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New York Film Annex

Overview
Works: 196 works in 280 publications in 8 languages and 1,887 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Experimental films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Rubble films  Silent films  Short films  Samurai films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Actor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about New York Film Annex
 
Most widely held works by New York Film Annex
Aśani-saṃketa = Distant thunder by Satyajit Ray( Visual )

9 editions published between 1974 and 2013 in Hindi and Bengali and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award-winning dramatization of World War II famine in India. As the government requisitions the civilian food supply for its armies, the common man starves. To eat he is reduced to an animal - a doctor must humble himself, a peasant turn to prostitution
The experimental avant garde series by Man Ray( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1998 in English and French and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life and death of 9413 Hollywood extra is the tale of the surreal and absurd life of a nameless movie extra. Seashell and the clergyman presents a clergyman who regrets his vow of celibacy and is tormented by dreams. In La jetée a survivor of World War III travels back in time seeking help in finding a way out of a radioactive impasse. Once in the past he falls in love and attempts to remain in that time, forsaking his mission
Lysistrate tou Aristophane by Aristophanes( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in Greek, Modern and held by 102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Athenian women, no longer able to endure the hardship of the Peloponnsian War, wage a "sex strike" to force the men to stop fighting
Shin Heike monogatari by Kenji Mizoguchi( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Japanese and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The samurai leaders of the Taira Clan return victorious from fighting for their Emperor. Instead of recognition and reward, they are cheated and dishonored by the high courtiers who do not want to see the samurai warriors empowered. The samurai are forced to choose sides and re-examine their loyalties, ethics, codes of honor and their positions in a changing world.--Container
Lysistrata by Aristophanes( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in Greek, Modern and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bawdy comedy by Aristophanes about women of Athens who refuse to make love if their men continue to make war. Performed in English language "ocker" adaptation directed by Bill Fitzwater, with Suzanne Dudley and Fiona Spence. Filmed at the Epidavros Summer Theatre in Melbourne
Calcutta by Louis Malle( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film of the minute details of individual lives and situations of poverty in the overpopulated and impoverished city of Calcutta
Une femme mariee = a married woman by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A married woman carrying on an affair with a married man discovers that she is pregnant. Double trouble follows: first, she is not sure who the father is; second, she doesn't know whether or not she loves either man. A look at modern relationships expressed largely through montages of pop art images and sounds
The road to life( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Russian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the earliest Russian sound films, A road to life is a dramatization of the problem of orphaned juvenile delinquents in post-war Russia. After the repressive efforts of the government failed to reform these children, a group of teachers gathered them into collective homes where they were taught cooperation through useful work and recreation. These efforts resulted in the successful socialization of the children
The Adversary( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in Hindi and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a young Indian who lives with his family in a crowded apartment in Calcutta. Although nearly through medical school, his education is interrupted by the death of his father. He attempts to find a job, cope with personal and family problems, and with the political, social and economic situations that effect him, although he is not a committed revolutionary or politically active
Le gai savoir by Stéphane Xhroüet( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in French and English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How do we learn? What do we know? Night after night, not long before dawn, Patricia and Emile meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the pathe to revolution> Scenes of the May '68 student revolts, the Vietnam war, posters, photographs, and cartoons form the backdrops to their words, which themselves are often their subject, as are images, sounds and juxtapositions. Based loosely on Jean Jacques Rousseau's incendiary treatise, "Emile, or on education", Godard's "Le gai savoir" is a montage, a meditation, a reflection on ideas - and how filmmaking is a path."--Container
The experimental avant garde series volume number 19( Visual )

7 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five films featuring the silly, stupid and absurd
La natation par Jean Taris = champion de France( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in French and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A propos de Nice juxtaposes images of vacationers on the beach with impoverished slum dwellers in Nice, France for a study in social inequalities
La notte by Aristide Maillol( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Italian and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Twenty-four hours in the life of a Milanese novelist (Mastroianni) and his wife (Moreau), during which they visit a dying friend (Wicki) in hospital, go to a nightclub, meet a rich industrialist's daughter (Vitti) at a party, and face the emptiness of their lives and marriage"--Holt foreign film guide
Ėntuziazm : simfonii︠a︡ Donʹbassa( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in Russian and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of the coal miners of the Don Basin after four years of the Five-Year Plan
Le Grand Melies by Georges Franju( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A docudrama of the life of the pioneering cinematographer Melies followed by some of his famous short films
Bad boys( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The film follows a young man who drifts into petty crime, is arrested, imprisoned, reformed and released
Ikimono no kiroku = I live in fear by Akira Kurosawa( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Japanese and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An elderly and wealthy industrialist becomes obsessed with a fear of the atomic bomb. In a futile attempt to save his family he pressures them to leave Japan and move to the rainforest in Brazil where he believes they will be safe. His family, complacent and cynical, is outraged and move to have him declared insane
Secret lives : inanimate objects and non-existent places( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[Vormittagsspuk] A Dadaist portrayal of objects in revolt. [Rhythmus 21] An experiment with two-dimensional, square shapes. [H₂0] A simple study of the pattern of light and shadows on water. [The existentialist] A man explores New York, as everything moves past him, backwards
Vaghe stelle dell'Orsa = Sandra by Luchino Visconti( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in Italian and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman journeys back to her native town to attend a ceremony dedicated to her Jewish father, who died in a concentration camp. In reality, she is seeking answers and is attempting to confront old and new ghosts, both real and imagined
Fellini : a director's notebook by Federico Fellini( Visual )

in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates Fellini's approach and style as the Italian director conveys his thoughts on the problems involved with story, set, casting, and directing. Includes appearances by guest stars Giulietta Masina, Marcello Mastroianni, and Caterina Boratto
 
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