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Televisió de Catalunya

Overview
Works: 2,338 works in 3,040 publications in 3 languages and 10,725 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biography  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  History  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical fiction  Sources 
Roles: prn, Producer, Distributor, Sponsor, Organizer of meeting, Production personnel, Editor, tlp, Other, tld, Publisher, isb
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Televisió de Catalunya
 
Most widely held works by Televisió de Catalunya
Biutiful by Alejandro González Iñárritu( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 1,269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Biutiful" takes place in grimy and crowded parts of Barcelona that are a world away from that city's tourist attractions. Uxbal is a midlevel mobster, in charge of Chinese sweatshop workers making counterfeit watches and bags, and the African vendors who sell them. He collects and dispenses money, and runs interference with the cops. He also has two young children, a mentally unstable former wife, and a terminal illness. He is trying, despite his job, to be a good man, a good father. He tries to be stoical, tough, and compassionate, but he suffers because he cannot do good things, and he cares about the consequences of his actions
Balseros by Carles Bosch( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true account of seven Cuban refugees (and their families) who attempted to immigrate to America via a series of homemade rafts
La teta asustada = The milk of sorrow by Claudia Llosa( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 658 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fausta suffers from 'The Milk of Sorrow,' an illness transmitted through mother's milk by women who've been raped during Peru's civil wars. Stricken with the fear that she's contracted the illness from her mother's breast milk, Fausta goes to extreme lengths to protect her own sexuality and safety. After her mother's sudden death, she finds herself compelled to embark on a frightening journey for re-awakening, freedom, and wholeness"--Container
Red lights by Rodrigo Cortés( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Veteran paranormal researchers Dr. Margaret Matheson and Tom Buckley debunk fraudulent claims of ghost whispering, faith healing and other psychic phenomena by detecting what Matheson calls red lights, the subtle tricks behind every staged supernatural occurrence. But when the legendary blind psychic Simon Silver comes out of retirement after 30 years, his once-fearless adversary Matheson warns Buckley to back off, fearing reprisal from the powerful Silver
Garbo the spy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Allies called him Garbo. The Nazis dubbed him Alaric. Both sides in World War II were sure Juan Pujol Garcia was their man. In reality, Pujol was a double agent and his final allegiance was to the Allies. From the relative comfort of Lisbon, Garbo fed false information to the Nazis and fabricated a network of phantom agents across Europe. Although he never fired a single shot, Garbo helped to save thousands of lives, most notably by misinforming the Germans about the timing and location of the Normandy D-Day invasion. In his inexhaustible imagination he even went so far as to secure death benefits from the Nazis for an imaginary agent's nonexistent widow. In this documentary thriller, director Edmon Roch artfully interweaves propaganda footage, interviews with intelligence experts and key players in Garbo's life (as well as with Garbo himself), and clips from Hollywood films to conjure forgotten and living memories, heroes and spies, secrets and lies
Los ojos de Julia( Visual )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in Spanish and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister
The light bulb conspiracy : the untold story of planned obsolescence( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The light bulb conspiracy uncovers how planned obsolescence has shaped our lives and economy since the 1920's, when manufacturers deliberately started shortening the life of consumer products to increase demand. The film also profiles a new generation of consumers, designers and business people who have started challenging planned obsolescence as an unsustainable economic driver. The documentary begins by visiting the longest running light bulb in the world, which has burned continuously for over 110 years in Livermore, California. Initially, light bulbs were built to last. But the film finds historical evidence revealing how a cartel in the 1920's decided to produce bulbs limited to a maximum life of 1000 hours, making the humble light bulb one of the first examples of planned obsolescence and a model for increasing profits on other products. Shot over three years in Europe, the U.S. and Ghana, The light bulb conspiracy investigates the evolution and impact of planned obsolescence through interviews with historians, economists, designers and manufacturers, along with archival footage and internal company documents. The film profiles several well-known historical advocates -- Bernard London, who famously proposed ending the Great Depression by mandating planned obsolescence, and Brook Stevens, whose post-war ideas became the gospel of the 1950's and helped shape the throwaway consumer society of today.. The light bulb conspiracy also looks at modern examples of planned obsolescence, including computer printers and the controversy over the inability to replace iPod batteries. Environmental consequences are seen most dramatically in the massive amounts of electronic waste that end up in uncontrolled dump sites in Third World countries such as Ghana. The film concludes with examples of consumers and businesses moving towards more sustainable practices and products, including Warner Philips, great grandson of the founder of Philips Electronics, who is producing an LED bulb designed to last 25 years
Scruff Halloween( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet Scruff, a curious little puppy with energy to spare and plenty of love to give! As Halloween approaches, Scruff's owner, Peter, is preparing to celebrate with friends. But the plans are interrupted by the return of Count Tolosa, Peter's ancestor and a former thief. Unfortunately, the count's return coincides with a series of burglaries in the neighborhood, so it's up to Peter and Scuff to prove that the count is innocent."--Container
