WorldCat Identities

Koenig, Wolf

Overview
Works: 215 works in 428 publications in 2 languages and 1,801 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Interviews  Biography  Claims  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Nonfiction films  Biographical films  Short films  Pixilated animation films 
Roles: Producer, Director, Interviewee, Author, Cinematographer , Performer, Film editor
Classifications: E99.M8, 791.433
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Wolf Koenig
Kanehsatake : 270 years of resistance by Alanis Obomsawin( Visual )

14 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and French and held by 187 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
Cinéma vérité : defining the moment( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 172 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
Stravinsky by Igor Stravinsky( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 134 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
Lonely boy( Visual )

16 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 121 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
City of gold by Pierre Berton( Visual )

12 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A nostalgic recollection of the Klondike gold rush in the winter of 1897-1898. The commentary by the well-known author and TV personality, Dawson Cityborn Pierre Berton, based largely on stories told to him by his father who spent 40 years in the Klondike, vividly recaptures the frenzied months when prospectors braved untold hardships in search of the elusive yellow metal. Live footage and vintage photographs help bring alive the men and women who made Yukon history
Stravinsky( Visual )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2008 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At eighty years of age, Stravinsky reminisces about his life and career, during a trip with his wife to Hamburg, and a recording session of his Symphony of Psalms
Glenn Gould : on and off the record( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 65 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
Pierre Lefevre on acting by Pierre Lefèvre( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 41 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 39 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
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 National Film Board of Canada : a history( Visual )

in English and held by 35 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
The great toy robbery( Visual )

8 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in English and held by 32 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 31 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 29 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
Satellites of the sun( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 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
I was a ninety-pound weakling( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 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
The house that Jack built by Paul Cadmus( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 25 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
Enemy Alien( Visual )

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

Examines the history of Japanese immigration to Canada, particularly to British Columbia, from the late 19th century when they were needed as cheap labour for mines and railway construction through to 1949 when they finally received the right to vote. The long story of frustration and injustice, mistrust and hate, and the struggle of Japanese-Canadians to gain acceptance, is focused to some degree on their treatment during World War II
Glenn Gould : on & off the record, two portraits of the celebrated pianist by Glenn Gould( Visual )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 23 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
Canada vignettes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A vignette of animated images showing the variety of people who live in Canada
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Glenn Gould : two portraits
Alternative Names
Wolf Koenig Canadees filmregisseur (1927-2014)

Wolf Koenig Canadian animator and film director

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

Вольф Кёниг

Languages
English (85)

French (5)

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