WorldCat Identities

Xenon Pictures

Works: 533 works in 741 publications in 2 languages and 23,357 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biography  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Nonfiction films  Biographical television programs  Historical television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Xenon Pictures
The Rosa Parks story by J Dash( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, an African-American civil rights activist known for her refusal to give up her seat in the colored section of a bus to a white passenger
A Day Without a Mexican by Yareli Arizmedi( Visual )

9 editions published in 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

California awakens one day to discover that one third of its population has vanished. A peculiar pink fog surrounds the state and communication outside its boundaries has completely shut down. Oddly, the missing 14 million are all Hispanic
America the beautiful by Katharine Lee Bates( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 594 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Every year Americans spend an average of $12.4 billion on cosmetic surgery procedures. Why are we being conditioned not to like the way we look? Award-winning filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a five-year journey to unearth the origins and deadly risks of our nation's quest for physical perfection
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a historical perspective by Thomas L Friedman( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary traces the life of Dr. Martin Luther King and the development of his non-violent philosophies over the course of the historic Civil Rights Movement. A political and social context drapes across the story of the African-American plight, determined to find an identity through the war at home and abroad
The harder they come by Perry Henzell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
A woman called Moses( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War
Thérèse by Jules Massenet( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mesmerizing story of a young girl's romance with God. Her faith, trials, and sacrifices reveal a way of life based on love and simplicity. A ponderous film based on the true story of Saint Therese of Lisieux, the most popular saint of modern times
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young hustler's aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops
A warrior's heart by Daniel Monzón( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In shock and denial over his marine father's death in combat, high school lacrosse star Conor Sullivan starts acting out in self destructive ways until he's kicked off the team and sent to a wilderness lacrosse camp run by his dad's combat buddy. Strengthened by the support and understanding of his newfound love, and through a deep understanding of the game and its Native American roots, he opens his eyes to the true meaning of sportsmanship, love, and life
Raising tennis aces the Williams story( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even before they were born, Richard Williams knew that his next two children would be tennis champions. He took on street gangs so that his daughters could use the neighborhood tennis court. Venus and Serena both went professional at age 14, and the rest is sports history
Matty Hanson and the invisibility ray( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

12-year-old genius Matty Hanson works on top secret science projects at a major university research lab. When Matty discovers a formula for invisibility, he and his friend Alice find themselves on the run from government agents and corporate bad guys who want the invisibility ray to use as a military weapon. Now it's up to Matty to protect his invention, help a girl in distress, and solve a criminal conspiracy that unravels the mystery of what happened to his missing father
Nightfighters( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 332nd Fighter group has a unique place in the annals of WWII air force fighter groups. The group was completely Black. It confounded the expectations and prejudices held by white Americans in the 1930's and 1940's. The group excelled as pilots and became a crack unit, accomplishing goals others couldn't. Included are interviews with Alfred Anderson, Lee Archer, and Roscoe Brown
A matador's mistress( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of legendary Spanish matador Manolete and his romantic quest for his hot-tempered girlfriend Lupe Sino's heart, which continued until 1947, when he died in the bull ring at age 30
Guadalupe by Angélica Aragón( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interweaves the story of the Virgin of Guadalupe and San Juan Diego, the Indian peasant she appeared to in sixteen-century Mexico, with the present-day story of a brother and sister, both archaeologists from Spain, who decide to travel to Mexico to investigate the case of Our Lady of Guadalupe for themselves
Double wedding( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twin sisters Deanna and Danielle Warren may look alike, but their personalities are anything but identical. One's a career-obsessed attorney, and the other is a laid-back pastry chef. When a friend posts their profiles on a dating website, the two girls unintentionally begin seeing the same guy, who believes they are the same person. Only one of the girls can get the guy of their dreams. Who will he choose, and can the bond of sisterhood survive the double trouble of dating the same man?
Amor real by Adela Noriega( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although in love with a soldier, Matilde's mother forces her to marry a rich man. Unhappy in her marriage, Matilde continues her romance with the soldier, creating a triangle that threatens everyone involved, including Matilde's unborn child
Rebel without a cause by Nicholas Ray( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in Spanish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La trama se desarrolla en el "Elite Way School", un exlusivo colegio privado donde adolescentes de clase alta encuentran un elevado nivel de educación y los contactos sociales que aseguran su futuros exitoso. El colegio cuenta con un programa de becas para jóvenes de bajos recursos, sin embargo, pocos de ellos Iogran graduarse, ya que son perseguidos por una sociedad secrete llamada "La Logia" cuyo propósitos es conservar la "pureza" de la clase privilegiada
El Chavo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cuando Don Ramón decide ponerse a vender globos, serpentinas y confeti, provoca tantas bromas y problemas entre los niños de la vecindad, que todos buscarán culpar al Chavo. El pobre Chavo está tan desvelado que se queda dormido en todos lados. Sueña que está en el ejército, con tortas gigantes, momias y más. El Chavo y Ñoño se han enterado de que Doña Florinda le ragaló la comida a Jaimito porque apareció una mosca en su plato
Huey P. Newton prelude to revolution( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Huey P. Newton was a co-founder of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, and origanization FBI director J. Edgar Hoover once called 'the greatest internal threat to the security of the United States.' Newton spent four years in prison for the voluntary manslaughter of an Oakland police officer before his conviction was overturned in 1971. Newton discusses his goals as a revolutionary, including self-determination for African-Americans, full employment, decent housing for the poor and disenfranchised, an end to police brutality, and an end to the Vietnam War
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A Day Without a Mexican
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