Die Toten Hosen on Tour – you only live once

The german rock band “Die Toten Hosen” is a phenomenon of superlatives. Founded in 1982 with roots in the German punk movement, …

PILGRIMAGE FOR PEYOTE – A MAGIC TRIP THROUGH MEXICO

The Huichol Indians are one of the last indigenous peoples in Mexico. We accompany them on their yearly pilgrimage from the remote mountain region of central Mexico to their holy land, Wirikuta, where they find the Peyote cactus. …

30 YEARS TECHNO IN BERLIN – BROADCAST ON FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st 11 PM ON ARTE.TV

Berlin is considered to be the most important Techno metropolis. The first generation overlapping Techno Festival is taking place at the Funkhaus Berlin and we will be there live for Arte Concert. The creators of the Berlin Techno scene will spin together with the young international star-DJs for 12 uninterrupted hours, exchange views …

Into the Night with Dave Stewart and Vanessa Amorosi

Dave Stewart is one of the world’s most successful musicians and music producers. He meets the Australian singer Vanessa Amorosi, who gave up her international pop career to indulge in her passion, gospel music. …

LOU ANDREAS-SALOMÉ

1933, books burning in Göttingen. The German philologist Ernst Pfeiffer is on his way to pay his respects to a woman whose nature and work he has long worshiped – Lou Andreas-Salomé. The now 72-year-old lives reclusively in her house together with Mariechen, who helps her with the household. She usually turns visitors away, no longer maintains relationships. However, …

Into the Night with Navid Kermani and Martina Gedeck

Author Navid Kermani and actress Martina Gedeck meet in Neapel. Together they spent a night full of oppositions and talk about love, passion, literature and the magic of camera. At the Piazza del Plebiscito it becomes clear, that both have completely different memories of their first meeting. Kermani reminds nine hours with intense talks and … Continued

High Maintenance

Jane and Paul try to enjoy their wedding day but the atmosphere is not very nice...The conversation is irrelevant, Paul ignores Jane. The frustrated Jane decides: Paul must be replaced. How good that a roboter-husband can be turned off easily. Just a phone call and the new Paul is ordered. He´s more sporty, pithy and … Continued

INTO THE NIGHT WITH GÉRARD BIARD AND INNA SHEVCHENKO

Gérard Biard, Chefredakteur der Satire-Zeitschrift „Charlie Hebdo“ und die ukrainische Femen-Chefin Frankreichs Inna Shevchenko, verbringen einen gemeinsamen Abend unter starken Sicherheitsvorkehrungen und Polizeischutz in Paris und sprechen über Religionskritik, Blasphemie und Feminismus. …

Germany, Your Artists – Nina Hagen

Punk diva, bad girl, "Catharine the Great". Opinions about Nina Hagen are sometimes divided, but as a musician she is unique. She created German Punk and launched the "New Deutsche Welle". A music magazine once asked the rhetorical question of whether Nina Hagen was the most important contribution to German pop history since Bertolt Brecht. … Continued

SOPHIIIIE!

Sophie is in her early twenties and pregnant, but not from her boyfriend. She has an appointment for abortion but has no idea how she should decide. The night before abortion she steals the motorbike of her boyfriend and drives like a suiciadal through the city. To her suprise she´s still completely unhurt, so she … Continued

Into the Night with Leila Slimani and Kamel Daoud

Leïla Slimani, born in Marroco – Since she won the Prix Goncourt with „Chanson Douce“ she´s the new star of french literature. Kamel Daoud, is one of the most famous Algerean journalists, after the scandal about his critism islam, he dedicates completely to his authorical work. With "The Meursalt Investigation" he gives the killed Arabian … Continued