Visits to three towns in the GDR (Torgau, Görzig and Guben) provide the opportunity to discuss their economic, social, cultural and industrial development in recent decades. These representative examples demonstrate the positive changes which have taken place since 1945.
This report on Thuringia covers its history and beautiful landscape as well as the region's multifaceted industrial sectors and agricultural and forestry production facilities.
Herbert and Günther are friends but also skiing rivals. Last year, Herbert received a pair of high-quality "golden snowshoe" skis from the state as a prize. This year, however, Günther is the favorite in spite of his normal skiing gear because he has trained harder.
One of the first works by acclaimed (East) German documentary director Volker Koepp, this portrait of filmmaker Slatan Dudow (1903-1963) follows his life and work in exile, painting a detailed picture of the Marxist artist.
The King and Queen plan an opulent feast to celebrate the birth of their long-awaited child. They invite not only the members of the court, but also the fairies, so that they may bestow wealth and virtue on the Princess. But there are thirteen fairies and only twelve golden plates – so the king i
The beautiful child Sleeping Beauty is cursed by an evil fairy and falls asleep for 100 years. She does not awake until a prince comes through a thick hedge to rescue her. The couple gets married and lives happily ever after.
October 1989: While thousands of East Germans have left the country for West Germany or taken to the streets to protest the political situation in the country, the official press ignores the upheaval and only covers the heroic successes represented in celebrating the 40th anniversary of the GDR.
Chile 1985: The repression of the Chilean people by the Pinochet dictatorship and the resistance of the people.
Once upon a time, there was a beautiful and haughty queen who had a magic mirror. She would ask it, "Mirror, Mirror, on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?" And as long as the mirror answered, "You, Queen, are the fairest here," she was content.
Snow White and Rose Red live on the outskirts of a deep forest. In this forest there is a cave, where the greedy dwarf Mouldy Beard hoards the mountain's treasures. The girls tell the two princes of this, who decide to challenge the evil spirit of the mountain.