Kultur International Films
Most widely held works about Kultur International Films
Most widely held works by Kultur International Films
King Lear ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 1,493 libraries worldwide
Presents William Shakespeare's play about a foolish king who divides his realm between two ungrateful daughters.
Martha Graham in performance ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1957 and 2002 in English and held by 817 libraries worldwide
"A Dancer's World" takes the viewer inside a rehearsal session of Martha Graham's dance company, "Night journey" is a retelling of the ancient Greek tale of Oedipus, and "Appalachian Spring" is the story of a young pioneer couple set to the music of Aaron Copland.
The pirates of Penzance ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in English and held by 672 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.
Art of the Western world ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 638 libraries worldwide
An introduction to and study of artistic masterpieces from the Western world. Interpretation and commentary by art historians emphasize the significance of each work and its relationship to art movements, art theory and the social environment.
Lady day the many faces of Billie Holiday ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 630 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.
Dalí ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 605 libraries worldwide
A documentary on Salvador Dali's life and art, featuring interviews with Dali and his friends and colleagues.
Swan lake ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 604 libraries worldwide
Host Gene Kelly introduces viewers to this production of Tchaikovsky's Swan Lake, performed by the Bolshoi Ballet, as choreographed by Yuri Grigorovich.
Drawing the line a portrait of Keith Haring ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 597 libraries worldwide
Keith Haring was an artist who graduated from graffiti to being hailed as the successor to Warhol and Lichtenstein. He attempted to break the boundaries between the old and the new, while incorporating social issues into his work. Haring died of AIDS in February, 1990, at the age of 31.
Baryshnikov by Tharp ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 584 libraries worldwide
Mikhail Baryshnikov discusses dance and performs in three ballets choreographed by Twyla Tharp.
Война и мир ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1982 in Russian and English and held by 576 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.
Hal Holbrook in Mark Twain tonight ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 571 libraries worldwide
Hal Holbrook's landmark one-man show is most startling in the freshness of Twain's stinging commentary on politics, the art of lying, religion, partriotism, slavery and man's notion that he is the Creator's pet.
The nutcracker ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 566 libraries worldwide
The chief attraction of this 1968 adaptation is Rudolf Nureyev, who had defected to the West in 1961. This is his adaptation of the work, and the dancing is very classical, the costumes sumptuous, and the orchestra sparkling. The production made ballerina Merle Park a star. At a Christmas party, Clara is presented with the elegant Nutcracker prince by her doting godfather, Herr Drosselmeyer. The Nutcracker is broken and Clara is devastated. That night, Clara dreams about the Nutcracker prince: he comes to life, fights off a Rat King and his minions, and takes her to his kingdom.
For colored girls who have considered suicide, when the rainbow is enuf ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1982 and 2002 in English and held by 518 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.
The adventure of photography 150 years of the photographic image ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and held by 518 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.
Ballet class for beginners ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and held by 508 libraries worldwide
Want to learn the difference between a tutu and a plie? This instructional video is a guide to ballet basics, taking the beginning dance student through the principal techniques and vocabulary of classical ballet, with the emphasis on posture, placement, and movement potential.
Johann Sebastian Bach [a concise biography and musical overview ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Presents biography of the famous Baroque composer. Contains extensive excerpts from many of his works. Includes many original Bach manuscripts.
The face Jesus in art ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 491 libraries worldwide
Trace the different ways in which Jesus has been represented in art by people throughout history and around the world from the early 3rd century to the present.
La Bohème ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in Italian and held by 483 libraries worldwide
Puccini's bittersweet tale of high-spirited bohemians and doomed love.
Latin dancing for beginners with Teresa Mason ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 465 libraries worldwide
Features five basic steps for meringue, paso doble, tango, bolero and mambo and gives style tips on leading and following for each dance.
Giselle ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 457 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Giselle, a peasant girl, who goes mad and dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her beloved is a nobleman betrothed to another. Her spirit becomes one of the Wilis, the lost souls of young women who died betrayed in love.
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