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International Film Bureau

Overview
Works: 1,489 works in 2,622 publications in 2 languages and 4,687 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Biographical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short films  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Experimental films 
Classifications: TR140.A3, 770.92
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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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical look at the traditional role of women in India, focusing on the problems arising from the dowry laws and the desire to have male children. Also looks at efforts of Indian women to do something about these discriminatory practices
Medieval women by Joyce E Salisbury( Visual )

6 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 76 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
From every shires ende : the world of Chaucer's pilgrims( Visual )

8 editions published between 1968 and 2016 in English and held by 52 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 47 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
The Impressionists( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1988 in English and held by 41 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
Pioneers of modern architecture in Chicago( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 41 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
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 39 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
Music in the twelfth century( Visual )

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 39 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
Current flow by Inc Gay Men's Health Crisis( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 38 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
The Lascaux Cave : a look at our prehistoric past( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2015 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
Chicago's modern architecture( Visual )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 36 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
Herman Melville : consider the sea( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Richard Wilbur presents a portrait of Herman Melville, examining the plots and distinctive styles found in his books. Looks at the personality of the writer, focusing on his obsession with the sea
Neighbours by Norman McLaren( Visual )

2 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and held by 35 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
Dada( Visual )

6 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and French and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On its 50th anniversary, the history and nature of the Dadaist movement in modern art and literature are explained by the words and works of the artists. Interviewed are Max Ernst, Gabrièle Buffet, Marcel Duchamp, Hans Richter, and Man Ray
The real world of Andrew Wyeth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1968 and 1980 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmed in Maine and Pennsylvania where Wyeth has spent his working life, this documentary is an interview intercut with footage of Wyeth's work and of the landscapes and environmental images which are its inspiration
Cubism by David Cottington( Visual )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of cubism as a style of painting through works of such artists as Paul Cezanne, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Joan Gris, Fernand Leger, Piet Mondrian, Robert Delaunay, and Marcel Duchamp who experimented with it
Ansel Adams, photographer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 33 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
Matisse and the Fauves( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 32 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
Fiddle dee dee by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1995 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sparkling visual interpretation of "Listen to the Mockingbird" as played by an old-time fiddler [Eugène Desormeaux]. Painting directly on the film, Norman McLaren translated sound into sight, creating this humorous gambol
Steroids : shortcut to make-believe muscles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains what steroids are and the harmful effects caused by inappropriate usage, such as to quickly build muscle mass. Demonstrates how to say "no" when faced with the decision about using steroids
 
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Alternative Names
International Film Bureau, inc., Chicago.

Languages
English (101)

French (2)