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Alexander Hauff - Showreel - Part 3 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany
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In this third and final segment, we get another sample from the German actor Alexander Hauff's film and screen repertoire. Viel Spaß!

Der Struwwelpeter - Hans Guck-in-die-Luft (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany Middle High German

Johnnie Head-In-the-Air is one of the famous stories from the children’s book “Der Struwwelpeter,” written by Frankfurt doctor Heinrich Hoffmann in 1845.

Der Struwwelpeter - Der fliegende Robert (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

_The Story of the Flying Robert_ is another one from Heinrich Hoffmann's famous children's book _Der Struwwelpeter_, published in 1845.

Der Struwwelpeter - Ausschnitte (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

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 - Eigentor - Part 1 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

"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 - Eigentor - Part 2 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

"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.

Die Pfefferkörner - Eigentor - Part 3 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

In part 3, Themba goes to the Hellmanns' house with his father to discuss his wrecked bike and discovers an important connection to the referee...

Die Pfefferkörner - Eigentor - Part 4 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

In part 4, the little detectives track the villains to their lair, and are a step closer to figuring out their motives!

Die Pfefferkörner - Eigentor - Part 5 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

In part 5, the young detectives discover that the bad guys are running a betting scam. Then Sophie is kidnapped during the game as an attempt to force Themba into throwing the game... what will he do?

Filmtrailer - Frau Müller muss weg (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: advanced German     Germany

"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!

Filmtrailer - Günter Grass - Die Blechtrommel (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

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.

Filmwettbewerb "filmreif" - Mama mach die Augen auf - Part 1 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

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?"

Filmwettbewerb "filmreif" - Mama mach die Augen auf - Part 2 (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

Now see the second part of the short film when the mother finally opens her eyes. It becomes clear how important it is that parents take the concerns of their children seriously.

Kurzfilmwettbewerb - 99Fire-Films-Award - Fabien

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

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!

LUCAS Kinder Filmfestival - Tom Sawyer

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

The Lucas International Children’s Film Festival presents the new Tom Sawyer film, which was made in Germany. Countless children came to see it as well as got a glimpse of the leading actors.

Märchen - Sagenhaft - Aschenputtel (View All Episodes)

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

Enjoy this animated version of the classic tale of Cinderella (Aschenputtel), wonderfully narrated by Bastian Pastewka.

Märchenstunde - Die Sterntaler

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany South German

The Star Thalers, one of the Grimm brothers' fairytales, tells the story of an orphan girl, who, despite her abject poverty, one by one, unselfishly gives away her very last possessions. Viel Spaß!

Modernes Theater - In allen Ehren

Difficulty: intermediate German     Germany

These are some excerpts from the theater piece “In allen Ehren” [“With All Due Respect”], which was performed at the Fritz-Rémond-Theater in Frankfurt and deals with the end of a marriage.

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