Category Archives: Films

Video Blog: Robinson Crusoe

Sometimes, when I am stranded on a new island and I am walking along the beach for hours to see if there is anyone else who is still alive or if I can find some food, I feel like Robinson … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Bank Robbery in Tirana

Walking around Tirana one beautiful afternoon, minding my own business and not suspecting anything evil, I spotted these armed men in front of a bank. Quite obviously a bank robbery was in progress. In broad daylight. On the main boulevard of Tirana. … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Final of Football World Cup 2014

Some people use their annual holiday for the Football World Cup. I only noticed that there even is a World Cup after planning my trip to Greece, Macedonia and Albania. I didn’t care, as long as it wouldn’t lead to … Continue reading

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A Relaxing Video Blog

After all the videos about civil war, volcanoes, the last unicorns, daredevil cycling, car bombs, botched lives and extinct civilizations, I am offering you something very relaxing today: (filmed at Syracuse on Sicily)

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Happy Birthday, Donald Duck!

It’s Donald Duck’s 80th birthday. Enjoy this short film which won an Oscar in 1943:

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Video Blog: Discovering a deserted island

As you can see, the island was quite beautiful – apart from the spooky things which had obviously occurred there. Wonderful beaches, coconut and banana trees, sunshine, a light breeze. Paradise. Why didn’t I stay? There was no library.

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Video Blog: Cycling on Sardinia

Last week I was on Sardinia. There were buses and trains, but not very often and not to all of the places I wanted to visit. So I chose a different mode of transport for a few days: The island had … Continue reading

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Video Blog: Don’t Change Your Life!

Please watch this warning message each time you are thinking of giving up your 9-to-5 job, taking a sabbatical, travelling the world or doing something else which would upset your daily routine. In short: don’t do it! Why? I’ll explain in … Continue reading

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Is the Cinema still open?

Sometimes, the sign for a place already gives me the feeling that the place might no longer exist. (Photographed at Matera in Italy.)

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The most important moment in the history of cinema

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