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Edition Filmmuseum (Firm)

Overview
Works: 158 works in 229 publications in 3 languages and 1,360 library holdings
Genres: Short films  Drama  Experimental films  Silent films  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  History  Documentary-style films  Biographies  Biographical films 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Edition Filmmuseum (Firm)
Screening the poor 1888-1914 : Lichtspiele und Soziale Frage( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in German and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... illustrates in seven chapters how the Social Question was negotiated in magic lantern slide sets and early films. The forgotten medium of the magic lantern arises anew on the electronic screen: the "ensemble illuminago" presents Victorian magic lantern shows in live musical performance. As was customary a century ago, the films are accompanied with music: piano and violin underscore the moods that find visual expression in the films."--Edition filmmuseum website
Abschied von gestern & Gelegenheitsarbeit einer Sklavin by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gelegenheitsarbeit einer Sklavin: Roswitha Bronski is a married mother of three at the center of the protest movement. She finds her plans for social change are easier to realize outside family life
Deutschland im Herbst & Die Patriotin by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feature films and four shorts created by the noted German producer and director Alexander Kluge
Die freudlose Gasse by G. W Pabst( Visual )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in German and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Drama about the hunger and passion of the people living under the distorted conditions of inflation-ridden, post-World-War-I Vienna
Ėntuziazm : simfonii︠a︡ Donʹbassa( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in Russian and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vertov's first sound film. This lyrical documentary celebrates the enthusiasm with which the peasants and miners of the Donets Basin in Russia fulfilled their first five-year plan quotas following the October Revolution. The film is noted for its innovative use of sound in synchronization as well as in counterpoint, and for its interesting cinematic effects, such as multiple superimpositions
Shestai︠a︡ chastʹ mira( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in Russian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shestai︠a︡ chastʹ mira: A "state of the USSR report", an extraordinary compilation of images from throughout the Soviet Union that chronicles the spread of the Bolshevik Revolution as well as the technological changes affecting the lives of Soviet citizens. Constructed like a piece of music (a contrapuntal structure, recurring themes, crescendos and diminuendos, prestos and lentos, etc.)"--Seagullfilms.com (viewed Aug. 11, 2010)
Die Macht der Gefühle & Serpentine Gallery program by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serpentine Gallery Program: A collection of short experimental films created by Alexander Kluge
Hamlet by Svend Gade( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in German and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This Hamlet remains one of the least known partly because the title role is played by a woman and the plot also borrows from Danish legends and a German play. For reasons of state the heiress to the throne has been brought up as a boy, and she has conceived a hopeless passion for Horatio
Der Angriff der Gegenwart auf die übrige Zeit & Vermischte Nachrichten by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vermischte Nachrichten: This drama strings together vignettes of events taken from everyday newspaper headlines. Germans are shown in their reactions to World War II, minorities, and the elderly. A side plot follows a meeting between former West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt and East German leader Erich Honecker
Die Artisten in der Zirkuskuppel: ratlos & Die unbezähmbare Leni Peickert by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Like her father before her, the circus director Leni Peickert wants to show off high-class artistic performances. Yet she still feels naturalness to be her ideal. Her innovations cause the business to declare bankruptcy. Circus and revolution are radical forms of self-realization. Leni Peickert and her elephants try hard ... [back of container]
Berlin, die Sinfonie der Großstadt ; & Melodie der Welt( Visual )

3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"With Berlin, die Sinfonie der Großstadt, Walther Ruttmann directed the landmark film of the 1920s symphonic cityscapes, with Melodie der Welt he shot the first German sound feature. This 2-disc DVD set presents both these classics in newly restored versions and adds all the surviving short films he directed between 1921 and 1931. Ruttmann's innovative experimentations in movement, color and sound confirm his status as a pioneer of modern media art."--Container
Die "Oberhausener" Provokation der Wirklichkeit( Visual )

3 editions published in 2012 in German and English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1962, the proclamation of the Oberhausen Manifesto marked the beginning of the New German Film. This 2-dsc DVD seht presents 19 short films from 1958-1964 produced, directed, photopgraphed or edited by one or more of the filmmakers who signed the manifesto."--provided by publisher
Der große Verhau & Willi Tobler und der Untergang der 6. Flotte by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Willi Tobler: Willi endeavors to survive in a world where nihilstic galactic battles rage by taking a job at the center of power. But it's the wrong side that he takes in this civil war
In Gefahr und grösster Not bringt der Mittelweg den Tod & Der starke Ferdinand( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Gefahr und grösster Not bringt der Mittelweg den Tod: A female prostitute and thief makes her way through Frankfurt am Main with a female GDR spy in 1974 during carnival time
Eika Katappa & Der Tod der Maria Malibran by Werner Schroeter( Visual )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eika Katappa: A collage of dramatic scenes, some exaggerated to comic effect, with asynchronous sound from well known classic, operatic, and rock and roll music - with different approaches to love, suffering, and death
Nerven by Robert Reinert( Visual )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Writer, producer, director Robert Reinert tries to capture the nervous epidemic caused by war and misery which drives people mad. His portrait of the life in 1919 Germany, filmed on location in Munich, describes the cases of different people from all levels of society. Factory owner Roloff loses his mind in view of catastrophes and social disturbances. Teacher John is the hero of the masses. Marja turns into a radical revolutionary. Using different fragments the Munich Film Museum was able to reconstruct this forgotten German classic; a unique historical document and a precursor of the 1920s expressionist cinema
Krieg und Frieden ; & Der Kandidat( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krieg und Frieden (War and peace): Documentary and film collage examining the short-range missile crisis at the peak of the Cold War, when neutron bombs could have potentially annihilated Central Europe. Includes fictive episodes at the end promoting an anti-nuclear, pro-peace message ("Space Talk," "Atom Bunker," and "Kill Your Sister"). Documentary footage of Chancellors Helmut Kohl and Helmut Schmidt in action, along with various European and American leaders highlight the urgent issues of the day
Im Rausch der Arbeit & Abschied von der sicheren Seite des Lebens( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

''High on Work: We have left a heroic and post-heroic industrial age behind us. Farewell to an era when work was still abundant. Yet the adage still holds: Only work makes life real (Marx). The turbulent zones of globalization, in the cafeteria of Brecht's theater, Helge Schneider as an unemployed woman in Spain, "working to pieces" in the concentration camps"--Container
Der Eiffelturm, King Kong und die weiße Frau & Mann ohne Kopf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mann ohne Kopf: Ballads and murder ballads are elemental narrative styles that are the precursor to the cinema. They relate destinies and emotion
Krieg ist das Ende aller Pläne ; & Woher wir kommen, wohin wir gehen( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"War is the end of all plans: War is characterized by the fact that it breaches all barriers. In his book, "On War," Carl von Clausewitz describes how war dreams of its own "omnipotence." Actually, it can never be omnipotent because it is full of all the probabilities we find in real life which continually disrupt its almighty power. In the end, it is just those probabilities which devour the power of war itself but which are as ill-suited to put an end to war as a peace agreement"--Container
 
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