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Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,395 works in 2,394 publications in 1 language and 9,999 library holdings
Genres: Children's films  Juvenile works  Drama  Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Dance films  Film adaptations  Fiction  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Publisher, fds
Classifications: PZ7, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Molly's pilgrim( Visual )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 486 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Russian Jewish immigrant girl, teased by her American classmates for her ethnic mannerisms, is given a class assignment to create a doll based on a Thanksgiving character. She creates a Russian immigrant doll, because, to her mother, Russian Jews are Pilgrims too, having come to America for religious freedom
A Pocket for Corduroy( Visual )

11 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Accompanying Lisa and her mom to the laundromat, stuffed bear Corduroy unwittingly becomes the brunt of a series of bizarre mishaps that leave him tumbling amidst drying towels. After a dizzying series of adventures Corduroy is reunited with Lisa
Peege( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which shows how a young man, home for the Christmas holidays, visits his grandmother in a nursing home and is able to communicate with her, even though she has become isolated by age and her failing mental and physical health
Ethnic dance around the world( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of ethnic dances from the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia and stresses their social and cultural motivations. Includes festival dances, celebration dances, courtship dances, and dances for recreation. Helps viewers understand why people dance, why dancing and music in many parts of the world are very different, and the role of religion in ethnic dancing
Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago's Dinner Party( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1999 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the creation of "The dinner party," an art installation conceived and coordinated by Judy Chicago. A triangular table with 39 textile and china-painted ceramic place settings, each commemorating a historical or mythical woman, the installation was produced from 1974 to 1979 as a collaboration among hundreds of artists, craftspeople, and researchers. Filmmaker Demetrakas spent four years behind the scenes documenting the research, technical problems, financial pressures, and physical labor involved in creating this monumental, symbolic work of art
A Boy, a dog, and a frog by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This live action film follows the adventures of a small boy and his dog as they try to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond. The frog just manages to stay out of reach. When the boy and the dog return home, the frog feels lonely and decides to follow their trail. Suprising them in the bathtub, the frog is happily reunited with his two new friends
All the queen's men( Visual )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An American Army officer leads a mismatched team of British Special Services agents that must go in disguise as women and infiltrate a female-run Enigma factory in Berlin and bring back the decoding device that will end the war
Frog goes to dinner( Visual )

7 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a boy takes his frog to a fancy restaurant and it gets away, chaos ensues. In the second episode, the frog escapes from the boy's basket and joins in a magic show, a picnic and boating. Live action, non-verbal
There's a nightmare in my closet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program explores a child's most common fears in an entertaining manner, and will appeal not only to children but to everyone whose imagination turned their bedroom into a scary place once the lights went out
The young person's guide to the orchestra( Visual )

in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of the instruments of the modern orchestra, concluding with Benjamin Britten's The young person's guide to the orchestra
Angus lost( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Angus is a very curious, very clever Scottish terrier, whose curiosity gets him into a number of close scrapes in this film. Based on the book by Marjorie Flack
Martha Clarke : light & dark : a dancer's journal by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the process of producing art through dance by portraying artist Martha Clarke as she creates an evening of original theatrical dance
Women's work( Visual )

in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews and performances of a dance theatre company led by artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
There's something in my attic( Visual )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Convinced that there is something making noise in the attic at night, a brave little girl sneaks up the stairs, lasso in hand, to capture whatever it is
Mandy's grandmother by Andrew Sugerman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young tomboy and her prim grandmother quickly forget the disappointment of their first meeting and become close friends
The Remarkable riderless runaway tricycle by Bruce McMillan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A picture story in which a tricycle, whose young owner distractedly abandons it, ends up in a dump, but escapes and careens around town in a series of humorous hijinks and then returns, at last, to its downcast owner
The swamp dwellers( Visual )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young African returns to his village from the city and discovers that he has grown too sophisticated to accept his parents' beliefs. Disillusioned also by urban life, he is caught between two conflicting cultures, unable to identify with either
Cult classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The atomic brain: Inside an evil mansion, a mad scientist and an old woman hire three young women as servants. Grave robbing and forced brain transplants by atomic power add to the horror as the three women are chained to the devil's love lab ; The brain that wouldn't die: A crazed surgeon accidentally decapitates his attractive fiancée. He takes her head to his lab to keep if alive while he searches for a replacement body. But the resurrected head plots revenge telepathically ; Carnival of souls: A woman who survives a car accident runs away to Utah to become a church organist. She is then drawn to a ruined pavillion and is haunted by visions of the dancing dead ; Night tide: A sailor on leave in California loves an orphan girl working as a mermaid in a seafront sideshow. His love falters when she believes she is descended from the sea creatures that must kill when the moon is full
Twyla Tharp: Making Television Dance( Visual )

10 editions published between 1977 and 2000 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An exploration of the relationship between the complex technology of television and the realm of dance. Highlights a new work entitled Country dances, featuring Twyla Tharp, Tom Rawe, Jennifer Way, Shelley Washington, and Christine Uchida. In this work, which was choreographed especially for television, the camera is treated as a collaborative partner rather than as a simple observer. Also shows Twyla Tharp and Mikhail Baryshnikov rehearsing a work entitled Once more Frank
Imogen Cunningham : never give up( Visual )

10 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiographical study of Imogen Cunningham and her photographic work over 70 years
 
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Alternative Names

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Languages
English (130)