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    The Vow of the Catacombs - The Secret Pact of Vatican II

    a film by Bernd Seidl, Wolfgang Rommel

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
    At Vatican II, 40 Bishops signed a secret pact of poverty, pointing the way to a Church that helps the poorest and stands up for them – then, suddenly, their pact disappeared and was forgotten. What happened in the Catacombs of Rome almost 50 years ago?This documentary revives the story of the Catacomb Pact and its...
    • Germany, 2012
    • German
  • Faces of Islam (2-Parter)

    a film by Hannes Schuler

     
    Available in High Definition 1080i
     “Faces of Islam” is a filmic voyage of discovery into the wondrous and varied world of 1.5 billion Muslims. This high-value TV doc whisks us away into the magical world of Arabian nights, and the very real everyday lives of the modern practitioners of Islam – to the scholars, teachers and activists who view...
    • Germany, 2010
    • German, English
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    Available in High Definition 1080i
    The award-winning doc delves into the fascinating world of John of God, one of the world’s greatest living healers. In the last 50 years, over one million people have travelled to Brazil to meet this wondrous man and be healed by him – physically and spiritually.   Countless supplicants with what were thought to be...
    • Germany, 2010
    • German, Multiple...
  • Faces of Islam (4-Parter)

    a film by Hannes Schuler

     
    High Definition true
    “Faces of Islam” is a filmic voyage of discovery into the wondrous and varied world of 1.5 billion Muslims. This high-value TV doc whisks us away into the magical world of Arabian nights, and the very real everyday lives of the modern practitioners of Islam – to the scholars, teachers and activists who view their...
    • Germany, 2010
    • German, French
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    Allah's Kingdom on Earth

    a film by Thomas Junker

     
    This five-part travelogue takes the audience up close through the fascinating Islamic world, through remote sandy and rocky deserts that barely support any life at all, to giant river delta regions and jungle expanses, nomad tents and gleaming ultramodern metropolises, where throbbing life and strict religious...
    • Germany, 2009
    • German
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    Christians In Turkey

    a film by Cornelia Uebel, Urgulu Yüksel

     
    How can we refuse Christians in our country the rights that are granted as a matter of course to us Muslims in their countries?!' When the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan put his foot down, his compatriots listened. No Turkish politician had ever been so radical, so enlightened in the European sense, in defending...
    • Religion
    • Germany, 2009
    • German
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    The Leonardo Code

    a film by Rudij Bergmann

     
    Both the life and the work of the polymath and famous Renaissance artist Leonardo da Vinci are rife with ambiguity and supposition and have been cloaked in a fog of speculation for hundreds of years. He was born in 1452 and was even accused of heresy during his life, but who was this Leonardo? One key to the myth of...
    • History
    • Germany, 2009
    • German, French
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    The Return Of The Martyrs

    a film by Thomas Tielsch

     
    Nobody had expected his return. Nonetheless, in the glare of the world's publicity, he stepped out from the dark of his past on September 11th, 2001. Since then, he has been back: the martyr (from the Greek 'martyr' = the witness). His history reaches far back into the ancient world, but only in Christ did he get a...
    • Germany, 2008
    • German, English, French
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    The Jews - A People's History (90')

    a film by Nina Koshofer, Sabine Klauser

     
    The documentary “The Jews – A People's History“ is an expedition into 4000 years of Jewish history, starting with the origins of the Jews as an independent ethnic group in the Middle East and taking us through many countries and across continents right up to the present day.The series researches the roots of...
    • Religion
    • Gruppe 5...
    • Germany, 2006
    • German
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    The five part documentary “The Jews – A People's History“ is an expedition into 4000 years of Jewish history, starting with the origins of the Jews as an independent ethnic group in the Middle East and taking us through many countries and across continents right up to the present day. The series researches the...
    • Germany, 2006
    • German, English, French
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    The six part documentary “The Jews – A People's History“ is an expedition into 4000 years of Jewish history, starting with the origins of the Jews as an independent ethnic group in the Middle East and taking us through many countries and across continents right up to the present day. The series researches the roots...
    • Germany, 2006
    • German, English
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    The Jews - A People's History

    a film by Nina Koshofer, Sabine Klauser

     
    The documentary „The Jews - A People's History“ is an expedition into 4000 years of Jewish history, starting with the origins of the Jews as an independent ethnic group in the Middle East and taking us through many countries and across continents right up to the present day. The series seeks to discover how the...
    • Religion
    • Gruppe 5...
    • Germany, 2006
    • German, English, French
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    500 Years of Saint Peter's

    a film by Ingo Langner

     
    “THOU ART PETER – and upon this rock I will build my church.”1506-2006: – 500 years of the New St. Peter’s Cathedral in Rome.April 18th 1506 saw the beginning of the end for the almost 1200-year-old St. Peter’s basilica on the Vatican Hill in Rome. For on this day, under the supervision of the chief architect Donato...
    • Germany, 2005
    • German, English
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    A Pope from Germany: Benedict XVI

    a film by Claus Singer

     
    The conclave in Rome lasted only for one day, then white smoke unfurled from the chimney. On April 19th 2005, a new Pope was elected: Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger, who named himself Benedict XVI.He was born in 1927 in Marktl am Inn, in Upper Bavaria, not far from Altötting. After being ordained to the priesthood in...
    • Culture/Travel
    • Germany, 2005
    • German, English
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    They are the most secretive, tight-lipped religious community of the Middle East: the Druze of the Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Israel. 300,000 to 400,000 are said to live in the Lebanon, predominantly in the mountain ranges of Chouf and around Mt. Hermon. Over many generations, the Druze have lived isolated lives in...
    • Germany, 2005
    • German
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    The Fascinating World Of Religions

    a film by M. Neher, P. Heller, M. Kröger, U. Juvekar

     
    The world of religions with their secrets offers a great deal of scope for discoveries. Belief has many faces and leads to very different lifestyles. In this series, we learn about the exciting world of five major religions: Impressive temples and mighty churches - the houses of faith; and people who leave nothing...
    • Religion
    • Germany, 2005
    • German, French
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    These documentaries showcase the largely unknown art and culture of Islamic Egypt, Tunisia, Sicily and Spain. With their magical, atmospheric pictures, the films convey not only special insights into some of the most outstanding treasures of Islam, but also try to contribute to a greater understanding of the...
    • Religion
    • Bayerischer Rundfunk...
    • Germany, 2002
    • German