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Forbidden Films - The Hidden History of Nazi Film
1,200 feature films were made in Germany's Third Reich. According to experts, some 100 of these were blatant Nazi propaganda. Nearly seventy years after the end of the Nazi regime, more than 40 of these films remain under lock and…
Beuys - The Life and Work of a Innovative Artist Joseph Beuys
Thirty years after his death, Joseph Beuys still feels like a visionary and is widely considered one of the most influential artists of his generation. Known for his contributions to the Fluxus movement and his work across diverse media --…
Insurance Man - A Controversial and Charismatic Insurance Broker
In 2009, Mehmet Goker's company MEG AG was Germany's second-largest health insurance brokerage. His aim was to become the world's most important finance broker. But things did not work out that way. INSURANCE MAN tells the story of Memet Goker,…
Sound of Heimat - The Roots of German Folk Music
In the musical road movie SOUND OF HEIMAT New Zealand-born musician Hayden Chisholm sets off on a discovery trail of German folk music that takes him across the country. A foreigner with an unbiased eye on German culture and an…
Beltracchi - The Art of Forgery
For nearly 40 years, Wolfgang Beltracchi fooled the international art world and was responsible for the biggest art forgery scandal of the postwar era. An expert in art history, theory and painting techniques, he tracked down the gaps in the…
Farewell Herr Schwarz - An Intimate Family History
Winner of the Best Documentary Prize at the Haifa International Film Festival , FAREWELL HERR SCHWARZ is a cinematic journey about buried family secrets, the Holocaust (from a third generation perspective) and how it is never too late to reclaim…
Plastic Planet - Investigating Plastic and its Effects on our Health
We live in the Age of Plastic. It's cheap, it's practical, and it's everywhere - from the highest mountains to the hottest deserts, from the North Pole to the South Pole. It's even part of us - inside our blood.…
The Story of German Beer
This documentary looks at the history of beer starting with the Sumerians who invented it 5,000 years ago. Prince Luitpold of Bavaria: if Germany were still a monarchy, this member of the House of Wittelsbach would be King of Bavaria.…
More Than Honey
A comprehensive look at the plight of endangered honeybees around the globe and the potential effects of their extinction. The film considers the scientific, environmental and economic implications of the honeybee epidemic while pushing for a profound understanding of bees…
Marlene - The Life of Legendary Actress Marlene Dietrich
An Oscar nominee for Best Documentary, MARLENE brilliantly lifts the veil on a movie star of the brightest magnitude as she is fading into twilight. In September of 1982, Oscar winning actor and director Maximilian Schell arrived in Paris for…
How To Make A Book With Steidl
In this age of digital media, Gerhard Steidl stands as one of the few remaining publishers to maintain an unwavering commitment to the quality and craftsmanship of the printed book. For more than forty years, Steidl has personally supervised the…
Gerhard Richter Painting - Portrait of a German Painter
One of the world's greatest living painters, the German artist Gerhard Richter has spent over half a century experimenting with a tremendous range of techniques and ideas, addressing historical crises and mass media representation alongside explorations of chance procedures. The…