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Käthe Kollwitz: Images of a Life

Käthe Kollwitz (Jutta Wachowiak) is 47 years old and already a well-established artist in Germany and abroad when Peter, her youngest son, volunteers to join the German army in WWI and gets killed two weeks later. This painful tragedy changes Kollwitz’s life and art forever. She becomes a radical pacifist; in her art she reflects on her son and...

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Martha Bieder, born in 1910 in Berlin, is the last rubble-woman in Rummelsburg. Every day, rain or shine, she stands at the conveyor belt of an excavation plant – as she has for decades – sorting through rubble. After a retirement party thrown for her by her male colleagues, she tells stories from her difficult but...