WorldCat Identities

Frith, Fred

Works: 435 works in 1,009 publications in 6 languages and 7,641 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Drama  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Biography  Nonfiction films  Short films  Romance films  Filmed dance  History  Biographical films 
Roles: Composer, Author, Performer, Instrumentalist, Musician, Interviewee, Arranger, Conductor, Other, Compiler, Dancer, Narrator, Lyricist
Classifications: N6797.G65, 791.43023092
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Fred Frith
Most widely held works by Fred Frith
Rivers and tides : Andy Goldsworthy working with time by Thomas Riedelsheimer( Visual )

32 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary on the Scottish artist Andy Goldsworthy
Touch the sound : a sound journey with Evelyn Glennie by Evelyn Glennie( Visual )

9 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evelyn Glennie is a musician--the world's first full-time classical percussion soloist. An award winning globetrotter, she began losing her hearing as a child, and describes herself as "profoundly deaf," by which she means she perceives a very low level of sound, using her body as a "resounding chamber" through which she experiences her work. This impressionistic documentary film invites the viewer to share in her understanding of the physical relationship between sound and the human body, accompanied by striking visuals correlated to the percussive vibrations she conjures
Yes by Sally Potter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Feeling trapped in her marriage to a politician, an American scientist begins an affair with a Lebanese surgeon living in exile in London. As the affair goes on the couple finds it difficult to put aside their very different beliefs
Naked City by John Zorn( Recording )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Act of God( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Is being hit by lightning a random natural occurrence or a predestined event? Accidents, chance, fate and the elusive quest to make sense out of tragedy underpin [this] ... new documentary, an elegant meditation on the metaphysical effects of being struck"--Container
Rivers and tides : Andy Goldsworthy working with time( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows Andy Goldsworthy's bohemian free spirit all over the world as he demonstrates and opens up about his creative process. From his long-winding rock walls and icicle sculptures to his interlocking leaf chains and multi-colored pools of flowers. Goldsworthy's painstakingly intricate masterpieces are made entirely of materials found in Mother Nature - who threatens and often succeeds in destroying his art, sometime before it is even finished
The man who cried : original motion picture soundtrack by Osvaldo Golijov( )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in French and Italian and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before sunrise ; Before sunset by Ethan Hawke( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two strangers meet by chance, spend a night together in Vienna, and part before sunrise. Nine years later, Jesse has written a book about the encounter. During his accelerated European book tour, he meets up with Celine in Paris. Before Jesse's flight home, he joins Celine for a picturesque walk around the city and they have an intimate conversation, ending at Celine's apartment. Will they get the chance to fall in love all over again?
Eleventh hour by Fred Frith( )

8 editions published in 2005 in 3 languages and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rivers and tides : working with time by Fred Frith( )

2 editions published in 2003 and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Returning Home by Andrew Wilson( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anna Halprin performs dances in various natural settings and discusses the relationships between dance and nature, art and life
Ostkreuz( Visual )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in German and Undetermined and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Ostkreuz tells the episodic story of 15-year-old Elfie, who literally and metaphorically inhabits a no man's land between the two Germanies shortly after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The film deploys a neorealist aesthetic to reinforce the difficulties confronting the girl, and by inference, Germany."--Container
Thirst( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Global corporations are rapidly buying up local water supplies, and communities face losing control of one of their most precious resources. Examines tensions in Cochabamba, Bolivia; Rajasthan, India; and Stockton, California, revealing how water is becoming the catalyst for explosive community resistance to globalization. A critical look at the conflict between public stewardship and private profit, in which activists claim that water is a human right and corporations declare it a commodity
Act of God( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is being hit by lightning a random occurrence or a predestined event? Jennifer Baichwal explores the metaphysical effects of being struck by lightning with riveting personal stories from around the world. Captured is the harsh beauty of the skies and the lives of those who have been forever touched by their fury. In a neurological experiment, musician Fred Frith improvises with his guitar to demonstrate the ubiquity of electricity in our bodies and the universe
Maybe Monday by Fred Frith( )

2 editions published in 1999 and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Step across the border by Nicolas Humbert( Visual )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A snapshot of the life of Fred Frith, an English-born multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improvisor. It finds him in Europe, Japan, and the US, working and playing with a variety of avant garde artists. This film uses music and cinema to explore improvisation and the melding of the two media. There is no narrative, or narrator. Images blend with his music, and visa versa, creating a narrative all their own
Watching the dark : [the history of Richard Thompson] by Richard Thompson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

St. Louis blues by Aki Takase( )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edge of the light by Lotte Anker( )

5 editions published in 2015 in 3 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between two worlds( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between two worlds is a groundbreaking personal exploration of the community and family divisions that are redefining American Jewish identity and politics. The filmmakers' own families are battlegrounds over loyalty to Israel, interpretations of the Holocaust, intermarriage, and a secret communist past
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Audience level: 0.32 (from 0.15 for Before sun ... to 0.85 for Ostkreuz ...)

Alternative Names
Firth, Fred 1949-

Fred Frith anglický hudebník

Fred Frith anglický hudobník

Fred Frith britischer Musiker

Fred Frith gitarist uit Engeland

Fred Frith polistrumentista e compositore inglese

Frith, Jeremy Webster

Frith, Jeremy Webster 1949-

Фрит, Фред


English (92)

German (11)

French (4)

Italian (2)

Spanish (1)

Dutch (1)