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Participant Media

Overview
Works: 152 works in 846 publications in 3 languages and 78,589 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Historical films  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Comedy films  Action and adventure films  History 
Roles: Producer, pre, prn
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Participant Media
Lincoln by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

33 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 3,561 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 )

32 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,495 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 )

33 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 3,179 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 )

18 editions published between 2010 and 2016 in English and held by 2,698 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
Spotlight by Tom McCarthy( Visual )

19 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and French and held by 2,678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It tells 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" teams of reporters delve into allegations of abuse 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 Deborah Moggach( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and French and held by 2,471 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
Wonder by Stephen Chbosky( Visual )

12 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 2,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the New York Times best seller, this tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time
The soloist by Joe Wright( Visual )

15 editions published between 2009 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2005, the only thing hurting Los Angeles Times columnist and recent bike accident victim Steve Lopez more than his banged-up face, was his pressing need for story ideas. He soon discovers Nathaniel Ayers, a skid row schizophrenic street musician, who possesses extraordinary talent - even though he only has half-broken instruments to play. Inspired by Nathaniel's story, Lopez writes an acclaimed series of articles about him and attempts to do more to help both him, and the rest of the underclass of L.A. have a better life. Lopez's good intentions run headlong into Nathaniel's personal demons and the larger issues of social injustice facing the homeless. Regardless, Lopez and Nathaniel find a way to conquer their deepest anxieties and frustrations
Bridge of Spies by Steven Spielberg( Visual )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 2,074 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
The hundred-foot journey by Lasse Hallström( Visual )

17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 2,060 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
Deepwater horizon by Mark Wahlberg( Visual )

17 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,984 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 second best exotic Marigold Hotel by John Madden( Visual )

11 editions published in 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,925 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel has only a single remaining vacancy - posing a rooming predicament for two fresh arrivals - Sonny pursues his expansionist dream of opening a second hotel
A monster calls by J. A Bayona( Visual )

11 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,825 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 light between oceans by M. L Stedman( Visual )

10 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,807 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
The informant! by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

19 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 1,766 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
Contagion by Steven Soderbergh( Visual )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,660 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
Promised Land by Gus Van Sant( Visual )

19 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,657 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
He named me Malala by Malala Yousafzai( Visual )

7 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,533 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
An inconvenient sequel : truth to power by Al Gore( Visual )

17 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and French and held by 1,495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former Vice President Al Gore presents evidence that the negative effects of global warming have increased since the release of the film "An inconvenient truth" a decade earlier
Citizenfour by Laura Poitras( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 1,452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Citizenfour is a real life thriller, unfolding by the minute, giving audiences unprecedented access to filmmaker Laura Poitras and journalists Ewen MacAskill and Glenn Greenwald's encounters with Edward Snowden in Hong Kong, as he hands over classified documents providing evidence of mass indiscriminate and illegal invasions of privacy by the National Security Agency (NSA)
 
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French (3)

Chinese (1)