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Brown, Barry Alexander

Works: 62 works in 222 publications in 6 languages and 20,211 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Sports films  Documentary films  Historical films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Film editor, Author of screenplay, Producer, Editor, Director, Other, edm
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Barry Alexander Brown
The Giver by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,889 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story centers on Jonas, young man who lives in a supposedly ideal world of conformity and contentment. Yet as he begins to spend time with the elder, who is the sole keeper of all the community's memories, Jonas quickly begins to discover the dark and deadly truths of his community's secret past. At extreme odds, Jonas knows that he must escape their world to protect them all; a challenge that no one has ever succeeded at before
BlacKkKlansman by Spike Lee( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the early 1970s, Ron Stallworth becomes the first African-American detective in the Colorado Springs Police Department. Determined to make a difference, he bravely sets out on a dangerous mission: infiltrate and expose the Ku Klux Klan. He recruits a seasoned colleague, Flip Zimmerman, into the undercover investigation. Together, they team up to take down the extremist organization aiming to garner mainstream appeal. BlacKkKlansman offers an unflinching, true-life examination of race relations in 1970s America that is just as relevant in today's tumultuous world."--Container
Queen of Katwe by Naier( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the vibrant true story of a young girl from the streets of rural Uganda whose world rapidly changes when she is introduced to the game of chess, and, as a result of the support she receives from her family and community, is instilled with the confidence and determination she needs to pursue her dream of becoming an international chess champion
Do the right thing by Spike Lee( Visual )

22 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the course of a single day on a block in the Bedford-Stuyvesant area of Brooklyn. It's the hottest day of the year, a scorching 24-hour period that will change the lives of its residents forever
Inside man by Spike Lee( Visual )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and German and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect bank robbery quickly spirals into an unstable and deadly game of cat-and-mouse between a criminal mastermind, the hostages, a determined detective, and a power broker with a hidden agenda. As the minutes tick by and the situation becomes increasingly tense, one wrong move could mean disaster for any one of them
Miracle at St. Anna( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 1,179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

August 1944. Follows four black soldiers of the all-black 92nd Infantry Division who get trapped near the small Tuscan village of Sant'Anna di Stazzema on the Gothic Line during the Italian Campaign of World War II. One of the men will risk his life to save an Italian boy who lives in the city where the Waffen-SS have massacred most of the citizens of the town in retaliation for Italian partisan activity. A sculpted head from the Ponte Santa Trinita in Florence is a focal point
Do the right thing( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The hottest day of the year explodes onscreen in this vibrant look at a day in the life of Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn. A portrait of urban racial tensions sparked controversy while earning popular and critical praise, "--Container
25th hour by Spike Lee( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monty Brogan is facing a seven year prison sentence for dealing drugs. On the night before he has to go to jail, he decides to go out with his friends one last time, and re-examines his life in the process
Malcolm X( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1,001 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screen version of the life of Malcolm X, who through his religious conversion to Islam, found the strength to rise up from a criminal past to become an influential civil rights leader
Bill Cunningham New York by Richard Press( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 857 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on New York times fashion photographer Bill Cunningham. For decades, Cunningham "has been chronicling fashion trends and high society charity soirées for the Times Style section in his columns 'On the Street' and 'Evening Hours."--Container
Salaam Bombay! by Mira Nair( Visual )

12 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 800 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Salaam Bombay! celebrates the spirit of survival, humor, dignity and courage of Bomaby's streetchildren, while at the same time it also tells the story of the world's poor children whose real homes are the streets of every great city. Krisha, a ten year old boy, has been abandoned in Bombay by his mother. He tries to earn money to go home while he lives in the streets
School daze by Spike Lee( Visual )

9 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in English and Italian and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A music-filled, off-beat contemporary comedy in which students at a Black college find romance, relationships, rituals and rivalry during an outrageous homecoming weekend--External container
He got game by Spike Lee( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in English and Italian and held by 684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jesus Shuttlesworth è un giovane e promettente giocatore di basket seguito dalle più prestigiose squadre d'America, ma anche un ragazzo abituato a dare il giusto valore alle cose, che ha dovuto tirar su da solo la sorella minore, mentre il padre era in carcere per l'omicidio della moglie. Sarà proprio quest'ultimo, uscito su cauzione con la promessa di un forte sconto sulla pena, a convincere infine il figlio a scegliere di giocare nella squadra della Big State University
Malcolm X by Spike Lee( Visual )

6 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and German and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desde el momento en que Malcolm X saltó a la luz pública, con su perspectiva radical sobre las interrelaciones raciales y el papel de los afroamericanos en la sociedad, el panorama en la política social norteamericana cambió para siempre. En sus casi cuatro décadas de vida, Malcolm X conoció la pobreza, la vida en los ghettos, la sociedad criminal, la pasión, comunidades religiosas, calor de familia, América, Europa, los países recién independizados de África, el Medio Oriente y los horizontes sin límite de su inteligencia visionaria. Malcolm X se dió a conocer mundialmente antes de que su vida fuera truncada y sus palabras interrumpidas. Pero éstas nunca serán olvidadas
The original kings of comedy( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert film featuring performances by four major African American stand-up comedians. Includes backstage footage and interviews
The war at home by Glenn Silber( Visual )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and held by 526 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The war at home chronicles the growth of the anti-war movement through a combination of archival footage and interviews with students, Vietnam veterans, and community leaders
Crooklyn : a Spike Lee joint( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Director Spike Lee fashions a bold, flavorful picture of family life in a crowded but cozy Brooklyn neighborhood nicknamed "Crooklyn" by the Carmichaels, who experience one very special summer in their hometown under difficult but often wonderful circumstances
Full frame documentary film festival : 7 complete documentary shorts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why can't we be a family again?: chronicles the plight of two brothers in foster care, as they attempt to reunite with a mother who abandoned them for drugs over a decade ago
Detachment by Joseph C Martin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Barthes is an educator with a talent to connect with his students. Yet as a substitute teacher he hides his gift to avoid emotional connections. When an assignment places him at a school with a burned-out administration and an apathetic student body, he becomes a role model as a teacher. His emotional bond with the students and teachers help him see he is not alone in a life and death struggle to find beauty in a seemingly vicious and loveless world
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Inside man
Inside manMiracle at St. AnnaDo the right thingMalcolm XHe got gameMalcolm XThe original kings of comedy
Alternative Names
Barry Alexander Brown americký filmový režisér a střihač

Barry Alexander Brown Amerikaans filmregisseur

Barry Alexander Brown Amerikaans filmregisseur en filmeditor

Barry Alexander Brown director de cine estadounidense

Barry Alexander Brown montatore, regista e produttore cinematografico britannico

Barry Alexander Brown monteur, réalisateur et scénariste américain

Barry Alexander Brown US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Cutter

Barry Alexander Brown US-amerikanischer Filmregisseur und Filmeditor

Бэрри Александер Браун

Бэры Аляксандар Браўн

Բերի Ալեքսանդր Բրաուն

בארי אלכסנדר בראון

باري براون

باری الکساندر براوون تدوینگر و کارگردان آمریکایی



English (123)

Hindi (10)

German (5)

Italian (4)

French (1)

Spanish (1)