WorldCat Identities

Koenig, Wolf

Overview
Works: 218 works in 417 publications in 1 language and 1,778 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films  Claims  Biographical films  Drama  Juvenile works  Short films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Author, Interviewee, Cinematographer , Performer, Film editor
Classifications: PN1995.9.D6, 791.433
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wolf Koenig
Stravinsky by Wolf Koenig( Visual )

11 editions published between 1965 and 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Stravinsky [reminisces] about his ... life, traveling aboard ship en route to Hamburg, and conducting the CBC Festival Singers of Toronto in a recording of his "Symphony of Psalms"--Conteneur
Cinéma vérité defining the moment by Peter Wintonick( Visual )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The cinéma vérité (or direct cinema) movement of the '50s and '60s was driven by a group of rebel filmmakers tired of stilted documentaries. They wanted to show life as it really is: raw, gritty, dramatic. Rich in excerpts from vérité classics ... this is the first film to capture all the excitement of a revolution that changed movie-making forever"--Container. Includes commentary by filmmakers, and explores vérité's influence in everything from TV news to music videos to Webcams
Kanehsatake 270 years of resistance by Alanis Obomsawin( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On a hot July day in 1990, an historic confrontation propelled Native issues in Kanehsatake and the village of Oka, Quebec into the international spotlight and into the Canadian conscience. Behind Mohawk lines that gruelling summer, producer and director Alanis Obomsawin, herself an Abenaki Indian, enrured 78 nerve-wracking days and nights filming an armed standoff between the Kanehsatake Mohawk people of First Nations, the Quebec police and the Canadian army."--Container
Lonely boy( Visual )

17 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of popular singer Paul Anka. He rose from obscurity to become the idol of millions of adolescent fans around the world. This film takes a candid look at both sides of the footlights as well as the promotion industry behind this generation of pop singers. Interviews with Anka and his manager reveal what they think of it all."--Container
Glenn Gould on and off the record by Wolf Koenig( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thirty minute programs profiling pianist Glenn Gould. See some of Gould's home life at his cottage near lake Simcoe, Ontario, as he plays his 60-year-old piano and chats with fellow musician, Franz Kraemer; and follow Gould to New York for a day at Columbia Records, where he performs the Italian concerto
City of gold by Colin Low( Visual )

13 editions published between 1957 and 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This classic short film from Pierre Berton depicts the Klondike gold rush at its peak, when would-be prospectors struggled through harsh conditions to reach the fabled gold fields over 3000 km north of civilization. Using a collection of still photographs, the film juxtaposes the Dawson City at the height of the gold rush with its bustling taverns and dance halls with the more tranquil Dawson City of the present
Pierre Lefevre on acting( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using the tool of the mask, Lefèvre guides young actors at the National Theatre School of Canada through explorations of the physical, vocal and inner life of a character
Glenn Gould two portraits( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thirty minute programs profiling pianist Glenn Gould. In Glenn Gould off the record, we see some of Gould's home life at his cottage near lake Simcoe, Ontario, as he plays his 60-year-old piano and chats with fellow musician, Franz Kraemer. In Glenn Gould on the record, we follow Gould to New York for a day at Columbia Records, where he performs the Italian concerto
The National Film Board of Canada a history( Visual )

in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents an array of documentaries, animation films and fiction features which are offered as a sample of the films the Film Board has produced over the years
Neighbours by Norman McLaren( Visual )

1 edition published in 1952 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A parable about two people who, after living side by side in mutual friendliness and respect, come to blows over the possession of a flower that one day grows where their properties meet
The great toy robbery( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spoof of the wild west--a color cartoon starring the world's most-wanted good guy, Santa Claus. As in all Westerns, good wins over evil, but not before robbers and robbed have romped through some odd situations
The days before Christmas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1958 and 2008 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A pot-pourri of Christmas in Montreal--milling crowds, store Santa Clauses, kindergarten angels, merry-making
Hot stuff( Visual )

5 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An animated film which warns of the dangers of fire that is allowed to get out of control. Suggested audience: internediate, secondary, general
Glenn Gould on & off the record, two portraits of the celebrated pianist by Glenn Gould( Visual )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two thirty minute programs profiling pianist Glenn Gould. See some of Gould's home life at his cottage near lake Simcoe, Ontario, as he plays his 60-year-old piano and chats with fellow musician, Franz Kraemer; and follow Gould to New York for a day at Columbia Records, where he performs the Italian concerto
I was a ninety-pound weakling( Visual )

2 editions published between 1959 and 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A round-up of what goes on in the toe-touching parlors of a large city. Here you see modern man brought to bay by his own poundage, resolved to erase by exercise what rich food, idleness and age have put on. In yoga headstand schools and flesh-shrinking lofts, high resolves to beat the bulge reach strange and sometimes amusing ends
Satellites of the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film animation and a knowledge of outer space bring to the screen this spectacular, awe-inspiring view of our solar system. Staggering distances are eliminated through the art of film: before our eyes is displayed the wonder of the universe. Moon, Mercury, Mars, Saturn, Venus, Earth and all the other satellites and lesser matter in space are seen in amazing detail and perspective in their eternal orbits around the sun
The house that Jack built( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humorous animation film about that fellow we all know, who builds his house in the best suburb he can afford, and then aches to be somewhere better. He had a picture bride, a picture window, and a garden as pretty as a Better Homes and Gardens picture. But so did everyone else. He wanted something special and, like Jack and the Beanstalk, he finally got it. What he got is a moral for all
Canada vignettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vignette of animated images showing the variety of people who live in Canada
Enemy Alien( Visual )

4 editions published between 1975 and 2009 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is about a people who dared to ask: "What are they going to do with us?" The Japanese-Canadians fought long and hard to be accepted as Canadians. It is important that the long story of frustration and injustice, mistrust and hate, and eventual triumph should be remembered. This film tells that story
When Shirley met Florence( Visual )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memories surface as Shirley and Florence exchange reminiscences of the friendship that began over 50 years ago. Both Jewish, one an immigrants, one a lesbian, one heterosexual, both committed activists in the fight for minority rights, they enjoy music, family and friendship together
 
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Glenn Gould two portraits
Alternative Names
Wolf Koenig Canadian animator and film director

Wolf Koenig deutsch-kanadischer Filmregisseur, Produzent, Kameramann und Animator

Вольф Кёниг

Languages
English (99)

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