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Participant Media

Overview
Works: 106 works in 604 publications in 3 languages and 68,428 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Comedy films  Social problem films  Action and adventure films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Participant Media
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 3,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a nation divided by war and the strong winds of change, Lincoln pursues a course of action designed to end the war, unite the country and abolish slavery. With the moral courage and fierce determination to succeed, his choices during this critical moment will change the fate of generations to come
The Help by Tate Taylor( Visual )

23 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Mississippi, Skeeter, a southern society girl, returns from college determined to become a writer, but turns her friends' lives, and a small Mississippi town, upside down when she decides to interview the black women who have spent their lives taking care of prominent southern families. Aibileen, Skeeter's best friend's housekeeper, is the first to open up, to the dismay of her friends in the tight-knit black community
Food, Inc. by Robert Kenner( Visual )

37 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 3,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture
Waiting for "Superman" by David Guggenheim( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,711 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provided is an engaging and inspiring look at public education in the United States. This documentary has helped launch a movement to achieve a real and lasting change through the compelling stories of five unforgettable students such as Emily, a Silicon Valley eighth-grader who is afraid of being labeled as unfit for college, and Francisco, a Bronx first-grader whose mom will do anything to give him a shot at a better life. Included are featurettes, and commentary
Spotlight by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The riveting true story of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Boston Globe investigation that would rock the city and cause a crisis in one of the world's oldest and most trusted institutions. When the newspaper's tenacious 'Spotlight' team of reporters delve into allegations of sexual abuse of children by clergy in the Catholic Church, their year-long investigation uncovers a decades-long cover-up at the highest levels of Boston's religious, legal, and government establishment
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by John Madden( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When seven cash-strapped seniors decide to 'outsource' their retirement to a resort in far-off India, friendship and romance blossom in the most unexpected ways." -- Container
The soloist by Stanley Fowler Wright( Visual )

13 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 2,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An emotionally soaring drama about the redemptive power of music, journalist Steve Lopez (Robert Downey Jr.) discovers Nathaniel Anthony Ayers (Jamie Foxx), a former classical music prodigy, playing his violin on the streets of L.A. As Lopez endeavors to help the homeless man find his way back, a unique friendship is formed, one that transforms both their lives"--Container
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hassan is a culinary ingenue with the gastronomic equivalent of perfect pitch. Displaced from their native India, his family settles in a quaint village in the south of France. They plan to open an Indian restaurant--that is, until Madame Mallory, the owner of a classical French restaurant, gets wind of it. Her icy protests against the new Indian restaurant so near her own escalate to all out war; until Hassan's cooking talent and love for Mme. Mallory's assistant, Marguerite, cannot be ignored
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2,044 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

James Donovan is a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on the near-impossible task to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot
The second best exotic Marigold Hotel( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now that his first venture has been proven successful, ever-confident Sonny is busy juggling plans for a second resort ... as well as his own wedding. But his efforts are constantly hampered by hilarious complications, and in order to pull it all together, he'll need a little help and encouragement from his resident friends
Deepwater horizon by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

13 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the one hundred and twenty-six people aboard the Deepwater Horizon offshore oil rig, April 20, 2010, began like any normal day. Before day's end, the world would bear witness to one of the greatest man-made disasters in U.S. history. It reveals the brave acts of the men and women who rose to the challenge and risked everything to lead others to safety
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,762 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. government decides to go after an agri-business giant with a price-fixing accusation based on the evidence submitted by their star witness, vice president turned informant Mark Whitacre. The FBI needs evidence, so Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a kind of de facto secret agent
The light between oceans by Michael Fassbender( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, all of a sudden finds a baby from an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own - a decision that will have ramifications
A monster calls by J. A Bayona( Visual )

7 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelve-year-old Conor, dealing with his mother's illness, a less-than-sympathetic grandmother, and bullying classmates, finds a most unlikely ally when a monster appears at his bedroom window. Ancient, wild, and relentless, the monster guides Conor on a journey of courage, faith, and truth
Promised Land by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Corporate salesman Steve Butler has been dispatched to the rural town of McKinley with his sales partner to offer much-needed relief to the economically hard-hit residents in exchange for drilling rights to their properties. As they grapple with a surprising array of both open hearts and closed doors, the outsiders soon discover the strength of an American small town at a crossroads
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

26 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a woman returns to the U.S. from a business trip to Hong Kong, bringing a deadly virus with her, virologists from the Centers for Disease Control and the World Health Organization race to find a cure before it wipes out humanity
He named me Malala by Davis Guggenheim( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Après avoir survécu à un attentat des talibans, la jeune Pakistanaise Malala Yousafzai devient une figure majeure de la lutte pour l'éducation et l'égalité des femmes. [Médiafilm]
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,416 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In January 2013, Laura Poitras started receiving anonymous encrypted e-mails from "CITIZENFOUR," who claimed to have evidence of illegal covert surveillance programs run by the NSA in collaboration with other intelligence agencies worldwide. Five months later, she and reporters Glenn Greenwald and Ewen MacAskill flew to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with the man who turned out to be Edward Snowden. She brought her camera with her. The resulting film is history unfolding before our eyes"--IMDb Web site
Oceans by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in French and English and held by 1,407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En un paisaje enigmático evocando nuestros orígenes, los animales emergen del océano mientras una llama cegadora ilumina el horizonte. Una bengala desparece en la noche. Las estrellas aparecen como criaturas marinas de formas extravagantes jugando con la luz. El sol se alza sobre un mar de abundancia: barracudas, carángidos y atunes rojos se suceden con una insaciable fuerza de vida. Leones marinos y delfines irrumpen como destellos de vida fulgurantes. Hacen explotar un banco de peces y se dan un suculento banquete
A Place at the Table( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Fifty million people in the U.S. - one in four children - don't know where their next meal is coming from. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Siverbush examine the issue of hunger in America through the lens of three poeple struggling with food insecurity: Barbie, a single Philadelphia mother who grew up in poverty and is trying to provide a better life for her two kids; Rosie, a Colorado fifth-grader who often has to depend on friends and neighbors to feed her and has trouble concentrating in school; and Tremonica a Mississippi second-grader whose asthma and health issues are exacerbated by the largely empty calories her hardworking mother can afford. Ultimately, A Place at the Table shows us how hunger poses serious economic, social and cultural implications for our nation, and that it could be solved once and for all, if the American public decides - as they have in the past - that making healthy food available and affordable is in the best interest of us all"--Container
 
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