Category: Completed

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: 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.…

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…

Production: Completed / Completion: 2015

„We won’t come with Kalashnikovs, we will come with money.“ This quote from the Russian president Vladimir Putin is more than a pretty bon mot. Russian investors have invested billions in London, state-owned enterprises and oligarchs have put…

Production: Completed / Completion: 2015

The documentary “Who helps me to die?” for the ARD touches sensitive issues: Is it acceptable to want to die? Is active euthanasia – under certain circumstances – justifiable? The film accompanies people during the last months of…

Production: Completed / Completion: 2015

When cleaning up their family’s garden house Jörg Philipp and Detlef Mattis discover a securely closed box with personal documents of their grandfather Julius Schimann, whom they’ve never met personally. Amongst the many pictures they find some which…