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Milestone Film & Video

Works: 300 works in 877 publications in 9 languages and 22,000 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Silent films  Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Historical films  Biography  Short films  Horror films 
Roles: prn, Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Milestone Film & Video
The Charles Burnett collection( Visual )

13 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life
Le mystè̀re Picasso = The mystery of Picasso by H.-G Clouzot( Visual )

15 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in French and English and held by 700 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explora la mente y las motivaciones de Pablo Picasso mientras que él crea sobre quince trabajos antes de la cámara fotográfica. Usando las ' lonas transparentes especialmente diseñadas para proporcionar una visión sin obstáculo
Chagrin et la pitie : chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation = The sorrow and the pity : chronicle of a French city under the Occupation by Marcel Ophüls( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in French and English and held by 507 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

À l'aide d'interviews et de bandes d'actualités, le film fait revivre la période de l'occupation allemande en France. L'enquête des cinéastes se concentre sur la ville de Clermont-Ferrand. Parmi les témoignages rapportés, on trouve ceux de Pierre Mendès-France, de Sir Anthony Eden, de Jacques Duclos et d'autres personnages moins connus tels Louis Grave, agriculteur déporté sur dénonciation d'un voisin, et Christian de Mazière, ancien officier d'une division française au service des Allemands
Siddhartha by Conrad Rooks( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and German and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film set in India, of a young Brahmin's search for ultimate reality
Talmaga Tongjjogŭro kan kkadalgŭn? : Why has Bodhi-Dharma left for the east?( Visual )

18 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Korean and Hindi and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a remote mountain monastery above a bustling city lives Hyegok, an old Zen master, his conflicted young apprentice Kibong, and Haejin, an orphaned boy studying to be a monk. The old master, nearing his end, wishes to make the ceremony of his death his final lesson to his apprentice, who is struggling to come to terms with the worldly life he left behind. Meanwhile the young boy has his own awakening to mortality as he attempts to nurse a bird he thoughtlessly injured with a stone
Die Abenteuer des Prinzen Achmed = The adventures of Prince Achmed by Lotte Reiniger( Visual )

14 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in German and English and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first full-length animated film is still hailed as an enchanting masterpiece. Taken from 'Arabian Nights', the film tells the story of a sorcerer who tricks Prince Achmed into mounting a magical flying horse which sends the rider off on a flight to his death. But the prince foils the evil plan and soars headlong into a series of adventures, joining forces with Aladdin and the Witch of the Fiery Mountains, doing battle with the sorcerer's army of monsters and demons, and falling in love
I︠A︡-- Kuba by Mikhail Kalatozov( Visual )

