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The Second Life of Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow

Refusing to accept that he has become redundant when his job is automated, Platow, a 57-year-old railway crossing guard, embarks on a new life rebelling against the path laid out by society. Pretending to be his son, he enrolls in a training course and starts to live a second youth.

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Parlamentarians in the GDR

This documentary profiles four members of parliament: mining foreman Adolf Kriesche, farmer Susanne Häber, arc welder Andreas Uhlig, and former East Berlin mayor Herbert Fechner. Although balancing their full-time jobs with their civil service can be a challenge, each of them has specific reasons that inspired them to become part of the People's...