Das Kleine Fernsehspiel – Reloaded

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Trailer to Hermann’s 2003 documentary about “Das Kleine Fernsehspiel”.


The film celebrates the 40th anniversary of “Das Kleine Fernsehspiel”. “Das Kleine Fernsehspiel” –a part of ZDF Television– is one of the most important producers for independent film worldwide. The filmmaker Vaske talks to actors, directors and producers about their collaboration with “Das Kleine Fernsehspiel”. The film features interviews with directors such as Wolfgang Petersen, Jim Jarmusch und Tom Tykwer, Edgar Reitz, André Wajda, Rosa von Praunheim, actors like Hannelore Elsner, Nina Petri, Irm Hermann, Joachim Król and Veit Relin, and producers like Peter Berling and Dieter Kosslick, the director of the Berlin film festival Berlinale. The film wouldn’t be complete without a birthday cake and the cream of independent cinema chanting “Happy Birthday, Kleines Fernsehspiel!”.

Project Credits

A Hermann Vaske Film

Produced by Hermann Vaske’s Emotional Network

Director, Writer and Producer:
Hermann Vaske
Commissioning Editor:
Lucas Schmidt
Production Coordinator:
Jennifer Feist
Isabelle Furrer, Boris Becker
Bastian Ahrens

Germany 2003, 60 min.

Hermann Vaske Filmography