WorldCat Identities

Phoenix/BFA Films & Video

Overview
Works: 1,260 works in 2,459 publications in 1 language and 9,477 library holdings
Genres: Short films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Juvenile works  Dance films  Children's films  Fiction  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Publisher, fds
Classifications: PN1997, E
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 467 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 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

13 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 200 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 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the adventures of a small boy and his dog as they spend a day trying to capture a playful frog at a nearby pond. Finally, the boy and dog give up and return home. The frog becomes lonely and decides to follow the two back to the house where all three are reunited in the bathtub. Non-narrative
Ethnic Dance Around The World( Visual )

8 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Présente des exemples de danses ethniques des Amériques, d'Asie, d'Afrique, d'Europe et d'Australie tout en examinant les motivations sociales et culturelles de ces danses
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 157 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
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 153 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 151 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
All the queen's men by Stefan Ruzowitzky( Visual )

5 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
Frog Goes to Dinner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 124 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
Angus lost( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story about Angus, a Scottish terrier whose curiosity gets him into a number of close scrapes. Without spoken words
There's something in my attic( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 97 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 87 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

Urban Bush Women is an extraordinary dance/theatre company acclaimed for creating works that celebrate the heritage of African Americans. The company interacts with communities through workshops and performances. Using historic perspectives on dance, music, song and folklore, the company affirms many aspects of African American life
Martha Clarke : light & dark, a dancer's journal by Joyce Chopra( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and held by 85 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 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the life and work of dancers as depicted through the eyes and experience of Martha Graham
Frog on his own by Mercer Mayer( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frog goes to the park with the boy and his dog and ends up doing some exploring on his own
The swamp dwellers by Phoenix/BFA Films & Video( Visual )

9 editions published between 1958 and 1974 in English and held by 79 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 77 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 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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