23 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A través de cuatro historias, Soy Cuba describe la lenta evolución de Cuba, del régimen de Batista a la revolución de Fidel Castro. Son cuatro narraciones que refuerzan el ideal comunista frente al capitalismo. A lo largo de estos episodios, Cuba se libera de sus dependencias políticas para reafirmar su identidad, singular e independiente, con sus contradicciones y esperanzas
The phantom of the opera by Rupert Julian( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disfigured man in a mask abducts the prima donna of the Paris Opera House to his lair in the sewers below"--Halliwell's Film and Video Guide
The exiles( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Exiles" of the title are displaced Native Americans, living in late 1950s Los Angeles on Bunker Hill, a depressed area connected to the rest of the city by the Angels Flight trolley. The Indians were already exiles, from the moment they lost their ancestral lands and were confined to reservations. Starting on Friday afternoon and closing Saturday morning, the film follows pregnant Yvonne, her husband Homer, and their Mexican acquaintance Tommy Reynolds. Yvonne cooks dinner, Homer and Tommy drop her off at an "all-nite" movie and go to a bar, where they join a group on a joyride out to a hill--Hill X--and drunkenly greet the morning with tribal songs and dancing, while Yvonne sleeps in her neighbor's bed. A beautifully photographed slice of down-and-almost-out life, this is a portrait of women and men who are depressed over their diaspora, poverty, loneliness, alienation, lack of education and opportunity, and trying to escape the grip of a durable Los Angeles nightmare
Winsor McCay : the master edition( Visual )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Winsor McCay was the first master of animation and one of its greatest and most influential artists. His creations -- Little Nemo, the intrepid traveler in slumberland, and the mischievous Gertie the Dinosaur -- were bona fide movie stars who continue to astonish audiences today. [This collection] features every surviving film by McCay ... Completing this exploration of the great filmmaker's work is John Canemaker's wonderful documentary 'Remembering Winsor McCay'"--Container
Grass : a nation's battle for life by Ernest B Schoedsack( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary in which Merian C. Cooper, Ernest Schoedsack, and Marguerite Harrison travel through Asia Minor and Iraq to reach a tribe of nomads in Iran known as the Bakhtyari. They follow the tribe on its forty-eight day trek across deserts, streams, and mountains to reach pasture for their flocks. These three people were the first Westerners to cross the Zardeh Kuh Pass and the first to make this migration with the tribes
Maboroshi no hikari by Hirokazu Koreeda( Visual )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2018 in Japanese and English and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La soledad, el amor y la muerte se reflejan en esta historia de dos jóvenes que, después de casarse, él muere arrollado por un tren
Le chagrin et la pitié : chronique d'une ville française sous l'occupation = The sorrow and the pity : stories of an occupied city by Marcel Ophüls( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through interviews with participants and newsreel footage, examines the occupation of France by the Germans during World War II as it occurred in the French city of Clermont-Ferrand. Concentrates on the themes of collaboration and resistance
Matir moina = The clay bird by Tāreka Māsuda( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in Bengali and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set against the backdrop of Pakistan during the turbulent 1960s, a family is ripped apart by religious beliefs and civil war. A young boy from Bangladesh is sent away by his Muslim father to a Madrasah. He struggles to adapt to a harsh monastic life
Tabu : a story of the south seas by F. W Murnau( Visual )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lovers are doomed by a tribal edict decreeing that the girl is "tabu" to all men
Araya by Margot Benacerraf( Visual )

4 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in Spanish and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explored is a day in the lives of three families living in Araya, an arid peninsula in Venezuela. For centuries since its discovery by the Spanish, the region's salt was collected and stacked into radiant white pyramids. Captured are the breathtaking and unforgettable images from the salineros toiling to build the mountains of salt, a fisherman hauling in huge teeming nets, and a young girl and her grandmother laying 'flowers' of shells on windswept graves
Hana-bi = Fireworks by Bīto Takeshi( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in Japanese and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From visionary director Takeshi Kitano, comes the story of Nishi, a beleaguered Japanese police officer. His wife, Miyuki, is suffering from leukemia, and his partner, Horibe, is paralyzed after gangsters violently attacked him.. Nishi is fed up, and wants to give up his job in order to be with Miyuki. To do so, he is forced to borrow money from the Yakuza, and then, to clear his debt, he robs a bank. The Yakuza, however, are not pleased so easily, and they continue to hound Nishi for more money.. Winner of the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival. Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the César Awards.. "HANA-BI is a rare and unique portrayal of violence, futile anger and defiance." - Jordan Adcock, CineVue
Silent Shakespeare( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of the cinema, pioneer filmmakers created these seven charming films based on the plays of William Shakespeare. Considered a "lowbrow" medium, the fledgling movie industry sought to elevate its status by immortalizing the classics and hiring the actors of the day. Most of these early photoplays were only one or two reels long but whatever they gave up in language and length, they made up for in exuberance, cinematic artistry, visual wit and bravura acting
I am Cuba : the ultimate edition( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[I am Cuba], director Mikhail Kalatozov and cinematographer Sergei Urusevsky's hybrid offspring of Soviet orthodoxy and Cuban tropicalismo, is a film of dazzling contrasts. In four intertwining stories of the revolution, Urusevsky's acrobatic camera takes the viewer on a dizzying ride through smoky nightclubs and rooftop pool parties, rickety shantytowns and rustling sugarcane fields, student protest rallies and remote guerilla outposts."--Container
The films of Lionel Rogosin by Lionel Rogosin( Visual )

9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Bowery chronicles three days in the drinking life of Ray Salyer which jump-started the post-war American independent film movement, earning an Oscar nomination
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Milestone Film & Video

Milestone Film and Video

English (73)

French (23)

Spanish (21)

Korean (17)

German (12)

Japanese (11)

Russian (7)

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