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Bidou, Jacques

Works: 147 works in 408 publications in 8 languages and 3,433 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biographical films  Documentary films  Historical films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Social problem films 
Roles: Producer, Narrator, Author, Conceptor, Actor, Performer, Director, Interviewee, Restager
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Jacques Bidou
Lumumba by Raoul Peck( Visual )

36 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in French and English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lumumba tells the story of the legendary African leader Patrice Emery Lumumba, who rose rapidly to the office of Prime Minister when Belgium conceded the Congo's independence in June, 1960
Salvador Allende : a film by Patricio Guzmán( Visual )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 417 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From his childhood in Valparaiso to his suicide following the Pinochet military coup on September 11, 1973, the life and works of Chilean president Salvador Allende
Milḥ hādhā al-baḥr = Salt of this sea( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Arabic and English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annemarie Jacir's politically charged feature debut is the story of Soraya, a Brooklyn-born woman who travels to Palestine to retrieve her grandfather's savings, frozen in a Jaffa bank account after his 1948 exile. Her status as a dispossessed exile and encounter with contemporary politics provides a rare glimpse in to the Middle East of today
Zulu Love Letter by Ramadan Suleman( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is ten years since the last vestiges of apartheid's political regime were dismantled. For the average South African, the notion of struggle has been all too quickly relegated to the past. But for Thandi, a journalist suffering from writer's block, a more profound struggle continues to rage within. Living in a nation that seems too eager to forget its past, Thandi cannot shake the gnawing sense of guilt that continues to alienate her from her own family
Bab El-Oued City by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

13 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in Arabic and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bab el-Oued is a working class district of Algiers. A young worker commits an act which puts the entire district in turmoil
Salut cousin! = Hey cousin! by Merzak Allouache( Visual )

10 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in French and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Algerian travels to Paris on business, where he meets up with his colorful cousin Mok
Eva no duerme = Eva doesn't sleep by Pablo Mazo Agüero( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in Spanish and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argentina, 1952. The death of Eva Peron sparks a 25-year clash between opposing military coups over the burial of her embalmed corpse, now a beloved and hated political symbol. Evita's posthumous legacy is told through a series of isolated incidents featuring the expert doctor obsessively carrying out her embalming, an army colonel's secret mission to transport the body back to Argentina, and the kidnapping of a military dictator who is forced to reveal the corpse's location
Listen = [Ecoute] by Miroslav Sebestik( Visual )

7 editions published between 1992 and 2003 in French and English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this film, some of the music world's most daring composers and musicologists probe ideas of sound and hearing. A new idea about the art of listening emerges: to actively listen is to encounter an enchanted world of sound and music. Includes interviews with prominent composers, performers, musicologists, and psychologists
Lundi matin by Otar Iosseliani( Visual )

36 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the journey towards self-discovery and enlightenment of a French factory-worker
Neak sre = Les gens de la rizière by Rithy Panh( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Khmer and No Linguistic content and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In order to grow a successful rice crop, Poeuv and Om fight disease, snakes, and more. When Poeuv dies, Om must forge on to take care of her seven daughters. The old world attitude that boys are assets and girls are burdens only adds to her troubles
Capitães de abril = April captains by Maria de Medeiros( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in Portuguese and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Portugal on April 24, 1974 the words of poet Jose Alfonso in the banned song "Grandola" sparked a revolution when the song was broadcast over the radio over and over again as a signal for a military coup against the oldest dictatorship in Europe
Télévision en liberté by Jacques Bidou( Book )

8 editions published in 1982 in French and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salt of this sea by Annemarie Jacir( Visual )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in Arabic and English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Palestinian refugees, discovers that her grandfather's savings were frozen in a bank account in Jaffa when they were exiled in 1948. Determined to reclaim what is hers, she returns to Palestine. Tired of the constraints that dictate their lives, they know in order to be free, they must take things into their own hands, even if it's illegal
Une part du ciel by Bénédicte Liénard( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in French and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Une part du ciel: Tells of the resistance of women prisoners and women workers in a factory. In prison, Joanna obstinately questions the authority that confines her. Bound to a production line, Claudine is caught up by a past that links her to Joanna. Joanna's lawyer asks her to testify to explain what pushed her friend to use violence but doing so would mean denouncing the union which seems to protect her. Comings and goings between the prison and the factory, between intimacy and politics
Aristotle's Plot : Le complot d'Aristote( Visual )

4 editions published between 1996 and 2010 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Essemba Tourneur, an accursed moviemaker driven out of Europe, goes back home, everything seems to have changed drastically. He discovers in amazement that the old movie theater is now occupied by a gang of thugs led by an African nicknamed 'cinema', who ingests American movies all day long. Essemba decides to recover the premises in order to project African movies and renames the movie theater 'Heritage Cinema'. For their part, the hoodlums who have been expelled from town and deprived of movies, are getting bored. They thus decide to strip Essemba's theater and to open a makeshift cinema in the village where they took refuge. Unfortunately, their loot is only made of African movies. With an aching heart, they project them to the villagers who love them. Essemba decides to get his movies back and to settle Cinema and his gang, thus slipping in spite of himself into a real fiction in the American style"--Container
The bank, the president and the pearl of Africa( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the inner workings of the World Bank by examining its dealings with Uganda for an economic development project between 1995-1997. It chronicles a year of negotiations, raising important issues about debt, structural adjustment, development priorities and, above all, the power relationships between international financial institutions and elected governments
Visage = Face by Mingliang Cai( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and French and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Taiwanese filmmaker makes a film based on the myth of Salomé at the Louvre. Even though he speaks neither French nor English, he insists on giving the part of King Herod to the French actor Jean-Pierre Léaud. To give the film a chance at the box-office, the production company gives the role of Salomé to a world famous model. But problems arise as soon as filming begins
Paysages by Jean-Loïc Portron( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paysages by Jean-Loïc Portron( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our friends at the bank by Peter Chappell( Visual )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La dette des pays du Sud serait-elle entre les mains d'une poignée de décideurs, à Washington, dans une institution financière peu ou mal connue, la Banque Mondiale ? Pendant plusieurs mois, des négociations se déroulent entre la Banque Mondiale et un pays paralysé par son surendettement : l'Ouganda. Cette enquête de terrain brillamment filmée met en relief les mécanismes de la prise de décision au plus haut niveau et l'implication déterminante de la Banque et du FMI dans les affaires nationales des pays du Sud
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Bidou, Jaques

French (88)

English (31)

Spanish (31)

Arabic (18)

Portuguese (12)

Khmer (5)

Russian (2)

Chinese (1)