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Xenon Pictures

Overview
Works: 580 works in 852 publications in 1 language and 23,570 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Documentary films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical television programs  Educational films 
Roles: fds, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Xenon Pictures
The Rosa Parks story by J Dash( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatic biography of Rosa McCauley Parks, who in 1955 created the spark that began the modern Civil Rights Movement
A Day Without a Mexican( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 881 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. As the day progresses, it becomes apparent the sole characteristic linking the missing 14 million is their Hispanic heritage
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : a historical perspective by Thomas Friedman( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and held by 775 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
America the beautiful( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 569 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
The harder they come by Perry Henzell( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2010 in English and held by 525 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
A woman called Moses( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 493 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of Harriet Tubman, an important part of the anti-slavery movement during the final days of slavery in the United States
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in English and held by 485 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
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in English and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of a professional sex-show stud who kills two white policeman who are beating up a black youth ; includes members of the black community
Thérèse( Visual )

9 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
A warrior's heart( Visual )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 317 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
Huey P. Newton : Prelude to Revolution( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Panther Minister of Defense Huey P. Newton was incarcerated in the Oakland jail after police stormed a house to round up Black Panther leaders. John Evans' never-before-seen interview with the jailed revolutionary and founder of the Black Panther Party reveals Newton's perspective on the plight of black Americans, the purpose of the Panther Party, and the progression toward revolution
Raising tennis aces : the Williams story( Visual )

4 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 263 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
Nightfighters( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 260 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
Matty Hanson and the invisibility ray( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 252 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
Witness to Hope : the Life of John Paul II( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The late Pope John Paul II was one of the world's greatest proponents of religious freedom and human rights. Based on George Weigel's book of the same name, this film gives viewers an intimate portrait of the extraordinary leader. Born Karol Wojtyla, known as Lolek by his mother, the future pope faced personal tragedies throughout his youth. He held tight to his convictions through the terrifying years of WWII, joined the Polish resistance, attended an underground seminary, became the youngest bishop in Poland, and fought against communism under the Stalin regime. See how personal experiences and his years teaching philosophy at Catholic University in Lubin set the foundation for Wojtyla's papacy, and how Pope John Paul II connected with people of all faiths while in office
A Woman Called Moses : the life of Harriet Tubman( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is a freely based scripted account of the life of Harriet Tubman, an escaped slave and participant of the Underground Railroad. Emmy Award winner and Academy Award nominee Cicely Tyson portrays the African American abolitionist who returned to the South several times and led hundreds of slaves to freedom before the Civil War. Tubman has become an iconic symbol for the fight against oppression
A matador's mistress( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 231 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
Welcome to Death Row by Leigh Savidge( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2018 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the wake of Suge Knight's move to destroy NWA and Ruthless, Death Row Records exploded on the music scene in 1993 with a "gangster rap" sound that had taken the world by storm. Despite its unprecedented success with stars such as Dr. Dre, Snoop and Tupac, it quickly unraveled in a firestorm of rivalries, greed, and violence as Knight's business methods increasingly mirrored the violent, hard-edged themes of its music. This is the complete and untold story of this unique enterprise, told entirely in the words of the people who were there. "It's the film Suge Knight doesn't want you to see"--National Enquirer. "Riveting." - San Francisco Chronicle
The Rosa Parks Story( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This scripted narrative follows Rosa Parks' life from the time she was a private-school student, to her rise to infamy. Part of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Parks fought against discrimination and segregation. But, it was her refusal to relinquish her seat on a bus and subsequent arrest, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which thrust her into the spotlight. This American-made film directed by Julie Dash features Angela Basset as Rosa Parks and Cicely Tyson as her mother
Double wedding( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 193 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?
 
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