The chemist Dr. Hans Scholz lives through a tortuous political transformation and maturation process. Eventually, he adopts political neutrality and closes his eyes to the fact that the poison being produced in his factory is being used in the extermination camps.
A selection of ten Super-8 films made between 1983 and 1989 by young East German artists, musicians, performers and writers, who produced their films outside official channels.
A documentary about the ship "Wilhelm Pieck," which was used for training future sailors.
Thirteen-year-old Janni struggles to feel accepted because her physical development lags behind that of the other girls her age.
This short film, made on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the Reformation, presents the historical event in relation to the class struggle, in keeping with the East German view of history.
Rudi Prange intends to have a fresh beginning once he is released from prison, and he’s off to a good start with a new job at a transportation company. Yet, despite his good intentions, Rudi is pulled into a smuggling incident by a colleague.
A 5-DVD set with five masterworks from revolutionary Cuba. Beautifully restored with new English subtitles and directed by three legendary filmmakers – Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Julio García Espinosa and Humberto Solás – they reveal a cinema unavailable to most people in the USA.