Production: General / Completion: 2018

For decades and centuries Jews and gentiles lived side by side in the villages and cities of Central Germany. Their relations were characterized by medieval pogroms and marginalization, but also by long periods of peaceful and beneficial community…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2018

The town of Hainichen in Saxony. In June 1945 the automobile manufacturer Hans Rasmussen is routed out of bed, arrested and brought to Silesia to a so-called special camp of the Soviet NKVD. He dies little later at…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2018

According to statements by the union Germany currently has a shortage of 80.000 nurses. Chronical overcrowding and lacking support of staff members facilitate trends of turning a blind eye to assault or even a serial killing, as a…

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Production: Premiere / Completion: 2018

The final round of debates on the future of the much disputed gas pipeline “Nord-Stream 2” has begun. Whether a European consortium, led by the Russian state-owned company Gazprom, will be able to build another pipeline through the…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2017

A refugee aid worker and a member of the right wing party AfD: Elvira Ploß and Heiko Müller live in Dresden and are both critical contemporaries. However, they have drawn completely different conclusions from their life experiences. What…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2017

How are 150,000 DM made to one hundred million Dollars? How is a formerly publicly owned company made to an American start-up company? The documentary tells the moving stories of the Rizma factories in Eisfeld and of an…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2017

… you learn that a relative of yours is said to have been a member of the SS during World War II and – even worse – to have worked in a concentration camp as a guard? A…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2016

“The Nazis were all in the West” – this was (and is still) a popular opinion on the whereabouts of Nazi perpetrators and followers after the Second World War. But – were really all Nazis of the GDR…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2016

In 1983 Manfred Rosengarten from San Francisco writes a letter to his former class mate in Themar about his homesickness. After the expulsion by the Nazis he had found a new home in the USA. Soon after the…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2016

Dresden’s Albertstadt was once one of the largest closed military cities of Europe. The film shows how it transformed after the peaceful revolution into a popular urban district for start-ups, service providers and culture projects. From 1877 on…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2016

Harald Scholz grows up without parents in Freital, not far from Dresden: His father completely disappears in 1951 – allegedly kidnapped by Russians. His mother, 25-year-old Jutta Scholz, is arrested for espionage when she is pregnant with Harald.…

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2016

It is the oldest German prison in use, and it is located right in the center of the Saxonian town: the prison of Waldheim. Mockers say: it is its center. The site with its own church and several…

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