WorldCat Identities

Xenon Entertainment Group

Overview
Works: 189 works in 243 publications in 3 languages and 4,333 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Musical films  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Interviews  Subculture films  Film adaptations  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Originator, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Xenon Entertainment Group
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. a historical perspective by Thomas Friedman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 799 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses rare film footage & photographs to show how Dr. King's ideas, thoughts & causes evolved in the face of changes in the civil rights movement
The women of Brewster Place( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poverty-stricken women in a run-down tenement find solace in each others' company and courage to struggle for a better life
A woman called Moses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the story of Harriet Ross Tubman, founder of the Underground Railroad, who led hundreds of slaves to freedom in the North before the Civil War. To those she helped get to the Promised Land, she became known as Moses
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary showing the life of Malcolm X, his leadership in the Black Muslim movement, and his influence on black Americans and African nations
Mahalia Jackson the power and the glory( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson
Nightfighters( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 332nd Fighter group has a unique place in the annals of WWII air force fighter groups. The group was completely Black. It confounded the expectations and prejudices held by white Americans in the 1930's and 1940's. The group excelled as pilots and became a crack unit, accomplishing goals others couldn't. Included are interviews with Alfred Anderson, Lee Archer, and Roscoe Brown
This house of power( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the development of the African American church from its origins as an "invisible institution" among the slaves to its present-day role as a major force for social change
Sweet sweetback's baad asssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Story of a young hustler whose aimless pleasure-seeking turns to radicalism after witnessing the beating of a Black revolutionary by two white cops. Seized with anger Sweetback takes brutal revenge on the cops, forcing him into a desperate life on the run"--Container
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an amazing grace( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America including footage of major events in the civil rights movement. It focuses on the role of Martin Luther King, Jr., with excerpts from his famous speeches and includes interviews with Stokley Carmichael and Rev. Jesse Jackson
King Lear fear and loathing, a study, an approach, a clearing, no thing : a picture shot in the back( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear
Mixing Nia( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a successful young black woman is asked to write an ad campaign for malt liquor aimed at black kids, she quits to write the great African-American novel. Born to an African American mother and a white Jewish father, she soon realizes that she's never known who she really is. Nia embarks on an odyssey to find her voice amongst false assumption about race
Dying for a smoke( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the battle between the U.S. tobacco industry and the anti-smoking lobby for control over the $100 billion annual tobacco sales and the estimated 419,000 annual deaths due to it. Shows the industry's political and advertising tactics. Includes interviews with celebrities including Charlton Heston, Chuck Norris, and Gregory Hines
Story of a three day pass( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in French and English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an African-American soldier stationed in Europe and the racism he encounters from his fellow soldiers following his idyllic three-day affair with a young white woman. Made by Van Peebles in France, with funding from OPERA--Office de Productions, Editions et Réalisations Artistiques (Paris)
The human tornado( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sequel to Dolemite is another martial arts story of the Dolemite character and his old friend Queen Bee with her crew of Kung-Fu girls fighting gangsters
Soul in the hole the street basketball movie( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the raucous world of urban street basketball, Soul in the Hole tells the true story of notorious New York City street team Kenny's Kings as they play through a long, steamy summer on the asphalt playgrounds
The Black athlete( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the rise of black athletes in professional sports and discusses the social, economic and political issues faced by all black Americans in all walks of life. Features historic footage of early black athletes and interviews with O.J. Simpson, Harry Edwards, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Arthur Ashe and other contemporary athletes and coaches
The harder they come by Perry Henzell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cliff is the hero of this saga: a country boy who is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record, and who at last becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
Say amen, somebody by George T Nierenberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that follows gospel singer Willie Mae Ford Smith from her home to jumping church services to emotionally galvanic singing convention. Also features Thomas A. Dorsey, her mentor and the man credited with inventing gospel music ; Delois Campbell Barrett and other gospel singers
I clowns by Federico Fellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fellini has put together a montage of clown fantasies ending with a trumpet duet with two clowns in an empty circus tent
Affirmative action on trial( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on affirmative action and its impact on society
 
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