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Participant Media

Works: 105 works in 679 publications in 3 languages and 71,441 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  Historical films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  Educational films 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Participant Media
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel by Maggie Smith( Visual )

26 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,401 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
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

32 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 3,564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A revealing drama that focuses on the 16th president's tumultuous final months in office. 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 )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,483 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 3,354 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 2,712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Provides 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." -- container
Spotlight by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

20 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,623 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 soloist by Stanley Fowler Wright( Visual )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,098 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 )

18 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,066 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 )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le pont des espions, un suspense dramatique mené sur fond d'événements historiques, est "absolument formidable et complètement captivant". James Donovan (Tom Hanks), un avocat de Brooklyn, se retrouve dans la tourmente de la guerre froide lorsque la CIA lui confie une mission quasi impossible : négocier la libération d'un pilote de U-2 américain. Alimenté par des enjeux élevés et des rebondissements, ce récit inspiré de faits vécus révèle la vraie nature d'un homme ayant tout risqué et met brillamment en lumière sa quête personnelle".--Conteneur
Deepwater horizon by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

14 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,945 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
A monster calls by J. A Bayona( Visual )

8 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,787 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
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

16 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the FBI needs evidence on an agri-business giant accused of price-fixing, vice president-turned-informant Mark Whitacre eagerly agrees to wear a wire and carry a hidden tape recorder in his briefcase, imagining himself as a secret agent
The light between oceans by Michael Fassbender( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,730 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lighthouse keeper, living off the coast of Australia with his wife, finds a baby on an adrift rowboat. They rescue and raise the child as their own, changing their lives and that of a stranger
Promised Land by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

17 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,634 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Matt Damon stars in Promised Land, the compelling contemporary drama based on an original screenplay by John Krasinski and Damon and directed by Gus Van Sant (Milk, Good Will Hunting). Corporate salesman Steve Butler (Damon) has been dispatched to the rural town of McKinley with his sales partner (Frances McDormand) to offer much-needed relief to the economically hard-hit residents in exchange for drilling rights to their properties. What seems like an easy job for the duo quickly becomes complicated by a respected schoolteacher (Hal Holbrook), a slick environmental activist (Krasinski), and Steve's interest in a local woman (Rosemarie DeWitt). 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 )

25 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Película de suspenso cuyo argumento gira en torno a la amenaza planteada por una enfermedad mortal y un equipo internacional de médicos que trabajan de manera ardua para hacer frente al brote
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

8 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An intimate portrait of Malala Yousafzai, who was wounded when Taliban gunmen opened fire on her in Pakistan's Swat Valley. The shooting of the then fifteen-year-old teenager sparked international media outrage. An educational activist in Pakistan, Yousafzai has since emerged as a leading campaigner for the rights of children worldwide and in December 2014, became the youngest-ever Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

En enero de 2013, Laura Poitras comenzó a recibir correos electrónicos cifrados firmados por un tal "Citizenfour", que le aseguraba tener pruebas de los programas de vigilancia ilegales dirigidos por la NSA en colaboración con otras agencias de inteligencia en todo el mundo. Cinco meses más tarde, junto con los periodistas Glenn Greenwald y Ewen MacAskill voló a Hong Kong para el primero de muchos encuentros con un hombre anónimo que resultó ser Edward Snowden. Para sus encuentros, viajó siempre con una cámara. La película resultante es la historia que se desarrolla ante nuestros ojos en este documental
Oceans by Jacques Perrin( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and French and held by 1,404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"C'est quoi l'océan?", demande avec candeur un enfant. Pour répondre à la question, les coréalisateurs se sont lancés dans un ambitieux périple aux quatre coins du globe. Leur objectif: illustrer la richesse insoupçonnée de la faune marine, ainsi que l'extraordinaire puissance des immenses vagues qui sculptent le littoral et rendent périlleuse la navigation ou la pêche en haute mer. Or, les écosystèmes océaniques, menacés par la pollution, la surpêche et le réchauffement climatique, doivent à tout prix être préservés, pour l'avenir de la planète
A Place at the Table( Visual )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

50 million people in the U.S. - one in four children - don't know where their next meal is coming from, despite our having the means to provide nutritious, affordable food for all Americans. Directors Kristi Jacobson and Lori Silverbush examine this issue through the lens of three people who are 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
A most violent year by J. C Chandor( Visual )

9 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of an immigrant and his family trying to live the American Dream and expand their business amidst rampant violence, urban decay, and corrupt city officials during one of the most dangerous years in the city's history
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