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Joris Ivens (1898–1989)

Joris Ivens was born on November 18, 1898 in Nijmegen, Gelderland, Netherlands as George Henri Anton Ivens. He was a director and writer, known for Regen (1929), A Tale of the Wind (1988) and The Seine Meets Paris (1957). He was married to Marceline Loridan Ivens and Germaine Krull. He died on June 28, 1989 in Paris, France. See full bio »


(age 90) in Paris, France

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 1988 A Tale of the Wind (Documentary)
 1980 The Drugstore (Documentary)
 1977 Les kazaks (Documentary)
 1977 Les ouigours (Documentary short)
 1977 How Yukong Moved the Mountains (Documentary)
 1976 Une histoire de ballon (Documentary short)
 1970 The People and Their Guns (Documentary)
 1968 17th Parallel: Vietnam in War (Documentary)
 1967 Far from Vietnam (Documentary)
 1967 The Threatening Sky (Documentary short)
 1966 Rotterdam-Europoort (Short documentary)
 1965 Le mistral (Documentary short)
 1965 Valparaiso (Documentary short)
 1964 Le train de la victoire (Short)
 1963 Le petit chapiteau (Documentary short)
 1961 Pueblo en armas (Documentary short)
 1961 Travel Notebook (Documentary short)
 1960 Demain à Nanguila (Documentary)
 1960 L'Italia non è un paese povero (Documentary)
 1958 Before Spring (Documentary)
 1958 The War of the 600 Million People (Documentary)
 1957 Die Windrose (Documentary)
 1957 The Seine Meets Paris (Documentary short)
 1956 Bold Adventure (co-director)
 1955 My Child (Short)
 1954 Das Lied der Ströme (Documentary)
 1951 Friendship Triumphs (Documentary)
 1951 Peace Will Win (Documentary)
 1947 Indonesia Calling (Documentary short)
 1947 Pierwsze lata (Documentary)
 1945 Know Your Enemy - Japan (Documentary) (uncredited)
 1943 Action Stations (Documentary)
 1943 Corvette Port Arthur (Documentary short)
 1942 Our Russian Front (Documentary)
 1940 Power and the Land (Documentary short)
 1939 The 400 Million (Documentary)
 1937 The Spanish Earth (Documentary)
 1933 Misère au Borinage (Documentary short)
 1933 New Earth (Documentary short)
 1932 Pesn o geroyakh (Documentary)
 1931 Philips-Radio (Short)
 1930 Zuiderzeewerken (Short)
 1929 Breaking (Short)
 1929 Regen (Short documentary)
 1928 De brug (Documentary short)
 1928 Studies in Movement (Short)
 1911 De wigwam (Short)
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Biography in: John Wakeman, editor. "World Film Directors, Volume One, 1890- 1945". Pages 499-508. New York: The H.W. Wilson Company, 1987. See more »


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