Our informative documentary films

Investigative research is one of our strengths. Our films plumb the depths, illustrate nuanced aspects, answer key questions, highlight developments and deliver analyses.

sagamedia - documentary films - treasures under lock and key - the freeport system

Treasures under lock and key. The freeport system

Co-production: Germany/Austria
More and more works of art and valuables, such as gold or vintage cars, are being stored in duty-free high-security warehouses known as freeports.

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sagamedia - documentary films - a family under the shadow of the swastika

A family under the shadow of the swastika

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Hundreds of letters, more than nine hours of private film material and countless photos document the extraordinary story of Helmut and Erna.

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sagamedia - documentary films - wood - game changers undercover

Wood – The stolen forest

Environmental thriller
Illegal logging is a billion-dollar global business. Alexander von Bismarck, descendant of the Iron Chancellor and head of the Environmental Investigation Agency in Washington, successfully tracks down the schemes and intrigues of the timber mafia.

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sagamedia - documentary films - evolution in the urban jungle

Evolution in the urban jungle

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New genetic research provides unexpected insights into Darwin’s theory of evolution. As a result, animals and plants are often able to adapt to new living conditions in the city in just a few decades.

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Coronavirus: Security versus freedom

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After three quarters of a year of living with coronavirus, a lot is still unclear, but there is broad agreement on one thing: we will have to live it for a long time. The only question is: how?

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sagamedia - documentary films - armies in the grip of the corporations

Armies in the grip of the corporations

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The armed forces are under pressure – both in Germany and in France. Both armies are being stretched as they have not been for decades by foreign missions from ranging Afghanistan to North Africa.

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sagamedia - documentary films - the first male midwife in Haiti

The first male midwife in Haiti

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Our documentary follows 24-year-old Edouard on his journey to become Haiti’s first male obstetrician. The Caribbean island nation has one of the highest mortality rates new births in the Western Hemisphere.

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