WorldCat Identities

Mongrel Media

Works: 1,368 works in 2,915 publications in 5 languages and 31,361 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Biographical films  Nonfiction films  Comedy films  Biography  Interviews  Film adaptations  Romance films  Melodrama 
Roles: Distributor, fds, dbp, Publisher
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Mongrel Media
Water by Deepa Mehta( Visual )

35 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 1938 Colonial India, against Mahatma Gandhi's rise to power, the story begins as eight-year-old Chuyia is widowed and sent to a home where Hindu widows must live out their lives in penitence. Chuyia's feisty presence affects the lives of the other residents, including a beautiful young widow, who falls in love with a Gandhian idealist
Love & friendship by Whit Stillman( Visual )

10 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 1,361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beautiful widow Susan Vernon has come to the estate of her in-laws to wait out colorful rumors about her dalliances circulating through polite society. Whilst there, she decides to secure a husband for herself and her rather reluctant debutante daughter, Frederica
RBG( Visual )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and French and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At the age of 85, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a lengthy legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But the unique personal journey of her rise to the nation's highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her biggest fans - until now. RBG explores Ginsburg's life and career"--Container
Maudie( Visual )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and French and held by 1,046 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a true story, the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis and reclusive fishmonger Everett Lewis
Still mine by James Cromwell( Visual )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Determined to build a more suitable house for his wife Irene ..., whose memory is failing, Craig Morrison ... is met with resistance from an overzealous government inspector. Facing a possible jail sentence, and with Irene becoming increasingly ill, Craig races to finish the house"--Container
Take this waltz by Sarah Polley( Visual )

10 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Margot is happily married to Lou, a good-natured cookbook author, but when Margot meets Daniel, a handsome artist that lives across the street, their mutual attraction is undeniable, setting up an unusually true and unsentimental portrait of adult relationships
The fits by Royalty Hightower( Visual )

6 editions published between 2015 and 2018 in English and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven-year-old tomboy Toni is bewitched by the tight-knit dance team she sees practicing in the same Cincinnati gymnasium where she boxes with her brother. Enamored by the power and confidence of the strong community of girls, Toni neglects her boxing, and instead eagerly absorbs the dance routines and drills. But when a mysterious outbreak of fainting spells plagues the team, Toni's desire for acceptance is challenged
Wilby wonderful by Ellen Page( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2010 in English and held by 452 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy focusing on the residents of a tiny island town during the course of a strange twenty-four hours
Marion Bridge( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2010 in English and held by 438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of struggling to overcome her self-destructive behavior, the youngest of three sisters, Agnes (Molly Parker), returns to her hometown in Nova Scotia determined to confront the past. Her arrival sets in motion a chain of events that allows a family of women to re-connect with the world and each other in their own ways
Mao's last dancer by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

9 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and French and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken to Beijing to study ballet. In 1979, during a cultural exchange to Texas, he fell in love with an American woman. Two years later, he managed to defect and went on to perform as a principal dancer for the Houston Ballet and as a principal artist with the Australian Ballet
Rebelle = War witch by Kim Nguyen( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in French and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War Witch is a brutal yet poetic snapshot of life as one of Africa's child soldiers, following a young girl who is kidnapped from her village by a group of rebel fighters. Forced to gun down members of her family and enemy soldiers, she takes solace in fellow soldier Magician, a young albino with whom she escapes and starts a new life."--Boîtier
Exit through the gift shop by Banksy( Visual )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An eccentric French shopkeeper turned documentary maker attempted to locate and befriend Banksy, only to have the artist turn the camera back on its owner with spectacular results. Banksy is a graffiti artist with a global reputation whose work can be seen on walls from post-hurricane New Orleans to the Palestinian segregation wall in the West Bank. Fiercely guarding his anonymity to avoid prosecution, Banksy has so far resisted all attempts to be captured on film
The Chipette diaries( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether running for class president, homecoming queen, or posing as globe-trotting fashion conscious detectives to catch a jewel thief, The Chipettes are clearly up for any challenge. Join Brittany, Jeanette, and Eleanor as they join forces with Alvin and The Chipmunks in a series of musical adventures
Last weekend( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A matriarch asks her adult sons to visit their gorgeous Lake Tahoe home for a final weekend before she sells it, but it quickly becomes a comical disaster
Manufactured Landscapes by Jennifer Baichwal( Visual )

14 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and French and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Burtynsky is internationally acclaimed for his large-scale photographs of nature transformed by industry. Manufactured landscapes - a stunning documentary by award-winning director Jennifer Baichwal - follows Burtynsky to China, as he captures the effects of the country's massive industrial revolution. This remarkable film leads us to meditate on human endeavor and its impact on the planet
Reel Injun by Ernest Webb( Visual )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dans les westerns qu'il regardait enfant, le cinéaste Cree Neil Diamond s'identifiait spontanément aux cowboys. Rendu à l'âge adulte, conscient de cette contradiction, il est amené à s'interroger sur l'image des Premières Nations véhiculée au grand écran. Au fil d'un périple à travers le continent nord-américain, Diamond a recueilli les témoignages de réalisateurs, acteurs, activistes, critiques amérindiens ou innus. Ceux-ci l'ont aidé à retracer l'évolution de la perception de l'Injun dans le cinéma hollywoodien et mondial
Petropolis : Aerial perspectives on the Alberta tar sands( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Athabasca tar sands in Alberta are an oil reserve the size of England. Extracting crude oil that lies beneath the unspoiled wilderness requires a massive industrialized effort, effecting catastrophic damages on land, air, water, and climate. Peter Mettler shows us this extraordinary view from above, filming primarily from a helicopter to capture this breathtaking, unparalleled view of the world's largest industrial, capital and energy project ... Mettler explores the clash between industry and earth, and beholds the barren wasteland that is left behind."--Container
Capitaine Alatriste by Agustin Diaz Yanes( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in 3 languages and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his company falls prey to a deadly ambush, Alatriste returns to Spain to fulfill the dying wish of a falledn friend: to care for his son, Iñigo. But the once-mighty empire has started to crumble under the weight of corruption. With Iñigo under his wing, Alatriste must fight to protect his honour amidst the decay of his cherished homeland
Robot overlords( Visual )

4 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earth has been conquered by robots from another galaxy and the human survivors must stay in their homes, or risk incineration
The lady by Luc Besson( Visual )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspirational; A beautifully majestic film, Yeoh's powerhouse performance is the type of acting that tends to warrant awards attention; An inspiring portrait of a passionate female fighter and an exquisite love story; An awards worthy performance from Yeoh
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English (131)

Hindi (28)

French (11)

Spanish (1)

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