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New Video Group

Overview
Works: 9,786 works in 15,296 publications in 2 languages and 625,083 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  History  Film adaptations  Nonfiction films  Children's films  Animated films  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Documentary television programs 
Roles: fds, Distributor, prn, Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by New Video Group
Gasland : Can you light your water on fire? by Josh Fox( Visual )

6 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his land was on top of the Marcellus Shale, a giant reservoir of natural gas, and that he would be paid to lease his land for natural gas extraction. Fox documented his cross-country trek to find out if the controversial process of hydraulic fracking is actually safe. What he unearthed was a shocking discovery about a practice that is understudied and inadequately regulated, and he raced to find answers about fracking before it was too late
Barack Obama( Visual )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 1,816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow Obama from his early childhood in Hawaii and Indonesia, through his teenage struggles for self-identity, his student days at Columbia University and Harvard Law School, and his political career in Chicago. Go behind the scenes of Obama's extraordinarily successful presidential campaign and his journey to the 2008 Democratic Convention, and finally his election as president
Where the wild things are by Oliver Knussen( Visual )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 1,674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 'Where the wild things are' Max is sent to bed without any dinner. He sails off to a world inhabited by weird creatures. 'The nutshell kids' are the songs Alligators all around, Pierre, One was Johnny & Chicken soup with rice, taken from the film Really Rosie-- dance through the alphabet, good manners, numbers and the months of the year. 'In the night kitchen': Mickey is awakened by noises in the night. Who's in the kitchen?
America : the story of us( Visual )

5 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 1,598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Viewers are taken on a breathtaking journey through 400 years of U.S. history. Live-action recreations of key historical events give viewers an immersive view of history in the making. Features the vocal talents of Rudy Giuliani, Sean Combs, Al Sharpton, Buzz Aldrin, Colin Powell, Donald Trump, Jane Fonda, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, and many others
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by Simon Langton( Visual )

