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Kanopy (Firm)

Overview
Works: 43,755 works in 59,512 publications in 1 language and 1,875,848 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Documentary television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Biography  Educational films  Historical television programs  Biographical television programs  Biographical films 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, E
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kanopy (Firm)
Maison Close - Episode Four( Visual )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in English and held by 812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre will stop at nothing to save himself and begins to entertain the most outrageous customer requests. Hortense mounts a strong opposition, aided by Vera and Rose. Along the way, Rose finally discovers the truth about her mother & nd her own past
The story of the Jews( Visual )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Simon Schama explores the bright, hopeful moment when Enlightenment thinkers and revolutionary armies brought ghetto walls crashing down — allowing Jews to weave their wisdom, creativity and energies into the very fabric of modern life in Europe
Exile by Gilad Atzmon( Visual )

8 editions published between 1931 and 2017 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exile portrays the filmmaker's own compelling journey behind the Iron Curtain to retrace her origins. Beautiful scenery and often haunting music accompanied her sojourn from Czechoslovakia into Prague and Austria where the film captures what it meant to be Jewish and survive during those dark Hitler years. - Josh Baran
Little Pim: Let's Play!( Visual )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

See the fun ways young children play together and learn more than 60 words and phrases with Little Pim. Explore the wonders of play, from blocks to boats, from tea parties to dress up
America By The Numbers: The New Deciders( Visual )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this one-hour election special, award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa takes us on location to: Cleveland, Ohio where Arab Americans who are Muslim and Christian register to vote and run for office to combat Islamophobia; Orlando, Florida as Latino Evangelicals find their political voice and support conservative causes as well as immigration reform; Orange County, California, where Asian American candidates face off in one of the state's predominantly Asian American voting districts; and the swing state of North Carolina, where African American Millennials on both sides of the political spectrum say they are continuing the civil rights tradition, but in totally different ways. THE NEW DECIDERS presents surprising numbers and the gripping real-life stories behind population change, demonstrating how demography becomes destiny for politics in the 2016 election and beyond
Sister Wendy's story of painting by Wendy Beckett( Visual )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From cave painting to the present day, Giotto and Michaelangelo to Cézanne and Jackson Pollock, Sister Wendy visits the world's art galleries to tell the history of painting. Even the most familiar of paintings take on a vivid new lease of life when viewed through this art enthusiast's eyes
One Nation Under God by Will Bakke( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imagine: beauty makeovers for butch lesbians; tackle football for gay men; electroshock orgasmic reorientation... These and other funny, bizarre, and often terrifying methods have been used for decades to "cure" gays and lesbians of their homosexuality. This film takes us into the strange world of "ex-gay" ministries and "conversion" therapies, revealing shocking techniques used to "straighten" out all those "twisted" souls. At the center of the film are two former leaders of one of the biggest ex-gay ministries, who just happen to fall in love
Bright Lights, Brilliant Minds - A Tale of Three Cities - New York 1951( Visual )

