Circumnavigator and South Seas voyager Luden Dassow (Erwin Geschonneck) returns with his white fishing boat Tambari to his home village Koselin. But the other fishermen are hardly welcoming.
This historical panorama presents the tragedy of Tecumseh, one of the most significant characters in Indian history. The film depicts the years 1806 - 1813 and his struggles to united the fragmented Indian peoples.
The Jugend-Zeit documentary series provides an open and honest look at the lives of young people in the GDR through their own voices.
After profiling young people from the country, the second installment in Roland Steiner's Jugend-Zeit documentary series gives teenagers from Berlin a chance to share their lives and viewpoints.
The fisherman feels bad for the golden, speaking fish that he caught and releases him. The fish offers a free wish to the good-hearted man. The man asks for a boat, but his wife is not happy with it and asks for a house. Driven by the wife’s greed, the fisher asks for more and more.
From May to October 1974, Peter Voigt filmed at the Berliner Ensemble (BE) during the 25th anniversary of the theater’s founding. Voigt, a member of the BE himself in the 1950s, interviewed theater technicians who had been part of the world-famous ensemble for decades.
This documentary about the nationally-owned IFA Automobil Factory in Ludwigsfelde depicts workers' rights and responsibilities as they participate in decision-making processes at the company.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
After her father's death, Cinderella's stepmother forces her to work as a maid at the family's manor, but all the servents and animals are fond of her because of her kind heart.
On the eve of the Peasants’ Revolt, Till Eulenspiegel—the legendary fool and provocateur of old folktales—goes tearing through the countryside laying bare society’s grievances.
Susanne and Wolfgang have a harmonious relationship. But when Susanne meets Christian, she is attracted to his restless energy, and they fall for each other. Although she decides to end the affair after spending an intense week together, the experience has left deep marks on both of them.