Every day on the beach at Coccatuttibana, a little African girl named Asina stands and waits for the Wismar. Her friend Karli, a young sailor from Rostock, will be on this ship and he has promised to bring her something special which does not exist in Africa.
Karin, a well-known and loved midwife in her early forties, receives a high-order decoration from the state. While still overwhelmed with happiness about this honor, she is faced with a difficult decision when she encounters a young women who claims to be her daughter.
This film musical is a romantic comedy of mistaken identities set at the 10th World Festival in Berlin. Alexej from Moscow meets and is attracted to Mascha, right before he leaves for Berlin. Mascha also travels to Berlin to perform with her cultural ensemble.
The documentary, which presents an optimistic portrait of the GDR's blooming meadows and cheerful workers, was produced for the occasion of country's 10th anniversary.
Christine inherits a sailboat from her father, whom she barely knew. Christine is a divorced single mother and her job at a research insitute leaves her with too much work and too little time to sail.
Sunny (Renate Krößner, Go for Zucker), an aspiring singer, longs for fulfillment and to be recognized as someone special. She gets kicked out of her band, but starts over in the "underground" scene of East Berlin's Prenzlauer Berg.
A flock of birds is sitting on a telephone wire in an orderly row, all looking in the same direction. But one little bird cannot be convinced to conform to this arrangement. The rest of the flock must reckon with this individualist.
This two-part documentary by Winfried Junge (Children of Golzow series) presents the changes in the country of Somalia following a revolution and the establishment of a socialist government.
Beach, boots, Black Sea coast: an East German travel group is enjoying their vacation in Bulgaria until a problem with the ship's motor strands them all on a lonely island. Police expert Dr. Enderlein tries to keep everyone entertained by presenting them with a fake crime to solve.
After WWII, Berlin lies in ruins. For Gustav, Willi and their friends the rubble provides an adventurous, dangerous playground. For Gustav it also helps pass the time, as he longs for his father’s return from a POW camp. One day a stranger arrives, looking helpless and hopeless…