A debate titled “Democracy – Freedom of Speech – Journalism” with media representatives from Poland and Germany, including Christhard Läpple, Michael Schmidt, Friederika Frach, Małgorzata Frymus, and Tomasz Raczek.
Born in Ludwigsburg in 1958. TV journalist at Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (ZDF), author of books and TV documentaries. Since 2013 has been working at Studio Berlin in the current events department. Member of various juries, including Aspekte-Literaturpreis (Aspekte Literature Prize). Awarded the German Federation of Journalists (DJV) prize for “persistent reporting,” and in 2013 the Deutscher Fernsehpreis (German Television Award) for “Heute Journal.”
Born in 1975 in Dresden, culture specialist and author. Teaches ethics at the DEKRA Hochschule für Medien in Berlin. Has experience in documentary film and cultural journalism. The topics of her work are mainly remembrance culture and contemporary history. Author of “Schloss Wiepersdorf: Das Künstlerheim unter dem Einfluss der Kulturpolitik in der DDR” (2012) and the essay “The Berlin Wall today” (2014).
She is from Szczecin. Graduated from the Catholic University of Lublin and the Film School in Łódź. Journalist and reporter for Polish Radio Szczecin, deals mostly with cultural topics. Co-creator of broadcasts, including “Trochę Kultury” and “Posydeńki” - a broadcast for the Ukrainian minority. She has worked with TVP Polish National Television (Szczecin branch). Author of over a dozen TV programs and reportages. Lecturer at the University of Szczecin. For years she has been working with the OFFicyna Association, Zachęta Sztuki Współczesnej, and Stowarzyszenie Ińskie Lato Filmowe. Director of the documentary films “Celluloid Tales” (2014) and “The Great Green Wall, Africa for Africa” (2015).
Born in 1954 in Schwerin. Graduated from journalism in Leipzig. In 1989-1991 worked at the Deutscher Fernsehfunk (DFF). Since 1992 editor and reporter at the Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. Currently managing editor of “Nordmagazin.” Often travels to Russia and Europe as a reporter. Author of numerous books and texts on journalism.
Film critic, journalist, publisher, lecturer, director of film channels, creator of television and radio programs, author and co-author of books on cinema. Along with Zygmunt Kałużyński he created the famous review duo known for their heated arguments about films. He worked for many papers and periodicals, including “Wprost,” “Rzeczpospolita,” “Polityka,” “”Film,” “Teatr,” “Ekran,” “Kino,” “Cinema,” “Playboy,” “The European,” and “The Montreal Gazette.” He loves the sea and passenger ships. He collects books, paintings, and all manner of marine-related objects. He dreams of living in a real lighthouse with a view of the horizon.