On a lonely homestead lives potter and musician Kristian Körting, who describes himself as "a musician from birth on" and "a musician searching for true sound." His love for music is the motivation for making his own organ.
Fifteen-year-old Klaus "Kurbel" Kambo already thinks of himself as an adult: he is big, strong, can hold a lot of rhubarb wine and has already kissed a girl.
A film portrait of one of DEFA's best-known directors.
A Saturday evening dance in the village pub is interrupted when the barn of local farmer Paul Gäbler catches on fire. The farmer himself is soon found – hanged.
This collection of documentaries tells the story of the Friedrichstadt-Palast in Berlin, a central location for the city’s mixture of cultural, leisurely, war, occupation and political histories.
The newspapers are reporting an incredible incident: Seventeen year-old Gerat L. attempted to hold up a train with a bulldozer. While trying to flee, he fell into pit of caustic lime and was badly injured.
While unloading the cargo ship Florida, West German harbour workers discover napalm bombs instead of the expected high-tech machines aboard.
Eight-year-old Daniel is devastated to find out that his teacher, Miss Sommerfeld, plans to marry and move out of town. He devises a plan: steal the wish-granting magic whistle from Mr.
The film provides an unusual potrait of the great humanist, doctor, Protestant theologist and philosopher Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965).
Misfortune plagues a poor woodcarver until it get bored and asks the woodcarver to pass it on to the rich and pompous merchant Habermoos. After Habermoos is plundered by robbers, he sells Misfortune to the king, who is soon bankrupt and under threat of attack by neighboring countries.