Category: General

Production: Completed / Completion: 2021

MDR 15.04. 22:40 Uhr
rbb 17.04. 17:25 Uhr
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Production: Completed / Completion: 2020

a rolling village shop in the Latvian province

Six days a week, 67-year-old Leokadija Lescika and her driver, Andris Klesa, cover more than a hundred shops. In the small villages and the many individual farmsteads, the rolling "corner shop" is often eagerly awaited. The nearest shop is often twenty kilometres away.

First broadcast: November 20, 2020 19:30 ARTE
Broadcast NDR television: March 20, 2021, 12:45 - 13:15 p.m.

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2020

Stanislav Vysotskyi is a juggler with heart and soul. Actually, the 37-year-old Ukrainian, who lives in Berlin, was supposed to perform together with 12 other artists in the current autumn show of the Krystallpalast Varieté in Leipzig. But on the day of the premiere, the news of the upcoming second lockdown reached them.

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2019

Is it permissible to commit people to psychiatric care because they pose a danger to themselves and others? Doesn't this forced admission violate the right to self-determination? And who decides on treatment against one's own will?

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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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…