Features (english, selection)

  • Yes­ter­day Line” (On the last pas­sen­ger liner across the North Atlan­tic, 1978)
  • Adolf Super­man” (Young neo-nazis in the Federal Repu­blic of Ger­ma­ny, 1979)
  • Sol­da­ten” [Sol­di­ers] (in eight parts, 1979)
  • In den Tod — Hur­ra !” [To Our Death — Hur­rah!] (Mem­bers of the Ger­man youth regi­ments befo­re Lan­ge­mark, OHIO STATE AWARD, 1980)
  • Die ande­re Front” [The Other Front] (Women in the Second World War, 1982) “Im Wider­stand” [In the Resis­tance] (Women par­tis­ans, in five parts, JAPAN PRIZE, 1983)
  • Ein Schlacht­feld wird besich­tigt” [Inspec­tion of a Battle­field] (PREMIO ONDAS, 1984)
  • Auf einen fried­li­chen Him­mel — Genos­sen !” [To a Peace­ful Sky ‑Com­ra­des!] (New Year’s Eve in Eas­tern Sibe­ria, 1984)
  • Die Bela­ge­rung der Macht” [Power Under Sie­ge] (Euro­pean Peace Move­ment, in six parts, 1985)
  • Deutsch­land — 8. Mai 1945” [Ger­ma­ny] — 8 May 1945
  • Die wei­ßen Näch­te von St.Petersburg” [The White Nights of St. Peters­burg]
  • Die Sehens­wür­dig­keit” [The Sight] (25 years of the Ber­lin Wall, 1986)
  • Ent­fern­te Ver­wand­te” [Distant Rela­ti­ves] (The Ger­ma­ny-spea­king mino­ri­ty in Kas­akh­stan, 1988)
  • Aus hei­te­rem Him­mel — Tief­flug­wet­ter in Zone 7” [Out of the Blue ‑Low-Fly­ing Wea­ther in Zone 7] 1990)
  • Sao Pau­lo Baby­lon” (1990)
  • Xan­go” (Afro-Bra­zi­li­an cults in Bahia, 1991)
  • Hoch­zeit mit dem Feind” [Wed­ding with the Enemy] (Uni­fi­ca­ti­on of the two Ger­man armies, PRIX FUTURA,1993)
  • Zer­ris­se­nes Land” [War-torn Coun­try] (1992, Report from the Ser­bo-Croa­ti­an war zone, with Stjepan Adri­an Kos­tré)
  • Auf der Höl­len­bahn” [On Hell’s Road] (Rio Madei­ra, Bra­zil, 1992)
  • Die zehn Geräu­sche mei­nes Lebens” [The Ten Sounds of My Life](1993)
  • Der ande­re Kanal” [The Other Chan­nel] (Broad­cas­ting in the GDR, 1993)
  • Auch ich war ein Bitt­schön — Orts­ter­min im frü­he­ren Sude­ten­land” [I too was a “Bitt­schön” — Encoun­ter in For­mer Sude­ten­land] (PRIX FUTURA, 1995)
  • Jeri­cho — Haupt­stadt der Unge­duld” [Jeri­cho — the Capi­tal of Impa­ti­ence] (GOLDENES KABEL, 1995)
  • Nacht­ge­sprä­che in Damas­kus” [Night Con­ver­sa­ti­ons in Damas­cus]
  • Gro­ße Kids” [Big Kids]
  • Rake­ten­som­mer” [Rocket Sum­mer]
  • Tag­träu­me in Trans­sil­va­ni­en” [Daydreams in Tran­syl­va­nia]
  • Hun­dert Blu­men — ver­dorrt” [ A Hund­red Flows — Withe­red] (50 Years People’s Repu­blic of Chi­na, 1999)
  • “Kur­zer Win­ter der Gerech­ten” [Short Win­ter of the Just] (GDR dis­si­dents and the Lega­cy of the Sta­si, 1999)
  • Berg der hei­li­gen Zwie­tracht” [The Mount of Holy Dis­cord] (Who do the holy pla­ces in Jeru­sa­lem “belong” to ? — PREMIO ONDAS, 2000)
  • Lenin kehrt zurück” [Lenin Returns] (The Fin­nish Sta­ti­on in St. Peters­burg, 2000)
  • Die Grenz­gän­ger — Log­buch einer Not­ret­tungs­sta­ti­on” [The Cross- Bor­der Com­mu­ter — Log­book of a Res­cue Sta­ti­on ] (PRIX EUROPA, 2002)
  • Nach dem Gold­rausch — Ein Rei­se­füh­rer für Uner­schro­cke­ne” (After the Gold Rush — A Gui­de for the Intrepid) (Bra­si­li­en 2002)
  • Der Ama­zo­nas” [The Ama­zon] (a three-hour fea­ture for the hr2 radio day pro­ject)
  • The Gre­at Rivers of the World “, 2002)
  • Hin­auf ! — Irland besteigt den Hei­li­gen Berg Cro­agh Patrick, und Hel­mut Kopetz­ky steigt mit” [Every upward! — Ire­land Clim­bs the Holy Mount Cro­agh Patrick, and Hel­mut Kopetz­ky Tags Along] (2003)

radio plays (selec­ted):

  • Mos­kau­er Zeit” [Moscow Time]
  • “Ohr — Schlacht — Feld” [Ear — Batt­le — Field]
  • “Zika­den­baum” [Cica­da Tree]
  • “A Fùria — Die Wut der Kin­der” [A Fùria — The Rage of Child­ren]
  • “Euro­po­ly” (joint pro­ject of HR with 15 Euro­pean broad­cas­ting com­pa­nies)
  • Ein Tag in Euro­pa” [One Day in Euro­pe] (PRIX EUROPA 1999) and “Ein Tag in der Stadt” [One Day in the City] — two 16-hour radio events of Hes­si­scher Rund­funk