WorldCat Identities

Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,394 works in 2,395 publications in 1 language and 9,994 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 490 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 271 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 230 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
Ethnic dance around the world( Visual )

7 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 167 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 artistic tribute to women of achievement throughout history. Consisting mainly of painted ceramics and needlework, the exhibit was conceived by feminist artist Judy Chicago and created through the cooperative efforts of numerous women and men during the late 1970s. Those working on the project talk about their feelings and the reactions of viewers are presented
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 124 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
There's a nightmare in my closet( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of a boy at bedtime who confronts the nightmare in his closet and finds him not so terrifying after all
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 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about Angus, a Scottish terrier whose curiosity gets him into a number of close scraps. Without spoken words
Martha Clarke : light & dark : a dancer's journal by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 97 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 92 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 83 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 76 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 )

11 editions published between 1975 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features an interview with and autobiographical study of Imogen Cunningham and her photographic work of over 70 years
 
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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 (131)