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Passion River Films

Works: 543 works in 1,130 publications in 4 languages and 48,093 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Biographical films  Biographies  History  Science films  Coming-of-age films  Crime films  Nature films 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Producer, prn, fmp
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Passion River Films
Pray the devil back to hell by Gini Reticker( Visual )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 726 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about a group of brave and visionary women who demanded peace for Liberia, a nation torn to shreds by a bloody civil war, violent warlords, and the corrupt Charles Taylor regime. Includes interviews, archival images, and scenes of present-day Liberia woven together to recount the experiences and memories of the women who were instrumental in bringing peace to their country
We the animals( Visual )

5 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Manny, Joel, and Jonah tear their way through childhood and push against the volatile love of their parents. As Manny and Joel grow into versions of their father and Ma dreams of escape, Jonah embraces an imagined world all on his own
Mully by Charles Mulli( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 603 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A homeless orphan in Kenya becomes a lucrative businessman, only to give it all up and open an orphanage that today serves over 2,000 Kenyan children
Farmageddon : unseen war on American family farms( Visual )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of family farms who were providing healthy foods to their communities and were forced to stop by agents of government bureaucracies
A plastic ocean( Visual )

8 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international team of adventurers, researchers, and Ocean ambassadors go on a mission around the globe to uncover the shocking truth about what is truly lurking beneath the surface our seemingly pristine ocean. The result will astound viewers, just as it did our adventurers, who captured never-before-seen images of marine life, plastic pollution, and its ultimate consequences for human health
Pájaros de verano = Birds of passage by Cristina Gallego( Visual )

9 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in Spanish and held by 510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The origins of the Colombian drug trade, as seen through eyes of an indigenous Wayuu family that becomes involved in the booming business of selling marijuana to American youth in the 1970s. When greed, passion and honor collide, a fratricidal war breaks out and puts their lives, culture, and ancestral traditions at stake
Thelma by Joachim Trier( Visual )

4 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in Norwegian and English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A shy young student leaves her small town and religious family to study at a university in Oslo, but once on campus she experiences what appears to be a violent, unexpected seizure. Overwhelmed by the increasing intensity of the mystifying episodes and her powerful feelings for a beautiful classmate, she struggles to control her supernatural abilities
Un sac de billes = A bag of marbles by Christian Duguay( Visual )

5 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in French and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The true story of two young Jewish brothers in German occupied France who, with a mind-boggling mix of mischievousness, courage and ingenuity, will be forced to fend for themselves in order to survive the enemy invasion and try bring their family back together"--
Meeting Gorbachev( Visual )

2 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werner Herzog and Andre Singer's riveting documentary, filled with unforgettable archive materials and based on three never before seen interviews, provides incredible access to, arguably, the world's greatest living politician. Now 88 and battling illness, the visionary Gorbachev, the former General Secretary of the U.S.S.R, is still gently but resolutely pushing towards his goals
Burn : one year on the front lines of the battle to save Detroit by Tom Putnam( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This riveting and inspiring film spends a year with Detroit firefighters, who are charged with the thankless task of saving a city many have written off as dead. With vast stretches of abandoned buildings, the highest arson rate in the country, and a budget crisis of epic proportions, these brave men and women risk injury, disablement, and death to try and make a difference for the city they call home
BPM (beats per minute) by Nahuel Pérez Biscayart( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in French and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Paris in the early 1990s, a group of activists go to battle for those stricken with HIV/AIDS, taking on sluggish government agencies and major pharmaceutical companies. Amid rallies, protests, fierce debates and ecstatic dance parties, the newcomer Nathan falls in love with Sean, the group's radical firebrand, and their passion sparks against the shadow of mortality as the activists fight for a breakthrough."--Container
Before you know it( Visual )

2 editions published in 2019 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pair of sisters find out that the mother they thought was dead is alive and starring on a soap opera. The film centres on a dysfunctional and codependent family who are struggling to maintain the family business, a small community theatre in New York City
I am Michael( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the true-life story of Michael Glatze, a gay activist who becomes an anti-gay Christian pastor. Michael is a high profile gay youth activist who created a national controversy when he claimed to no longer be gay and became a straight Christian pastor. The film follows Michael from his life in San Francisco with his boyfriend Bennett--where he pursues political activism, a journalist career at XY Magazine, social awareness, and sexual exploration--to his days of personal self-discovery. After a traumatic scare, Michael is plagued by doubt and paranoia, and begins a religious reawakening. Michael renounces his gay lifestyle, rejects his friends, and endeavors to find his "true self." He explores Buddhism and Mormonism, yet ultimately lands at a Christian Bible school in rural Wyoming where he meets his girlfriend Rebekah, and becomes the pastor of his own church
Twinsters( Visual )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identical twins born in Korea--one adopted by a family in the U.S., the other by a family in France--find each other by accident on Facebook and are reunited after 25 years of separation
Love thy nature by Liam Neeson( Visual )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interconnectivity between human beings and the natural world. Discusses ways in which the increasing estrangement from nature, brought on by modern lifestyles, is proving harmful both to people and the environment. Looks at biomimicry, the study of nature for the purpose of engineering new technologies. Argues that a reconnection with nature could be essential for restoring personal health and solving the environmental and climate crises
Newtown by Bryan Ferry( Visual )

4 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three years after the horrific mass shooting in Newtown, CT that took the lives of twenty elementary school children and six educators on December 14, 2012, the small New England town is a complex psychological web in the wake of yet another act of mass killing at the hands of a disturbed young gunman
The workers cup( Visual )

7 editions published between 2016 and 2020 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Workers Cup is set inside the labor camps of Qatar, where the World Cup is being built on the backs of 1.6 million migrant workers. The film follows a team of laborers living a real-life version of fantasy football. By day they sweat to build the World Cup, by night they compete in a workers welfare football tournament, playing in the same stadiums that will one day host the world's greatest players. We join one team of men from Nepal, India, Ghana, and Kenya whose only common ground is their love for football. Each match offers them a momentary escape from the homesickness and isolation they endure as the lowest class in the world's richest country
After Auschwitz : the stories of six women( Visual )

6 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'You're free. Go home.' Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that survivors heard at liberation. But AFTER AUSCHWITZ is a "Post-Holocaust" documentary that follows six extraordinary women, capturing what it means to move from tragedy and trauma towards life. These women serve as our guides on an unbelievable journey, sometimes celebratory, sometimes heart breaking, but always inspiring."--Container
The Cuban( Visual )

2 editions published in 2020 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a na?ve pre-med student gets her first job in a nursing home, an unexpected friendship with Luis, an elderly Cuban musician, reignites her love of music and changes her life forever
Off the rails( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable true story of Darius McCollum, a man with Asperger's syndrome whose overwhelming love of transit has landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes. Over three decades, Darius commandeered hundreds of trains and buses, staying en route and on schedule, without ever getting paid. He attended transit worker union meetings, lobbying for better pay and working conditions
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Passion River (Firm)