Günter Walcher, 40-years-old, is a hardworking, apolitical West German businessman caught in a moral conflict. He is offered a promotion to become the head of a division—on the condition that he find a reason to fire Zacharias, a communist and the work council chairman.
Wolfgang Schmidt is a loquacious young man who works for the state-run advertising agency. When the main office head, Huster, reassigns Schmidt to the central administration, Schmidt tries to make clear that he doesn’t want the job and things turn precarious.
A detailed reconstruction of the censorship case against the landmark Weimar-era communist film, Kuhle Wampe, or Who Owns the World? (1932).
An anthology of portraits from one of the longest-running documentary projects in film history, which has followed children who started school in August 1961 for almost five decades (the last part was released in 2007). No DEFA documentary film is as renowned as the personal accounts of
A film about children and teenagers living in an East German children’s home in Mentin, Mecklenburg in the late 1970s.
Junta bosses sing the song of anticommunism to the tune of Uncle Sam and organ music. But the forces that are going to defeat the phantom are weak.
A silhouette animated film.
This short animated agitation film expresses the hopes of the Chilean people.
This DVD compilation chronicles the year 1978 through film.
The feature film selection, Seven Freckles (dir. Hermann Zschoche), looks at youthful romance and youthful self-expression in the face of social limits and social morals as they are upheld by adults.
This poetic film combines animation and life-action to illustrate the song "Am Fenster" ("At the Window") by the popular rock band City.
In the country of Fluteland, Aische is threatened by Black Seifi, who wants to take possession of her beautiful garden. A cloud who is in love with the girl makes the ultimate sacrifice to protect her, but like love itself, the cloud proves to be immortal.