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Curious Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 30 works in 50 publications in 2 languages and 3,377 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Drama  Motion pictures  Documentary films  Biography  Fiction  Pictorial works  History  Personal narratives  Short films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1992.77, 791.4575
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Most widely held works by Curious Pictures (Firm)
Little Einsteins. --and other high-flying missions! ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 712 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Includes three high-flying missions featuring a never-before-seen episode
Little Einsteins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Discover the world's most fascinating animals when you journey with the Little Einsteins from the Great Lakes to the Great Barrier Reef and beyond! Travel to India for the spectacular Elephant Festival. Meet Joey the Kangaroo in Australia, and dive into an ocean of wonders with Rocket as he transforms into a submarine and swims with a humpback whale. Whether by land, by sea or by air, you're in for the ultimate animal adventure!"--Container
Do you love me? by Joost Elffers ( Book )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parent and child Snuzzles--mouthless, balloon-like animals that show their affection by "snuzzling" nose to nose--explore the idea of unconditional love
Little Einsteins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Race to the rescue as Rocket turns into a flying fire truck. Then whoosh off to a thrilling car race in Monaco, dash to the top of the Eiffel Tower, and chug super fast up the Andes Mountains when Rocket transforms again - into an ice cream train!
PollyWorld ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Polly Pocket and her friends as they travel to the world's most fabulicious amusement park full of monster good rides, the ultimate shopping experience and awesome music. Polly and her classmates compete in a charity version of their favorite reality show. The only thing holding them back from winning is Polly's scheming future stepmom and her jealous classmate, Beth
Little spirit Christmas in New York ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
New to New York City, a little boy loses his dog in Central Park close to the holidays, and his search leads him on the magical adventure of a lifetime
Body and soul ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In South Africa millions of people are in desperate situations because of HIV and AIDS. This film looks at the attitudes of the three main religions (Christianity, Islam and African traditionalist) in South Africa through interviews with people who must interpret and practice religion in terms of the country's realities
2012, time for change ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents an optimistic alternative to apocalyptic doom and gloom. Follows journalist Daniel Pinchbeck on a quest for a new paradigm that integrates the archaic wisdom of tribal cultures with the scientific method
Heavy traffic ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The increasing number of deaths attributed to AIDS has affected many areas of life in Soweto, South Africa. This documentary examines the impact of these deaths upon the funeral industry of South Africa
Guilty ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The moment features men and women from different backgrounds who share their most personal thoughts about courtship and sexual behavior. The discuss the six stages of seduction: the moment you meet, the moment you connect, the moment you seduce, the moment you kiss, the moment you take your clothes off, and the moment before penetration. A caption asks us: at which moment do you decide to use a condom?
The moon in my pocket ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Wilton Mkwayi, a senior ANC guerrilla commander, was convicted of treason during the Rivonia Trial in 1966. For 20 years, he applied annually to the prison authorities for permission to marry his sweetheart, Irene Khumalo, but was denied permission each year."--Container
Bubbles and me ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The year was 1976. Bubbles, a model and part of the 'in crowd, ' was a black woman who was unafraid of apartheid and the times she lived in. Jannie was a white Afrikaans body builder who owned a gym in Johannesburg, and was a member of the Nationalist Party. Jannie fell madly in love with Bubbles - Bubbles fell in love with Jannie, 'in her own peculiar way.' [The film] tells the story of their fated relationship through the eyes of her daughter, Jackie Luthuli, and explores her journey of coming to terms with the mother she never knew."--Container
A country imagined ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Takes us on an unusual and rewarding journey through South Africa as it explores the landscapes that have inspired artists, writers, musicians and dancers for centuries. Featuring the work of more than four hundred artists, the series is presented by Johnny Clegg, one of South Africa's most loved and famous musicians and dancers. An anthropologist by profession, Johnny embarks on a fascinating exploration of art and artists set against a backdrop of spectacular scenery and a vexed and dramatic history."--Container
Barbie diaries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Barbie and her friends as the begin a new school year
The axe and the tree Zimbabwe's legacy of political violence ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The axe and the tree focuses on the experiences of four individuals living in the high density and peri-urban settlements around Harare during the violence in 2008. It explores the impact of the violence on their lives, and their hopes and fears for the future. The film is intended to help facilitate a more inclusive engagement with a range of needs and challenges faced by many Zimbabweans affected by the scourge of organized violence and torture
Hopeville ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in South Africa, Amos is a reformed alcoholic on a mission to forge a relationship with his estranged son. When father and son arrive in the dusty town of Hopeville, they discover a mean little community where apathy, fear and suspicion are the order of the day. When Amos decides to restore the public swimming pool so that his son can purse a swimming career, he is met with skepticism and resistance from the town's authorities and its inhabitants. Through patience, determination and above all courage, Amos' selfless acts ripples through Hopeville, inspiring others to take action and to do what they know is right. Slowly but surely, good ripples through Hopeville, transforming the town and its inhabitants for good
PollyWorld Polly Pocket ( Visual )
in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Join Polly Pocket and her friends as they travel to the world's most fabulicious amusement park full of monster good rides, the ultimate shopping experience and awesome music. Polly and her classmates compete in a charity version of their favorite reality show. The only thing holding them back from winning is Polly's scheming future stepmom and her jealous classmate, Beth
Little Einsteins ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An educational preschool series which teaches children about various historical and cultural aspects of the world, as well as art and music appreciation. Features four children, Leo, June, Quincy and Annie and their intelligent and transformable space/air/water-craft, "Rocket" as they embark on an adventure or mission to solve a problem or help a friend. Each episode concludes with a "curtain" call crediting the team members, ancillary characters and reviewing the featured art and music selection. In episode 1. "The treasure behind the little red door", the four children and Rocket track a stolen map to Hawaii. The art of the day is the Hawaii Ki'i (hula) statue and the featured song is "Funeral March of a Marionette" by Charles Francosi Gounod. In episode 2, "Super fast", three little piggies and their flying machines join the Einsteins. The episode also introduces "The William Tell overture" by Giaochino Rossini and the Chinese cut paper. The Great Sky Race rematch" features again "The William Tell overture" with artwork titled "Whirlpool and Waves at Naruto, Awa Province" by Utagawa Hiroshige. Rocket enters the Great Sky Race again after winning the previous year's race. Rival Big Jet also enters the race and plays a few nasty tricks on Rocket
Intersexions ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An episodic drama series that follows the chain of HIV infection. The series show how our lives are all interconnected and, that once we become sexually active, we become part of a huge sexual network that links us to millions of other intimate strangers. It poses the question that it does not matter who we have slept with but do we know who our previous lovers have slept with? Intersexions demonstrates that the choices we make today can determine our entire future. Behind each sexual encounter lurks HIV that knows no boundaries and just one casual encounter can infect anyone irrespective of race, class, religion or creed."--Container
Tsha Tsha ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in Xhosa and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This series targets the youth and deals with relationships in a small town, Lubisi and the impact of HIV-AIDS on the inhabitants
 
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Languages
English (37)
Xhosa (2)
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