Alfons has to deal with a lot of teasing - and not just because of his funny last name. Even his own father, a big and strong head chef, complains about his son's lack of muscles and tries to beef the boy up.
Ali, a poor farmer's son, goes out into the world and meets a sorcerer, who takes him on as an apprentice.
Alice is a drama teacher who goes on a cultural mission to a small town where the most bizarre occurrences are commonplace.
Despite his lack of enthusiasm, film student Ralf is assigned to make a documentary about a team of six women workers at a light bulb factory in Berlin. At first, the team seems to work and get along together without a hitch.
Wolfgang Kohlhaase portrays his mentor, work partner and friend in this short documentary about filmmaker Gerhard Klein: “He took things seriously, was incorruptible, imaginative, and obsessed with his work.”
The first feature-length film of filmmaker, author, actress and feminist activist Helke Sander. This film is paired with Iris Gusner's All My Girls in the MADE in West|East Germany film series.
This documentary, whose title is an adaption of the first line of the French national anthem, presents the Algerian war for independance from France in three stylistically distinct chapters.
International delegations from various youth organizations come to Berlin to demonstrate their international solidarity at the first Free German Youth "Deutschlandtreffen" in 1950.
Havana 1914 – the turmoil surrounding WWI engulfs the daughter of a recently-deceased, wealthy slave trader. She falls in love with her cousin, an idealistic journalist, but is tied to her unfaithful husband and obsolete bourgeois values.
The nationally-owned Buna Chemical Plant provides an art center with 50 different art clubs for its 22,000 employees to participate in during their free time.