In the early 80's die sozialistische kleiderordnung ( The Socialist Dress Code) in East Berlin is attacked. By black and colourful punks. Youth clubs, restaurants and cafes are closed for the punks. Where to go? Their homes are raided by the police.
Circleen the elf girl and her comical mouse pals, Ingolf and Frederik, live under the geraniums on an artist's balcony. Their idyllic lives are interrupted when they meet the myopic Cindermouse, whose grumpy dad refuses to hold her birthday and instead locks her up in a box. Short, plump, cheese-loving Ingolf is forced to act and to show that he is a real hero.
Documentary about life in Eastern Germany.
Thomas Grimm's first documentary about the East Berlin-based youth club "Friedrichsfelde Ost".
A movie by Kjell Sundvall.
With their border crossings, transit routes and their control by the “Volks-Polizei” (GDR police), with their concrete slabs and their history of construction, reaching back to the “Reichsautobahn” of the National Socialist era, the AUTOBAHN east stands as an example of German and German-German history. With a flair for anecdotes and situations, big politics and the small folks along the side of the road, Gerd Kroske has filmed a documentary, which refers back to the educational films of the transit police and footage of surveillance cameras of the state security and shows much more than a piece of “civil engineering” history.
Metro station as a place of constant moving. Play with light and reflections from abstract to concrete forms.
Erik works in the stock market. Cyrus is a waiter. Tim manages a sex store. All three are young, gay, and living in Berlin. These three best friends spend their time having sex, dancing, cruising, modeling, hustling, and having fun.
In 1987 GDR citizen Mario Röllig was arrested in Hungary for attempting to flee the GDR. Nowadays he gives talks about his experiences. This portrait shows just how subjective and riddled with taboos attempts to interpret GDR history can be
Short by Stuart Schulberg.
A family in their summer house in the Stockholm archipelago. The two daughters fantasize they are adults, representing different colors - red, yellow, blue, green, violet, black and indigo.
Paragraph 175, which made homosexual behavior punishable by law, was abolished in the German Democratic Republic (GDR) in 1968. At that time, heterosexual nuclear families constituted the center of socialist society, and homosexuality was considered a peripheral issue in the GDR. Out in East Berlin —Lesbians & Gays in the GDR tells the impressive-to-absurd personal histories of gay men and lesbians in the GDR, from the post WWII years until the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Documentary on a rhinoceros hunt in Africa.
By Caravan through East Africa.
Much has been said about the Great Patriotic War (World War II), but more has not been said. This film shows the war with the eyes of the German soldiers. It is the story of an error of fatal choice that has been the cause of the most cruel war in the history of humanity.
Grandmother Maria, Sam and the riding instructor Kaan are trying together to keep Gut Kaltenbach running, which is in financial difficulties. The ambitious Isabell supports her, although she secretly pursues her own goals. The impulsive Ari comes to riding training in Kaltenbach, where she develops a special relationship with Windstorm, the eponymous horse of the film series, and she also makes friends with Mika. Mika and Ari try to save the estate and protect Windstorm from reckless horse trainer Thordur Thorvaldson.