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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 184 works in 321 publications in 6 languages and 8,886 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, 791.4372
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 289 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 226 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 218 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 193 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 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
Soleri's cities architecture for planet earth and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 180 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 Federico Fellini( Visual )

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

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

2 editions published between 1987 and 1995 in German and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Today considered one of the masterpieces of German cinema, Maedchen in Uniform was originally banned in Germany and the U.S. Set in a strict boarding school, the tale of a lonely girl's crush on a female teacher proved too sensual for some, and its condemnation of Fascist authoritarianism outraged the Nazis. With Eleanor Roosevelt's help, the U.S. ban was lifted, and the film was later named Best Film of the Year by the New York press"--Videocassette sleeve
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

Deux scénaristes en mal d'inspiration écrivent une histoire d'épidémie se répandant sur le monde. Mais petit à petit, la fiction devient réalité
Autumn sonata by Ingmar Bergman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in Swedish and held by 114 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

An ex-prostitute who has become a respected member of the staff of a children's orthopedic hospital and fiancée of the town's biggest philanthropist, faces perversion and heartache in her new life
Cría cuervos by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 109 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 106 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
 
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Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon
Alternative Names
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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