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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 296 works in 350 publications in 6 languages and 7,944 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Silent films  Short films  Fantasy films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Biography 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ill.) Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
Comic book confidential by Ron Mann( Visual )

3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 229 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: Lynda Barry, Charles Burns, Sue Coe, Robert Crumb, Will Eisner, Al Feldstein, Shary Flenniken, William M. Gaines, Bill Griffith, Jaime Hernandez, Jack Kirby, Harvey Kurtzman, Stan Lee, Paul Mavrides, Frank Miller, Victor Moscoso, Francaise Mouly, Dan O'Neill, Harvey Pekar, Gilbert Shelton, Spain, Art Spiegelman
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 216 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
Jackson Pollock : love and death on Long Island by Teresa Griffiths( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 185 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
Spirits of the dead by Roger Vadim( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in French and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film based on the works of macabre author Edgar Allan Poe. Vadim directs the first segment, METZENGERSTEIN, with Jane Fonda portraying the spoiled, vicious Frederique. When she finally meets her neighbor, Baron Wilhelm (played by her brother Peter), her advances toward him are met with rejection. Humiliated, she takes matters into her own hands, leading her into a downward spiral with a tragic ending. Malle takes the middle slot with WILLIAM WILSON, featuring Alain Delon as the troubled hero, a man who has been haunted since childhood by a man with his exact name. After torturing a gorgeous woman (Brigitte Bardot), a final duel brings William's ghosts home once and for all
Marquez : tales beyond solitude by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez speaks about his novels, his role in the Latin-American cinema and his recent foray into soap opera
Dancing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This eight part series explores dance as of form of communication and expression in a variety of cultural contexts. Examples span the spectrum from staged ballet dancing to urban street dance to traditional myth and ritual. Filmed on location on 5 continents, this production took six years to make. Includes archival film footage
Home movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 164 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
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 161 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 147 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?
Mädchen in Uniform by Géza Radványi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study of life in an aristocratic boarding school for girls explores anti-Fascist and anti-patriarchal themes and was shot in Germany two years before Hitler's rise to power. A young girl, who is nearly crushed by the strict Prussian regimentation, falls in love with one of her teachers but is victimized by the principal's harsh disciplinary action. Sagan utilized innovative cinematic techniques to capture the oppressive atmosphere of the school as a microcosm of German society
Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in No Linguistic content and French and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With its stunning camerawork and striking compositions, Carl Th. Dreyer'sThe Passion of Joan of Arc convinced the world that movies could be art. Reneé Falconetti gives one of the greatest performances ever recorded on film, as the young maiden who died for God and France. Long thought to have been lost to fire, the original version was miraculously found in perfect condition in 1981, in a Norwegian mental institution. Criterion is proud to present this milestone of silent cinema in a new special edition featuring composer Richard Einhorn's Voices of light, an original opera/oratorio inspired by the film
Ingmar Bergman's The magic flute = Trollflöjten by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live from the Sydney Opera House, The Australian Opera's production of The Magic Flute truly reveals the eternal radiance of Mozart's last great opera
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In medieval Sweden a knight returns from war only to find a ravaged homeland. He meets up with a group of traveling players and eventually confronts the embodiment of death with whom he engages in a game of chess for his life. The knight and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelops the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval the plague has caused
Epidemic by Lars von Trier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Danish and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deux scénaristes en mal d'inspiration écrivent une histoire d'épidémie se répandant sur le monde. Mais petit à petit, la fiction devient réalité
Me & Isaac Newton by Nancy Amanda Bray( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 114 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
La dentellière = Lacemaker by Claude Goretta( Visual )

in French and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a love affair between a shy beautician and a handsome student. He is captivated by her gracefulness but his inability to appreciate her inner beauty leads to heartbreaking tragedy for the fragile young woman
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bergman portrays an international concert pianist visiting her grown daughter after seven years' absence. The neglected daughter explodes with rage
Cría cuervos-- by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eight-year-old Ana lives in Madrid with her two sisters. They are mourning the death of her mother, whom Ana conjures as a ghost. Evokes both the complex feelings of childhood and the struggles of a nation emerging from the shadows of Fascism
Shock corridor by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist gets himself admitted to a mental hospital to solve the murder of an inmate
 
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Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon
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Marquez : tales beyond solitudeMädchen in UniformPassion of Joan of ArcIngmar Bergman's The magic flute = TrollflöjtenLa dentellière = LacemakerAutumn sonataShock corridor
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