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Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk

Works: 247 works in 346 publications in 6 languages and 4,913 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Nonfiction films  Drama  Personal narratives‡vJewish  Propaganda films  Unfinished films  Short films  Unedited footage  Biography 
Roles: Performer, Producer, Production personnel, Editor, prn, his, rpc, Instrumentalist, brd
Classifications: D765.2.W3, 791.4372
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Publications about Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk
Publications by Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk
Most widely held works by Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk
A Film Unfinished ( visu )
7 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Hebrew and held by 866 libraries worldwide
At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film in an East German archive was discovered. Shot by the Nazis in Warsaw in May of 1942, the film became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record of the Warsaw Ghetto. The later discovery of a long-missing reel, including multiple takes and cameramen staging scenes, complicated earlier readings of the footage. Presented is the raw footage in its entirety, falsely showing the 'good life' of Jewish urbanites. Included is an interview, and more
Sorstalanság = Fateless by Lajos Koltai( visu )
4 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in Hungarian and held by 483 libraries worldwide
During World War II, a Jewish boy from Budapest is separated from his family and sent to the Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz
Hitler's children ( visu )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
"Hitler had no children, but what about Goering, Himmler and Frank? Hitler's children introduces us to the descendants of these infamous men. Niklas Frank, son of Hans Frank and godson of Hitler, has spent his adult life vehemently speaking out against his father and the Nazi regime. And Bettina Goering, grand-niece of Hitler's second in command, Hermann Goering, lives in voluntary exile in Santa Fe. These, and many others, discuss how they have coped with the fact that their last names are equated with terror and genocide"--Container
Gerhard Richter painting by Belz Corinna( visu )
7 editions published in 2012 in English and German and held by 394 libraries worldwide
Follows Gerhard Richter both in and outside of his studio in the spring and summer of 2009 as he works on a series of large abstract paintings. Provides a fly-on-the-wall perspective of the very personal, tension-filled process of artistic creation
Die Stille nach dem Schuss = The legend of Rita by Volker Schlöndorff( visu )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in German and English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
This political thriller, set in the final years of the Cold War, recounts the struggles of a young West German woman member of a terrorist group (loosely based on the real Baader-Meinhof gang). When the group disbands, she goes into hiding with an invented identity in East Germany. She struggles with the realities of a Communist state while keeping the distant ideal of socialism
The fight ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 286 libraries worldwide
Captures the anticipation that the bout between African American heavyweight Joe Louis and his German opponent Max Schmeling generated, the events leading up to it, the impact Louis's victory had on blacks and its significance for Jews
Works for piano ; Works for flute and piano by Jonathan Harvey( file )
4 editions published in 2009 in No Linguistic Content and Undetermined and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Enth.: Nataraja [Einheitssacht.: Nataraja]. Run before lightning [Einheitssacht.: Run before lightning]. Tombeau de Messiaen [Einheitssacht.: Tombeau de Messiaen]. Vers [Einheitssacht.: Vers]. Ff [Einheitssacht.: Ff]. Homage to Cage, à Chopin (und Ligeti ist auch dabei) [Einheitssacht.: Homage to Cage, ... à Chopin (und Ligeti ist auch dabei)]. Haiku [Einheitssacht.: Haiku]. Four images after Yeats [Einheitssacht.: Images after Yeats]
Das war die DDR : eine Geschichte des anderen Deutschland ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in German and held by 219 libraries worldwide
"This ... chronicle of the German Democratic Republic (or as we called it, East Germany) features illuminating interviews complemented by rare archival materials from film, photographs, posters, caricatures, popular songs and speeches. Former citizens both prominent and unknown reflect on cultural, economic, and political developments from the founding of the GDR in 1949 to German unification in 1990 ... [Includes] the film history of events such as the suppression of the Prague Spring in 1968, the rise and fall of the Berlin Wall, economic stagnation, Stasi activity, and the popular upheavals that finally brought down the state."--Container
The decent one by Vanessa Lapa( visu )
2 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in German and English and held by 206 libraries worldwide
