WorldCat Identities

Xenon Entertainment Group

Overview
Works: 188 works in 241 publications in 3 languages and 4,442 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Biography  History  Television adaptations  Interviews  Film adaptations  Gospel music  Music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film and video 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 )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 812 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 518 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 284 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 ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 258 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 194 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 158 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 143 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 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A black boy grows up in a brothel to become a womaniser and cop-killer [c.f. Halliwell's]
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an amazing grace ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 129 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 ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 123 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 87 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 82 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 61 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 ReĢalisations Artistiques (Paris)
The human tornado ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1988 and 2001 in English and held by 56 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
The harder they come by Perry Henzell ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1973 and 1999 in English and held by 53 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
The Black athlete ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 52 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
Say amen, somebody by George T Nierenberg ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 49 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
Soul in the hole the street basketball movie ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2005 in English and held by 48 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
I clowns by Federico Fellini ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1993 in Italian and held by 43 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 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on affirmative action and its impact on society
 
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Languages
English (46)
Italian (1)
French (1)