Zorn, John 1953-
Most widely held works about John Zorn
Most widely held works by John Zorn
Secret lives hidden children and their rescuers during WWII ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
This emotionally stirring documentary tells the stories of Jewish children hidden from the Nazis in extraordinary acts of kindness by non-Jews.
Treasures IV American avant garde film, 1947-1986 ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 313 libraries worldwide
Presents 26 films by artists who helped to redefine cinema. Shows an array of film types and styles, from abstract animation to documentary and balances acknowledged classics with rediscoveries. The films are drawn from the preservation work of five of America's foremost avant-garde archives: The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Anthology Film Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, The New York Public Library, and The Pacific Film Archive. None of the titles has been available before on good-quality video in the United States.
Hiding and seeking faith and tolerance after the Holocaust ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
The dramatic and emotional story of a Jewish father who journeys with his two ultra-Orthodox sons back to Poland to try to find the Christian farmers who hid their family from the Nazis.
Arcana : musicians on music ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Protocols of Zion ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
"Despite all the evidence, millions around the world continue to blame the Jews for 9/11. This belief is a modern-day incarnation of the infamous 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,' the century-old forgery that some people claimed to be the Jews' master plan to rule the world. Filmmaker Marc Levin sets out to understand why 'The Protocols of the Elders of Zion' has been revived, and to challenge one of the most persistent, insidious conspiracy theories of all time" -- Container.
Shaolin Ulysses Kungfu monks in America ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 279 libraries worldwide
The adrenaline-filled odyssey of five legendary kungfu monks in search of the American dream. The men in this movie are not only accomplished Zen masters but famous kungfu stars with huge followings. It also has footage and history of the Shaolin Temple in Henan province, & chronicles the creation of Zen and kungfu by a wandering monk named Bodhidharma 1500 years ago. Today the temple is a tourist attraction, the world's largest kungfu school and a UNESCO World Heritage Monument applicant.
In the mirror of Maya Deren ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 223 libraries worldwide
Interweaves excerpts from some of Maya Deren's films with archival footage and commentary by acolytes and contemporaries, such as Stan Brakhage and Jonas Mekas. Includes excerpts from the films: At land, Ritual in transfigured time, and Meshes of the afternoon.
Naked City by John Zorn ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 212 libraries worldwide
Arcana III : Musicians on music ( Book )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 135 libraries worldwide
Spillane by John Zorn ( Recording )
8 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 3 languages and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Arcana II : Musicians on music ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 122 libraries worldwide
Arcana IV : musicians on music ( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 116 libraries worldwide
Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
A collection of interviews and clips by and about the revolutionary American artist Jack Smith. Filmmaker, actor, and pioneer of underground cinema, he is generally acclaimed as a founding father of American Performance Art, and has been critically recognized as a master photographer. The film also delves into Smith's tenuous relationship with Andy Warhol -- who adopted Smith's ideas in his own work. Pays homage to New York's ultimate anti-hero and the original King of the Underground.
Film works, 1986-1990 by John Zorn ( Recording )
68 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 109 libraries worldwide
Spy vs. spy the music of Ornette Coleman by Ornette Coleman ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in No Linguistic content and German and held by 106 libraries worldwide
Ipos Book of angels, volume 14 by John Zorn ( Recording )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Bar Kokhba by John Zorn ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1996 and held by 85 libraries worldwide
Notes on Marie Menken ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2009 in English and held by 74 libraries worldwide
"Tells the story of Marie Menken (1909-1970), a Lithuanian immigrant who became one of New York's outstanding underground experimental filmmakers of the 1940s-1960s, inspiring artists such as Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol, Jonas Mekas, Kenneth Anger and Gerard Malanga" -- Container.
Arcana V : music, magic and mysticism ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
John Zorn's The dreamers by John Zorn ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2008 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Anti-Jewish propaganda Antisemitism Avant-garde (Aesthetics) Avant-garde (Music) Buddhist monks Criticism, interpretation, etc. Deren, Maya Documentary films Electronic music Ethnic relations Experimental films Experimental films Feature films Fiction films Films--for the hearing impaired Hidden children (Holocaust) History Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) Independent filmmakers Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) Instrumental ensembles Jazz Jews Jews rescue (1939-1945 : World War) Kung fu Martial arts films Martial arts--Religious aspects--Zen Buddhism Motion picture music Motion picture music--Excerpts Motion picture music--Excerpts, Arranged Motion pictures Music Musicians as authors Music--Instruction and study Nonfiction films Personal narratives Poland Protocols of the wise men of Zion Psychological aspects Public opinion Religious aspects Righteous Gentiles in the Holocaust Saxophone music (Jazz) September 11 Terrorist Attacks (2001) Short films United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Women motion picture producers and directors World War (1939-1945) Zorn, John,--1953-
Hajime, Dekoboko, 1953-
Tzizit, Rav, 1953-
Zorn, Džon 1953-
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