SOCIETY

  • LEGACY

    LEGACY

  • UNDERWATER CARNIVAL

    UNDERWATER CARNIVAL

    Fantastic underwater world and a crazy carnival – we showcase an unusual spectacle, the Jember Fashion Carnival in East Java, which fascinates Indonesians with the beauty of its underwater world and sensitises them to the urgent need to protect it.

  • TALKING MONEY

    TALKING MONEY

    A look behind the scenes of modern banking: from Bolivia to Pakistan, Benin to Switzerland, we focus on 15 confidential meetings between bank customers and consultants. Filmed entirely from the bank’s side of the consultation table, the film highlights the conflicting interests of both parties.

  • OPTIMISE YOURSELF!

    OPTIMISE YOURSELF!

    Nowadays, the desire to optimise ourselves affects almost all spheres of life. We meet people who dedicate themselves to self-optimisation and scientists who have spent years studying this social transformation. Self-optimisation technology is booming. A gigantic industry is constantly urging us to measure our bodies with new smartphone apps and […]

  • WOMEN AT THE TOP

    WOMEN AT THE TOP

    Equal opportunities and the distribution of power – what is the reality in European boardrooms today? In in-depth interviews, we look at the careers of three top female managers from Germany, France and Spain. Do women need a gender quota to achieve greater professional success? In Germany, legislation was passed […]

  • TRUTH DETECTIVES

    TRUTH DETECTIVES

    Today, almost in real time, victims of war and crimes use mobiles to film and photograph their experiences. International investigators collect this evidence for criminal prosecution. We document their research into the war in Ukraine, the destruction of Mali’s cultural heritage, the search for mass graves in Colombia and the “Black Friday” bomb attacks in Gaza.

  • WE ARE HERE – YOUNG GAZA ON STAGE

    WE ARE HERE – YOUNG GAZA ON STAGE

    To deal with their experiences during the Gaza war, a group of young people have written a play “The Gaza-Monologues”. A film about living under occupation and about the power of theatre and art. In the aftermath of the first Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip in 2008/2009, 33 girls […]

  • HAPPY

    HAPPY

  • TOUCHING

    TOUCHING

  • BLASPHEMY AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

    BLASPHEMY AND FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION

    What is more important: freedom of opinion or respect for religions? Artists, film-makers and cartoonists take a stance on blasphemy. Blasphemy: a highly contentious subject at a time when religions are gaining importance around the world, when they are becoming a political issue and can incite terror and violence. From […]

  • A TALE OF SINGERS AND MURDERERS

    A TALE OF SINGERS AND MURDERERS

    A song contest behind bars. Drug dealers, thieves and murderers jailed in Russia’s many prisons sing of homesickness, love, war and forgiveness. They dream of taking part in the traditional Kalina Krasnaya contest. They sing about homesickness, love, war and forgiveness: drug dealers, thieves and murderers jailed in Russia’s many […]

  • LOST CHILDREN – 30,000 MINORS MISSING

    LOST CHILDREN – 30,000 MINORS MISSING

    An investigative look at the plight of tens of thousands unaccompanied refugee minors who have gone missing from European reception centres for asylum seekers. Where did they go? What happened to them? Tens of thousands of children are on the move around Europe. They are hopeful that Europe will bring an […]