Die Schönen der Nacht

91% of all butterflies are moths, there are almost 3500 species in this country. Like the 250 butterfly species, they are endangered. By the insecticides and plant poisons used in industrial agriculture, by construction on formerly green spaces and by too much light, especially in big cities. Yet moths are also valuable pollinators of our food plants. The two Hamburg based biology students Timo Zeimet and Armin Günther are fascinated by the many varieties of these useful insects.

This film is shown in double feature 5.


Director: Holger Vogt

born on May 9, 1955 in Flensburg, After graduating as an industrial engineer, he turned his hobby into a profession: as a freelance photographer ... specialising in reports, human interest, nature. One year in Central America, in cooperation with "stern"-correspondent Hans-Joachim Löwer, Mexico City. Publications among others in "stern"-magazine and in various books.1984 initial contacts to NDR television on the basis of photojournalism. First, features for the NDR regional programme, "Hamburger Journal" and "Freitagsmagazin", later also for "In Sachen Natur", "Extra 3" and "Panorama". From 1984 until now continuous freelance television author for NDR, for regional programmes, children's TV and 30- to 90-minute documentaries on the national channels of NDR and ARD. Main focus: Man & Nature

28 Min.
Director: Holger Vogt
Script: Holger Vogt
Cinematography: Holger Vogt
Editing: Karen Kretschmar
Narrator: Sandra Kob
Editor: Birgit Schanzen, NDR
Producer: Doclights GmbH / NDR Naturfilm
Website URL: www.doclights.de