Intended to provoke contemplation and discussion about collective
identity in unified Germany, the Denk ich an Deutschland (When I think
about Germany) television film series was commissioned by Bayerischer
Rundfunk (Bavarian Broadcasting, BR) and Westdeutscher Rundfunk
(West German Broadcasting, WDR) and was produced from 1997 to 2004
by megaherz gmbh. The complete series consists of twelve documentary
films ranging from forty-five to sixty minutes1 with the first five (see
Table 2) having been launched on BR and WDR as a set in October 1998.