DOCUVISTA on Air
Maximilian Maag, Anne Kinski and Peter Schroeder fear for their eyesight: They are affected by dangerous eye diseases – and are in danger of going completely blind. Their last chance: major progress in ophthalmology. A film by Kathi Liesenfeld, airing Wednesday 4 May at 9 pm on SWR.
Current studies show that everyone metabolizes food a little differently. Scientists hope that a personalized diet will improve people’s health and help with weight loss. Is precision nutrition the next big thing? A “WissenHoch2”-film by Andrea Schäfer and Marilena Schulte: Mein Essen und ich.
Fluffy panda beats slimy olm. While millions are being donated to save cute and popular animals, less attractive species often face extinction without the public taking notice. Who saves the ugly ones? A planet e.-film by Marilena Schulte and Anja Leuschner: Platz da, Panda!
Turquoise waters, exotic beaches – but also hurricanes and destruction. The Carribean island of Dominica is threatened by the impacts of climate change. Now the island state has set itself an ambitious goal: They want to become the world’s first climate-resilient country. What can industrial nations learn from the small island? A film by Anja Leuschner and Andrea Schäfer airing Sunday, 14 November at 4.30 pm on ZDF.
The reunited Germany nourishes the old republic’s myths. But is Germany an immigration country? Questions like these divide the nation. A film by Ulrike Brincker. History Deutschland – Meilensteine und Mythen: Die Einheit.
East Germany wants to be the better Germany. Liberated workers and a socialist youth are supposed to outperform the West. But the concept doesn’t work. A film by Tobias Wiethoff. History Deutschland – Meilensteine und Mythen: Die DDR.