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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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If Everybody Danced How They Wanted to!

This short documentary contrasts the formal exercises of teenagers' ballroom dance lessons under the direction of teacher Karl Glöckner with the hot disco beats that reign in the dance clubs.   Lighthearted and cheerful impressions of teenage life in the GDR from the director of the Children of Golzow series.