• William Kentridge - South Africa, the revolution and the art

    William Kentridge is South Africa's most famous artist: white, Jewish, and with a playful artistic temperament. Yet in his work, he has engaged like no other artist in an intensive confrontation with the strife that has torn his country apart, and wi[…]
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  • Eight Kids and Happy

    Monika und Paul Adler have embarked upon an adventure: they are raising a large family. The parents of eight children between the ages of 3 and 16, they say about themselves: “We are just like any other family - except that we have more children.” […]
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  • Reassessing Modernism (AT)

    For centuries, Europeans have celebrated the fine arts as being among our key cultural assets. In the broadest sense, art that is regarded as historically relevant is that produced either in Europe or on other continents whose cultures are both proxi[…]
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In production

  • Legendary Grand Hotels (4 x 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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  • México (3 x 45 min.)

    Mi Amor

    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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  • Zsa Zsa Gabor

    Zsa Gabor was an actress, a beauty queen, but first and foremost a star – one who ascended into Hollywood Heaven less through her professional achievements than through the skillful staging of her own persona. To be sure, the native of Hungary […]
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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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  • Groping Prohibited!

    In July of 2016, the German Bundestag strengthened the laws concerning sexual offenses. For the first time, sexual harassment was incorporated into the criminal code. So-called "groping" is now criminally punishable. Previously, an offender accused o[…]
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  • “I'm In the Wrong Body”

    “For a long time, I was unhappy, and I wondered all the time what could be wrong. You don't think about your sex, you're just born like that, and at first, you think, that's the way it is.” Renè Hauschke is 16 years old, came out as tran[…]
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  • Stadt-Land-Flucht

    Immer mehr Menschen ziehen weltweit in die Städte. 2050 werden 70% der Weltbevölkerung in Städten wohnen. Auch im Südwesten Deutschlands ist dies klarer Trend. Die Stadt Mainz zum Beispiel verzeichnet einen jährlichen Anstieg[…]
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