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Leading to the fall of the Berlin Wall, the documentary will present a concise lookback at the events at the beginning of October 1989. The church of St. Nikolai in Leipzig is symbolic in its initiation of peaceful demonstrations. Several interviews,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
2024
The 420-member company of the Deutsche Oper Berlin brought "Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg", "Tristan and Isolde" and "Lohengrin" to Tokyo. The privately-operated Tokyo Ballet performed "Kabuki" and "M", in Berlin. Our film takes a look at the work…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
0535
Ever since the nineteenth century, the Mariinsky Theatre - a jewel in the crown of Russian Imperial theatres - has been an important cultural symbol of Russian statehood. The Theatre's performances are highly innovative and striven toward a synthesis…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5174
A documentary film series about the great tenors in the first half of the 20th century who served the ideal of beautiful singing. These great tenors are introduced and analysed musically and historically from critics, family and colleagues. An…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5020
Widely accepted as a leading authority on Baroque music, Ton Koopman conducts J.S. Bach's Magnificat BWV 243. Performed by the Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra and Choir joined by soloists Deborah Yorck (soprano), Bogna Bartosz (alto), Jörg Dürmüller…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5341
This portrait follows Annette Dasch in her time in Bayreuth, Geneva, Munich and Berlin, during rehearsals, in performances, and in preparations of her show “Annettes DaschSalon”. The 2010/2011 season was marked by special events - from major debuts,…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
5991
Following on from his "biography" of Claude Berri's French megahit movie, "Tchao Pantin", in this new film, Serge July investigates the life and times of Bernardo Bertolucci's controversial 1972 tragedy, "Last Tango in Paris". "Last Tango" is a noir…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6187
This 52-minute documentary tells the story of the conception, the filming, the Italian première, and the world-wide release of the film that has become a manifesto of Italian Neo-Realism, and which revolutionized cinematographic narration by…
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6188
This documentary is a testimony to the ambition to make ‘’a European film’’ that could compete against Hollywood. It is also an exceptional portrait of a director who was haunted by the game of chance, and coincidence.
Length
30 mins
Prog. No.
6189