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Works: 174 works in 624 publications in 5 languages and 29,230 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  History  Historical films  Comedy films  Crime films  Gangster films 
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Cohen Media Group
Frozen river by Courtney Hunt( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes place in the days before Christmas near a little-known border crossing on the Mohawk reservation between New York State and Quebec. Ray, a white woman, and Lila, a Mohawk, both single mothers facing desperate circumstances, are drawn by the lure of fast money into the world of border smuggling across the frozen water of the St. Lawrence River
My old lady by Israel Horovitz( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mathias arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he's surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law. Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde and her daughter, Chloe. But as Mathias and Chloe draw increasingly closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways
Timbuktu by Abderrahmane Sissako( Visual )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in French and held by 1,169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives, which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith; abruptly disturbed
Churchill by Jonathan Teplitzky( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and French and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

June 1944. Allied Forces stand on the brink: a massive army is secretly assembled on the south coast of Britain, poised to re-take Nazi-occupied Europe. One man stands in their way: Winston Churchill. An impulsive, sometimes bullying personality; fearful, obsessive and hurting. Fearful of repeating, on his disastrous command, the mass slaughter of 1915, when hundreds of thousands of young men were cut down on the beaches of Gallipoli. Obsessed with fulfilling historical greatness: his destiny
Faces places = Visages villages by Agnès Varda( Visual )

14 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in French and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filmmaker Agnès Varda and photographer JR set out on a trip through France to meet locals and produce epic sized murals and form an unlikely friendship along the way
Mustang by Deniz Gamze Ergüven( Visual )

18 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Turkish and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It's the beginning of the summer. In a village in the north of Turkey, Lale and her four sisters come home from school, innocently playing with boys. The supposed debauchery of their games causes a scandal with unintended consequences. The family home slowly turns into a prison, classes on housework and cooking replace school, and marriages begin to be arranged"--Container
Les adieux a la reine = Farewell, my queen by Benoît Jacquot( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sidonie, who serves as reader to Marie Antoinette and displays a singular romantic devotion to the queen, witnesses the final days of the French Revolution from inside the walls of the Palace of Versailles. The film is seen from Sidonie's point of view, and the story takes place over the course of four days
Oranges and sunshine by Jim Loach( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The unforgettable true story of Margaret Humphreys, a social worker who uncovered one of the most controversial scandals of recent times: the organized deportation of innocent children from the UK to Australia, where they were thought to be lost in the system forever. Against overwhelming odds, and with little regard for her own safety, Humphreys reunited thousands of families and brought worldwide attention to a corrupt system and an extraordinary miscarriage of justice
Qaḍīyat raqm 23 = The insult by Ziad Doueiri( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Arabic and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After an emotional exchange between a Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee escalates, the men end up in a court case that gets national attention
Dans la maison = In the house by François Ozon( Visual )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sixteen-year-old boy insinuates himself into the house of a fellow student from his literature class and writes about it in essays for his French teacher. Faced with this gifted and unusual pupil, the teacher rediscovers his enthusiasm for his work, but the boy's intrusion will unleash a series of uncontrollable events
Magician : the astonishing life and work of Orson Welles by Orson Welles( Visual )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 492 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the remarkable genius of Orson Welles on the eve of his centenary - the enigma of his career as a Hollywood star, a Hollywood director (for some a Hollywood failure), and a crucially important independent filmmaker. Orson Welles's life was magical: a musical prodigy at age ten, a director of Shakespeare at fourteen, a painter at sixteen, a star of stage and radio at twenty, romances with some of the most beautiful women in the world, including Rita Hayworth
The awakening by Llewellyn Vaughan-Lee( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They say, the boy was scared to death. When the death of a child at a boarding school is blamed on a ghost, hoax exposer Florence Cathcart is certain that science and reason can explain it. But the truth she discovers is more terrifying than she could ever imagine, and soon the ghost hunter becomes the hunted
The attack( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in Arabic and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amin Jaafari ..., an Israeli Palestinian surgeon, fully assimilated into Tel Aviv society, has a loving wife, an exemplary career, and many Jewish friends. But his picture-perfect life is turned upside down when a suicide bombing leaves nineteen dead, and the Israeli police inform him that his wife, who also died in the explosion, was responsible. Convinced of her innocence, Amin abandons the relative security of his adopted homeland and searches for the truth about her life and death, uncovering a startling secret"--Container
The other son by Emmanuelle Devos( Visual )

7 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A provocative tale, filmed in Israel and the West Bank, of two young men, one Israeli, the other Palestinian, who discover they were accidentally switched at birth, and the complex repercussions on themselves and their respective families
La tête en friche by Jean Becker( Visual )

5 editions published in 2012 in French and English and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germain, a nearly illiterate fifty-something man who is considered the idiot of his small French town, meets elderly Margueritte, who is articulate and highly intelligent, and, through their afternoon visits and friendship, Germain begins to realize he is smarter than he thought
Hitchcock Truffaut by Kent Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1962 Hitchcock and Truffaut locked themselves away in Hollywood for a week to excavate the secrets behind the mise-en-scene in cinema. Based on the original recordings of this meeting, used to produce the mythical book, Hitchcock/Truffaut-this film illustrates the greatest cinema lesson of all time and plummets us into the world of the creator of Psycho, The Birds, and Vertigo. Hitchcock's incredibly modern art is elucidated and explained by today's leading filmmakers. Includes Bonus materials
Rams by Grímur Hákonarson( Visual )

11 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in Icelandic and English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country's best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi's sheep, the entire valley comes under threat
Blancanieves by Pablo Berger( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in a romanticized Seville of the 1920s, this silent retelling of Snow White recounts the story of Carmen, the daughter of an unwisely remarried matador who was paralyzed in the ring. Left for dead by her stepmother's chauffeur, Carmen is rescued by a troupe of bullfighting dwarfs who name her Blancanieves. Eventually, she becomes a famed matador like her father
Hors la loi = Outside the law by Rachid Bouchareb( Visual )

10 editions published in 2011 in French and English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Algerian family struggles for freedom in this lavish historical drama from filmmaker Rachid Bouchareb
Le dernier des injustes = The last of the unjust by Claude Lanzmann( Visual )

10 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in French and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1975 Rome, Claude Lanzmann filmed a series of interviews with Benjamin Murmelstein, the last President of the Jewish Council in the Theresienstadt ghetto in Czechoslovakia, the only 'Elder of the Jews' not to have been killed during the war. From Nisko in Poland to Theresienstadt, and from Vienna to Rome, the film provides an unprecedented insight into the genesis of the Final Solution. It reveals the true face of Eichmann
 
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