WorldCat Identities

Xenon Entertainment Group

Overview
Works: 192 works in 242 publications in 3 languages and 4,127 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical films  Documentary films  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary 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 2004 in English and held by 797 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 and largely unseen film footage and photographs
The women of Brewster Place( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 477 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 243 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
El Hajj Malik El Shabazz by Woodie King( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 232 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
Nightfighters( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 125 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
Mahalia Jackson : the power and the glory( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the life and career of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson
This house of power( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 118 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 baadasssss song by Melvin Van Peebles( Visual )

5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 114 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 111 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 )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An experimental adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear
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 66 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
Mixing Nia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 66 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
Mahalia Jackson : the power and the glory by Jeff Scheftel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical video of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson, featuring the Reverend Jesse Jackson, Brother John Sellers and historian Studs Terkel
The human tornado by Cliff Roquemore( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 51 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
Say amen, somebody( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 45 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 43 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 Women of Brewster Place( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 43 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
I clowns by Ariane Mnouchkine( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film in which a clown's performance is frustrated by a fish
The harder they come( Visual )

2 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 40 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
 
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