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MIPTV 2018

    • ICELAND – ICE AND FIRE

      ICELAND – ICE AND FIRE

      Iceland’s nature is spectacular, its life expectantcy is among the highest as much as the level of education, income and – happiness. What is the island’s secret? A cinematic search with fantastic pictures in 4K. Majestic volcanoes, seething geysers, raging waterfalls, threatening fjords, mighty glaciers, endless lava fields – there is hardly another country in the world that offers as much impressive nature as Iceland, the remote island in the harsh North Sea. Here, the four elements of nature can […]

    • IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE CISTERCIANS

      IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE CISTERCIANS

      We travel to France, Germany and Italy to find out about the fascinating world of the medieval Cistercian Order. What was the secret behind their incredible achievements and skills that ranged from fish farming to astronomy? Three films rediscover the world of Cistercian Monasteries revealing the reasons for the cloisters’ old success story and taking us from the present day into the fascinating world of the Middle Ages – into the architecture, painting, book illumination, sculpture, commerce, horticulture and viticulture, […]

    • SOORA – BREAKING THE SILENCE

      SOORA – BREAKING THE SILENCE

      In Iran, men can legally abuse, coerce, humiliate, rule over and speak on behalf of women. Five female activists run a one-year campaign. Their goal is to pass a law that makes domestic violence a crime. Banafsheh (36), Sedigheh (33), Zahra (37) and Jelveh (41) are Iranian feminists who have been working with abused women from different regions, social classes, religions and educational backgrounds for years. In 2016, in an attempt to raise awareness for women issues and to end […]

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    • BACK TO THE FATHERLAND

      BACK TO THE FATHERLAND

      Dan, Guy und Gil – three young liberal Israelis emigrate to Germany and Austria. A move their families find incomprehensible. Why return to the land of the perpetrators? A process of emancipation. Life in Israel is stressful, but this is not the only reason why young people often turn their back on the “holy land”. As secular, liberal Jews, they are tired of being ignored as a minority without a voice in Israel’s society. We meet Dan, Guy and Gil, […]

    • THE BREAST MILK BOOM

      THE BREAST MILK BOOM

      The film presents the latest research into the subject of breast milk, shows what scientists are currently working on and asks which breast milk secrets will be revealed next. For some time now, there has been a real hype about breast milk. Internationally. Women have discovered their lactate can be a source of income and they offer it on the free market via the Internet. Doctors and midwives are calling for more breast milk banks. In Switzerland, the first centre […]

    • THE LAST CATHEDRAL

      THE LAST CATHEDRAL

      Italian Rinaldo Rinaldi one of the last set painters to produce their huge backdrops in specially constructed spaces in theatres. An excursion into the magical world of the theatre. Rinaldo Rinaldi is one of the last set painters to produce their huge backdrops in specially constructed spaces in old theatres. Traditionally, these halls were passed on from one set painter to another but nowadays their work is increasingly outsourced. Rinaldo Rinaldi has been at the Teatro Comunale Modena in Italy […]

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    • CRAZY HORMONES – MEN AND WOMEN IN THE MENOPAUSE

      CRAZY HORMONES – MEN AND WOMEN IN THE MENOPAUSE

      Is menopause really a deficiency disorder, as the huge range of drugs, medicines and hormones suggest? Or simply part of our aging process? We ask international doctors, researchers and scientists. Almost every woman who enters menopause wants to know what’s happening to her body and how she will cope during this stage of her life. A huge range of medicines, remedies and hormones available on the market suggest the menopause is a curable “deficiency disorder”. But do the symptoms of […]

    • SEX AND LOVE 3.0

      SEX AND LOVE 3.0

      What do love and partnership mean in the digital age and what does the future hold? Will sex robots be the better partners? A scientific review of the most interpersonal of all relationships. The digital revolution has also profoundly changed our understanding of desire and love. New technical developments and inventions promise one thing above all else: optimisation. Today, love is a project in which everyone strives to achieve the best for themselves, and eroticism has become an adventure playground […]

    • CALIFORNIA DREAMING – ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE FUTURE

