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Metropolitan Pictures

Overview
Works: 70 works in 192 publications in 3 languages and 4,918 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Nonfiction films  Literary readings  Filmed performances  Educational films  Internet videos  Filmed literary readings  Documentary films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History 
Roles: Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN6101, 811.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Metropolitan Pictures
Alice Walker by Alice Walker( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 290 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 281 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"--Container
W.S. Merwin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 248 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
Sharon Olds( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 243 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Sharon Olds, award-winning poet and teacher, reads from The Dead and the Living, The Gold Cell, and unpublished work at the Los Angeles Theatre Center.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 Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Amiri Baraka, poet, playwright, novelist, and essayist, reads from Boptrees and unpublished work.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

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gary Snyder, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, reads at the Los Angeles Theatre Center, is interviewed by Lewis MacAdams, and speaks with high school students at Harvard School
Richard Wilbur by Lannan Foundation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Wilbur reads and is interviewed by David St. John
Sonia Sanchez( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in English and held by 225 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
Louise Glück by Louise Glück( Visual )

6 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 224 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
Ernesto Cardenal by Ernesto Cardenal( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 217 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 217 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 215 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 214 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 210 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
Allen Ginsberg by Allen Ginsberg( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 190 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"--Container
Ishmael Reed by Lewis MacAdams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 163 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
Galway Kinnell by Galway Kinnell( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 143 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
Czeslaw Milosz( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 143 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
Cantors : a Faith in Song( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in Hebrew and English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical concert of cantorial music from the revered Portuguese synagogue in Amsterdam. In the magnificent candlelit setting of a 17th century synagogue, the three leading Jewish Cantors of our time performed an evening of popular and religious Jewish song arranged by composer Benedict Weisser. Cantors Alberto Mizrahi, Naftali Herstik and Benzion Miller were accompanied by the Netherlands Theater Orchestra, London's Ne'imah Singers, and conducted by Jules van Hessen. For centuries classical Jewish liturgical music has been a constant element in the synagogue service and the role of the Cantor is not only to lead this vocal music, but also to pass on the traditional melodies from generation to generation
Joy Harjo by Joy Harjo( Visual )

5 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in English and held by 113 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
 
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English (117)

Spanish (1)

Hebrew (1)