9 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elizabeth Bennet is a strong-willed yet sensible young woman, the second of five sisters. She has a long-suffering but loving clerical father, and a scatterbrained mother anxious to marry them off as soon as possible--to wealthy young gentlemen. At a local ball, she encounters one such, Mr. Fitzwilliam Darcy, whom she finds arrogant, cold, and rude. Her older sister Jane falls in love with Darcy's best friend Mr. Bingley, while youngest sister Lydia flirts with anyone in a military uniform. Lizzie finds herself fighting off the attentions of the unctuous Mr. Collins and quite taken by the charming Mr. Wickham - who also happens to be an enemy of Mr. Darcy. However, as the characters succumb in many ways to pride and prejudice, Lizzie learns that not all is quite as it seems ... and that Mr. Darcy might not be so disagreeable after all
King corn by Aaron Woolf( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 1,558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fueled by curiosity and a dash of naiveté, college buddies Ian Cheney and Curt Ellis return to their ancestral home of Greene, Iowa, to find out how the modest corn kernel conquered America. With the help of real farmers, powerful fertilizer, government aid, and genetically modified seeds, the friends manage to grow one acre of corn. Along the way, they unlock the hidden truths about America's modern food system.--From publisher description
Desperate crossing : the untold story of the Mayflower( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 1,545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From their self-imposed exile in Holland to their perilous crossing of the Atlantic, to their first year in the new world, Desperate Crossing is the definitive story of how the Pilgrims came to live and prosper in an unfamiliar land
Rivers and tides : Andy Goldsworthy working with time by Thomas Riedelsheimer( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An extraordinary journey into the world and mind of Scottish sculptor Andy Goldsworthy, as he creates with ice, driftwood, bracken, leaves, stone, dirt, and snow in open fields, beaches, rivers, creeks, and forests
The French Revolution by Stanford Alumni Association( Visual )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,444 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"'The French Revolution' is a ... documentary that encapsulates this heady (and often headless) period in Western civilization. With dramatic reenactments, paintings from the era, and revealing accounts from journals and expert historians, 'The French Revolution' vividly unfurls in a maelstrom of violence. King Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, Maximilien Robespierre, and Napoleon Bonaparte lead a cast of thousands ..."--Container
The Underground Railroad( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 1,432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Traces the journey to freedom taken by countless slaves, showing how they were guided, protected and pursued along the way. The extraordinary story is told through historical documents, visits to important sites, interviews with the descendants of noted abolitionists and commentary from experts"--Container
Click, clack, moo, cows that type : and more fun on the farm( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Click, clack, moo: A bunch of literate cows go on strike after Farmer Brown refuses to give in to their typed demands of electric blankets when the barn gets too cold. The day Jimmy's boa ate the wash: Jimmy's boa constrictor wreaks havoc on the class trip to a farm. The Pigs' wedding: all the pigs must get cleaned up for the big wedding. Hendrika, a Dutch cow, wants to visit the city. Charlie needs a cloak: When Charlie's old cloak becomes torn and tattered, he spins a new one, showing how cloth is made from wool
The secret of Kells by Tomm Moore( Visual )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young Brendan lives in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids. But a new life of adventure beckons when a celebrated master illuminator arrives from foreign lands carrying an ancient but unfinished book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers. To help complete the magical book, Brendan has to overcome his deepest fears on a dangerous quest that takes him into the enchanted forest where mythical creatures hide. It is here that he meets the fairy Aisling, a mysterious young wolf-girl, who helps him along the way. But with the barbarians closing in, will Brendan's determination and artistic vision illuminate the darkness and show that enlightenment is the best fortification against evil?
Ellis Island by Irish Tenors( Visual )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immigrants of every ethnic background recall their extraordinary adventures, historians explore the sometimes insensitive national policies, and the Ellis Island Oral History Project reveals what the immigration experience was actually like. Features rare photographs and film
The Invisible War by Kirby Dick( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A groundbreaking investigative documentary about the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. Follows the stories of several idealistic young servicewomen who were raped and then betrayed by their own officers when they courageously came forward to report
Chrysanthemum : --and more Kevin Henkes stories( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chrysanthemum thinks her name is absolutely perfect, until the kids at school make fun of her. Owen loves his blanket, Fuzzy, but he is getting too old to carry it around all the time. Quiet-as-a-mouse Sophie must learn to assert herself with bossy, big-mouthed Wendell. The polliwog watches the caterpillar grow up and turn into something else. Spend a day playing and having fun with Hondo the dog and Fabian the cat. A small mouse is accidentally carried away from his family and friends
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and French and held by 1,341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 1979 videotaped version of Trevor Nunn's Royal Shakespeare Company of Macbeth in which Lady Macbeth, after a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Make way for ducklings : ...and more Robert McCloskey stories by Guthrie CSD( Visual )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Mallards look for the perfect spot to raise their young, and find it in the most unlikely place. Their friend Michael, a policeman, helps them to "Make Way for Ducklings" as they march their eight little ones home. A little girl and her mother go out to get "Blueberries for Sal." But Sal and a little bear get mixed up with each other's mothers. Two sisters spending a summer in Maine experience a wonderful variety of natural sights and sounds, in a "Time Of Wonder." Retired fisherman "Burt Dow Deep Water Man" sets out in his leaky boat, the Tidely-Idley, with his pet the Giggling Gull. A storm blows up and they shelter from the storm in the belly of a whale he has recently befriended. "Lentil" saves the day with his harmonica playing when calamity threatens the homecoming celebration for the leading citizen of Alto, Ohio
The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follow the ups and downs of a flock of wild urban parrots within the green niches of San Francisco. Along the way meet unforgettable characters like Picasso and Sophie, the inseparable parrot lovers, and Connor, the lovable outcast of the flock
Half the sky by Nicholas D Kristof( Visual )

8 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 1,292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actress/advocates and New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof meet individuals who are doing work to empower women and girls everywhere. These are stories of challenge, transformation and hope
The Atomic Cafe by Kevin Rafferty( Visual )

7 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 1,289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A compilation of archival film clips beginning with the first atomic bomb detonation in the New Mexico desert. The footage, much of it produced as government propaganda, follows the story of the bomb through the two atomic attacks on Japan that ended World War II to the bomb's central role in the cold war. Shown along with the famous 'duck and cover' Civil Defense films are lesser-known clips, many of which possess a bizarre black humor when seen today"--Amazon.com. The footage is accompanied by contemporary music about the nuclear age
 
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