As the world grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, the embattled German Chancellor, Angela Merkel, faced a difficult fight of her own – for her political legacy. Now, in the twilight of her tenure, Merkel bids farewell to political office, leaving behind a nation divided by political and ideological rifts.
The DW Documentary team takes an in-depth look at Merkel’s accomplished leadership, struggles with the refugee crisis, and her contributions to international diplomacy in “Angela Merkel – Navigating a World in Crisis.” Using never-before-seen footage and insights from influential individuals, this documentary gives an intimate look into the life of one of the world’s most transformative female leaders.
In the midst of an era of global crises ranging from 9/11 to the pandemic, Merkel’s leadership style and track record for navigating tumultuous global events are critical to understanding this fascinating figure. Tune in for the DW Documentary’s September release to delve deep into Merkel’s legacy and the global crises that defined her era.