WorldCat Identities

Palm Pictures

Works: 235 works in 536 publications in 10 languages and 23,409 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Nonfiction films  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Rock films  Instructional films  Documentary television programs  Interviews  War films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1992.8.M87, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Palm Pictures
New York City Ballet workout by Peter Martins( Visual )

18 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,051 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A workout program designed for everyone that employs elements of classical ballet, consisting of: warm-up; stretches; abdominal exercises; floor barre routines; pliés; tendu; dégagé; passé; arabesque raises; reverence; little jumps; front attitude; grand battlement front
American Roots Music( Visual )

9 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 1,019 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of American roots music in the 20th century. Features historic and documentary footage of pioneering artists. Covers blues, country, gospel, folk, Cajun, sydeco, bluegrass, tejano and Native American music
Gunner palace by Petra Epperlein( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the world's most dangerous war zone, 400 American soldiers carry out their mission from a bombed-out pleasure palace once owned by Saddam Hussein. Welcome to a place called "Gunner Palace" and experience what life is like for the soldiers who live there. For these war hardened soldiers "minor combat" involves everything from executing raids on suspected terrorists, enduring roadside bombs and mortar attacks from an enemy they never see to post-raid parties around the palace pool. This is their story which shows a side of the war not seen on the nightly news
Stop making sense by Talking Heads (Musical group)( Visual )

9 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and Catalan and held by 689 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film of the Talking Heads in concert from 1984
The work of director Michel Gondry : a collection of music videos, short films, documentaries, and stories by Michel Gondry( Visual )

21 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Italian and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the director's music videos for the bands Autechre, Aphex Twin, Portishead, Madonna, Leftfield featuring Afrika Bambaataa, Squarepusher, and Bjork; commercials for Sony Playstation, Levis, and Nissan; video installations; and the documentary, "The Making of All is Full of Love."
Ten Canoes by Rolf De Heer( Visual )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Australian languages and English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the distant past, Dayindi covets his older brother's wife. To teach him the proper way, he is told a parable of forbidden love from the mythical past, a story of wrong love, kidnapping, sorcery, and revenge gone wrong
Dark days by Marc Singer( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary about a community of homeless people living in a train tunnel beneath Manhattan. Depicts a way of life that is unimaginable to most of those who walk the streets above: in the pitch black of the tunnel, rats swarm through piles of garbage as high-speed trains leaving Penn station tear through the darkness. For some of those who have gone underground, it has been home for as long as 25 years
Phörpa = The cup by Jamyang Khyentse( Visual )

18 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Comedy set in 1996 about a group of boys in a Tibetan monastery-in-exile in India who are determined to watch the World Cup soccer tournament
The basketball diaries by Scott Kalvert( Visual )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teamed with his friends Mickey, Neutron and Pedro, high school student Jim Carroll seems headed for a bright basketball career. But when pressures from his coach, his mom, and school seem to mount, Jim finds solace in all the wrong places, and the dark streets of New York begin to tear him apart
Dig! by Ondi Timoner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary on the music industry took seven years in the making and is culled from over 2000 hours of footage. Deals with the friendship and rivalry of Anton A. Newcombe of the Brian Jonestown Massacre and Courtney Taylor of the Dandy Warhols
Scratch by Doug Pray( Visual )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here are some of the world's best DJs, those famous for solo scratching, competing in international DJ battles, playing for rap artists, or just rocking parties with the most insane records ever dug up. Check out dynamic performances and interviews with DJs Qbert, Z-Trip, Mix Master Mike (of the Beastie Boys), Rob Swift and the X-ecutioners, Cut Chemist & NuMark (of Jurassic 5), DJ Craze, DJ Shadow, The Bullet Proof Space Travelers, Babu (of Dilated Peoples), KF Krush, DJ Premier (Gang Starr), and others, along with "old-school" innovators like Afrika Bambaataa and Grand Wizard Theodore
Clean by Olivier Assayas( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 425 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lee Hauser and Emily Wang are washed up. After several years of rock star fame in the 80s, Lee no longer has a recording contract-the carefree life, the easy money is gone. When Lee overdoses in a Canadian motel room, Emily is arrested and imprisoned. Starting over in Paris, Emily is broke, while old rock 'n' roll friends blame her for Lee's death. She is determined to establish a relationship with her son Jay, parked with Lee's parents in Vancouver since infancy. If she stays clean -- is she capable of seizing the opportunity that destiny now offers?
Mandela : son of Africa, father of a nation by Angus Gibson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A captivating view of the incredible spirit of one of the world's most fascinating people, this full-length documentary follows Nelson Mandela form his early days and tribal education to his election as South Africa's first black president
How to draw a bunny by Ray Johnson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the fascinating, often hilarious, and always enigmatic world of artist and underground icon Ray Johnson whose mysterious suicide frames the film. He was considered a genius whose collages have been exhibited in major museums around the world
The order by Matthew Barney( Visual )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a death-defying race to the top of the Guggenheim Museum, Matthew Barney is a tartan-clad apprentice seeking Masonic redemption
Crónicas( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in Spanish and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The anchor of a popular news show flies to a small town in Ecuador to cover a story about a serial child killer. He saves a man after the town tries to lynch him. The man offers information about the case in exchange for a story about his innocence
Xiao cheng zhi chun by Zhuangzhuang Tian( Visual )

5 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in Chinese and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A romantic drama set in a bomb-scarred Chinese town in the aftermath of World War II, the film tells the story of the passionless marriage of the ailing Liyan and his beautiful wife Yuwen. Their lives are disturbed by the arrival of Liyan's old school friend, Zhichen, a cultivated doctor from Shanghai, who was the teenage love of Yuwen
Henri Cartier-Bresson : the impassioned eye by Heinz Bütler( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on influential photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson filmed shortly before his death. Features interviews with Cartier-Bresson and a host of cultural luminaries, including Arthur Miller
Lucía y el sexo = Sex and Lucia by Julio Medem( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in Spanish and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lucía is a young waitress in a restaurant in the center of Madrid. After the loss of her long-time boyfriend, a writer, she seeks refuge on a quiet, secluded Mediterranean island. There, bathed in an atmosphere of fresh air and dazzling sun, Lucía begins to discover the dark corners of her past relationship, as if they were forbidden passages of a novel which the author now, from afar, allows her to read.--Summary written by Julio Medem
Who gets to call it art? : the legend of Henry Geldzahler, 1935-1994( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Geldzahler (1935-94), star curator and cultural impresario, lived a life worth examining. The first curator of the Department of 20th-Century Art at the Metropolitan Museum, first director of visual arts for the National Endowment of the Arts, and the first full-time commissioner of cultural affairs for New York City, his landmark 1969 show at the Metropolitan is still remembered with awe. "New York Painting and Sculpture: 1940-1970" filled 35 galleries with more than 400 groundbreaking works of contemporary art. This film is not a full biographical examination of this singular figure's life, but rather a portrait in profile, as many of 'his' artists talk about Geldzahler and what his friendship meant to them
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Palm pictures LLC