Jankowski, a Polish prisoner from Auschwitz, arrives at the Buchenwald concentration camp carrying a suitcase. Inside the suitcase is a small Jewish boy he has kept from harm. Once at Buchenwald, prisoners working in the property storage room discover the child.
Kemmel is almost 40. Although little throws the good-natured sculptor off, he is torn... between wanting to address his generation’s memories of the Holocaust, and disappointment that many people don’t understand his works—despite official programs to bring art to the public.
The young people interviewed in this film reflect on the experience of the almost 500 Namibians who spent their childhood in East Germany.
Born in 1889, Albert Linnecke has been a teacher in the rural village of Rindtorf for 34 years. After serving in WWI, he begins to chronicle the events of the village in his diary.
Neidhardt von Gneisenau was a major initiator of Prussian reform after playing an important role in Napolean's defeat at Waterloo. This documentary is based on historical documents, personal notes, paintings and sketches and also incorporates re-enacted scenes from Gneisenau's life.
Playing children are hit by a neutron bomb. The clothes they leave behind are collected to be sold by a business man.
A cut-out animated film.
An old gas plant has been torn down to make room for the new Thälmann Park residential district in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin. This documentary reports on the entire construction process from the initial planning stage to opening of the new community.
Soccer fever has broken out among the children of Hangelin, causing them to neglect their homework and chores. While their parents hope the excitement will soon die down, the children clear out an old scrap yard to make themselves a soccer field.
In the sequel to The Punch Bowl (Maibowle, 1959), the Lehmann family is preparing to celebrate New Year's Eve. The family's two sons, cultural enthusiast Franz (Heinz Draehn) and sport fanatic Michel (Achim Schmidtchen), lead two separate brigades at work.