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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 287 works in 318 publications in 6 languages and 9,577 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Short films  Fantasy films  Interviews  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)
Nanook of the North a story of life and love in the actual Arctic by Robert Joseph Flaherty( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs
Le ballon rouge The red balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )
2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
Marquez tales beyond solitude by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this interview the South American author, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, speaks about his novels, his role in the Latin-American cinema and his recent foray into melodramatic soap opera
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. 22 significant comic artists and writers are discussed, and an intense look at the public's need for superheroes is examined
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1900, a group of schoolgirls prepare for a picnic at Hanging Rock. Four of them disappear and are never found. Includes original theatrical trailer
Soleri's cities architecture for planet earth and beyond ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A portrait of Paoli Soleri that explores the possible impact of the architect's revolutionary ideas. Soleri has designed and is attempting to build a prototype city of the future that goes beyond even the wildest imaginings of Frank Lloyd Wright. Will Soleri's cities be the future habitats for humanity, or will they remain as blueprints of a visionary 20th-century designer?
La passion de Jeanne D'Arc The passion of Joan of Arc ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution."
Jackson Pollock love and death on Long Island by Teresa Griffiths( Visual )
3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This documentary relates the life and work of Jackson Pollock, from his triumphant entry into the art world to his tragic death. Includes revealing interviews and archival footage by Lee Krasner, Pollock's wife, and Ed Harris, star of the film Pollock
Home movie ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at five extraordinary homes and the charming, bizarre people who inhabit them. Interweaves their stories in a way that makes a person think about the meaning of home and the place of individuality in society
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan( Visual )
2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in German and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays contrasting effects of a stern headmistress and a sympathetic teacher on an impressionable and motherless young girl. Set in a private boarding school for girls in Germany of the 1920's
Ingmar Bergman's The magic flute Trollflöjten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )
1 edition published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prince Tamino must overcome the evil power of the Queen of the Night before the ruler of the Kingdom of Light will award him the hand of the beautiful Pamina
Spirits of the dead ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Metzengerstein is the tale of a young woman who believes the spirit of the cousin she loved, killed in a stable fire she started, is in a horse that escaped. William Wilson is the story of a mean-spirited Austrian officer who kills his doppelgänger in a duel. Toby Dammit is about a film star who takes off on a drunken spree after his film is completed
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A reunion between a concert pianist and her daughter explodes into a shattering confrontation with buried resentments from the past
Me & Isaac Newton ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the inner worlds of seven distinguished scientists in different fields. From their earliest scientific questions in childhood to their most personal ponderings, these scientists reveal their histories and professional obligations to affect the world
Epidemic by Lars von Trier( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in Danish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the bizarre story of a director (played by von Trier himself) and a writer who create a script about a mysterious plague that engulfs Europe, only to find their horrific scenario coming true in real life
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )
1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shot while General Franco was on his deathbed, the film melds the personal and the political in a portrait of the legacy of fascism and its effects on a middle-class family
La dentellière Lacemaker by Claude Goretta( Visual )
in French and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tragic love story about a shy beautician and a handsome but insensitive student
Shock corridor by Samuel Fuller( Visual )
2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A journalist gets himself admitted to a mental hospital to solve the murder of an inmate
F for fake by Orson Welles( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Experimental film done in a pseudo-documentary style. Deals with lies and artistic charlatanism and centers around a bogus encounter with the artist Pablo Picasso, a Picasso forger, and other famous hoaxes
Frederick Law Olmsted ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This film documents the creation of Olmsted's first major work, New York City's Central Park in 1858. The project was fraught with obstacles--political, financial, and topographical--yet the completed park serves as a testament to Olmsted's unique and pioneering vision-- (from container)
 
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Alternative Names
P.M.I.
PMI
Languages
English (18)
French (4)
German (2)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (2)
Danish (1)
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