Producer: COM4HD 

Produced: 2009      Format: HD

Languages: English, French 

What to do with works of art and cultural goods that have come to our days to preserve them and be able to leave them as inheritance to future generations?

New factors of risk, such as atmospheric pollution, acid rain, chemical products and new pollutant materials put in risk their health and force to develop and apply the most modern methods and technology in order to stabilize these "patients", treat and restore them so they will last for centuries. From archaic documents, medieval... 
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Producer: Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion 

Produced: 2013
      Format: HD

Languages: English, German 

Ludwig van Beethoven’s work is legendary – and already was while he was still alive. He is famous around the world, and yet little is known about the conditions under which his music was composed. One thing is certain: he composed most of his masterpieces AFTER the onset of his deafness. When he composed his famous 9th symphony, he wasn’t able to hear a thing! A deaf composer? How is that possible?

Almost 200 years after Beethoven’s death, “The Beethoven Files” casts light of one of the... 
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Producer: Längengrad Filmproduktion 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

Languages: English, German, French 

Scattered around the coasts of the world are ticking time bombs, so far virtually unknown to the public; 6,300 wrecks, sunk in the Second World War, have been rusting away in the sea for over 70 years. The threat they pose goes way beyond all the oil spill catastrophes ever experienced. In 1989, the tanker Exxon Valdez ran aground off Alaska, polluting the coast with 37,000 tonnes of leaked crude oil. That’s just a fraction of what’s assumed to lie in the wartime wrecks. Researchers estimate... 
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The Borderless Sky

5 x 52', 90'

Producer: Taglicht Media 

Produced: 2017      Format: 4K

Languages: English, German, French  

This is the story of a handful of dreamers, artists and scientists who, in a world of turmoil, point to the night sky for answers, hope and peace. Armed with hi-tech cameras, telescopes and camping equipment, these intrepid visionaries brave the elements, extreme climates, and dangers both natural and man-made. They are on a mission to gather spectacular images and to spread the word that peace and understanding between cultures and countries can be ours if we only look up to the one roof that... 
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Producer: Alas Cinemafografia 

Produced: 2014      Format: HD

Languages: English 

The Canary Islands were born in the depths of the ocean. Forged by fire and sculpted by winds and waves, this volcanic land offers landscapes of colossal force and almost unreal beauty. A legacy of lava and ash stamps the whole of the archipelago with a unique character. Yet, this reign of fire has been conquered by life: the islands have become a refuge to legendary marine giants, countless invertebrate fauna species and a plenitude of resilient plants, many of which you won’t find anywhere... 
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Producer: k22 Film & Entertainment 

Produced: 2015      Format: HD

Languages: English, German 

Get slimmer by eating chocolate - how scientific studies will make us believe the stupidest things!

Day in day out we are bombarded by all kinds of promises on how to lose weight, almost all of which fail to deliver. Of the millions of dieters, only a handful will have long-term success, and yet there are countless studies claiming the opposite.

Leading weight loss companies happily confront dieters with the scientifically backed claim that failing a diet would be their own fault. After... 
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Producer: Längengrad Filmproduktion 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

Is it the latest gene scandal or a blessing for medicine and agriculture? CRISPR is a new tool in the gene laboratory which allows scientists to change the genetic material of all living organisms with great precision. Researchers are developing therapies for diseases regarded until now as incurable; plants with new characteristics are being created. But at the same time the designer baby is also suddenly within reach. How far should medicine or agriculture be allowed to go? The film looks for... 
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The Danube

4 x 45'

Producer: Filmquadrat.dok 

Produced: 2020      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

The Danube - a truly European river. With its 2888 kilometres from its source in the Black Forest to its mouth in the Black Sea, the Danube connects ten countries with very different cultures. The Danube is therefore not only the second longest European river after the Volga, but also the most international river in the world. It was and is one of the most important trade routes in Europe and forms the lifeline for many people. On its way it flows through spectacular landscapes, from the karst... 
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Producer: ECO Media 

Produced: 2013      Format: HD

Languages: English, Spanish, Arabic 

Red Bull spends billions on publicity: Felix Baumgartner, the stratosphere jumper, Sebastian Vettel, the Formula One champion, the wing suit artists. Red Bull promises to give you wings. The world of Red Bull is: higher, faster, and more extreme! Thousands of advertising clips are spread via internet among the young target group. Everything is supposed to be possible. A dangerous fake!

