The jewels of the street are Eva, Kelly, Chiqui and many other trans women from Latin America who live in Schmuckstrasse in St. Pauli.
What was it like to be a lesbian woman in the GDR?
Uferfrauen follows six protagonists who lived in large and small towns in the north and south of the former socialist republic; they have a lot to tell. The women share with the audience their everyday lives at the time, their struggle for self-determination, their first love, unconventional family planning and conflicts with the SED and the law.
We Weren’t Given Anything for Free
Annita Malavasi was an Italian partisan during the Second World War and one of the few female commanders in the resistance. She spent over a year in the Apennines, fighting against the German occupation. At the same time, she had to assert herself in the male-dominated Italian society.
Chaja & Mimi
Chaja Florentin and Mimi Frons, grown up in Berlin, had to escape to Palestine from the Nazis in 1934. In a café in Tel Aviv they reflect about their difficult relationship to Berlin.
Women composers – a cinematic and musical search for their roots.
Learning to Milk a Cow
To Bavaria and back in search of heritage lost.
Solidarity According to Women
The feature-length documentary entitled Solidarity according to women is a story about some of the brave Polish women whose wisdom, determination and commitment in the opposition movement of the 1980s helped bring about a change of the political reality in Poland. The link between two aspects of the film is Marta Dzido – its co-director and narrator. Born in 1981, being a symbolic daughter of the Solidarity movement, Dzido makes an attempt at locating and reinstating women who were written out of recent Polish history.