Nangula Gideon and Nangula Cornelius, two Namibian women in their early twenties, spent their childhood together in exile in East Germany.
Born in 1889, Albert Linnecke has been a teacher in the rural village of Rindtorf for 34 years. After serving in WWI, he begins to chronicle the events of the village in his diary.
Neidhardt von Gneisenau was a major initiator of Prussian reform after playing an important role in Napolean's defeat at Waterloo. This documentary is based on historical documents, personal notes, paintings and sketches and also incorporates re-enacted scenes from Gneisenau's life.
In 1996, the FBI captured the American domestic terrorist and former mathematics professor and anarchist author Ted Kaczynski, the Unabomber, who understood himself to be battling the increasing technolog,ization of the world.
An old gas plant has been torn down to make room for the new Thälmann Park residential district in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. This documentary reports on the entire construction process from the initial planning stage to opening of the new community.
The penultimate film in the Wittstock documentary series returns to Wittstock shortly after German reunification.
Every four years, East Germany’s Ministry of Culture and Artists’ Union hosted a National Art Exhibition in Dresden. From 1946 to 1987-88, ten National Art Exhibitions took place in Dresden, presenting an official selection of artistic works.
During the summer of 1989, large numbers of East Germans emigrated illegally via Hungary.
In this short, East German photographer Gundula Schulze (b. 1954) vividly explains her creative process and talks about her desire to and concerns about capturing the whole personality of the women in her work.
A portrait of the Spanish painter and graphic artist Nuria Quevedo. The daughter of Spanish immigrants, Quevedo came to East Germany as a teenager in 1952. Her longing for her childhood home never left her.