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Xenon Home Video, Inc

Overview
Works: 52 works in 65 publications in 3 languages and 1,547 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Biography  Biographical films  Documentary films  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical television programs  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Xenon Home Video, Inc
A woman called Moses( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 234 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 )

5 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
Black history : lost, stolen or strayed by Bill Cosby( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how American historians have tended to ignore, downplay or improperly document several significant achievements by black Americans
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : a historical perspective by Thomas Friedman( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 193 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
Uncle Tom's cabin by Géza Radványi( Visual )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1989 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harriet Beecher Stowe's nineteenth-century classic story of the pre-Civil war South. Peace-loving Tom is forced to submit to his sadistic master, the evil Simon Legree. Helpless slaves-raped, tortured, and humiliated-are eventually driven to rebel against their wicked oppressors
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., an amazing grace( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical overview of the struggle for racial equality in America. Focuses on the role of Martin Luther King, Jr., with excerpts from his famous speeches; includes footage of major events in the civil rights movement and interviews with Stokley Carmichael and Rev. Jesse Jackson
For us, the living : the story of Medgar Evers( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fictionalized Biography of Medgar Evers and his work
The Joe Louis story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a boy who traded his violin for a pair of boxing gloves and went on to become the world's heavyweight champion. Includes original fight footage
Petey Wheatstraw : the devil's son in law( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Action/comedy about a legendary comedian who makes a deal with the Devil
Half slave, half free by Paul Theroux( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solomon Northrup's Odyssey is the true story of a free black man from New York who was kidnapped in 1841 and forced into slavery in Louisiana for 12 years. Charlotte Forten's Mission: experiment in freedom is also a true story, about a young black woman who proposed a unique experiment to President Lincoln. During the Civil War, Southern troops were forced off the Sea Islands of Georgia, which left 8,000 slaves free. Miss Forten undertook the mission to lead these slaves from slavery to freedom, and so prove to the nation that they were equal
Adam Clayton Powell Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biography of one of the most powerful black men in American political history. Powell began his involvement with the struggle for civil rights as the minister of the largest black congregation in the world in Harlem, and rose through the House of Representatives to become Chairman of the House Committee on Education and Labor. Both charismatic and controversial, his story is told through his own words with insight provided by his contemporaries
Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and career of the Baptist minister who supported the use of nonviolent resistance to discrimination. Details his involvement in many important events in the civil rights movement
Le journal d'une femme de chambre by Luis Buñuel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When Celestine begins work as a chambermaid in a crumbling Normandy estate, she is privy to the most personal of details about each of the members of the household: M. Monteil's craving for sex, Mm. Rabour's embittered repression, father-in-law M. Rabour's refined fetishism. But when two unexpected and shocking events take place in the quiet country community, Celestine suspects that the staunchly right-wing farm labourer, Joseph, is involved, and does everything in her power to make him confess"--Container
Juke joint( Visual )

in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two young men heading west stop in Dallas and meet the Holiday family. The plot revolves around Mama Holiday's efforts to keep her family intact
Midnight shadow( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Wilson who owns Texas land with oil on it is murdered and the deeds to the oil land stolen. Two "bumbling" detectives, Junior and Lightfoot, investigate the murder by the "Midnight Shadow," seeking to clear their friend of murder. A film produced by blacks for black audiences
James Michener's world : the black athlete( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the exaggerated role of sports in the culture and career expectations of America's black youths. Uses interviews with black athletes to point out the extemely limited number of jobs in professional sports. Also discusses the injustice done to black athletes who are recruited to play college sports and often leave school ill-prepared to succeed in any other field
Gordon Parks : visions( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

His images are portraits of the nation - strong and weak, black and white, rich and poor - and a message from a man whose fascinating life journey expressed a unique personal vision
Half slave, half free : Pt. 2 : Charlotte Forten's mission( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charlotte Fortens mission is the story of hardships from yellow fever, greed and brutal rebel attacks. But most important--the story of determination and hope
Girl in room 20( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1993 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Small town Texas girl Daisy Mae Walker wants to be a singer. So, with visions of Lena Horn and Ella Fitzgerald in her head, she heads for the bright lights of New York City, leaving her boyfriend behind. She soon discovers show business is a social minefield with bad company lurking around every corner
Eréndira by Ruy Guerra( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in Spanish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of an adolescent girl who accidentally burns down her grandmother's house and is forced into a life of prostitution in order to make restitution. Despite selling her body to dozens of men nightly, Eréndira keeps her innocence
 
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