Maria (Corinna Harfouch), a rising theater star in Nazi Germany, is in love with Mark (André Hennicke), a Jewish actor.
Two roommates in a private sanatorium in early-1950s East Germany are extremely different from one another. Josef is a communist policeman, while Hubertus is a Lutheran vicar. While Josef reads The Communist Manifesto, Hubertus prepares his sermon.
It is 1524. For many years, the count has shamelessly oppressed and exploited the serfs in Grünthal. They have had enough!
Far away from the big cities, in the vast expanse of the Northern Prairies, a withdrawn group of people is practicing its stubborn way of life.
After years in Soviet captivity, farmer Heinz Weimann returns to the village of Bärenweiler, in West Germany. His joy at returning home is clouded by news that US occupation forces intend to build an airfield on village lands, in preparation for a confrontation with the Soviet Union.
This short animation film gives an entertaining overview of the events leading to the Reformation.
This short film, made on the occasion of the 450th anniversary of the Reformation, presents the historical event in relation to the class struggle, in keeping with the East German view of history.
The film provides an unusual potrait of the great humanist, doctor, Protestant theologist and philosopher Albert Schweitzer (1875-1965).
A life-threatening heart attack confines Richard Roth, a father in his late fifties, to the hospital bed. There, he begins to wonder what will become of him and his life and what has happened to his four daughters.
Born to Jewish parents, author Erich Fried (1921-1988) left Vienna in 1938 and settled in London. In this film Fried, who was always politically engaged, reflects on very personal experiences and discusses philosophical questions of concern to humankind.