A 2008 article in the German magazine Der Spiegel described SS chief Heinrich Himmler as one of the most brutal mass murderers in world history, concluding that without him, the Holocaust would not have occurred. The man behind the madness is the subject of Belgian-born, Israel-based filmmaker Vanessa Lapa's documentary, a work composed entirely of archival footage, much of it consisting of photos from Himmler's own personal collection with readings from his diaries and letters
Der Petersdom = [500 years of Saint Peter's] ( visu )
2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 106 libraries worldwide
April 18th, 1506, saw the beginning of the end for the 1200-year-old St. Peter's Basilica on the Vatican Hill in Rome. On this day, under the supervision of chief architect Donato Bramante, the foundation stone was laid for a new St. Peter's Cathedral
Under the sun ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Korean and held by 102 libraries worldwide
"A rare, jaw-dropping glimpse of everyday life in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang: Zin-Mi is an adorable 8-year-old girl, who, as she prepares to join the prestigious Children's Union, participates in colorful, joyous patriotic school pageants, eats delicious evening meals at her family's well-appointed apartment, and is doted on by her attractive parents who work in model factories that regularly exceed their production targets. Sounds too good to be true? Of course it is." -- Container
Russia & the West : Putin takes control ( visu )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 55 libraries worldwide
Vladimir Putin, after eight years as President of Russia and four more as Prime Minister, is stubbornly holding onto power. He has announced his intention to return as President and declared his party the winner in parliamentary elections that are widely seen as fraudulent. In December, tens of thousands took to the streets in Moscow in the largest protests since Putin came to power. Putin began his career as a KGB officer, but when he became President, he made himself a valued ally of the West. How did he do it? And where did things go wrong with Washington and London? For the first time Putin's top colleagues--and the Western statesmen who eventually clashed with him--tell the inside story of one of the world's most powerful men. -- container
Liebte der Osten anders : Sex im geteilten Deutschland ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and held by 46 libraries worldwide
Explores the differences in views on sex and sexuality in East and West Germany during the time between the construction and demolition of the Berlin Wall
Das war die DDR : eine Geschichte des anderen Deutschland ( Book )
3 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in German and held by 45 libraries worldwide
De geschiedenis van de DDR aan de hand van zes thematische hoofdstukken
Ping Pong by Matthias Luthardt( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in German and held by 38 libraries worldwide
After his father's death, 16 year-old Paul intrudes upon a seemingly ideal family. At first his aunt rejects him but gradually gets him on her side. Paul, who is attracted to her, realizes too late that he is under her control, and is now at her mercy
Geschichte Mitteldeutschlands : das Begleitbuch zur Fernsehserie ( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in German and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Shadow of the Holy Book ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
The filmmakers expose the complicity of several of the world's most powerful multinational corporations in supporting the repressive regime of Turkmenistan and its President for Life, Saparmurat Niyazov - support that continues even after his death. In oil-rich Turkmenistan, the Ruhnama, written by Niyazov and central to the dictatorship, has been integrated into the educational system, and the larger cultural system. The film documents how this pervasive text helps and is helped by, the corporate entities who seek to profit off Turkmenistan's resources
Prometheus : musical variations on a myth by Ludwig van Beethoven( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in Italian and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Nachtgestalten ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in German and held by 31 libraries worldwide
On the night the Pope arrives in Berlin, three groups of people search for their own bit of luck in this tragic comedy: a homeless man and woman dream of spending a night in a hotel; a farmer seeks romantic love in a red light district, only to become involved with a drug addict. a man takes a boy from Angola under his wing
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Radio DDR

Leipziger Rundfunk
MDR (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk)
Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk Landesrundfunkanstalt für das Land Sachsen-Anhalt sowie für die Freistaaten Sachsen und Thüringen
Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk (Leipzig)
Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk Presse- und Öffentlichkeitsarbeit
Radio Leipzig
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