Berlin 1952, seven years after WWII. Four women are looking for a good man and happiness in the divided city. Their destinies are loosely connected through one person: the West Berlin dandy and womanizer, Conny.
This film is set in a medieval mill town in the Harz mountains. The greedy and brutal millman and his accomplices, the castle steward and the mayor, set fire to a forest mill that the farmers used for processing their grain.
The river that passes through the mill dried out. The miller and his daughter are frantic. How can they deliver the huge amounts of flour to the wedding at the castle? The devil promises help, but only if the girl follows him to hell.
In this classic German fairy tale by the brothers Grimm, poor Jacob must get the Devil's three golden hairs in order to save his own life and marry the beautiful princess.
This film documents the well-known story of Anne Frank, whose family hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Eventually caught, Frank was sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she later died.
Director Rainer Simon talks about working on his 1982 literary adaption, The Airship.
In 1992, shortly after a series of racist murders and attacks against immigrants in former East Germany, posters throughout the country began featuring the smiling face of Sam Meffire, a young Afro-German police officer in the formerly East German state of Saxony.
This documentary is a portrait of the East German spy Horst Hesse, who inflitrated the American Military Intelligence Division in the 1950s. Horst Hesse was a hero in the GDR for saving his country. His story served as the basis for the spy film For Eyes Only.
This short film depicts Omega, one of Hungary's most successful rock bands, on tour in the GDR.
The footage includes brief interviews, concert preparations and performances for young audiences.
The Puhdys were one of East Germany's best-known and most popular beat music groups.