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Journeyman Pictures (Firm)

Overview
Works: 837 works in 1,246 publications in 5 languages and 71,826 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fantasy films  Internet videos  Educational films  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Documentary films  Sports films  Comedy films  Science fiction films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Distributor, prn, Producer, Publisher, Sponsor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Journeyman Pictures (Firm)
Beasts of the Southern Wild by Benh Zeitlin( Visual )

12 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and held by 2,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hushpuppy is a six-year-old living in an isolated bayou community. When her father Wink becomes ill, she sets off for the outside world in an attempt to help him. The journey to save her father is delayed by a 'busted' universe that reverses weather patterns and brings about long-extinct animals. Can Hushpuppy save the day?
Maria Full of Grace by Joshua Marston( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 2,003 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

María, una adolescente colombiana pobre, está desesperada por dejar un trabajo malo. Acepta una oferta para el transporte de los paquetes de heroína - que los traga - a los Estados Unidos. El mundo despiadado del tráfico de drogas resulta ser más de lo que esperaba
Half nelson by Ryan Fleck( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inner-city junior high school teacher struggles with issues of addiction and his relationships with his students. One association becomes especially remarkable, perhaps even questionable
Sugar by Jacques Torres( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miguel 'Sugar' Santos is a talented Dominican baseball player who longs to break into the American big league and earn the money needed to support his impoverished family. He is a talented pitcher who might just have what it takes to earn a prized spot on a Major League Baseball team. Before that happens he'll have to prove his worth in the minor leagues. Advancing in baseball's minor league system at the tender age of 19, Miguel is warmly welcomed into the small-town Iowa home of his host family. He struggles with language and cultural barriers despite the kindness of strangers. Subsequently forced to reevaluate his life's ambition after his once-trusty arm becomes unreliable. The previously single-minded pitcher gradually begins to question both the world he lives in and the role he has chosen to play in it
Cold souls( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paul, an actor preparing for "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway, is mired in ennui. At the suggestion of his agent, he visits a company to have his soul removed and placed in cold storage. Once Giamatti has shed his soul, he finds acting much easier; he's also, suddenly, lousy, and his colleagues and loved ones are understandably perplexed. So he returns, demanding his old soul back, but there are complications: it's in St. Petersburg. Stolen by soul smugglers, it's been sold on the black market to a vapid Russian soap star. Suddenly thrust into the middle of a twisted black market of international soul trafficking, Paul journeys halfway around the world to reclaim what he'd so readily given away
The forgiveness of blood( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in Albanian and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In northern Albania a teenage brother and sister are physically and emotionally trapped in a cycle of violence, a result of their father's entanglement with a rival clan over a piece of land
Global exchange : free trade and protectionism( Visual )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program surveys the history and politics of cross-border trade, identifying ways that nations have tried to strengthen, reduce, or prevent it. Outlining the concept known as pattern of trade, the video examines cases for and against free trade while studying comparative advantage, wage inequality, economies of scale, and the infant industry argument. The evolution of international trade policy is also examined, featuring prominent examples of pro- and anti-protectionist measures: the Smoot-Hawley Tariff Act, GATT, NAFTA, the emergence of the World Trade Organization, and more. The success of East Asian economies following World War II highlights the principle of export-oriented industrialization
Globalization at a crossroads( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To some, the term "globalization" means ruthless exploitation by corporations; to others, it means bringing economic development to all the peoples of the world. This program explains key principles at the core of global economics and takes a historical look at their effects, focusing on market liberalization and the failed "East Asian miracle"; privatization of basic resources in Bolivia and the severe backlash against it; Russia's rapid transition to capitalism and the oligarchism and kleptocracy that came to characterize it; and China's incremental implementation of capitalism under communism. The video also takes stock of the seismic shift in the U.S. economy and its probable effect on the rest of the world
Kashmir : valley of despair( Visual )

