DOCUVISTA on Air
Bidding for a bicycle online or a valuable painting at Sotheby’s – auctions like that are well known. But auctions also move billions every day and set the course for the economy and society. Which opportunities arise from auctions – and which risks? A film by Marilena Schulte and Andrea Schäfer airing on Thursday, October 14th, 20:15 on 3sat.
Day temperatures over 30 degrees Celsius, tropical nights – Germany sweats. Especially people in the big cities suffer from heat waves. Our metropolises need to cool down. But how can this be achieved? A ZDF-film by Anja Leuschner airing Sunday, 22nd August, at 4.30 pm on ZDF.
Thinking of factory farming and slaughterhouses – even steak gourmets might lose their appetite. Animal welfare should also be a part of eating meat. But how can that be achieved? Which alternatives to the industrial meat production exist? A ZDF-film by Daniela Hoyer and Kathi Liesenfeld: Sunday, 27 June at 4.30 pm on ZDF.
School – an ordeal for some, the best time of their lives for others. “ZDF-History” shows how Germans in East and West experienced these formative years. A film by Thomas Hies and Tobias Wiethoff. Sunday, June 13 on ZDF.
Every year up to one million tons of fishing nets are left behind in the oceans. For animals, the “ghost nets” are deadly traps. And as trash, they pollute water and beaches. Environmentalists are trying to tackle the problem with risky diving maneuvers. A film by Werner Bertolan from the series planet e.: Geisternetze – Gefahr vom Meeresgrund.
Fit, pretty, successful: that’s what everybody wants to be. But the desire to optimize can turn into a competition against oneself. The perfect result is presented on Instagram: clicked, shared, liked. But what if the perfect image collides with a flawed reality? A “ZDF.reportage” by Kathi Liesenfeld and Andrea Schäfer: Schönheit, Selfies, Selbstkontrolle.
It’s a promising idea: two young entrepeneurs from the Black Forest want to sell German bratwurst in England. But then the Brexit crisis turns their plans upside down. And on top of that the COVID-19 pandemic hits Europe. All of a sudden “Herman ze German” has to struggle to survive. A film by Daniela Hoyer and Franziska Pfeffer: Bratwurst, Brexit, Pandemie.