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Participant Productions

Overview
Works: 37 works in 151 publications in 6 languages and 22,574 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Biography  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Personal narratives  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Educational films 
Classifications: PN1995.9.B55, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Participant Productions
An inconvenient truth by Albert Gore ( Visual )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 3,972 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former US Vice-President Al Gore presents an impassioned and inspiring campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject
The kite runner by Marc Forster ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and Chinese and held by 2,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In a divided country on the verge of war, two childhood friends, Amir and Hassan, are about to be torn apart forever. It's a glorious afternoon in Kabul and the skies are bursting with the exhilarating joy of a kite-fighting tournament. But in the aftermath of the day's victory, one boy's fearful act of betrayal will mark their lives forever and set in motion an epic quest for redemption. Now, after twenty years of living in America, Amir returns to a perilous Afghanistan under the Taliban's iron-fisted rule to face the secrets that still haunt him and take one last daring chance to set things right
Good night, and good luck by George Clooney ( Visual )
13 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Takes place in the 1950's America, during the early days of broadcast journalism. It chronicles the real-life conflict between television newsman Edward R. Murrow and Senator Joseph McCarthy and the House Un-American Activities Committee
Syriana by Stephen Gaghan ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 2,508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
There is less oil than the world requires, and that will make some people rich and others dead. Career CIA field operative Bob Barnes is sorting out his midcareer issues--his bosses want him quietly confined to a desk job. Bryan Woodman, an expatriate in Geneva, becomes the financial adviser to idealistic Gulf Prince Nasir. Corporate lawyer Bennett Holiday is finessing the questionable merger of two powerful U.S. oil companies. In Prince Nasir's country, meanwhile, young Pakistani laborer Wasim succumbs to the lure of radical Islam, seeking refuge from the dusty oil fields and crowded hostels in the tranquility of a madrasa. In the labyrinthine, interconnected worlds of espionage and politics, international finance and law, oil and radical Islam, motives and convictions can shape lives, or destroy them
Charlie Wilson's war by Mike Nichols ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects
The visitor by Tom McCarthy ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Walter Vale is a widower who teaches economics at a Connecticut university. He lives alone and is no longer motivated by his work. In New York to present a paper at a conference, he goes to the apartment that he has not visited in some time, but has kept since his wife was alive, only to discover a young couple living there. Despite their great cultural differences, Walter befriends Tarek, a Syrian citizen and drummer, and gradually builds a friendship with Esi, his girlfriend from Senegal. One day, when returning from Central Park with Walter, Tarek is arrested for jumping a stuck subway turnstile, despite the fact that he had paid. The police discover he does not have legal papers and transfer him to an immigrant detention center in Queens. Feeling responsible for and connected to Tarek, Walter decides to stay in New York to help and support him. Not hearing from her son, Tarek's mother arrives from Michigan to find out why, and she and Walter support one another while they attempt to free Tarek
North country ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,542 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Fast food nation by Richard Linklater ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An ensemble drama examining the health issues and social consequences of America's love affair with fast food
Standard operating procedure by Errol Morris ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
First revealed to the world through impromptu photographs taken by U.S. soldiers stationed within the facility, this documentary investigates the story and causes behind the Abu Ghraib prison scandal. Involving apparent wide-scale abuse and torture of prisoners, the photos forced attention on the decisions and actions that turned the once-notorious Iraqi prison into an even more notorious U.S.-run detainment center. One of the most dramatic moments in recent U.S. military history is examined through interviews with participants and dramatic reenactments
Darfur now six stories, one hope ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Follows the story of six people who are determined to end the sufferings in Sudan's war-ravaged Darfur. The six - an American activist, an international prosecutor, a Sudanese rebel, a sheikh, a leader of the World Food Program and an internationally known actor - demonstrate the power of how one individual can create extraordinary changes