8 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr James Fox tells the story of New York in 1951, where the world we know today was born. This was the year when Jackson Pollock brought a new dynamism to American painting, when the dazzling jazz style known as bebop hit its stride and when Jack Kerouac defined the Beat Generation with his book On the Road. It was where a young Marlon Brando took cinema by storm, a dapper Brit named David Ogilvy reinvented advertising and modern television arrived with the triumphant debut of a show called I Love Lucy
Tickle in the Heart( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international smash hit and the world's most popular film about klezmer music, A Tickle in the Heart captures the story of the Epstein Brothers - Max, Willie and Julius - klezmer legends on a joyous (and hilarious) international tour. The Epsteins are natural performers, and their sense of life, music and family as they tour through places they love - from Poland to Brooklyn to Florida - is as life affirming and intoxicating as the joyous music they play
Brothers In Arms by Gregorian (gruppo musicale)( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 334 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early months of 1969, six men met on a swift boat on the Mekong Delta during some of the worst fighting of the Vietnam War. Five of the men were crewmates - Tommy, Mike, Gene, David, Del - and the came from across America, from Boston to Northern California to Iowa. Their commander happened to be a young Yale graduate named John Kerry. The six men would endure the horrors of Vietnam together. They would remain friends for the next 35 years. Brothers in Arms tells the story of their unique relationship. The documentary focuses on their experiences in Vietnam, but it also recounts what happened to them after the war and delves into the way each man has dealt with the experience of fighting in, as David puts it, "a war I discovered we didn't intend to win." Interviews, photographs and archival footage of the war are woven together to create a powerful and emotional film
Arguing the World( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2017 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing the World is the story of four brilliant and engaging men caught up in the central struggles of our time. This enthralling film creates a vivid picture of intellectual life in the 20th century. For more than half a century, Irving Howe, Daniel Bell, Nathan Glazer and Irving Kristol have all passionately believed that ideas can change the world-especially their ideas. And they have been fighting over those ideas ever since they entered New York's City College as young radicals in the 1930's. Arguing the World traces their youth in New York's immigrant neighborhoods, their idealistic college days, their controversial roles during the McCarthy era, their battle with the New Left in the 60's, and their vastly differing political views today
Among the Believers( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charismatic cleric Abdul Aziz Ghazi, an ISIS supporter and Taliban ally, is waging jihad against the Pakistani state. His dream is to impose a strict version of Shariah law throughout the country, as a model for the world. A flashpoint in Aziz's holy war took place in 2007, when the government leveled his flagship mosque to the ground, killing his mother, brother, only son and 150 students. With unprecedented access, Among the Believers follows Aziz on his very personal quest to create an Islamic utopia, during the bloodiest period in Pakistan's modern history. The film also follows the lives of two teenage students who have attended madrassahs (Islamic seminaries) run by Aziz's Red Mosque network. Throughout the film, their paths diverge: Talha, 12, detaches from his moderate Muslim family and decides to become a jihadi preacher. Zarina, also 12, escapes her madrassah and joins a regular school. Over the next few years, Zarina's education is threatened by frequent Taliban attacks on schools like her own. Aziz's foil is nuclear physicist and leading educational activist Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy. He passionately opposes Aziz through his public appearances, lectures, and the media. Opposition against Aziz comes to a head in December, 2014, when Aziz insults a grieving nation by trying to justify the brutal massacre of 132 school children in Peshawar by the Taliban. The attack ignites a movement to end extremism in Pakistan's mosques and madrassahs. Led by Hoodbhoy and others, Pakistan's moderate majority focuses on Aziz and calls for his arrest
House of Life( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of The Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague, the site of layer upon layer of buried members of the once-vibrant Jewish community. Almost a million people from all over the world now visit the cemetery each year, and HOUSE OF LIFE chronicles its history, which is rich in lore, mysticism, tradition and philosophy. Tales of great rabbis and philanthropists and the story of the giant golem, created from clay to protect the Jewish people, are narrated by Claire Bloom. The 12,000 stones may be covering as many as 100,000 members of Prague's historic Jewish community. Under the German occupation in World War II, the cemetery was the only place where Jewish children were allowed to play. Later, under the communists, lovers met there for trysts. The cemetery -- and film -- serve as a powerful reminder of the indomitable spirit of a people compelled to honor their past and preserve the lessons of history
Materia Wood( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Italy there's a strong tradition of working with wood. In this documentary we start in the Forest of Violins in Paneveggio. Each tree is specially selected and felled for its quality grain. The forest is never over-harvested, with a mindfulness of preserving the forest and the traditional trees that are used to make the world's finest violins and other objects of art. You will be introduced to fascinating Cremona, where the best violin makers work. Visit Schools, and witness local traditions being carved, like the Krampus masks and other works of art surrounded by the beautiful landscapes of the region
Alberta Tarsands : Andrew Nikiforuk( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in Undetermined and English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interview with Andrew Nikiforuk, an award-winning Canadian author and environmental journalist who has earned an enviable reputation as being honest, stylish and provocative. He has written about a wide range of issues including melting glaciers, educational shams, peak oil, the destruction of the boreal forest and most recently, the tar sands in his award-winning book The Alberta Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent. The tar sands are by far Canada's largest energy project, its greatest source of greenhouse gas emissions, and arguably the project which has transformed what was once a respectable, responsible, middle-ranked power into an environmental rogue state dominated by petro dollars. In this Green Interview, Nikiforuk talks about the Alberta tar sands and their far-reaching implications
Proteus( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2017 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the 19th century, the world beneath the sea played much the same role that outer space played for the 20th. Twenty years in the making and based on images of 19th century painters, photographers, and scientific illustrators, Proteus brings these undersea worlds to life in a wonderfully unique film. The central figure of Proteus is biologist and artist Ernst Haeckel. As a young man, Haeckel was torn between science and art, materialism and religion, inner and outer worlds. Through his discoveries beneath the sea, Haeckel reconciled these dualities, bringing them together in an almost mystical vision. His work profoundly influenced not only biology but Art Nouveau and Surrealism, Sigmund Freud and D.H. Lawrence, Vladimir Lenin and Thomas Edison. The key to Haeckel's vision was a tiny undersea organism called the radiolarian, one of the earliest forms of life. Haeckel discovered and painted four thousand species of these one-celled creatures. Around Haeckel's story, Proteus weaves a tapestry of biology and oceanography, poetry and myth. The legend of Faust and the journey of Coleridge's Ancient Mariner are part of the story, together with the laying of the transatlantic telegraphic cable and the epic voyage of HMS Challenger
Black America since MLK : and still I rise( Visual )

3 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series looks at the last five decades of African American history through the eyes of Henry Louis Gates, Jr., exploring the tremendous gains and persistent challenges of these years. Drawing on eyewitness accounts, scholarly analysis and rare archival footage, the series illuminates our recent past, while raising urgent questions about the future of the African American community--and our nation as a whole. The final hour brings the story up to the present day. Gates celebrates how far African Americans have come toward equality and raises hard questions about the obstacles that remain
Operation maneater by Fred Marcellino( Visual )

4 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mark Evans travels to Namibia’s Chobe River, a place that’s known as the croc attack capital of the world. Crocodiles here are growing in size and number and so is the frequency of attacks. Each time an attack occurs, the locals kill crocs in retaliation. To find a way to keep both people and crocodiles safe, Evans joins leading croc experts Rom Whitaker and Dr. Patrick Aust to carry out a radical new experiment. The idea is to train crocs to associate the sound of a bell with an electric shock. Evans meets attack victims and puts the croc training experiment to the test, with surprising results
Eleanor Roosevelt by Sue Williams( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

She was the nation's conscience, a tireless advocate for the disadvantaged, a woman who influenced American social policies for decades and pushed through the first international charter on human rights. Eleanor Roosevelt survived a painful childhood and a difficult marriage to become one of the most admired women in America. Going beyond her public achievements, this intimate two-and-a-half-hour biography explores the secretive and surprising private life of a controversial American figure
Dance for Camera( Visual )

2 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance for Camera presents six films that are among the most outstanding examples of a new film genre that merges dance and film. Selected from festivals in Europe and North America, and winners of over 17 international awards, these films present an array of humor, drama, beauty and rhythm not usually seen on film or stage made by young emerging artists from around the world
 
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