The documentary Vom Umgang mit Wellen is a film about surfing – but not in the typical sense. Action, best performances and trophies are far in the background. It’s not about who can surf best or who rides the biggest wave in Nazaré.
Trapped 2 – mysterious deaths, rage bourgeoisie and right-wing extremism do not stop at the idyllic landscape of the island in the far north. In the new episodes of the success series from Iceland, Detective Andri has to investigate an attack. The Icelandic thriller series comes with colliding contrasts.
The Art of Museums: Alte Nationalgalerie Berlin is in the focus of the innovative art tv series on the Frenche/German cultural channel Arte. The very modern documentary series presents eight important museums from eight different countries and the art works of their collections. The fascinating museums and the collected artworks are discovered and explained by artists, art professionals and art lovers such as Vivienne Westwood, Sasha Waltz, Wolfgang Joop and Karl Ove Knausgård.
Babylon Berlin – the German TV series provides a glimpse behind the scenes of the Golden Twenties to the audience – an age which, parallel to the world economic crisis, gave birth to the myth of teh so called dance on a volcano. The scenery for the interior shots of the nightclub Moka Efti, with the central dance scenes and stage shows of the television series, is the former silent film theatre Delphi in Berlin-Weissensee.
The Peaky Blinders – racehorses, mobsters and shades of dark grey. In the Peaky Blinders TV series, the tweed caps are spiked with sharp objects to punch cuts and scratches into the opponents’ faces. The brilliant BBC series depicts life on the streets of Birmingham in the aftermath of the First World War.
All Creatures Great And Small – beautiful locations in the Yorkshire Dales, interesting characters, a fantastic cast down to the smallest supporting role and a wonderful story. This is why with great pleasure many fans still remember the British television series from around 1980 based on the autobiographical stories of the veterinarian James Herriot.