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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 184 works in 321 publications in 6 languages and 8,916 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Fantasy films  Silent films  Short films  Biographical films  Film noir  Historical films  Filmed operas 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997,
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)
Enter here( Visual )

90 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses apprentice operating engineer jobs working various construction jobs in the Chicago area. Emphasizes entry-level careers obtainable without a four-year college degree. Filmed on site, featuring actual employees discussing their jobs
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 291 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 267 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 )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines historical footage, interviews, animation, and live action to trace the history of comic books from 1933 to 1988. Twenty-two 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 Moscoro, Francoise Mouly, Dan O'Neill, Harvey Pekar, Gilbert Shelton, Spain, Art Spiegelman
Marquez tales beyond solitude by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 219 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
Picnic at Hanging Rock by Peter Weir( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 194 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
Jackson Pollock : love and death on Long Island by Teresa Griffiths( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 186 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
Soleri's cities architecture for planet earth and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 181 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?
Home movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 180 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
Spirits of the dead by Roger Vadim( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Metzengerstein", a cruel baroness is convinced that a wild stallion embodies the spirit of her dead cousin, with whom she was in love. "William Wilson" is a sadistic young man who is checkmated by his Doppelgänger. "Toby Dammit", adapted from Poe's "Never bet the Devil your head", tells of an English actor who can't escape a cherub from Hell
La passion de Jeanne D'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dramatization of the life of Joan of Arc centering on her trial and execution."
Mädchen in Uniform by Leontine Sagan( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in German and held by 157 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
Trollflöjten The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 146 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
Me & Isaac Newton( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 129 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
The seventh seal by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in Swedish and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the 14th century, a Swedish knight and his squire returning home from the Crusades encounter Death and the knight challenges him to a chess game. In the balance hang the lives of the knight and a group of traveling players
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
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The reunion of an internationally famous concert pianist and her married daughter begins on a hopefu
Shock corridor by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

3 editions published between 1963 and 1994 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A journalist gets himself admitted to a mental hospital to solve the murder of an inmate
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Drama about a sensitive girl's secret about her father's death."--External container
La dentellière Lacemaker by Claude Goretta( Visual )

in French and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tragic love story about a shy beautician and a handsome but insensitive student
 
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Le ballon rouge The red balloon
Alternative Names
P.M.I.

PMI

Languages
English (106)

French (6)

Swedish (5)

German (2)

Spanish (2)

Danish (1)

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Marquez tales beyond solitudeLa passion de Jeanne D'Arc = Passion of Joan of ArcMädchen in UniformTrollflöjten The magic fluteAutumn sonataShock corridorLa dentellière Lacemaker