Economy and Social Matters

What it Means to be Unemployed

„The Sudden Descent“ – What it Means to be Unemployed

Over five million people in Germany are out of work. Though numbers and statistics make a clear statement, they say little about what being unemployed means for the individual. (2005)More ...
Women Entrepreneurs in Germany

Held Back by Role Models? – Women Entrepreneurs in Germany

The German business landscape is getting more female all the time: Currently, one in four business owners is a woman. Yet women’s po-tentially huge entrepreneurial contribution is far from being fully tapped - the basic framework in Germany tends to be discourage women in their efforts to start companies. KuBus investigates whether this doesn’t have something to do with the persistence of traditional role models. (2005)More ...
Foreigners in business

Foreigners in business

For years there has been a constant rise in the numbers of self-employed foreigners in Germany. In three examples this film shows how self-employed foreigners have integrated in the German business community and where they still face problems. (2003)More ...
Sunday

"Sunday"

Have economic concerns put Sunday in question? In the opinion of most Germans this day has a special quality and the increased leisure time has fundamentally changed it. The film clearly shows that all attempts to make Sunday into a normal working day have been roundly rejected by the general public. (2003)More ...