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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: 2020

How mayors from East Germany fight for the future of their municipalities

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Production: Completed / Completion: 2019
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: 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…