Vacation in Sylt is a black and white compilation film about Heinz Reinefarth, a Nazi Party member, high SS police leader of Warthe, and later mayor (1951-1964) of Westerland/Sylt.
With his hidden Leica camera, amateur photographer Walter Ballhause (1911-1991) documented the lives of unemployed workers in Hanover and the rise of the Nazis during the Great Depression. His striking black and white photos were subsequently forgotten and only rediscovered in the 1970s.
A story spanning three generations, from 1871 to 1945. When Gustav Wengler, a farmer’s son, returns from the Franco-German war in 1871, he goes to work for a precision mechanics and optical company, where he soon becomes a master craftsman.
Martin and his friend Kathrin find their youth abruptly ended in March 1920, when their village is drawn into the events surrounding the reactionary Kapp Putsch.
Ten days in the life of socialist politician Clara Zetkin. In August 1932, she is summoned from Archangelskoje near Moskow to open the new legislative session because at seventy-five, she is the oldest representative in the German Reichstag.
This documentary, made in honor of the the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Germany from Hitler's fascism, records a chronological account of the final 128 days of World War II in Europe.
This documentary presents the history of twentieth-century Germany from an East German ideological perspective, focusing especially on the causes and political background of both World Wars.
It is the year 1935: After being released from a concentration camp, Arnold remains working for the resistance movement in Hamburg. He has mixed feelings about his new contact agent; he almost envies the man's self-confidence, but cannot help mistrusting him.