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Kultur International Films

Overview
Works: 3,006 works in 5,446 publications in 5 languages and 177,940 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Television adaptations  Biography  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Televised plays  History  Cultural television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, prn, Production personnel, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4572
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Most widely held works about Kultur International Films
 
Most widely held works by Kultur International Films
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 1983 and 2002 in English and held by 1,415 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Produced by Granada Television in their Manchester studios for transmission by the then fledgling Channel Four, this video production of King Lear is the timeless tale of avarice and lust for power in which a foolish king descends into madness after he divides his vast kingdom between two of his three daughters based on their flattery of him, unleashing a conspiracy of greed and cruelty and bringing tragic consequences for all
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

3 editions published between 1980 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 872 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The chief attraction of this 1977 adaptation is the pairing of Baryshnikov and Kirkland. In consequence, the storyline has been altered to keep Clara and the Nutcracker prince as the focus of the tale. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. A drunken male guest breaks it, and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off the Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom. There she is royally entertained, and they dance together. Shy and diffident Clara longs to remain in the dream world--safe on the brink of adulthood--but her love for her godfather and her family draw her back into the waking world, where adulthood and real romance await her
Martha Graham in performance by Martha Graham( Visual )

8 editions published between 1957 and 2011 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Night journey: "Martha Graham's retelling of the legend of Oedipus, danced by Miss Graham as Jocasta, Paul Taylor as Tiresias, and Bertram Ross as Oedipus."
The impressionists by David Manson( Visual )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is an entertaining and informative profile of Georges Pierre Seurat, the inventor of the technique known as Pointillism in which a whole picture is made up of tiny rectangles of pure color, which merge together when viewed from afar. Seurat completed only seven canvasses in this hugely complex technique, including the superb Une Baignade. This is the story of an artist who achieved much in his short life
Ballroom dancing for beginners by Teresa Mason( Visual )

7 editions published between 1987 and 2014 in English and held by 717 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Teaches the basic techniques of ballroom dancing and includes patterns for the fox trot, tango, waltz, rumba, cha cha, and swing
For colored girls who have considered suicide/When the rainbow is enuf by Ntozake Shange( Visual )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A "choreopoem" that portrays the visions and frustrations of six young women who are trying to come to terms with themselves and with being African-American
Baryshnikov by Tharp by Mikhail Baryshnikov( Visual )

8 editions published between 1984 and 2005 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mikhail Baryshnikov discusses dance and performs in three ballets choreographed by Twyla Tharp
The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gilbert and Sullivan's raucous and comedic operatic tale of Federic, a "slave to duty" pirate, and the lowly band of "orphaned" pirates, is captured in all its fun and glory in this never before released production
Voĭna i mir = War and peace by Sergeĭ Bondarchuk( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in Russian and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painstakingly detailed adaptation of the Tolstoy novel which follows the interconnected lives of a group of Russian aristocrats from 1805 to 1812, including Napoleon's invasion of Russia
The nutcracker by Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky( Visual )

13 editions published between 1968 and 2003 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 544 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tchaikovsky's musical setting of the Christmas fantasy by E.T.A. Hoffmann, with musical scenario revised by Peter Wright
Mark Twain tonight! by Mark Twain( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2002 in English and held by 541 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A special one-man show that captures the flamboyant humor and irreverence of Mark Twain by using the words of Twain, his stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, patriotism, etc
Cage Cunningham by Elliot Caplan( Visual )

10 editions published between 1991 and 2012 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines archival material and eight years of world tour footage to document the 50 year collaboration between composer John Cage and dancer/choreographer Merce Cunningham
Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday by Matthew Seig( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This sparkling documentary features rare TV and movie clips, along with commentary by a stellar group of jazz instrumentalists and singers who knew her well
Drawing the line : a portrait of Keith Haring by Elisabeth Aubert( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles Keith Haring who died of AIDS in February 1990. Haring went from being an anonymous graffiti artist who drew chalk figures on New York City subway posters, to being called the successor to Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. His hieroglyphics-like style filtered the modern world through the perspective and wonderment of a child, yet he always incorporated social issues such as the fight against apartheid, crack, and AIDS into his work. Includes interviews with gallery owners Leo Castelli and Tony Shafrazi, actor/friend Dennis Hopper, and Whitney Museum curator Barbara Haskell
The best of Riverdance by John McColgan( Visual )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a performance of Irish dance and music, with American, Spanish, and Russian performers as well
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce--Container
The adventure of photography : 150 years of the photographic image by Philippe Azoulay( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Conceived as an introspective journey that takes you from the first daguerreotypes to war photojournalism, from fashion spreads to the greatest contemporary artists, this program includes 1700 pictures, 300 artists, and will appeal to all photographers--amateur and professional alike. This is not only the history of an amazing art form, it is also the adventure of one century and a half during which photography has captured the image of the collective conscience"--Container
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Italian and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

ʺUna ópera de Puccini donde la alegría y la tristeza coinciden con una historia sobre amores predestinados, bohemios osados y tragedia. Rodolfo, el poeta idealista, y Mimí, la florista tuberculosa desafían el curso de la fatalidad en una trama equilibrada que conjuga las escenas donde el compositor describe la joie de vivre contagiosa de la juventud y la devastación trágica de la enfermedad y la separación.ʺ
Georgia O'Keeffe by Georgia O'Keeffe( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This documentary portrays the legendary painter as she candidly reveals her warmth, humor, and practical wisdom. For the first time on camera, O'Keeffe openly discusses her work and inspirations taken from the haunting mountain deserts of New Mexico
Jerome Robbins : something to dance about( Visual )

4 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No other creative figure of the latter twentieth century was as contradictory as Jerome Robbins, and few were as controversial. Theater producer, director, and choreographer, he was a master of the Broadway musical, transforming its possibilities with such works as West Side Story, Gypsy, and Peter Pan, and was one of the greatest ballet choreographers this country has ever produced. Robbins was a five time Tony Award winner, recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors, and one of only six directors who won the Academy Award for Best Director for a film debut. This documentary features excerpts from his personal journals, archival performance footage, and never-before-seen rehearsal recordings, as well as interviews with Robbins himself and over forty witnesses to his extraordinary life and career
 
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Lady day : the many faces of Billie Holiday
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