Movies

CULTURE – BY HOOK OR BY CROOK!

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke ARTE/WDR/SRF 52 Min. Kobalt Productions Berlin

explores the ramifications for culture in Europe in light of the global environmental and financial crises and the rapid social and technical changes.

DREAMERS

Film spot for the German Association for Muscular Dystrophy 30 Seconds

The spot shows a child engaged in physical activity such as flying, skating, diving, playing basketball. The moving images are produced using stop-motion animation. Each of the settings is imaginative and poetic, and in no way realistic. Not until the end does it become clear that the images are the fantasy of a young boy in a wheelchair.

HEART DOCS Stories from Freiburg’s University Hospital

Documentary Series by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke 5 x 30 Minutes for SWR 3 x 30 Minutes for ARD Docu Series 2011/12

A 5-part long term series about people who suffer seriously from heart diseases.

TOKYO's BELLY

documentary by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke defi-filmproduktion / WDR / ARTE / 52min festivalversion 70min. WDR/ARTE / 52 Min. Festivalversion 70 Min.

A film about how this city of superlatives is supplied, at the same time delivering insight into the disaster of Fukushima and its aftermath. A film about the loss of trust in the technical and political elite and about the „anger in the belly“ of many Japanese.

MODERN RUINS Coleman’s Hill – Diamond Rush in the Desert

45/52 min. First part of a 5-part documentary series for ZDF/ARTE Production: Gebrueder Beetz Filmproduktion, Berlin

A 5-part series about the disintegrating modern monuments witnessing rise and fall, economical boom, cracked dreams and utopias, structural and political changes and how nature reconquers cultivated living space.

LINKING WORLDS The Buddhist, Wilfried Pfeffer

A film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke SWR 2009/ Behring Filmproduktion, 30 min.

A glimpse into the life of a former Sports and Biology teacher who has been running Freiburg’s Tibet- Kailash House for the past 10 years and who has drawn the Dalai Lama to Freiburg.

BETWEEN STOCKS AND STALLS Breaking new ground in Agriculture

A film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke SWR 2008, 30 Min.

A film about agriculture beyond industrial cows and corn monoculture.

TUBINGEN´S SOUTHSIDE From experiment to success model

A filme by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke SWR 2008/1999, 2 x 30 min.

This film tells about a new kind of urban life. In 1993, the city of Tubingen built a new district out of the former French military garrison. It was intended to be a lively urban neighborhood and not a faceless, newly built-up suburb.

LIKE GLOVES FULL OF SAND

Documentary film for ARTE’s “Theme Night” By Reinhild Dettmer-Finke WDR / TAG / TRAUM 2006, 75 min. Ger./ Fr. / Eng. Subtitles /45 min. 3sat

The film follows the lives of six people who live with the deadly motor neuron disease, ALS.

SHOAH AND PIN-UPS The NO!- Artist Boris Lurie

Documentaryfilm by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Matthias Reichelt defi-filmproduktion/ WDR/arte, 2006/7, 88/60 Min. New York/Woodstock/Paris; Ger./Eng.

SHOAH and PIN-UPS, a documentary film about breaking taboo.

The NO!-Artist Boris Lurie

09.08.2017 in Berlin , 9 p.m. in the garden of Palais Podwell or foyer 

https://www.museumsportal-berlin.de/de/museumssommer2017/open-air-filmreihe/

COLD-PRESSED AND RUBBED-WARM

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke for „ESSGESCHICHTEN“ SWR, 2004, 30 Min.

“ESSGESCHICHTEN (culinary stories)” introduce “oil makers” who extract oil from nuts or linseed as done 100 years ago. A physical therapist demonstrates an Ayurvedic oil massage and a musician reveals many things one can do with linseed oil.

WHEN KIDS RUN AWAY

A film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke SWR/defi-filmproduktion/Behring Filmproduktion 2004, 45 Min.

The film “When Kids Run Away” recounts a nightmare many parents have.

BAKU- IN THE LAND OF FIRE

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke for „ SCHÄTZE DER WELT“ SWR/Gigaherz/ 2003, 15 min. 35 mm, Aserbaijan

Meet Baku, a city of 2 million inhabitants on the banks of the Caspian Sea.