7 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The valley of Kashmir is occupied by both India and Pakistan and acts as a buffer zone between these two nuclear powers. The Kashmiri people want an independent, autonomous state, which India refuses to grant. India fears that if Kashmir gains sovereignty, other ethnic minorities may also demand independence. The Kashmiri rebels, backed by Pakistan, and Indian government forces are waging a war of attrition that nobody appears to be winning and which could result in nuclear conflict. This program provides a history and a thorough analysis of the political, religious, and ethnic causes of the Kashmir conflict
Sudan : the harsher face of Islam( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 2001 in English and held by 293 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary shows how the Islamic government of Sudan is oppressing the Christian and tribal people, resulting in a civil war, starvation, torture and killings
Pope Benedict XVI : My Vatican( Visual )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As Pope John Paul II's right-hand man and most influential theological advisor, Cardinal became known as "God's Rottweiler." Now, the world knows him as Pope Benedict XVI. No one understands the Vatican - where the Pope is absolute ruler and the official language is still Latin - better than he does. In this intimate documentary, he provides a first-hand glimpse into life there. From the archives of the Inquisition to the catacombs and museums, he guides viewers around to numerous locations inaccessible to the public. Many have never been filmed before. It's a fascinating insight into the world of the Pope
Female circumcision : human rites( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and French and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program documents the ritual of female genital mutilation, also known as female circumcision, practiced among some African groups; explores its roots in myth; and discusses movements under way to ban the practice. Interviews with anti-circumcision activists, including medical personnel, describe the health ramifications, including hemorrhage, infection, and painful sex. Victims discuss both the physical and emotional pain of circumcision, and both males and females discuss why they support or reject circumcision as a valid cultural practice. Graphic scenes of an actual female circumcision are shown."--Container
The girl( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For two years, Ashley, a rough and rugged beauty in her mid-twenties, has walked a tightrope, trying to prove that she is fit to be a mother and regain custody of her son. She discovers her father is smuggling immigrants across the border. Ashley is lured by the prospect of easy money in the role of a coyote. Her plans go awry, and she finds herself quickly stranded with a young girl whose mother disappeared in the late night river crossing. She soon discovers something she didn't know she had
Shackled women( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program assesses second- and third-world abuses of women's rights by the male establishment and examines how female collaboration sometimes contributes to their perpetuation
Poverty, politics, and religion : plight of India's poor( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charges against Christian missionaries for unlawful conversions and desecration of Hindu shrines are fodder for militant Hindu revivalists who seek to claim converts for themselves-and justification for their acts of violence against India's Christian minority. This gripping program investigates the political agendas behind the violence, as the tribal poor-many of whom have benefited socioeconomically from embracing Christianity-are coercively reclaimed by a Hinduism of which they were never a part
Faceless : Inside a Psychiatric Ward( Visual )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Since Maria was found dancing on a line of train tracks, it's a good bet that confinement in a mental ward saved her life. Still, she says, she prefers freedom to the "freedumb" of the medicated world she now resides in. Many of her fellow patients are equally ambivalent about being institutionalized. One admits that his fear of being irradiated by electrical outlets may be due to the faulty wiring in his own mind. Another actually longs for more electrical shock treatments since they bring a sensation of "complete peace." And then there's the man who's discharged even though he's still hearing voices - they're not telling him to kill himself today, so what's the harm of reentering society? Following Maria through this claustrophobic landscape of uncertainty and anguish, viewers are allowed to explore the darkest catacombs of the psyche as well as the ever-present human tendency to search for a way out
Consumed : Identity and Anxiety in an Age of Plenty( Visual )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We've all kind of gone collectively psychotic, says evolutionary psychologist Dr. Geoffrey Miller, whose research deals with consumerism and marketing and their impact on traditional human interaction. Long-standing ways of socializing are not only vanishing, says Miller, but addictions, depression, and other mental health issues are becoming standard aspects of our lives - the direct results of our consumption-based society. This program looks at conclusions drawn by Miller and other thought leaders in response to dramatic cultural and socioeconomic shifts emerging in the 21st century. According to sustainable design expert Tim Cooper, the long-term individual and psychological cost of modern consumerism is relatively small. The environmental cost, on the other hand, could ultimately destroy life as we know it
You only live twice : virtual reality meets real world in second life( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tens of thousands of people "live" there, and tens of millions of U.S. dollars are exchanged there. Welcome to SecondLife.com! After introducing viewers to this compelling virtual world, You Only Live Twice grapples with overlapping in-world/real-world issues ranging from cybersex and the psychological repercussions of virtual sex crimes, to intellectual property rights fraud, to taxation on hard cash made on virtual cross-border sales, to the medical use of Second Life as a schizophrenia simulator. Insights and opinions are provided by SL creator Philip Rosedale; virtual property development millionaire Ailin Graef; Play Money author Julian Dibbell; Lauren Gelman, of Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society; New York University's Clay Shirky; Ted Castronova, author of Synthetic Worlds; and others
River Ways : A Dispute Over Fish in Idaho( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do you do when the fish disappear? That's the question haunting Idaho. It's become the center of a bitter debate. The solution - removing four dams on the Snake River - is as controversial as the problem. It could be the only way to save the fish, but it also has dire consequences for the 50,000 people who depend on the dams for their livelihood. On one side are the commercial fishermen who want the dams removed. On the other side the farmers say removing the dams will be the end of them. As this documentary points out, the solution will be a disaster for one side or the other
Growing Old( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people are unwilling to confront aging-even many seniors live in denial of it. Some fear losing their independence and autonomy, while others simply can't accept the graying of their hair. This program explores the varied landscape of aging in America, presenting the realities-physical, medical, emotional, and economic-of growing old in a youth-obsessed society. Whether they are well off in retirement, financially marginalized, in good health, or terminally ill, the film's participants provide moving and provocative commentary and raise several challenging questions. What exactly is the healthy way to grow old? Is age a disease to be battled or a beautiful stage of life to be embraced and celebrated? Perhaps most importantly, how can we reverse our society's neglect of the elderly?
 
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