Der Struwwelpeter, known famously in English as “Shockheaded Peter”, is a brutal set of stories from the 19th century intended to terrify children into behaving.
In 1891, Mark Twain wrote “Slovenly Peter”, his own translation of the book.
This video selection, made in the 1950s, adds a fantastic, surreal element to what is already a bizarre selection of tales. Copyright: RheinMainTV.
"Die Pfefferkörner" ["The Peppercorns"] is a kid's detective show that started in 1999 and is set in Hamburg. Each exciting episode revolves around a group of young teenage friends who solve crimes. Part 1 of 6. Viel Spaß beim Zuschauen!
"Die Pfefferkörner" ["The Peppercorns"] is a childrens' TV series that started in 1999 and is set in Hamburg. Each season revolves around a group of five friends, changing every season, who form a detective group. Part 2 of 6.
"Frau Müller muss weg!" ("Ms. Müller Must Go!") is a comedy film from Sönke Wortmann with serious undertones. Hovering Helikoptereltern ("helicopter parents") treat their children as projects that reflect their own status and prestige. When 4th grade teacher Ms. Müller steps out of line by refusing to give their kids better grades than they deserve, all hell breaks loose!
Günter Grass's novel "The Tin Drum" was published in 1959 and remains one of the most important examples of German post-war literature. On the occasion of Grass's death at 87 years of age, we are offering you this short trailer for Volker Schlöndorff's film adaptation.
In a film competition for youth in 2011, the winning movie Mom, Open Your Eyes poses a serious question: "What if the new boyfriend is touching the daughter inappropriately and the mother doesn't want to hear about it?"
The 99 Fire Film Awards offer a 9,999 euro prize to the best 99 second short film. This short film entry from 2012 entitled “Fabien” appears to be a trailer for a film that has not yet been made, but it looks like it could be a great one. Watch it yourself and decide!