MTSKHETA - THE WONDER OF NINO

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke for „ SCHÄTZE DER WELT“ SWR/Gigaherz/ 2003, 15 Min, 35 mm; Georgia

With striking cinematography the film depicts a natural and cultural landmark, protected since 1972 by UNESCO as World Heritage. Meet Mtskheta, Georgia’s ancient capitol.

HOW STERILE MEN BECOME FATHERS

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Claudia Déja SWR 2002, 45 min.

The film looks over the shoulder of leading andrologists and accompanies couples through the highs and lows of fertility treatment. A close-up on male emotions.

TAXI TO AFRICA

A documentary film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke & Matthias Erbacher for ARTE, WDR/arte/M.Schlömer Filmproduktion, 2002, 52 min. Germany, Belgium, Cote d'ivoire, Mali

The film “Taxi to Africa” follows the adventurous journey of two transported vehicles from Germany to Mali and reveals the different worlds of the soccer player Boubacar Diarra.

MY DREAM OF BEING A SOCCAR STAR

A Long-term Documentary by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Sigrid Faltin WDR/ I. Behring Film/ 2001, 45 min.

“The knee never heals” - this was meant about 18 year-old Sebastien Deisler. In autumn of ’98, no one knew whether or not this young and talented soccer player would ever make it in the professional league, but then he kick-started his career…

BOCCE IN ITALY

A film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Verena Knümann SWR 2001, 30 min., Italy

Through appealing images, the film tells the story of Italy’s traditional Bocce game whose beginnings took place in early industrial Piedmont. A film from the series SPIELE DER WELT (Games of the World).

WHEN YOU SLEEP WITH THE SAME PERSON TWICE

From prudery to the Sexual Revolution. A Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke for „DIE WILDEN 60ER“ (the wild 60's) SWR 2000, 45/30 min.

The 1960’s are considered to be the decade of the sexual revolution. The beginning, however, was awkward. Witnesses of the time remember their first kiss in dimly-lit cellar bars and wild fumbling around in the cinema.

RIBBED TANKS AND CUP SIZE

The German world of underwear A filmic investigation by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke SWR 2000, 45 min. Germany/Belgium/France

In this film, we sneak a peak at the German world of underwear. Following the work of designers and lingerie manufacturers, we find out what men and women are really wearing “underneath” and inquire about the changing awareness of the body and attitude towards the erotic.

START-UPS From concept to opening day and first struggles

A Long-term Documentary by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Jochen Loebbert SWF 1997/1998, 10 x 30 Min.

Filmmakers, Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Jochen Loebbert went to catch this spirit for South-Western Broadcasting (SWF) and spent one year accompanying new business owners.

CUTTING DEEP When women hurt themselves intentionally

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke NDR 1996 , 45 min.

An enlightening and suspenseful documentary about two women who had their own personal experience with self-destruction.

THE IMPACT OF VIOLENCE WAR / HATRED / PEACE

Films by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke NDR 1993, 2 x 45 min. Germany/Croatia/Serbia/Bosnia

"The Impact of Violence” reports on numerous aid programs for traumatized women and children in former Yugoslavia. “War - Hatred - Peace” investigates the reasons for this atrocious war on both sides of the front.

THE QUIET JOY OF THE MESCALERO BUBACK

Film by Reinhild Dettmer-Finke and Hans Sternsdorff NDR 1993, 45 min.

In April, 1977, the Attorney General, Siegfried Buback was shot. A student newspaper sets off a political scandal when an obituary signed with the name “Mescalero” expresses a quiet satisfaction about the assassination.

WE’LL GET OLDER LATER LILO AT 70 / ENOUGH TO LIVE ON

A documentary series in multiple parts about the positive aspects of aging. By Reinhild Dettmer-Finke NDR, 1991-2, 3 X 45 min. Ger.

Lilo lives in shared housing with both young and old, goes to lectures at the university, travels frequently and enjoys being 70. “This age is the best time in my life, because I have learned to live more in harmony with myself.”