Broadcastdates

  • Unbekanntes Mexiko - Der Norden, Zwischen Wüste und Pazifik

    Media reports about Mexico are often negative: criminality, drug cartels, Trump's plan for a wall. Yet Mexico is a modern, multifaceted country that ranges from the desert sands of the north to the dense jungles of the south. Here, people live their […]
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  • Unbekanntes Mexiko - Die Mitte, Vulkane und Kakteen

    Media reports about Mexico are often negative: criminality, drug cartels, Trump's plan for a wall. Yet Mexico is a modern, multifaceted country that ranges from the desert sands of the north to the dense jungles of the south. Here, people live their […]
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  • Unbekanntes Mexiko - Der Süden, Land der Maya

    Media reports about Mexico are often negative: criminality, drug cartels, Trump's plan for a wall. Yet Mexico is a modern, multifaceted country that ranges from the desert sands of the north to the dense jungles of the south. Here, people live their […]
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In production

  • Sigmund Jähn

    On August 26, 1978 the media of the German Democratic Republic reported something that had been kept absolutely secret until then: the first German was en route through outer space! A German cosmonaut, a native of Saxony, had orbited the Earth 125 ti[…]
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  • Legendary Grand Hotels (4 x 43/52 min.)

    1. “Hotel Adlon in Berlin” – Lorenz Adlon and his Hotel between Two Worlds 2. “Beau-Rivage in Geneva” – The Mayer Family and their Hotel of Fortune 3. “The American Colony in Jerusalem” – Anna S[…]
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  • Lonely City

    Cinematic documentary

    Eyes in the Big City „When you go to work early in the morning when you stand at the station with your worries: There the coty reveals To your asphalt clear In a human crater Millions of faces: Two foreign eyes, a quic[…]
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  • Unbekanntes Mexiko (3 x 45 min.)

    Media reports about Mexico are often negative: criminality, drug cartels, Trump's plan for a wall. Yet Mexico is a modern, multifaceted country that ranges from the desert sands of the north to the dense jungles of the south. Here, people live their […]
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  • Max Liebermann – The Path to Modernism

    Max Liebermann (1847-1935) was not only a major German Impressionist artist, but a leading pioneer of modern German painting as well. Liebermann helped to initiate a revolution in art, was a witness to the “Golden Twenties,” and experienc[…]
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  • The New Leipzig School

    Paint, Paint, Paint – Then and Now

    When it comes to painting as a medium, the Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst /Academy of Fine Arts in Leipzig has always asserted itself confidently and with great dedication against prevailing trends in art. As far as the professors here are conc[…]
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  • No Roof over Your Head

    Families without Homes

    Nearly always, homelessness affects men, the jobless, people with substance abuse problems. At least that is the image of homelessness that is anchored in many minds. Reality has long since ceased to conform to this image. In larger cities in particu[…]
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  • „Chippendales: Strip, Sex und Crime“

    In 2019, the group was 40 years old, and was filmed for the cinema by Hollywood legend Ridley Scott. Chippendales, the most successful male striptease group in the world. Celebrated as an emancipatory symbol of freedom, frowned upon as clichéd. How […]
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  • I‘m staying here until the end!

    Growing old in the countryside

    Fleetmark, a small village in Saxony-Anhalt. It is home to 600 people. There is a church, and a kindergarten. But there is no doctor, and the nearest supermarket is 5 km away. To reach the nearest hospital requires an hour-long journey by car over bu[…]
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  • THE SPINNEREI

    An Industrial Zone Makes History

    The premises are singular – not just in Germany, but throughout Europe. Historically, the Spinnerei (Spinning Works) in Leipzig was one of the most successful production sites and industrial operations for cotton. Today, it continues to make hi[…]
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  • Acht Kinder...und neun Jahre später!

    At age 4, Alva and Linnea still wore diapers; Monika Adler slept every night with three or four children in her bed; and Luise, the eldest of the 8 Adler children, was the only one to have her own – enormous – room. That was in 2010, when we accomp[…]
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  • The Hijab

    “When I was 40 years old, I decided to wear the hijab, but I never told my daughters they had to do the same. With us, it’s voluntary, it’s left to the individual.” This is a stance which is often regarded with skepticism in Germany. […]
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  • Parenting and the Dilemma of Prenatal Diagnostics

    Until the 70s, a woman who brought a disabled child into the world could expect to receive condolences. One spoke of a stroke of fate with which parents must now contend. Recent years have seen the rapid and continuing development of prenatal diagnos[…]
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  • Störfaktor Kunst (3 x 52 min.)

    The issues that preoccupy society today – whether politically or emotionally – are much the same as those that engaged previous centuries: power and capital, sex and gender roles, religion and faith. In relation to such topics, art has for many dec[…]
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