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Zorn, John 1953-

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Most widely held works by John Zorn
Trembling before G-d by Sandi Simcha Dubowski( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary built around personal stories of gay and lesbian Hasidic and Orthodox Jews. Portrays people who face a profound dilemma - how to reconcile their passion for Judaism with the biblical prohibitions against homosexuality. Includes interviews with closeted and out gay Orthodox and Hasidic Jews, including the first openly gay Orthodox rabbis, Steven Greenberg
Treasures IV American avant garde film, 1947-1986( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member 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
Secret lives hidden children and their rescuers during WWII( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This emotionally stirring documentary tells the stories of Jewish children hidden from the Nazis in extraordinary acts of kindness by non-Jews
Hiding and seeking faith and tolerance after the Holocaust( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 333 WorldCat member 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delving into recent developments in avant-garde music, this anthology looks at the current generation of experimental players and composers
Protocols of Zion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member 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
Naked City by John Zorn( Recording )

30 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in 4 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workingman's death by Michael Glawogger( Visual )

19 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Workingman's Death follows the trail of the heroes in the illegal mines of the Ukraine, sniffs out ghosts among the sulfur workers in Indonesia, finds itself face to face with lions at a slaughterhouse in Nigeria, mingles with brothers as they cut a huge oil tanker into pieces in Pakistan, and joins Chinese steel workers in hoping for a glorious future
Shaolin Ulysses Kungfu monks in America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member 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 by Martina Kudláček( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in German and English and held by 250 WorldCat member 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
Spillane by John Zorn( Recording )

24 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in 5 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jack Smith and the destruction of Atlantis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member 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
Arcana III : Musicians on music( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana II : Musicians on music( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tap by Pat Metheny( Recording )

6 editions published in 2013 in Undetermined and English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nonesuch Records and Tzadik simultaneously release guitarist Pat Metheny's recording of this CD from Zorn's Masada Book Two on May 21, 2013. This album is the first collaboration between the two artists, considered among their generation's most innovative musicians. Besides his frequent collaborator, drummer Antonio Sanchez, Metheny plays all other instruments-guitars, sitar, tiples, bass, keyboards, orchestrionics, electronics, bandoneon, percussion, flugelhorn, and more-himself
Arcana IV : musicians on music( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Homecoming celebrating 20 years of dance at P.S. 122( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film focusing on 10 leading post-modern choreographers who created some of their seminal works at Performance Space 122 (P.S. 122) in New York City. Includes interviews with these choreographers, and performances of excerpts from their works
Spy vs. spy the music of Ornette Coleman by Ornette Coleman( Recording )

18 editions published between 1989 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana V : music, magic and mysticism( Book )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The big gundown [John Zorn plays the music of Ennio Morricone] by Ennio Morricone( Recording )

14 editions published between 1986 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Džons Zorns

Hajime, Dekoboko.

Hajime, Dekoboko 1953-

Ioannes Zorn

John Zorn americký saxofonista

John Zorn compositore, sassofonista e polistrumentista statunitense

John Zorn saksofonista amerykański, producent muzyczny

John Zorn US-amerikanischer Komponist und Bandleader

Tzizit, Rav.

Tzizit, Rav 1953-

Zorn, Džon 1953-

Джон Зорн

Зорн, Джон

ג'ון זורן

جان زورن

ჯონ ზორნი

존 존

ジョン・ゾーン

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Arcana : musicians on musicJack Smith and the destruction of AtlantisArcana III : Musicians on musicArcana II : Musicians on musicArcana IV : musicians on musicArcana V : music, magic and mysticismContemporary musicians. profiles of the people in music