WorldCat Identities

Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,256 works in 2,446 publications in 1 language and 9,654 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Dance films  Children's films  Fiction  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Publisher, fds
Classifications: GV1785.G7, 792.845
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video
Molly's pilgrim by Barbara Cohen( Visual )

24 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 469 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 by Don Freeman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 252 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 )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A couple and their three sons spend an uncomfortable Christmas Eve visiting their now helpless and senile grandmother, Peege, at her custodial home. After the rest of the family leaves the grandmother's room, the oldest boy stays behind, still trying to help Peege re-connect with her past life
A boy, a dog and a frog by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

10 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 183 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 )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 164 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 )

9 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
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 156 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 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 127 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
All the queen's men by Stefan Ruzowitzky( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 127 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
Angus lost( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 104 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. Without spoken words
There's something in my attic( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 101 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 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young tomboy and her prim grandmother quickly forget the disappointment of their first meeting and become close friends
Martha Clarke : light & dark, a dancer's journal by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 88 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
Martha Graham : dance on film by Aaron Copland( Visual )

22 editions published between 1957 and 1980 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of dancers as depicted through the eyes and experience of Martha Graham
Women's Work( Visual )

in English and held by 85 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 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young David Martinez thinks an elderly neighbor is just a grouch until she needs his help one Halloween night
The swamp dwellers by Wole Soyinka( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 78 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
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityPhoenix Learning Group

Phoenix/B.F.A. Films & Video

Phoenix/BFA Films and Video

Phoenix Films

Phoenix Films & Video

Phoenix Films and Video

Languages
English (157)