DOCUVISTA on Air
Why freight trains disappear
There are more and more trucks on our highways, causing pollution and traffic jams. The train is an eco-friendly alternative, but it’s not an attractive option for shipping contractors. The ZDF “planet e.” documentary by Marilena Schulte and Franziska Pfeffer: Full speed ahead!
Blackout. Cyberattack on our power grid
By using more renewable energy sources in future, our power grid becomes more vulnerable to hackers. Wind, solar, and hydroelectric power stations produce electricity, but they also generate a lot of data. A cyberattack on our power grid could result in severe economic and social damages. The documentary by Dennis Berger and Frank Bethmann for the ZDF series “planet e.”: Blackout – attack on our power grid.
EU agricultural policy
The EU spends more money on agriculture then on any other area. Almost 60 billion euros each year. But cutbacks are imminent – especially for environmental programs. A documentary by Berndt Weltz for the ZDF series “planet e.”: Acres of money.
A world full of standards
Standards accompany us through life. The most common one: “DIN A4” for paper sizes. But who is responsible for standards and specifications? This 3sat science documentary by Thomas Hies and Greta Zimmermann allows an insight into the systems behind the standards: Standardised world.
Dreams made of concrete
They were Erich Honecker’s favourite project: With massive high-rise buildings in eastern Germany, the German Democratic Republic leader wanted to create space for the masses. His industrialized building was also a celebrated success in the West. Our new documentary for the ZDF series “history”: The Plattenbau myth.
Carers for elderly people
Loneliness, poverty, exhausted loved ones at their limit. Social workers Wendelin Schuler and Gabriele Zeisberg-Viroli are looking after elderly people in need in the Black Forest. A “SWR Dokuserie” film by Daniela Hoyer: The carers from the Black Forest.
Is the fascination for guns human nature? 3sat reporter and pacifist Gregor Steinbrenner tries to find out for himself by taking a step into the world of firearms. The 3sat science documentary by Greta Zimmermann is now online: The new joy of shooting.