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Lorber HT Digital

Works: 74 works in 153 publications in 6 languages and 8,021 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Drama  History  Interviews  Romance films  Art  Documentary television programs  Musical films  Film adaptations 
Roles: Distributor, Producer
Classifications: PN1997.2, E
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Most widely held works by Lorber HT Digital
Så̊ som i himmelen = As it is in heaven by Kay Pollak( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Swedish and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of the Prophet, a man is called to lead his small religious sect as they anxiously await the end of the world they were promised
Theater of war( Visual )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 422 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from Nazi Germany, subsequent exile, testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee, and his eventual return to the country where the play was first staged. Along with backstage scenes and discussion by theatre notables such as Tony Kushner and Streep's costar Kevin Kline, the documentary seeks to depict the history and inspirations underlying the play's themes
Hair : let the sun shine in by Pola Rapaport( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary film celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Broadway debut of 'Hair'. Interviews of the original cast, crew, and creators discussing the cultural influences and impact of the play are accompanied by archival footage of the early stage performances. The camera also captures casting and rehearsals of the 40th anniversary stage production
The gates by Christo( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Starting with an original attempt in 1979, this film documents the ambitions, planning, and ultimate achievement of Christo's project to install a series of cloth-hung gates in Central Park. The film follows the artists Christo and Jeanne Claude and they navigate through various meetings, arguments, facing an opposing host of city officials, private representatives, artists, and citizens. Over 20 years later the artists fulfill their hope of creating a shared artwork for the community, the camera capturing the ultimate result and public reactions
Art of faith by John Mccarthy( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reveals "outstanding examples of the art and architecture of Judaism, Christianity and Islam ... filmed in twenty-seven key locations in eighteen countries"--Container
Living goddess( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in Nepali and English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
Kim Chŏngilia = Kimjongilia, the flower of Kim Jong Il( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This film reveals the extraordinary stories, told by survivors of North Korea's vast prison camps, of deadly famine, and of every kind of repression. Their experiences are interspersed with archival footage of North Korean propaganda films and original scenes that illuminate the contours of daily life for a people whose every action is monitored, and whose every thought could bring official retribution."--Container
Protagonist( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A riveting and provocative documentary that explores the psychological transformation of the modern character. Inspired by Greek drama, Academy Award-winning director Jessica Yu weaves together the stories of four men consumed by personal odysseys - a notorious former German terrorist, an evangelical minister who comes out of the closet, a bank robber turned journalist, and a kung-fu fanatic who becomes a stay-at-home dad and author"--Container
The family album by Alan Berliner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing a vast collection of home movies found at flea markets and yard sales, as well as oral histories and family recordings from the 1920s to the 1950s, the filmmaker weaves together a remarkable and emotionally electrifying portrait of the changing face of the American family. These authentic artifacts of American history and culture are edited together to illustrate the entire cycle of life from birth to death, from childhood to adulthood, to provide a moving experience of the universal drama of family life during the first half of the twentieth century
Intimate stranger by Alan Berliner( Visual )

3 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"You've probably never heard of Joseph Cassuto, but by the end of this film you may think that he was the most elusive, fascinating and baffling man to have ever lived. Cassuto is filmmaker Alan Berliner's maternal grandfather, a Palestinian Jew who was a cotton buyer for the Japanese in Egypt prior to World War II. With Hitler's armies just miles away from Alexandria, Cassuto's family is split in half. They reunite in New York after the war, but Cassuto is restless there. He moves to Japan to spend eleven months of the year, virtually abandoning his wife and children in the U.S. while he pursues his business interests and a life-long love affair with Japanese culture. Seventeen years after his death, his grandson has constructed a poetic and emotional jigsaw puzzle out of the voluminous memorabilia of his grandfather's life story. What emerges is a curious legacy -- admiration and love from Cassuto's Japanese business associates; resentment from his family. Depending on who you ask, Cassuto was either a romantic adventurer or a shirker of family responsibility; a man at the center of historic events or a nobody."--Director's Website
The Tibetan Book of the Dead by Karma-gliṅ-pa( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ancient source of strength and guidance. Remains an essential teaching originating in the spiritual cultures of the Himalayas. Reveals the history and examines its traditional use in northern India, as well as its acceptance in Western hospices. Follows an old lama and his novice monk as they guide a Himalayan villager into the afterlife. The soul's 49-day journey towards rebirth is envisioned through actual photography of rarely seen Buddhist rituals
Through the Eastern gate by Mironel de Wilde( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the aspirations, practices, and beliefs of three young Westerners living in Turkey and India. They have left conventional westernized lifestyles, instead dedicating themselves to three different Eastern spiritual traditions
La France by Serge Bozon( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in French and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French farm girl Camille is awaiting news of her husband, who is fighting at the front. After she receives an enigmatic letter ending their relationship, she dresses up as a boy and joins a wandering regiment in search of her estranged love. Skirting the edges of battlefields, the platoon haunts the screen like shell-shocked specters, awakening for four uncannily beautiful musical numbers played on homemade string instruments
The American ruling class( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 193 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the more unusual films to come out of America in recent years. The form is a 'dramatic-documentary-musical' and the content is our country's most taboo topic: class, power, and privilege in our supposedly democratic society
Workingman's death by Michael Glawogger( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in Chinese and English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentaire sur les conditions dangereuses de travailleurs à travers le monde. [SDM]
Beyond belief( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Home use only
The atheism tapes by Jonathan Miller( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In these off-the-record interviews, playwright, filmmaker and self-described atheist Jonathan Miller filmed conversations with six of today's leading men of letters and science ..."--Container
Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in an anonymous corner of suburbia, this contemporary adaptation of Ibsen's play is a shattering exploration of ambition, domestic power, and gender roles. Just married, Hedda Gabler and her husband arrive at their new home where Hedda's romantic rival from the past appears. Hedda must confront her desire for a life lived beautifully and without compromise, whatever the cost
Women and spirituality : the goddess trilogy( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exploration of the history, repression and resurgence of the women's spirituality movement
Arab Labor: the complete first season( Visual )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in Hebrew and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Fall 2008, Link TV presented the U.S. broadcast premiere of the controversial hit Israeli comedy series Arab Labor (Avoda Aravit). Created by Sayed Kashua, a 32-year-old Israeli-born Palestinian journalist, Arab Labor (translated from the Hebrew "Avoda Aravit" which colloquially implies "shoddy or second-rate work") focuses on Amjad, a Palestinian journalist and Israeli citizen in search of his identity as he seeks high status in the society into which he was born but where his car is searched everyday when he drives from his neighborhood to his job at a newspaper in Jerusalem. Poking fun at the cultural divide, Kashua and his characters play on religious, cultural and political differences to daringly depict the mixed society that is Israel. This show marked a milestone on Israeli television as the first program to present Palestinian characters speaking Arabic on primetime. Arab Labor has generated great controversy between Arab and Israeli media and Link TV is premiering the program to the U.S. television audience in order to offer a fresh perspective on Israeli-Palestinian cultural friction while presenting an unbelievably entertaining show that has made an international splash.--
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