2022 marked the 200th anniversary of Brazil’s independence from the colonial power Portugal. The documentary tells the story of the genesis of the Brazilian republic and uses the life of the “mother of the country,” Leopoldine von Habsburg, to illuminate the path leading from the colony to the empire and finally to the military coup and republic in 1889.
A century, a family, a house in the suburbs – in the ninth and last part of the “Universum History” series “Our Austria”, Katharina Heigl tells the eventful history of Vienna through the dramatic experiences of the Erdheim family.
The origins of the famous white horses lie with the Berbers in North Africa. Long before they became the epitome of Austrian culture, the legendary equestrian people tamed these proud animals. Styrian nature filmmaker and “Romy” award winner Michael Schlamberger has created a cinematic monument to those horses.