Berlin and Cologne, tells of the role played by the poet Tristan Tzara and others and includes interviews with some of the artists involved at the time: Max Ernst, Gabrièle Picabia Buffet, Hans Richter, Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Some of their most famous works are shown and the film reconstructs various other Dadaist "happenings"
Steroids shortcut to make-believe muscles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 36 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
Nathaniel Hawthorne--light in the shadows( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 31 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 (97)

French (2)