Ten-year-old Ulf finds an ownerless Newfoundland dog, brings him home and names him Nepomuk. His parents are not so excited about the new addition to the family and give Nepomuk to an animal shelter.
Brasch—a legendary name that represents one of the most sensational German families.
In 1974 the Solomonic dynasty led by emperor Haile Selassie was overthrown by a Soviet-backed military junta, which established the communist People's Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
Post-war Berlin, 1946: Three small-time, oddball crooks plan the heist of their lives. They want to break into the vault of the German Traffic Credit Union to steal the weekly Reichsbahn payroll. In preparation, they rent the top floor of the building and use it to spy on the bank.
The driver of a small car is asked to tow a broken-down vehicle, but gets rather more than he expected – a whole state motorcade. The directors originally included tanks after the last cars, but had to change this ending to get the film past the censors.
For the 70th anniversary of Bertolt Brecht’s birth, international Brecht experts, including directors Giorgio Strehler, Benno Besson and Juri Ljubimov, got together for a one-week Brecht Dialog at the Berliner Ensemble on Schiffbauerdamm.
A rooster, cat, dog, and donkey are all aging and face the problem of becoming useless to society. Joining forces, they embark on a journey to wander and sing together.
This silhouette animated film tells a story drawn from the Brothers Grimm. Four aging animals – a donkey, a dog, a rooster, and a cat – are rejected by their ungrateful owners and forced to make their way on the streets.
A group of ethnic German refugees from the former eastern territories encounters hostility from the villagers of the central German territories where they now reside. Michaelis speaks for the group, but his attempts to bridge the gap between the new and old residents of the village are opposed b
During the 16th Workers' Festival in Dresden in 1976, a student group of Chilean emigrants paints a mural symbolically depicting the activity of the Unidad Popular during Salvador Allende's reign. Festival guests comment on this work.