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Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)

Overview
Works: 280 works in 333 publications in 6 languages and 8,117 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Silent films  Fantasy films  Nonfiction films  Short films  Biographical films  Historical films  Detective and mystery films 
Roles: Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Public Media Incorporated (Wilmette, Ill.)
Le ballon rouge = The Red Balloon by Albert Lamorisse( Visual )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young boy in Paris makes friends with a red balloon that has a mind of its own
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 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about the communal life of the Eskimos and their struggle for existence
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. 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
Spirits of the dead by Roger Vadim( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in French and held by 187 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
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
Marquez : tales beyond solitude by Gabriel García Márquez( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in Spanish and held by 183 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 )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Valentine's Day picnic at an ancient volcanic outcropping turns to disaster for the residents of Mrs. Appleyard's school when a few young girls inexplicably vanish on Hanging Rock."--Container
Home movie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 168 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
Soleri's cities : architecture for planet earth and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 149 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?
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 148 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
La passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of Arc by Carl Theodor Dreyer( Visual )

3 editions published in 1999 in French and No Linguistic content and held by 144 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 139 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
Trollflöjten = The magic flute by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in Swedish and held by 127 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
Me & Isaac Newton by Nancy Amanda Bray( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 121 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 121 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 117 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 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reunion between a concert pianist and her daughter results in a shattering cofrontation with buried resentments from the past
La dentellière = Lacemaker by Claude Goretta( Visual )

in French and held by 98 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
Cría cuervos-- by Carlos Saura( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in Spanish and held by 96 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
Shock corridor by Samuel Fuller( Visual )

2 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 93 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 solitudeLa passion de Jeanne d'Arc = Passion of Joan of ArcMädchen in UniformTrollflöjten = The magic fluteAutumn sonataLa dentellière = LacemakerShock corridor