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Kairos-Film (Firm)

Overview
Works: 54 works in 92 publications in 3 languages and 1,373 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Documentary films  Short films  Experimental films  Nonfiction films  History  Internet videos  Educational films  Comedy films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kairos-Film (Firm)
Borderless : the lives of undocumented workers( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program is a docu-poem about the lives of undocumented worker and gives voice to the dreams and struggles of undocumented workers. Geraldo, a Costa Rican construction worker, and Angela, a second-generation Caribbean domestic worker, bring to life problems of labour exploitation and family separation
Deutschland im Herbst = Germany in autumn by Alf Brustellin( Visual )

4 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in German and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eleven leading filmmakers collaborated on this protest against Fascist tendencies in West Germany by reflecting on the tragic events of autumn 1977, when public official Hanns Martin Schleyer was kidnapped and murdered by the Baader-Meinhof group, whose members mysteriously died in prison. The contents of this quasi-documentary, omnibus film range from an elegiac sequence of the burial of the prisoners to newsreel clips of Rommel's cortege and a fictitious argument among TV executives about a controversial production of Antigone. In the amazing Fassbinder sequence, he interviews his mother, who had endorsed the dictatorship, then physically abuses his boyfriend. Political history and film history intersect in this dynamic film that deftly combines art and politics"--Distributor website
Abschied von gestern (Anita G.) = Yesterday girl( Visual )

3 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in German and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young German girl passes through the Berlin Wall to look for a better life in West Germany. Unfortunately her dreams elude her because she can't let go of the past. Includes two short films and a news clip from the Venice Film Festival in 1966
Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike : Marx - Eisenstein - Das Kapital by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kluge implements Sergei Eisenstein's 1920s plan to make a film of Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" through a set of collage, drama, and documentary techniques. Includes commentaries by writers including Boris Groys, Dietmar Dath, Hans Magnus Enzensberger, Peter Sloterdijk, Dietmar Dath or Sophie Rois with clips of everyday life and reenactments starring Helge Schneider
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
Der Grosse Verhau = The big mess by Alexander (Dir.) Kluge( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the year 2034, the Kruger star system is being divided up for major corporations and any company without a special license is considered a pirate
Part-time work of a domestic slave = Gelegenheitsarbeit einer Sklavin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in German and held by 59 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rosewitha Bronski is a woman trying to make her way in a hostile society. She is a wife and mother, a local abortionist, and a factory worker turned union activist. Rosewitha's life is chaotic: her children scream for attention; her demanding husband is unemployed; the factory is in the midst of relocating; and doctors don't pay their referral fees. Her story is told in a cool, episodic style that makes use of voiceover and inserts to comment on her choices
Die Artisten in der Zirkuskuppel : ratlos( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leni inherits the family circus after her father is killed while practicing a difficult act. Feeling that small-time carnivals are on their way out, she updates the show by turning it into a 'reform circus, ' which consists of socially relevant entertainment. Unfortunately, it fails to attract customers, and her circus goes bankrupt -- twice."--Container
Willi Tobler and the decline of the 6th fleet = Willi Tobler und der Untergang der 6. Flotte( Visual )

2 editions published in 2010 in German and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the midst of the Galactic Citizen's War, one man decides to get rid of all his possessions and become a Chief Admiral of a fleet, only to find that it wasn't quite what he hoped
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]
La estrategia del caracol by Sergio Cabrera( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in Spanish and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A group of tenants are forced to vacate their apartments because the city wants to renovate. The tenants solidified against the decision and triumph against the decision
Der Angriff der Gegenwart auf die übrige Zeit & Vermischte Nachrichten by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in German and held by 34 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
Der große Verhau & Willi Tobler und der Untergang der 6. Flotte by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 30 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 )

1 edition published in 2007 in German and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Der starke Ferdinand: A fundamentalist of the security forces, the chief of plant security Rieche has more proficiency in his job than his superiors permit. He needs to somehow demonstrate that his position is valuable
Deutschland im Herbst & Die Patriotin by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two feature films and four shorts created by the noted German producer and director Alexander Kluge
Alexander Kluge : Frankfurter Poetikvorlesungen 2012 : Theorie der Erzälung( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lectures by Alexander Kluge on stories, and storytelling, held the 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th of June, 2012
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
Music for films by Olga Neuwirth( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of films with music by Olga Neuwirth. Some of the films were created by the composer, some by collaborating directors or animators, some were preexisting
Yesterday girl( Visual )

4 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young German girl passes through the Berlin Wall to look for a better life in West Germany. Unfortunately her dreams elude her because she can't let go of the past. Includes two short films and a news clip from the Venice Film Festival in 1966
Früchte des Vertrauens : [Finanzkrise, Adam Smith, Keynes, Marx und wir selbst : Auf was kann man sich verlassen?] by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alexander Kluge confronts the collateral damage of the economic crisis. He deals with the opposite pole of the crisis - namely "trust": what is it that money can't buy? What cannot be bought by money at all? Why is trust a raw material which can't be bought neither by advertising nor by money? Why is trust more essential than concrete or oil? Kluge is supported by Dirk Baecker, Hannelore Hoger, Helge Schneider, Richard Sennett, Joseph Vogl and many others
 
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Borderless : the lives of undocumented workers
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