There once were three sisters: Darkhair, Redhair and Goldhair. Darkhair and Redhair hope to marry young Silverwater, who is held captive by an evil sorceress.
The Isenau automobil company is the region's only large company, so almost everyone in the area works together and knows each other.
A glaring poster in front of the house states "Wanted - Escaped murderer and robber! 5000 Marks Reward!" Rainer, known as Amigo, spots a man wearing a convict's uniform with a red sign on it, in a junk shed.
This film documents the last years of the great Reformation-era peasant leader Thomas Müntzer: his marriage to Sister Ottilie von Gersen; the effect he has as a radical preacher in Allstedt; his flight to southern Germany; and his role in the Peasants' Revolt.
This documentary communicates the importance of Thomas Müntzer for East Germany in the late 1980s. The film crew visited important sites to convey the life of the powerfully eloquent theologian and radical preacher of the Reformation, who became the leader of the Peasants’ Uprising.
In this West German Kulturweltspiegel TV report—filmed on occasion of the first East German art exhibition in West Germany after East and West Germany had signed a bilateral agreement on cultural exchange in 1986—three women painters in Dresden—Angela Hampel, Gudrun Trendafilov and Ursul
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.
Three international students write letters home about their time in East Germany. Antonio Dega, a Cuban studying shipbuilding, writes home about the beauty of the Baltic Sea and studying in German. Julienne, from Togo, praises the training she is receiving in midwifery in Dresden.
An affectionate portrait of three workers—Peter Herrmann, Peter Graf and Peter Makolies—who took art classes with Böttcher. Ralf Winkler, another of Böttcher's students, who later became known as A. R. Penck, also makes an appearance in the film.
This short color documentary features American singer Harry Belafonte performing at the Palace of the Republic as part of the Free German Youth music tour.
The film was commissioned by the GDR Ministry of Culture and directed by Jürgen Böttcher.