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Zorn, John 1953-

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

2 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 548 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 382 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 by Joseph Bullman( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 342 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
Arcana : musicians on music( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delving into recent developments in avant-garde music, this anthology looks at the current generation of experimental players and composers
Workingman's death by Michael Glawogger( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Glawdogger deconstructs contemporary conceptions of work by showcasing six of the most grueling and dangerous professions he could find. At once a rejoinder to those predicting the death of manual labour and a ground-level lesson on globalization, the film makes the efforts of these impoverished men something heroic. They represent a forgotten kind of courage. All of this work is captured in Glawogger's characteristic stunning compositions, with an eye for the harsh grandeur of elemental and industrial environments. Features Ukrainian miners working in abondoned coal mines, Indonesian sulphur gatherers, Nigerian slaughterhouse workers, Pakistani shipbreakers, Chinese steelworkers and German smelters
Hiding and seeking : faith and tolerance after the Holocaust by Menachem Daum( Visual )

4 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 307 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
In the Mirror of Maya Deren( Visual )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and German and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary which combines excerpts from Maya Deren's films Meshes of the afternoon, At land, and Ritual in transfigured time with archival footage and observances from acolytes and contemporaries such as Stan Brakhage, Jonas Mekas, Katherine Dunn and Judith Malina
Naked City by John Zorn( Recording )

29 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protocols of Zion( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 285 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
Shaolin Ulysses : Kungfu monks in America( Visual )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 246 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
Homecoming : celebrating 20 years of dance at P.S. 122( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 219 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
Spillane by John Zorn( Recording )

19 editions published between 1987 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana III : Musicians on music( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana II : Musicians on music( Book )

8 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana IV : musicians on music( Book )

7 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tap by Pat Metheny( Recording )

9 editions published in 2013 in 3 languages and held by 152 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
Spy vs. spy : the music of Ornette Coleman by John Zorn( Recording )

19 editions published between 1988 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arcana V : music, magic and mysticism( Book )

5 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grand Guignol( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ms. Silvers is a New York-based choreographer whose work has been presented in North America, the United Kingdom, and Asia. Mindy Aloff of Dance Magazine has called her " ... among the most talented choreographers to emerge in the decade [of the 1980s]." Ms. Silvers' choreography has been supported by the NEA, the Guggenheim Foundation, and most recently, the Jerome Foundation. This piece features excerpts from her solo and group work as well as a collaboration with filmmaker Henry Hills
The big gundown : [John Zorn plays the music of Ennio Morricone] by Ennio Morricone( Recording )

18 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in 4 languages and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Arcana : musicians on music
Alternative Names
Džons Zorns

Hajime, Dekoboko.

Hajime, Dekoboko 1953-

Ioannes Zorn

John Zorn americký saxofonista

John Zorn Amerikaans componist

John Zorn compositeur américain

John Zorn compositore, sassofonista e polistrumentista statunitense

John Zorn saksofonista amerykański, producent muzyczny

John Zorn US-amerikanischer Komponist, Saxophonist und Bandleader

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

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