Spectacular accidents are a part of Red Bull advertising. On the company's websites, the audience usually... 
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The Equalizer

1 x 52'

Producer: Berlin producers, Kensington Communications 

Produced: 2015 - 2016      Format: HD

Languages: English, German 

“The Equalizer” explores the science of sport and for the first time ever pits record-setting athletes of today against legends of the past. World-class champions Andre De Grasse, Sarah Hammer, Adam van Koeverden, Paul Biedermann and Christina Obergföll determine whether technology gives them an edge.

Every year, elite athletes go higher, faster, farther, setting new world records. Are today’s world record holders really better than the superstars of the past? Or do they get their edge from... 
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Producer: Leonardo Film 

Produced: 2015      Format: 4K

Languages: English 

The world’s supply for food becomes more and more imbalanced. One billion people are starving and every second a child dies of hunger and its consequences. At the same time the world’s food production is at its peak level, and the demand for meat is growing not only in the industrial world. How can it be that up to 30% of the world’s harvest is ruined by plant diseases and pests and less than half our harvest ends up on our plate? This film reveals the causes and impacts of this imbalance and... 
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Producer: Werwiewas Medienproduktion 

Produced: 2010      Format: HD

Languages: English, German, French 

Perfect lawns fascinate people around the world and adresses human passion since the 18th century. How natural, however, is this phenomenon, that has to be preserved from heat and wild herbs constantly? In which aspect does the pursuit of the perfect green monoculture reflect our relationship to nature?

From highly specialized sod farmers, to geneticists devoted to the perfect seed mixture, golf course managers, lawn mower collectors, producers of artificial grass and even people who risk... 
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Producer: Längengrad Filmproduktion, Seppia 

Produced: 2019      Format: HD + 4K

Languages: English, German, French 

Between the Black Forest and the Vosges it’s not only the Rhine that flows slowly northwards but also another waterway, hidden from view. The largest groundwater reservoir in Europe forms an underground river in the Upper Rhine Valley, which gives rise to wetlands of unique beauty – home to rare animals and plants. Underwater cameraman Serge Dumont, whose work has won numerous awards, has captured this unknown world in breathtaking sequences. He gets closer to the inhabitants of this biotope... 
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Producer: Blackbird Films Marvin Entholt 

Produced: 2013      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

The World Conservation Union (IUCN) lists the Cat Ba langur as one of the most critically endangered primates in the world. In the past, poaching was a great threat to their survival: from over 2,500 individuals in the 1960s, the population declined to mere 50 individuals today. Low reproductive output further endangers their survival. In 2000, the Cat Ba Langur Conservation Project was started. Since then, for the first time in decades the population of the langurs has increased. Former... 
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Producer: COM4HD (Spain) 

Produced: 2008      Format: HD

Languages: English 

This bird has fascinated civilizations for centuries and thus the myth of the Phoenix was born. She has existed for ten million years and she is still here. We see it fly into a Mediterranean valley, a place baptized by the Romans as the “Divine Source”, where she creates volcanoes in order to be born again. We them fly to bring up their offspring together, flying every night to feed their grey babies, who are still covered by the ashes of the revival. Few places like this still remain because... 
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Producer: Marco Polo Film 

Produced: 2020      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

Our seasons shape the cycle of life in dramatic ways. Spring, summer, autumn or winter – every season is unique, each presenting nature with new challenges. The constant change in living conditions demands extraordinary feats from animals and plants throughout the year. And the survival strategies of the squirrel, fox and many others could hardly be more fascinating.

The film takes us on a breathtaking journey of discovery through indigenous nature: after the privations of winter, life... 
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The Marxists

1 x 52'

Producer: Berlin Producers 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

Languages: German, English, French 

Karl Marx was many things: philosopher, journalist, economist and historian. In many ways he was a modern renaissance man. His revolutionary ideas, though, are his legacy. They have literally changed the world. His far-reaching analyses and theories have inspired millions of people to become politically active. 2018 marks the 200th anniversary of his birthday. After the collapse of many socialist regimes Marx seemingly became less popular. But when the big financial crisis hit in 2008, his... 
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The Meadow - Paradise Lost?

1 x 44' or 1 x 90'

Producer: nautilusfilm GmbH – Natural History Germany 

Produced: 2020      Format: HD + 4K

Languages: English, German, French 

Follow us on an adventurous journey that leads you… just around the corner! What at first glance seems like an untended pasture covered with weeds is revealed through the lens of a camera as a vibrant and colourful universe: the meadow. Home to some of the most beautiful and bizarre creatures, the meadow provides the setting for their fascinating mating rituals, mysterious social interactions and the eternal circle of life and decay. We are led through the seasons by young deer as we watch them... 
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Producer: History Media 

Produced: 2010      Format: HD

Languages: English, German, French 

He was said to be the 'First European', our mystic brother out of the ice age. Nobody knows exactly, why he disappeared 30,000 years ago. It was in 1856 when the first bones of this prehistoric man where discovered in Germany. Since that time the Neanderthal is surrounded by mystery.

