S03/E04 Heiko Lietz, Schwerin:
In the Eastern German city of Schwerin, Heiko Lietz, former GDR civil rights activist and co-founder of the "Neues Forum" party, remembers the peaceful demonstrations for freedom in autumn 1989, where he held important speeches. He also talks about Round Tables, still using them today for integrative social projects. He talks about experiences and special points in his life, disappointments with our actual society, but also about hope and still important wishes.
two more new Episodes for You to watch:
-E05 (Simone Solga, Leipzig) is linked here: https://youtu.be/uymbw8cRhL4
Political comedian Simone Solga shows Jörg Buschka around Leipzig, where she grew up. Both travel back to her world of theatre plays as well as to the places of the first demonstrations for freedom that started the Peaceful Revolution in 1989.
- E02 (Inka Bause, Berlin) here: https://youtu.be/oPGpuGeR4DU
Entertainer Inka Bause shows Jörg the places that marked her carreer, were important in her private life and during her student times in the heart of Berlin. She talks as well about pros and cons of being already popular in those times of a socialistic dictatorship as how the German Reunification had influenced her life and career.
the whole Seasons Synopsis:
After two pioneer digital series-seasons and a feature length film, winning DIE SERIALE critics award 2019 and being screened at RIO Web fest, Western German reporter Jörg Buschka now dicsovers Eastern German cities together with former GDR celebrities, artists and activists. Exploring their stories and places. 30 years after the German Reunification. Presented in both 5 Episodes and a feature length film.
Produced on behalf of the Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung (Federal Agency for Civic Education).
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Inspired by true events.
A web series about freelancing for freelancers by freelancers.
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What if your life was perfect - just not for you?
Sara has it all: a well-paid job, wonderful friends and a stylish apartment that she shares with her long-term girlfriend. Somehow she still feels there is something missing and not even the plans to start a family keep her mind from wandering to secret poetry writing and a not-so-secret affair.
It’s hard to hide in a small community. When she manages to wreck her whole existence in a single day, Sara feels she has to escape from the rumors and from her own failure. With a suitcase full of emotional baggage she moves to a new country, hoping that the magic of Berlin will help her figure out what she wants.
What will she do?
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Do You Know is a media blog launched in 2018 by the videographer Leon Spanier and his team. Headquartered in Frankfurt, Do You Know travels around the world in order to find inspiring people and listen to their stories. We believe that every one of us has a story to share and thoughts to be heard by the whole world.
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Ten-year-old Alex gets his bike stolen by the well-known bully Georg. Alex’s father tries to calm his son’s furiosity about this theft by telling him an epic bedtime story: the story of the Siege of Troy and the Greek hero Achilles. Alex imagines his friends and himself to be part of the story and thus experiences the rise and fall of the great Achilles vividly.
Set in both Seoul, South Korea and Wetzlar, Germany, "Lotte Haus" follows Suji, an aspiring actress, as she searches for her missing purse while on a location scout in Wetzlar. The tale becomes more harrowing for Suji as Goethe's Charlotte and her own life begin to merge into one. Will her story end as Charlotte's did in Goethe's novel?
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