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Alexander Hauff - Showreel - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Enjoy this comedic scene from the short “Hombres” with German actor Alexander Hauff.

Alexander Hauff - Showreel - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Here you can watch the second part of Alexander Hauff 's show reel. Enjoy!

Alexander Hauff - Showreel - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

Germany

Viewer Discretion Advised

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 Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

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 Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

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 Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

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 Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

Die Klasse – Berlin '61 is a docudrama about a class of students who commuted from East Berlin to the West on a daily basis to attend school, and the consequences of the construction of the Berlin Wall. The story is told through interviews as well as reenacted scenes.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

Even though adolescents who were denied the right to attend high school in East Berlin could find ways to continue their education in the West, neither the commute nor the social dynamics were easy.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

The students at the Kepler School can spend their evenings out in West Berlin as well, but are constantly dealing with the boundaries.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

As rumors began that the border was to be closed, the students began to wonder how their studies and lives would progress.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Smuggling items to relatives who had left Berlin was a difficult mission. At the same time, it often seemed difficult to completely comprehend how high the stakes would be.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Outside of the classroom, the students who travelled to the West for school were confronted with important life decisions and their consequences.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Tough decisions had to be made as the future became more and more uncertain. Even the annual class trip required students living in the East to travel separately.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 8 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

On the way back from their class trip, the students already have the feeling that their lives will never be the same again.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 9 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

As the first incarnation of the Berlin Wall went up, the students and their families scrambled to make quick decisions.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 10 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

After the border had officially been closed, the students were separated and often didn't know if their friends on the other side were OK. Luckily, a few letters got through.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 11 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

The restrictions placed on residents of both West and East Berlin intensifies to the point where the classmates aren't even actually allowed to have contact.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 12 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany Berlinian

Rüdiger and Bärbel attempt to escape into West Berlin, but it doesn't go according to plan.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 13 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

While their classmates in the West graduate, Rüdiger and Christian come to terms with their life in the East Berlin.

Die Klasse - Berlin '61 - Part 14 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

Germany

Rüdiger finds himself in prison, subject to interrogation, and separated from his sister.