Sommer extrem — Vertrocknete Felder und volle …

Sommer extrem — Vertrocknete Felder und volle Strände

WDR documentary on the current extreme heatwave in Germany, 43 minutes, auf Deutsch.

Hannover‘s Hinterhöfe — Eine überraschende Wel…

Hannover‘s Hinterhöfe — Eine überraschende Welt

Die Nordstory, NDR docu on the urban courtyards of Hannover-Linden, an inner city neighborhood in Niedersachsen (Lower Saxony), Northern Germany. 58 mins, auf Deutsch.

Ausgerechnet Katze 43-minute WDR docu from No…

Ausgerechnet Katze

43-minute WDR docu from Nordrhein-Westfalen in Northwestern Germany on keeping cats as pets in Germany – with about 11 million cats in a country of about 80 million people, they are by far the #1 pet in the country.

48% of households in Germany have some kind of pet.

Favorite German words Der Löwenzahn = literal…

Favorite German words

Der Löwenzahn = literally, „liontooth“, as in dandelion, hawkbit. Children also might call it (Die) Pusteblume, as in its white, fluffy state, you can blow against it and make the seeds fly off in all directions. There also is a children‘s show by the same name. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%B6wenzahn

Manche mögens glücklich (2012) Romantic comed…

Manche mögens glücklich (2012)

Romantic comedy, auf Deutsch, 1 hr 15 mins, set in Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg, Southwestern Germany

Lina has an unusual job: As an account manager for an agency in Freiburg, it’s her job to help make it as smooth and easy as possible for newcomers to start life in the new city. But the gruff heart surgeon and widower Prof. Dr. Markus Gärtner does not make it easy. With his rugged nature, the renowned physician makes her feel that her efforts are unwanted and rather annoying. But then he also depends on her: In order to win the wealthy Mr. Hofmeister‘s approval and donation for the new heart research center, Lina, through a previous misunderstanding, must spend a weekend away with the investor as Markus’ wife – a role-playing game with consequences.

Feiern zur Fussball-WM — Wann gibt es die rote…

Feiern zur Fussball-WM — Wann gibt es die rote Karte?

Marktcheck auf Deutsch, 12 mins, on parties and soccer fan behavior during the World Cup and big games in Germany.

Aspekte – Die Kultursendung im ZDF – Das Saarl…

Aspekte – Die Kultursendung im ZDF – Das Saarland

45 min docu in German on the Saarland, 1 of Germany’s 16 Federal States, located in the Southwest in the border region with France.
Read more, in English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saarland