Man from Plains ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jimmy Carter, a champion for human rights around the world, was elected the 39th President of the United States in 1976 and awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2002. As ex-president, Jimmy Carter ignites a firestorm of controversy when he tours the country to promote "Palestine: peace not apartheid," a new book that questions Israel's policies towards the Occupied Territories
Chicago 10 ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 490 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Chronicles the anti-war protest of the 1968 Democratic National Convention held in Chicago and the protest organizers brought to trial by the city. Told with animation, archival footage and music
Angels in the dust ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the story of Marion Cloete, who left a life of privilege in Johannesburg, South Africa, to open an orphanage that has provided for more than 550 children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic
The world according to Sesame Street by a Cultural Education Film Symposium: Windows to the World ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Explores the behind-the-scenes drama, challenges, and rewarding outcome of producing local versions of the world's most watched children's television program. The film follows dedicated Sesame producers around the globe as they team with local producers to bring to life the shows in Bangladesh, Kosovo and South Africa." -- Container
American gun ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Seemingly disparate portraits of people. Among them a single mother, a high school principal, and an ace student. Distinctly American, all are affected by the proliferation of guns in American society
Arna's children by Juliano Mer Khamis ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2003 in Arabic and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Arna Mer Khamis spent her life campaigning for human rights. In the Jenin refugee camp, Arna opened a theatre where she taught children to express themselves through art. When Arna died of cancer in 1995, the theater ultimately did not survive. Five years later her son, Juliano, returns to discover what happened to "Arna's children."
An inconvenient truth by Davis Guggenheim ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and Portuguese and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
An inconvenient truth a global warning ( )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Former Vice President Al Gore explains the facts of global warming, presents arguments that the dangers of global warning have reached the level of crisis, and addresses the efforts of certain interests to discredit the anti-global warming cause. Between lecture segments, Gore discusses his personal commitment to the environment, sharing anecdotes from his experiences
The kite runner Les cerfs-volants de Kaboul by Marc Forster ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2008 in French and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Afghanistan, 1978. Fils unique d'un riche entrepreneur, Amir, 12 ans, gagne un combat annuel de cerfs-volants avec l'aide de son fidèle ami Hassan, le fils du domestique. Le même jour, un menaçant jeune du quartier viole ce dernier, qu'il méprise en raison de son origine ethnique. Amir, qui assiste de loin à la scène, n'a pas le courage d'intervenir. Rongé par la culpabilité, il tient désormais son ami à distance et va jusqu'à provoquer son renvoi de la maison. Un an plus tard, lorsque l'armée soviétique envahit l'Afghanistan, Amir et son père se réfugient aux États-Unis. Les années passent. En 2000, Amir, devenu écrivain, se voit forcé de retourner dans son pays natal pour sauver le fils d'Hassan, envoyé dans un orphelinat délabré depuis la mort de ses parents des mains des talibans
Bu yuan mian dui de zhen xiang[DVD] : An inconvenient truth : a global warning by Gao er ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
You mei guo qian ren fu zong tong ai er gao er xian shen yan jiang . chang da qi nian mi ji de yan jiu gong zuo,ta heng kua shi jie ge guo ji ji cai zheng,tou guo jing mi shu ju yu huan deng pian de fu zhu xia,shou yao zhi quan qiu ge di zhen dui quan qiu wen shi nuan hua xiao ying, ji yu zhen han er zhen shi de jing shi jiao yu . zai ta de you mo you bu shi yan su de yan jiu bao gao zhong,yi shu ju zheng ming hai yang wen du heng sheng er zao cheng tai feng de jin mi guan xi,ji bing ba rong hua xian xiang dao zhi huan liu ting zhi de wei xian xiao ying,er mei nian quan qiu qi hou yue xian ju bian,ji jie wei chang gai bian cu shi di qiu sheng tai ji su jue ji . ta yan qian yi shen de jiang yan,hu ying ren lei ying jiu mu qian di qiu suo zao shou dao de po huai,li ji cai qu jin ji ying bian cuo shi
 
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Languages
English (124)
French (4)
Arabic (2)
German (1)
Chinese (1)
Portuguese (1)
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