On a lonely homestead lives potter and musician Kristian Körting, who describes himself as "a musician from birth on" and "a musician searching for true sound." His love for music is the motivation for making his own organ.
A film portrait of one of DEFA's best-known directors.
This collection of documentaries tells the story of the Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin, a central location for the city’s mixture of cultural, leisurely, war, occupation and political histories.
The film provides an unusual potrait of the great humanist, doctor, Protestant theologist and philosopher Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965).
This documentary depicts all facets of life on the beautiful Baltic Sea peninsula of Darß. The film highlights local pride and attempts to preserve the region's unique marsh landscape and old professions and traditions, such as thatched roofs.
In 1957, Dawid Rubinowicz's journal was found in a small village in Poland. He was 12 years old when he began secretly writing in 1940 and his diary ends abruptly in June 1942, when Dawid and his family were killed in the Treblinka extermination camp.
This short documentary reports on the West African country of Guinea, which had gained independence from France a decade earlier and become a socialist state.
A documentary about the structure and content of vocational schools in the GDR. The film depicts various types of educational opportunities and the goals of each different job training program.
This film documents the well-known story of Anne Frank, whose family hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Eventually caught, Frank was sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she later died.
In 1992, shortly after a series of racist murders and attacks against immigrants in former East Germany, posters throughout the country began featuring the smiling face of Sam Meffire, a young Afro-German police officer in the formerly East German state of Saxony.