How much of him does still exist inside us? For more than 13 years scientists of the Max-Planck-institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig have been working on the deciphering of the Neanderthal genome. 
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Producer: EMS Films 

Produced: 2013      Format: HD

Languages: English, Dutch 

The New Wilderness is a spectacle, an ode, celebrating the stark beauty of one of Europe’s most dynamic and productive wetlands. Situated just 20 miles north-east of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, the Oostvaardersplassen is a unique experiment in letting nature run its course. In just 40 years, 6,000 hectares of newly drained polder have transformed into a home to some of Europe’s rarest birds including the magnificent white tailed eagle, not seen in the Netherlands since the Middle Ages; and some... 
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Producer: Nomades TV 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

Languages: English, French 

How did a pacifist farmer from Tennessee become the greatest American hero of the First World War? Convinced by his pastor to enlist, Alvin York ends up fighting in Argonne and receives the highest honors, such as the Medal of Honor and Croix de Guerre, for his exploits.

On the same day, not far from Argonne, the infantryman Joseph Oklahombi performs an exceptional feat of arms by taking 171 German soldiers as prisoners. Being a Native American from the Choctaw tribe in Oklahoma – who were... 
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Producer: Hilco Jansma Productions, Ispida Wildlife 

Produced: 2021      Format: HD + 4K

Languages: English, Dutch 

The Netherlands is one of the most densely populated countries in the world and has left little space for its natural ecosystems. Yet, in the heart of a northern city, a big male otter makes his unlikely appearance. He starts his nightly routine hunting for fish in the canal’s murky water. How did this rare and elusive creature end up here, after it went extinct in 1988 due to hunting, pollution, traffic and loss of habitat? For decades people worked to reduce these risks, and finally the otter... 
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The Rhône - From the Swiss Alps to the Camargue

1 x 52' or 1 x 90' or 4 x 26'

Producer: Along Mekong Productions 

Produced: 2019      Format: HD + 4K

Languages: English, German, French 

The Rhône is one of Europe's major rivers. Its upper course characterizes the Swiss Valais, its lower course has been France’s most important north-south axis since Roman times. The Rhône arises in a glacier in the high Swiss Alps. It flows through Lake Geneva and, once it reaches France, separates the mountain ranges of the Alps and the Jura. It passes through the Lyon conurbation and shapes 300 kilometres of the Rhône Valley, light-filled and densely populated, before branching out and... 
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The Run

1 x 52'

Producer: werwiewas Medienproduktion 

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

Germany, summer 1936. All eyes are on Berlin where Nazi-Germany hosts one of the most political Olympic Games in history. Unnoticed by most, a political drama unfolds, which causes controversy up until today: the victory of the Korean marathon runner Sohn Kee-chung. It's the first ever Olympic Gold for Korea – and yet the medal officially goes to Japan. The colonial power has been ruling in Korea since 1910, a cruel period in Korea's history.

Like his fellow countrymen, Sohn has to take a... 
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Producer: Marco Polo Film 

Produced: 2019      Format: HD + 4K

Languages: English, German, French 

Most people think they know everything about cows: They stand around in fields. They eat grass, moo every now and then and of course they give milk. They are the archetypal symbols of a rural scene, of everlasting tranquility. But cows are much more than that. Cows are generally held to be peaceful and a bit stupid. However, that’s actually a big misunderstanding. Because cows have personalities, they are sensitive, able to learn and socially oriented, but also quite able to defend themselves.... 
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Producer: Filmquadrat.dok 

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

Languages: English, German, French 

Herbs are fascinating “all-rounders”: They are fragrant, tasty, and have healing properties. Since the beginning of human history, they have inspired individuals and cultures around the world, especially through their effects – in the kitchen, laboratory, or witch’s den. This five-part series undertakes a journey of discovery through 11 countries, exploring the intriguing cultural histories surrounding the use of herbs – in the Provence, the Alps, in the Balkans, Latin America and India. We... 
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Producer: Leonardo Film 

Produced: 2012      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

Earthquake prediction is perhaps the greatest failure of modern science. Geologists use sophisticated instruments to study seismic activity but they still are nowhere near to a prediction. Some scientists have taken a different approach. Studying snakes, toads and dogs, they have noticed peculiar behaviour just days before an earthquake strikes. Could this observation help predict earthquakes in the future?

