Karl and Richard, two German soldiers captured by the Russians in World War I, become very close friends—so close that Richard shares intimate stories about his wife, Anna. Through these stories, Karl falls in love with her in his thoughts.
Lydia Kowalenko is fired from the pharmaceutical company where she has worked for many years because she refused to help cover up the use of a dangerous chemical.
Turbine Potsdam was one of the GDR's most successful women's soccer teams, thanks to the hard work and dedication of the players and the strict coaching of Bernd Schröder.
This documentary includes interviews with the team and footage of their practices and competitions.
Party secretary and farmer Mattes is said to have inherited his family's traditional second sight. He can predict the weather, locate missing husbands, heal the sick and all sorts of other amazing things.
This documentary about Cambodia is based on archival footage.
This film reports on the goals and purposes of the wide variety of workplace health services in the GDR, from prophylactic examination to ergonomic redesign of the working environment.
This short documentary presents the 1960 Cycling World Championships, which were hosted by the GDR. The crowning achievement for East Germany was when cyclists Bernhard Eckstein and Täve Schur took first and second place in the amateur road race.
While an anatomy seminar prepares to examine the cadaver of Franz Wozzeck in the name of scientific progress, medical student Büchner excoriates humanity for having allowed Wozzeck’s fate. The tragic story unfolds in flashbacks, as Büchner narrates.
This documentary, made in honor of the the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Germany from Hitler's fascism, records a chronological account of the final 128 days of World War II in Europe.
Even though human beings yearning for peace, wars continue to occur and seem to be becoming ever more terrible and deadly. Who profits from and promotes wars? Who suffers because of them?