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Composing an American epic: the films of Frederick Wiseman

Document author(s):
Phillip Lopate
Document source:
Cinematheque Ontario/a division of Toronto International Film Festival Group
Publication date:
2002 Mar 15
Document language:
English
Document type:
program note
Number of pages:
4
Source pagination:
4-7
Document name subject:
Frederick Wiseman
Document contains:
production co
Related films:
  • High school — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1968
  • Hospital — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1970
  • Basic training — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1971
  • Essene — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1972
  • Juvenile court — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1973
  • Welfare — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1975
  • Canal Zone — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1977
  • Racetrack — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1985
  • Missile — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1987
  • Blind — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1987
  • Near death — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1989
  • Zoo — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1993
  • Public housing — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1997
  • Belfast, Maine — Wiseman, Frederick — United States — 1999
Film country(ies):
United States
Film language(s):
English
Film production company:
Belfast Inc., Exit Films Inc., Housing Films, OSTI Film, and Zipporah Films
Film genre(s):
Documentary, Feature, and Social problem
Film subject(s):
  • Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind
  • Americans -- Panama -- Canal Zone
  • Animal handling
  • Ballistic missile defenses -- California
  • Ballistic missile defenses -- United States
  • Basic training (Military education) -- United States
  • Belfast (Me.) -- Description and travel
  • Belfast (Me.) -- Economic conditions
  • Belfast (Me.) -- Social conditions
  • Belfast (Me.) -- Social life and customs
  • Belmont Park (Elmont, N.Y.)
  • Beth Israel Hospital (Boston, Mass.)
  • Blind -- Education -- Alabama
  • Blind children
  • Canal Zone
  • Chicago (Ill.) -- Social conditions
  • Children -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions
  • Children with disabilities -- Education -- Alabama
  • Conformity
  • Critical care medicine -- Decision making
  • Critical care medicine -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Death -- Psychological aspects
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- United States
  • Education, Secondary -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • Education, Secondary -- United States -- Case studies
  • Education, Urban -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • Emergency physicians -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Fort Knox (Ky.)
  • Health insurance -- New York (State) -- New York
  • High Schools -- United States -- Case studies
  • High school students -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • High school students -- United States -- Attitudes
  • High school teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • High school teachers -- United States -- Attitudes
  • High school teaching -- United States
  • High schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies
  • Horse racing
  • Hospital care -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Hospitals -- Emergency services
  • Hospitals -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies
  • Hospitals -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Hospitals -- United States -- Case studies
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Inner cities -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Intensive care units -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies
  • Intensive care units -- United States -- Case studies
  • Juvenile corrections -- United States -- Case studies
  • Juvenile courts -- Tennessee -- Memphis
  • Juvenile courts -- United States - Case studies
  • Juvenile delinquency -- United States -- Case studies
  • Juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Case studies
  • Juvenile justice, Administration of -- United States -- Case studies
  • Life and death, Power over -- Decision making
  • Life support systems (Critical care) -- Case studies
  • Low-income housing -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Medical care -- New York (State) -- New York
  • Medical ethics
  • Medical technology -- Decision making
  • Medicine -- Decision making
  • Medicine -- Decision making -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Medicine -- Decision making -- Psychological aspects
  • Metropolitan Hospital Center (New York, N.Y.)
  • Military education -- United States
  • Minorities -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions
  • Monastic and religious life
  • Monasticism and religious orders
  • Monks
  • Northeast High School (Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Older people -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions
  • Panama Canal (Panama)
  • Physician and patient
  • Police-community relations -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Poor -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions
  • Poor -- United States -- Economic conditions
  • Poor -- United States -- Social conditions
  • Public housing -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Public welfare -- United States
  • Public welfare administration -- United States
  • Sick -- Legal status, laws, etc.
  • Slums -- Illinois -- Chicago
  • Social service -- United States
  • Social work with juvenile delinquents -- United States -- Case studies
  • Soldiers -- Training of -- United States
  • Teacher-student relationships -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • Teacher-student relationships -- United States
  • Terminal care
  • Terminal care -- Case studies
  • Terminal care -- Decision making
  • Terminal care -- Moral and ethical aspects
  • Terminal care facilities -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Case studies
  • Terminal care facilities -- United States -- Case studies
  • Terminally ill
  • United States. Air Force -- Officers -- Training of
  • United States. Air Force -- Weapons systems
  • United States. Air Force. Strategic Air Command
  • United States. Army
  • Urban schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia
  • Urban schools -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Case studies
  • Urban schools -- United States -- Case studies
  • Vandenberg Air Force Base (Calif.)
  • Women -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions
  • Zoos -- Florida -- Miami
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