WorldCat Identities

Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,242 works in 2,431 publications in 1 language and 9,816 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Children's films  Drama  Animated films  Short films  Stories in rhyme  Fiction  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Dance films 
Roles: Publisher, fds
Classifications: PN1997, 791.43
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Molly's pilgrim by Barbara Cohen( Visual )

22 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 478 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 : and more stories about friendship by Don Freeman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the story by Don Freeman about a toy bear in search of a pocket for himself. He hunts for one in a laundromat, where he gets into a bit of a mess and finds himself in strange surroundings. With puppet animation
Peege( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization which shows how a young man who comes from college for the Christmas holidays is able to break through communication barriers and reach his grandmother who has become isolated by age and failing mental and physical capacities
A boy, a dog and a frog by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first story follows three wacky, watery, and incorrigible adventures of Frog. In the second segment, Corduroy the teddy bear begins an adventurous search for his owner when he is accidentally left behind in a laundromat. The third short film tracks a magical tricycle's merry, madcap escape from the trash collector
Ethnic Dance Around The World( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 163 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
There's a nightmare in my closet ; Amanda and the mysterious carpet by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 161 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
Right Out of History: The Making of Judy Chicago's Dinner Party( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and held by 160 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
The young person's guide to the orchestra by Benjamin Britten( Visual )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 152 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
Frog goes to dinner by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this nonnarrated production, a bullfrog creates a hilarious furor when he accompanies his youthful owner and his family to a posh restaurant
All the queen's men by Stefan Ruzowitzky( Visual )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 126 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
There's something in my attic( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 106 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
Angus lost( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 106 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 91 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
Mandy's grandmother by Andrew Sugerman( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young tomboy and her prim grandmother quickly forget the disappointment of their first meeting and become close friends
Women's Work( Visual )

in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interviews and performances of a dance theatre company led by artistic director Jawole Willa Jo Zollar
Frog on his own by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frog goes to the park with the boy and his dog and ends up doing some exploring on his own
Old mother witch( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young David Martinez thinks an elderly neighbor is just a grouch until she needs his help one Halloween night
Cult classics( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 79 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 fiancee. 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
The swamp dwellers by Wole Soyinka( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a modern African drama which deals with the conflict between tribal customs of the old and questioning by the young. Describes this conflict using an old man and his son. Written and produced by Nigerian playwright and novelist Wole Soyinka
Maggie and the pirate( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Maggie's pet cricket is stolen, she and her friends embark on a search for the pirate thief which ensues in a small tragedy, but the making of a new friend
 
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Alternative Names

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Phoenix/B.F.A. Films & Video

Phoenix/BFA Films and Video

Phoenix Films

Phoenix Films & Video

Phoenix Films and Video

Languages
English (136)