This documentary presents everyday life and notable landmarks in Schwerin, Güstrow and the surrounding areas. The documentary combines past and present through its depiction of historic and modern buildings, as well industrial production and traditional craftsmanship.
This romantic musical comedy relates the story of the artistically talented steel smelter Martin Hoff, who is expelled from drama school shortly after his arrival.
The town of Memleben in the Unstrut Valley (today part of Saxony-Anhalt) was the center of Europe more than a millenium ago.
Peter Weselin (Horst Drinda), a musician and composer from Düsseldorf, plans to spend a quiet vacation with his uncle in the small town of Klingenthal, but the town, known for manufacturing instruments, is about to hold its annual music festival.
Working-class athlete Richard Bertram (Günther Simon) is a talented wrestler whose political beliefs get him into trouble. When his club is dissolved by the Nazis, Richard continues to wrestle in a middle-class club, using his position to support the resistance movement.
A wandering circus sets up on a construction site amidst the ruins of a German city in 1945. Nearby are two rival gangs who deal in the black market.
This instructional film was produced by the Ministry of State Security (Stasi) and used for training new Stasi employees or informants about detailed surveillance that could lead up to an arrest of GDR citizens.
This documentary features German army officer and NATO General Hans Speidel and his role before and during World War II.
When a strange man with a fake beard drives through two, ten-year-old Ole and his friend Andreas are on the case. The duo, who fancy themselves to be a young Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, are hot on the trail of the suspicious man.
This musical comedy based on an opera by Jaques Offenbach incorporates a twist on the classic Greek myth: Orpheus, a music teacher at a girls’ school in the ancient Greek city of Thebes, actually does not miss his wife Eurydice that much – until the gods and Offenbach himself pressure him to retr