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International Film Bureau

Overview
Works: 1,689 works in 2,593 publications in 2 languages and 4,802 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical films  Short films  Interviews  Filmed interviews  Drama 
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
Medieval women by Joyce E Salisbury( Visual )

5 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 79 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 78 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 55 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 45 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
Chicago's modern architecture( Visual )

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

4 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 40 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( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 40 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
Herman Melville : consider the sea( Visual )

6 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 38 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
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
Cubism( Visual )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of cubism as a style of painting through works of the artists who experimented with it: Picasso, Braque, Gris, Leger, Gleizes, Metzinger, Delaunay, and Duchamp. Shows that the freedom to consider the canvas a field where any path was open came with cubism
Neighbours by Norman McLaren( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 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
Matisse and the Fauves( Visual )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 34 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 brushwork and brilliant, unnatural color in the work of Matisse, and examines the paintings of Derain, Vlaminck, Braque, Dufy, Marguet, and Rouault
Dada( Visual )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and French and held by 34 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
Ansel Adams, photographer( Visual )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1960 in English and held by 34 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 attitudes toward art in general, toward photography, and toward life
Steroids : shortcut to make-believe muscles( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 34 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
Impressionists( Visual )

4 editions published between 1968 and 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member 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
Walking in a sacred manner North American Indians and the natural world( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1982 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member 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
Fiddle-de-dee by National Film Board of Canada( Visual )

5 editions published between 1947 and 1995 in English and held by 31 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
Surrealism( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 29 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
Nathaniel Hawthorne : light in the shadows( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 29 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 (86)

French (2)