This gripping drama, based on personal experiences of screenwriter Angel Wagenstein, is set during a chapter of the Holocaust in the Balkans that sheds light on the experience of Sephardic Jews. It was awarded the Special Grand Jury Prize at the 1959 Cannes Film Festival.
This documentary reports on the VII District Children's and Youth Spartakiad Games in Quedlinburg and informs the viewer about sports education in the GDR from early childhood on. The footage is allowed to speak for itself without narratorial commentary.
Jens, Ralf and Holger are competing for a place in the Nordic-combined junior national team – and for the attention of the same girl. Because each of them is stronger than the others in a particular athletic discipline, they need to work together for the good of the team.
Documentary filmmakers Walter Heynowski and Gerhard Scheumann attempt to reconstruct the Pinochet military putsch in Chile in 1973 by compiling material such as interviews with Salvador Allende’s widow and his secretary, as well as captured footage of talks with revolutionaries and other unpublis
Well-known actor Ernst Stein (played by Rolf Ludwig) protested against the military invasion of Prague in 1968 by quitting the stage during a performance of "King Lear," never to return. For him, the theater has lost its claim to being a moral institution.
Everything changes for fifteen-year-old Heinz Stielke, a fanatical member of the Hitler Youth, when he learns that his father, who died as a war hero, was actually Jewish. Heinz is forced to leave school, loses his friends, and worst of all, his mother dies in a bombing raid.
During the Seven Years' War, Friedrich II of Prussia (Herwart Grosse) lays siege to the city of Prague without being able to capture it.
A nasty witch has stolen the Princess’ beautiful face. When the three little bunnies try to help the princess, they also get bewitched and have to experience an adventurous chase. Only when the witch loses the magical crystal are the princess and her friends saved.
Karl, little Kathrin, and Spatz spend their winter vacation with their grandmother in a little village. Near the house, they build a funny snowman with a carrot nose, but the nose is gone the next morning. Replacement noses disappear one after another.
A group of rubble women work for the Scharrhahn building company in 1946 Berlin. The women are primarily focused on their own survival; only old Ms. Knorz and supervisor Anna Lubitzke try to build a sense of team solidarity.