At the Nanning Earthquake Bureau in China, researchers are convinced that constantly... 
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Producer: Marco Polo Film 

Produced: 2021      Format: HD + 4K

Languages: English, German, French 

Rheas stomp over snow-covered fields of Northern Germany. Flocks of bright green parrots fly screeching over the Cologne Cathedral. And beaver-like nutrias with orange teeth gnaw at French and Dutch canal dams. What do they have in common? They are all non-native and are suspected of causing ecological and economic damage. Although the EU wants to combat such “invasive animals”, the fight against them is proving difficult. A cumbersome and sometimes unprepared bureaucracy, quarrelling... 
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Producer: PACIFICA Productions Ltd 

Produced: 2015      Format: HD

Languages: German, English, French 

The documentary tells the story of three small remote atolls in the middle of the Pacific that overcame their isolation and dependence on diesel generators to become the first 100% solar-powered nation in the world, proving that it is possible to reduce the use of fossil fuels and emission of greenhouse gases to a minimum.

Ironically, however, the one country that sets the example is critically affected by the emissions of the rest of the world. Tokelau belongs to the atolls in the South... 
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Producer: Berlin Producers 

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

Languages: English, German, French  

From Catherine the Great (1729 – 1796) up until the last Russian Empress all the ‘Russian’ Tsarinas were, in fact, German. This was not because the path of true love led them straight to Petrograd, but the result of European power play at the highest level. Splendour and Misery of the Last Tsarinas, starting with Princess Charlotte (1798 – 1860), tells the dramatic stories of these young women – torn between strategic marriages, the longing for true love and the shackles of European power... 
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Producer: Naturfilm Hinz 

Produced: 2018      Format: HD

Languages: English, German 

Many animals feel at home in our gardens. Some are very popular with garden owners, others should disappear as fast as possible - above all the mole. Its famous hills, the entrances to its basement apartment complete with sleeping kettle, pantry and seemingly endlessly long corridors, adorn to the great displeasure of the gardener, the carefully tended lawn.

The film tells the story of the probably most unpopular garden dweller. Through impressive under- and overground shots the viewer gets... 
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Producer: Berlin Producers 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

Languages: German, English, French 

Thirty-eight dead on the beach in Tunisia, a terror attack aboard a Russian holiday flight over the Sinai in Egypt, many victims of the attacks in Istanbul: Terrorists are targeting tourists. Images of these attacks still linger in peoples’ minds and are determining the holiday destinations of millions of vacationers. Quite predictably, the attacks have had a devastating effect on the southern Mediterranean countries’ tourism trade, already undermined by the conflicts and political upheaval of... 
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Producer: Luckfilm 

Produced: 2017      Format: HD

Languages: English, French, German 

For a long time it had been believed to be a mythical creature, a kind of desert yeti. For decades hardly anyone had ever met a Gobi bear face to face. The extremely shy desert bears are among the world‘s rarest animals. Not more than about 30 specimen supposedly have survived in the secluded area of the Gobi desert. Mongolian scientists have now for the first time succeeded in verifying the existence of the legendary small brown bear: at a watering place near the Chinese border the bear walked... 
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Producer: Jürgen Eichinger Film 

Produced: 2016      Format: HD

One of Europe’s longest rivers, the Danube originates in the Black Forest and flows through ten countries. In its headwaters, however, the river does not flow freely any longer: it is chopped up into a chain of reservoirs, used for transportation, cooling power plants and supplying energy – and with devastating consequences: in spring 2013, the high water resulted in cracked dams and destructive floods. Many have speculated about the reasons. By exploring how its current lives and functions,... 
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The Wagner Files

1 x 90' / 1 x 52'

Producer: Gebrüder Beetz Filmproduktion 

Produced: 2013      Format: HD

Languages: English, German 

The investigative culture documentary "The Wagner File" explores the myth of the great German composer.
The filmic investigation starts with the death of Richard Wagner on February 13th 1883 in Venice and the puzzling behavior of his second wife Cosima. After Wagner died in her arms, Cosima watches over his body for 25 hours and performs strange rituals: She cuts her long hair off, lays down beside his dead body and refuses to leave him, though he had already been embalmed with poisonous... 
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Producer: Marco Polo Film AG 

Produced: 2012      Format: HD

Languages: German, English 

In this new five-part series we explore the world´s most fascinating landscapes with hot-air balloons. Breathtaking adventures await the balloonists in the endless vastness of the Gobi Desert, in the snow-covered mountain-sides of the Alps or at the steep rock faces of the Venezuelan Tepuis. Emotional human encounters, exotic cultural experiences and thrilling nature adventures are promising ingredients for a dynamic, exciting and entertaining series about the special life of ballooning... 
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