      CALIFORNIA DREAMING – ONE STEP AHEAD OF THE FUTURE

      Once the destination of explorers and gold diggers, California is a magnet for visionaries like no other US state. On our journey through Sunshine State we meet some of its unusual inhabitants. California is different from the rest of America. Once the destination of conquerors and explorers heading west in search of gold and a better life, California – like no other US state – has become a magnet for people hoping to make their dreams come true. On our […]

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    • BUGATTI – ART, DESIGN AND SPEED

      BUGATTI – ART, DESIGN AND SPEED

      Bugatti – a name that is synonymous with records, speed and aesthetic shapes. We tell the story of a family that is still a myth today despite – or perhaps because of – its turbulent past. Bugatti – a name that’s synonymous with records, speed and aesthetic shapes. We tell the story of a family of fanatics. Father Carlo Bugatti was a painter, designer and architect who designed extravagant furniture for European dynasties at the end of the 19th century. […]

    • FAREWELL YELLOW SEA

      FAREWELL YELLOW SEA

      23-year-old Qing who has never left China before, travels to the deepest German provinces to become a caregiver for the elderly. When she arrives, there  is a culture clash between two entirely different worlds. In the deepest Black Forest, 23-year-old Chinese caregiver Qing encounters various people in the last phase of their life, a resolute care service manager and endless cheese sandwiches. Qing has never left home country of China before and is eager to see the world. The prospect […]

    • RUSSIAN SLAVES

      RUSSIAN SLAVES

      In Russia, a slave costs around USD 300-400. What sounds like a shocking detail from a history class about life centuries ago is bitter reality for some people even today. We tell their story. Slavery is not part of the contemporary western humanist paradigm, but although it is universally denounced, it continues to exist throughout the world even today. In Russia, a slave costs around USD 300-400. What sounds like a shocking detail from a history class about life centuries […]

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    • LIBERACE – THE KING OF BLING

      LIBERACE – THE KING OF BLING

      He was an icon, flamboyant pianist, egomaniac, showman par excellence: Liberace – the King of Bling – enjoyed an unparalleled career. The salon pianist turned megastar lived the American dream, but it was a life of unmatched paradox and eccentricity. He was an icon, flamboyant pianist, egomaniac, showman par excellence: Liberace – the King of Bling, led his life in the fast lanes between Hollywood, Las Vegas and Palm Springs. In the middle of the Californian desert, where Hollywood stars […]

    • REVOLUTION OF SOUND – TANGERINE DREAM

      REVOLUTION OF SOUND – TANGERINE DREAM

      Edgar Froese, electronic music pioneer and founder of the band Tangerine Dream, was on a lifelong mission to find the ultimate sound. A tribute to the musician, who died in 2015, and to the era of electronic music. “Tangerine Dream is science fiction!” Electronic music pioneer Edgar Froese founded the band Tangerine Dream at the end of the 1960s. He was on a lifelong mission to find the ultimate sound. He used heartbeats and breathing sounds, and experimented with synthesizers […]

    • SALONIKA – A CITY WITH AMNESIA

      SALONIKA – A CITY WITH AMNESIA

      A journey in time. Once a cosmopolitan city and religious and cultural melting pot, Thessaloniki experienced its decline in the 20th century. A shock that defines the city to this day. Thessaloniki’s unique status as a cosmopolitan city and religious and cultural melting pot ended abruptly in the 20th century. The “shock” experienced by the ancient city continues to impact life there even today. The deportation of the Jews inevitably marked the demise of what was once the “Jerusalem of […]

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    • METAL POLITICS TAIWAN

      METAL POLITICS TAIWAN

      From rock star to politician. Freddy Lim, Taiwan’s most political heavy metal singer, pursues his own unique career from passionate stage performer to active member of parliament. We accompany him for one year. Shaking his long hair and yelling hoarsely into the microphone, Freddy Lim from Taiwan is in his element performing on stage as the lead singer of his heavy metal band. But he’s no less passionate about his political career. In 2015, he founded the New Power Party […]