WorldCat Identities

Xenon Entertainment Group

Overview
Works: 178 works in 244 publications in 3 languages and 4,069 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Biographical films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction films  Made-for-TV movies  Film adaptations 
Roles: Originator, Distributor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Xenon Entertainment Group
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : a historical perspective by Thomas Friedman( Visual )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America. Focuses on the extraordinary life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. using rare film footage and photographs
The women of Brewster Place by Joyce Baucom( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mattie Michael, whose life has been plagued by misfortunes, is alone in a ghetto tenement on Brewster Place. She gradually unites the other tenement women to help them struggle for a new life
A woman called Moses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 238 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
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive biography weaves together interviews, archival footage, photographs, and an original score to portray the fascinating intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas resonate today"--Container
Mahalia Jackson : the power and the glory by Mahalia Jackson( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2002 in English and held by 185 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 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the Black airmen who saw combat during World War II
This house of power( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 117 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 112 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 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America. Focuses on the role of Martin Luther King, Jr., and includes footage of major events in the civil rights movement
King Lear : fear and loathing, a study, an approach, a clearing, no thing : a picture shot in the back by Jean-Luc Godard( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 108 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 88 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
Story of a three day pass( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in French and English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tale 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 French woman
Dying for a smoke( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 64 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
The human tornado by Cliff Roquemore( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 61 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 by Danielle Gardner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 47 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 focusing on the lives of two prominent street players, Kenny Jones and Ed "Booger" Smith
Say amen, somebody by George T Nierenberg( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 43 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
The Black athlete( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 42 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 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A country boy who travels to Kingston to make it big as a reggae singer is ruthlessly exploited, first by his employer, then by the producer of his hit record. At last he becomes a pot-pushing desperado in an effort to live up to the code of his favorite movie heroes
I clowns by Federico Fellini( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A semi-autobiographical comical documentary revealing Fellini's childhood fascination with circus clowns, including interviews with Italian and French clowns and closing with a clown funeral
Affirmative action on trial( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on affirmative action and its impact on society
 
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