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Metropolitan Pictures

Overview
Works: 65 works in 182 publications in 2 languages and 5,812 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Filmed literary readings  Filmed interviews  Educational films  Documentary films  Internet videos  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Metropolitan Pictures
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Allen Ginsberg, one of the major poetic voices of the twentieth century, reads poems and sings songs accompanied by Donald Was ... at McCabe's Guitar Shop in Santa Monica, California; and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"-- VHS Container
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice Walker, Pulitzer Prize and American Book Award winning writer, reads poems and excerpts from her novels at the Los Angeles Theatre Center on Jan. 9, 1989. Journalist Evelyn White interviews Walker at her home in Mendocino County, Calif. on June 22, 1989
Octavio Paz by Octavio Paz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Octavio Paz, the foremost poet of Latin America, reads at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--VHS container
Gary Snyder by Gary Snyder( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Sharon Olds( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sharon Olds, award-winning poet and teacher, reads from The Dead and the Living, The Gold Cell, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center. She is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Amiri Baraka by Amiri Baraka( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work. He is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Galway Kinnell, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Louise Glück, winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"-- VHS container
W.S. Merwin by W. S Merwin( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"W.S. Merwin, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernesto Cardenal, an ordained Catholic priest, a revolutionary and an acclaimed poet reads in Spanish from Cántico Cósmico. The English translations are read by actor Edward Asner and poet Rubén Martínez who also interviews Ernesto Cardenal--Container
Philip Levine by Philip Levine( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Philip Levine, winner of the National Book Critic's Circle Award, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Yehuda Amichai by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai reads from his poems and is interviewed by Esther Robbins
Victor Hernandez Cruz by Victor Hernández Cruz( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Victor Hernandez Cruz, twice the World Heavyweight Poetry Champion, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center from Rhythm, content and flavor and Red beans. He talks to students at Harvard School and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Kay Boyle by Kay Boyle( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kay Boyle, who has published more than 30 books in a rich career that stretches back to Paris in the 20's, gives her final performance at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Sean Wong"--Container
Ishmael Reed by Ishmael Reed( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On May 26, 1989, in Venice, Calif., Reed read from his New and selected poems and his novel The terrible threes. Includes portions of an interview with poet Lewis MacAdams
Sonia Sanchez( Visual )

5 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sonia Sanchez ... a dynamic poet, playwright, activist and teacher ... read from Homegirls & Handgrenades and Under a Soprano Sky ... Ms. Sanchez was interviewed by poet Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Czeslaw Milosz by Czesław Miłosz( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Czesław Miłosz, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980, reads from his Collected poems at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joy Harjo, one of the most important Native American poets and author of 'She had Some Horses', reads for the Laguna Poets in Laguna Beach and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Lucille Clifton, two times a nominee for the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center and is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams"--Container
 
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Languages
English (111)

Spanish (1)