Category: Productions

Production: Completed / Completion: 2019

For over 25 years, the BBC gave voice to the silenced people of East Germany by inviting them to secretly write in to a radio programme called Letters without Signature. Broadcast on the BBC’s German Service, the programme…

Production: Completed / Completion: 2019
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…

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…

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…

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…