Pollution in China( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since the economic reforms of the 1980s, runaway economic growth has turned China into a major creator of pollution. While the Chinese government ineffectually tries to grapple with its growing environmental problems, rising discontent among the masses augurs political changes. The film shows the city of Chongqing on the Yangzte River, to be one of the most industrialized and polluted areas in China. Drinking water for the local population is precarious at best. Some 360 million Chinese find themselves in similar circumstances. One entrepreneur lost 450 tons of fish -- and his business -- as the result of illegal dumping. Six years of legal action against the polluting industry have come to nothing. He complains that during the case, the corrupt authorities made his life hell. Hu Jia, a dissident currently under house arrest, says "Environmental officials are either bribed or have shares in the factories." In Linfen, one of the world's most polluted cities, we see how China s growing dependence on coal to fuel its industries takes its toll. Cities like Linfen are becoming the biggest source of greenhouse gases. Residents in the area are disgusted and demand solutions but the local authorities do nothing. The Ministry of the Environment has neither the will nor the resources to tackle the polluters. Grassroots campaigners are demanding a real voice in how decisions are taken. For those seeking political changes in the world's biggest dictatorship, these protests represent a small ray of light and hope. A closed captioned version is available. Please specify when ordering
The Dalí dimension( Visual )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at how Salvador Dalí employed scientific language and concepts to transcend the tangible world. Scientists offer personal accounts of their relationship with the painter. Art historians highlight the scientific influences discernible in a selection of Dalí's works
Free trade slaves( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film discusses free trade zones and the accompanying human problems that have arisen with human rights, exploitation of workers and environmental degradation. Filmed on location in Sri Lanka, El Salvador, Mexico and Morocco
Black Bread by Agustí Villaronga( Visual )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Catalan and Spanish and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Spanish selection for the 89th Academy Awards for Best Foreign Film, Black Bread is set in the war-ravaged Catalan countryside of the early 1940s where a local man is accused of murder and his son sets out to find the truth. Eleven-year-old Andreu stumbles upon a crushed wagon in the underbrush at the foot of a high cliff and witnesses the dying moments of the man and boy inside. When police suspect Andreu's father of foul play, he goes into hiding and Andreu is sent to live with relatives. There, the frightened boy creates a fantasy life, but is forced to confront a world of adult deception, festering hatreds and the war's monstrous consequences. Adored by audience and critics alike, Black Bread won an unprecedented of number of prizes, including 9 Goya Awards and 13 Gaudí Awards highlighting not only the quality of the film, but also the mastery of its director, the poignancy of its script, and power of its performances
The Madrid connection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sarhane was a shy student from a middle-class Tunisian family. Jamal, "El Chino," fled a murder charge in Morocco and became a BMW driving drug dealer. All they shared when they met in Madrid in October 2003 was a set of extremist beliefs. Five months later, they were the leading figures in the Jihadist cell responsible for Europe's worst ever terrorist atrocity in which 191 people died and 2,050 were wounded"--Description from box
Picasso by Didier Baussy( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and Spanish and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains works Picasso felt to be his own personal legacy to the world, filmed both in the vaults of the Palais de Tokyo and during the hanging of the new collection in the Musee Picasso
Inconscientes = Unconscious by Joaquín Oristrell( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in Spanish and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Barcelona in the early 1900s. A very pregnant Alma searches for her missing psychiatrist husband. Along the way she recruits her love-struck brother-in-law Salvador and discovers a world where gender bending psychoanalysis turns the roles of sex and sexuality inside out
Fausto 5.0 by Isidro Ortiz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Spanish and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspired by the Faust legend, this haunting thriller explores the dark side of seduction when a doctor is granted his every wish by a mysterious former patient
Scruff : a Christmas tale( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scruff is a puppy with endless curiosity, with plenty of energy to spare. It's Christmas Eve, and Scruff has some tasty treats that he just won't share. But after meeting the ghosts from Christmas past, present and future, he learns the true meaning of Christmas and the importance of friends and sharing
H.P. Lovecraft's Dagon( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Paul and his girlfriend Barbara are celebrating the success of their new company on a yacht off the coast of Spain. When a sudden storm smashes their boat on a reef, Barbara and Paul swim to the nearest town for help. The decrepit fishing village of Imboca at first seems to be deserted, but unblinking eyes peer out from boarded-up houses. The strange inhabitants offer little help to the stranded couple. By nightfall, Barbara is missing and Paul finds himself pursued by the entire town ... but a town of what?"--Container
American Jesus by Ryan Joseph DesRoches( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary is an exploration of Christianity in every faction of American Life, from the breadline to the yoga studio, from the humble churches of snake handlers to the mega churches in the ex-urbs. Christian cowboys, bikers and musicians, comedians, surfers and cage-fighters, they are all doing it for Christ. Aram Garriga travels from his native Barcelona to the politically divided United States to chronicle the sometimes bizarre relationship between faith, materialism, politics and personal passions in this uniquely American tableaux. Populated by an array of religious and secular characters offering candid, often illuminating testimonials, this film is a vivid mosaic of personalities and conflicting points of view that emerges as a portrait of an America yearning for solace and meaning in the modern world --http://americanjesusthemovie.com/about-the-filmmakers
Carícies = Caresses by Sergi Belbel( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in Barcelona, portrays eleven interlocking stories of intimate encounters, laced with humor
 
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Alternative Names
Televisão da Catalunha

Télévision de Catalogne

Televisión de Cataluña

Televisión de Cataluña Corporación española de televisión abierta , que sirve como ente público de teledifusión de Cataluña

Television of Catalonia Spanish free-to-air television corporation, functioning as the public television entity of Catalonia

Televisione della Catalogna

Televiziunea din Catalonia

TV3

TV3 Televisió de Catalunya

TV3-TVC

TVC

TVC (Televisió de Catalunya)

Καταλανική Τηλεόραση

カタルーニャテレビ

Languages
English (43)

Spanish (38)

Catalan (15)