Daniel Schlechter

Commissioner, MDR / Editorial Staff "Wissen und Bildung", Mitteldeutschen Rundfunks (MDR)

Born 1986 in Haldensleben, near Magedburg, Daniel Schlechter studied politics with an focus on international relations at University Hamburg from 2008 to 2012 – and worked in that field afterwards. During that time he hosted several festivals. Since 2014 he is working at the departement "Wissen und Bildung" at Mitteldeutschen Rundfunks (MDR), Germnay.

Programme

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Resistance Fighters – The Global Antibiotics Crisis

Documentary / Michael Wech / Germany / 2019 / 98 minutes / Age rating: 12

Negligent prescriptions, greed and short-sightedness have almost completely nullified the effects of lifesaving antibiotics. How can solutions still be found here? [...]

 

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The Blob: A Genius without a Brain | World premiere

Documentary / Jacques Mitsch / France / 2019 / 52 min / OV with ST

A unicellular organism without a brain – yet which is still capable of doing astounding things: A documentary about the fascinating properties of the slime mould. [...]

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Hi, A.I. – Love Stories from the Future

Documentary / Isa Willinger / Germany / 2019 / 87 min / OV with ST / Age rating: 6

Harmony can give unconditional love, while PR2 is a master at making popcorn. Isa Willinger shows how are lives are being changed by robots with artificial intelligence.