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Academy Entertainment (Firm)

Overview
Works: 138 works in 206 publications in 3 languages and 2,593 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Sex comedy films  Historical films  History  Case studies  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Academy Entertainment (Firm)
Romper stomper by Geoffrey Wright( Visual )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a confused, yet charismatic, leader of a rowdy gang of neo-Nazi skinheads. Fueled by racial hatred, fear and paranoia, the gang wages war on Vietnamese immigrants in Melbourne
Morning glory( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Will Parker arrives in the small town of Whitney, after spending five years in Huntsville Prison for killing someone in La Grange, Texas. Through an ad in the local paper, Will discovers that Emily, a recently widowed mother of two small boys, is actively looking for a husband and father. Star-crossed loners, Will and Emily decide to make a go of their collective plight and Will moves into the barn on her farm. When a local woman is found murdered, Will is set up to take the fall
Paris is burning by Jennie Livingston( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about the young homosexual men of Harlem who originated "voguing" and turned these stylized dance competitions into glittering expressions of fierce personal pride. A story of street-wise urban survival, gay self-affirmation, and the pursuit of a desperate dream
Jamón, jamón by José Juan Bigas Luna( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in Spanish and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Tells the story of two young lovers, the pregnant Sylvia and her lover José Luis. As the couple announce their plans to wed, José Luis' overprotective and wealthy mother-- who disapproves of the marriage due to the small fact that Sylvia's mother is the town whore-- hires the town's sexiest young man to break up the marriage. Naturally, nothing goes as planned."--Container
The tragedy of Othello, the Moor of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once considered lost, this is a newly restored print of the film long regarded as a masterpiece, the Orson Welles adaptation of the Shakespeare tragedy. Filmed on location throughout Europe and North Africa
Shaking the tree by Peter Gabriel( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Father-to-be Michael is having an affair. Barry just ditched a less-than-faithful fiancée. Ex-boxer Duke has high-finance dreams. And spoiled rich-boy Sully's on the run from killer loan sharks. For each of them, the glory days of the past are about to open up into a glorious--and frankly fightening--future. This is the story of four inseparable buddies headed for the same inescapable fate. Adulthood
Medicine River by Stuart Margolin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An international photo-journalist's life is turned upside down when he returns home after an absence of 20 years for his mother's funeral
Chameleon Street by Wendell B Harris( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the true story of William Douglas "Chameleon" Street, a quick-witted, self-tutored young man from Detroit who barely managed to earn a high school diploma, yet in the 70's managed to pull off a series of high-profile hoaxes
Clearcut by Ryszard Bugajski( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2019 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A story of rage. A harrowing action adventure set in the wilderness in which one man tortures another as punishment for his crimes against the environment
High hopes by Mike Leigh( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hilarious satire in the grand style of dry English humor. High hopes weaves a wonderful tapesty of yippies and yuppies, fantasy and reality, broken dreams and ... high hopes
Apartment zero( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two roommates share an apartment in Buenos Aires: Adrian is reserved, stand-offish, and desperately lonely; Jack is strikingly handsome, charming, and alluring. One of them is a cold-blooded, serial killer
Heavy petting by Entertainment Studios( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy film about the first sexual experiences of a group of famous people. Includes the sexual confessions of Abbie Hoffman, David Byrne, John Oates, Sandra Bernhard, Josh Mostel, Spalding Gray, and a dozen more. Also includes screen legends in their most memorable takes- Marilyn Monroe, James Dean, Marlon Brando, Elvis Presley, Tuesday Weld and many more
Skokie by Herbert Wise( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on actual events, this is the story of a city where many Nazi death camp survivors have spent years rebuilding their shattered lives into a thriving community. When a band of Neo-Nazis plan to march through their streets, a memorable conflict develops
Aria( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in Italian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten of the world's best-known film makers were given a free hand to make real any vision
Othello by William Shakespeare( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jealousy in love is one of the most common of human emotions. In "Othello," Shakespeare combines this universal theme with perfectly structured scenes, a storyline that lingers in the memory, and a prime example of a tragic hero, Othello himself. The result is perhaps his greatest triumph as a stagedplay. When the evil Iago plants the seeds of doubt in Othello's mind about Desdemona's fidelity, audiences around the world have been held spellbound
Kiss shot( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Out of cash, out of a job, and soon-to-be out on the street, single mother Sarah Collins returns to the pool rooms of her youth to hustle the money to pay her home mortgage bill, only to encounter a globe-trotting, pool-playing ladies' man
In the spirit( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman moves back to New York and hires a ditzy New Age woman to redecorate her apartment in this Odd Couple styled comedy. The movie takes a turn as the two escape to a New Age retreat in upstate New York to get away from a murderer who is pursuing them
35 up by Michael Apted( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 1993 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this documentary, Michael Apted revisits at age 35 the same group of Britons which he previously interviewed at ages 7, 14, 21, and 28. The subjects are from a variety of economic and social groups. Through the interviews, viewers have quite literally watched the youngsters grow up to become adults. The series of interviews creates a sociological document of postwar Britain and a moving portrait of the mystery, surprises and disappointments of growing up
In the soup by Alexandre Rockwell( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adolfo Rollo is in over his head. Before he met Joe, his excitement focused on spying on his neighbor Angelica. Joe helped Adolfo with his "spying" and now he wants Adolfo to help -- with stealing cars, burglary and romancing women
Blast 'em( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the spirit of People magazine and Entertainment Tonight, an entertaining documentary about the frenzied competition among paparazzi for celebrity photos. The film focuses on Victor Malafronte, a young photographer who aggressively pursues his celebrity prey
 
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