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Absolut Medien GmbH

Overview
Works: 295 works in 344 publications in 6 languages and 1,424 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Experimental films  Historical films  Short films  Melodrama  Fiction 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Producer, Author
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Absolut Medien GmbH
Berlin is in Germany by Hannes Stöhr( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in German and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Imprisoned during the East German regime in Gefängnis Brandenburg, Martin Schulz is released 11 years later, in 2000, into a new outside world that the former East German citizen only knew from television. He attempts to adjust to life in unified Berlin. He meets old friends and his wife -- who now lives with his son, whom he has never met, and another man
Nachrichten aus der ideologischen Antike : Marx - Eisenstein - Das Kapital by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

3 editions published in 2008 in German and held by 101 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
2 oder 3 Dinge, die ich von ihm weiss die Gegenwart der Vergangenheit in einer deutschen Familie( Visual )

3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Family drama and historical truth collide in this film about the painful legacy cast by Hanns Ludin, a prominent Nazi executed for war crimes in 1947. In this astonishing documentary, Hanns Ludin's son, filmmaker Malte Ludin, breaks sixty years of silence and repression, investigating his father's dark deeds and interviewing his still-denying sisters. The film is an intimate look at the descendants of a Nazi perpetrator, most of whom refuse to accept the history of their family and of Nazi Germany more generally"--National Center for Jewish Film
Harun Farocki filme, 1967-2005 by Harun Farocki( Visual )

7 editions published in 2009 in German and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of twenty documentary films by German director and artist Harun Farocki
Berlin Babylon( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in German and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presented as the opening film of the 2001 Internationalen Filmfestspielen Berlin, this documentary shows the razing of structures damaged during wartime and explains the planning, design, and building of the new city center including the German Historical Museum, Potsdamer Platz, the Jewish Museum, Lehrter Central Station, the Reichstag Dome, and the Academy of Arts. Conversations with architects, politicians, city planners, and construction workers give a detailed definition of the entire scope of the project
Joris Ivens weltenfilmer : filme 1912 bis 1988( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Films from Dutch avant-garde documentary filmmaker Joris Ivens
Dealer by Thomas Arsoci( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in German and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Can is a small-time drug dealer in a Turkish "guest worker" community in Berlin. He is not happy with his situation, constantly trying to reconcile the irreconcilable elements in his life: drugs, family, street violence and love. When his boss Hakan promises to make him a bar manager, his hopes are raised, but then Hakan is killed and Can is eventually arrested and condemned to four years in prison
Jahrestage by Uwe Johnson( Visual )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2010 in German and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Gesine Cresspahl, who lives in New York as an emigrant from East Germany. Through the eyes of her eleven years old daughter and through articles and headlines from the NY Times we can follow the life in NY. Asked by her daughter, Gesine tells the story of her life beginning just before World War Two until 1967/1968. During the Kristalnacht, her mother kills herself. Her father spies for the British Army. After the war, the East German secret police (Stasi) put pressure on Gesine and her boyfriend to carry our certain orders they didn't want to. Eventually, she flees to West Germany and then to the US
Divided heaven = Der geteilte himmel by Konrad Wolf( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A woman in a big East German town suffers from injustice and suspicion when her fiancé runs away to the West, but is redeemed by an old and wise Party member
Europäische Visionen : 25 Regisseure. 25 Filme = = Visions of Europe : 25 directors, 25 countries( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in Multiple languages and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of 25 short films directed by notable European filmmakers
Theorie der Erzählung : Frankfurter Poetikvorlesungen 2012 by Alexander Kluge( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in German and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Germaine Dulac : drei Filme der französischen Stummfilm-Pionierin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La souriante Madame Beudet: A study in domestic conflicts, this portrays the life and dreams of a housewife in a small town who is married to a repulsive businessman
Komm, süsser Tod by Wolfgang Murnberger( Visual )

3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thrown off the police force, former detective Brenner works as an ambulance driver in Vienna. He and the other drivers try to outwit another ambulance service to get more business. When a favorite nurse is brutally murdered, Brenner and others set out to track down the killer
Ich bin keiner von uns : Filme, Porträts, Interviews by Hans Magnus Enzensberger( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in German and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Television programs and films which are associated with Hans Magnus Enzensberger, either as a creator or as a subject
Four American composers : John Cage, Robert Ashley, Meredith Monk, Philip Glass ; das völlige Gegenteil gewöhnlicher Fernseh-Interviews( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It makes sense that an offbeat director such as Peter Greenaway (The Cook, The Thief, His Wife & Her Lover, Prospero's Books) would be attracted to a project such as 4 American Composers, a 1983 British television special profiling John Cage, Meredith Monk, Philip Glass, and Robert Ashley, four American musical artists who haven't been content simply to entertain, but feel compelled to "push the envelope" of music
Kleine Freiheit = A little bit of freedom( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in German and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Baran is a young Kurd living illegally in Hamburg after his asylum application is rejected. He meets seventeen-year old Chernor, also an illegal and stateless immigrant. The two become friends, struggling to survive in Altona, the immigrant neighborhood which is also home to the Reeperbahn red light district
Aprilkinder by Zero Film( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in Kurdish and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of a Kurdish family in Hamburg. The brothers Cem and Mehmet live with their sister Dilan and their immigrant parents in Germany. Mehmet drifts off into the world of crime while Cem works in a meat factory and falls in love with a German prostitute before obeying his father's will and marrying a relative from his faraway Kurdish village. The "Aprilchildren" are the descendants of a generation torn between two worlds: they have lost their former native country, its traditions and its values, but are still alienated in their new country
Jugend ohne Gott by Michael Knof( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A teacher in a fascist state is drawn into an investigation of the murder of one of his students
Thomas Brasch : Filme : Engel aus Eisen, Domino, Mercedes, Der Passagier( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in German and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thomas Brasch was a writer and translator, and also a filmmaker. In 1967/1968 he studied at the Academy of Film and Television in Babelsberg, but was expelled for distributing leaflets against the invasion of the Warsaw-Pact countries in Czechoslovakia and sentenced to prison. He left the GDR in 1976 with his sons. His sons later died, resulting him to emerge as a writer for the 1981 films Iron Angel, Domino, Mercedes (Brasch's 1985 eponymous piece adapted for the Dutch television) and The Passenger : Welcome to Germany, with Tony Curtis in the lead role. The 'Iron Angel' and 'The Passenger' were the only German competition entries invited to the film festival in Cannes
DIE ABENTEURER DER MODERNEN KUNST by Pauline Gaillard( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Europäische Visionen : 25 Regisseure. 25 Filme = = Visions of Europe : 25 directors, 25 countriesThomas Brasch : Filme : Engel aus Eisen, Domino, Mercedes, Der Passagier