German Dynasties: Gerling

The Gerlings

Gerling – the name stands for one of the largest European insurance companies and for a very unique success story. In Cologne, the name also stands for an entire city district and for a family who have shaped the face of the city – and not just through the presentation of the venerable "Gerling Prize". Who are the people behind the name, who is responsible for the successes and which highs and lows have the company and the family gone through in the course of their eventful history?

BROADVIEW TV gives an in-depth report on the remarkable history of one of the most important German entrepreneurial families. The film shows previously unreleased visuals of the family as well as exclusive interviews with family members, contemporaries and people who have accompanied the development of the company throughout the decades.
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Length 1 x 45'
Year 2010
Genre Documentary
Format Digital Betacam
Director Jobst Knigge, Peter Wolf
Boadcast WDR