Ever since his brother became the local hangman, Christoph and his family are looked down upon in their village.
Puppeteer and mechanic Hans Röckle makes a bargain with the devil, who gives Röckle magical powers that let him create the most wonderful objects: a needle that sews by itself, a flute that brings the wind and rain, and a telescope that lets one to see into the future.
Margit Fliesser is a mathematician in her mid-30s who works in a medium-sized company; she has two children and has been divorced twice. Her colleagues like her and respect her professional skills, but she is somewhat shy and inhibited.
One year has passed since Max and Wanda’s divorce, but Max has come to the realization that he wants his ex-wife back—no matter what the cost! So he concocts a sneaky plan: he asks Wanda to hide him from the police, who are apparently looking for him.
The first Hirde Dyama National Festival of Culture of the Republic of Guinea was held in March 1970 in the country's capital city of Conakry.
This animated short exposes the Pinochet government through comparisons to Hitler's Nazi regime using cut-out silhouettes.
The film is also available with Spanish subtitles.
Kate Dollenmayer, Audiovisual Archivist at The Wende Museum in Los Angeles, is screening four super-8mm home movies by GDR amateur filmmakers during our 2015 Summer Film Institute.
Irka, a young girl, and her mare Raya, an old former show horse, are best friends. However, when Raya surprisingly has another foal, Irka falls in love with the little stallion and begins to neglect her old friend. One day, her father tells Irka she must choose only one horse to keep.
Jette and Johannes have been living together for two years when Johannes suggests that they "legalize" their relationship. Jette loves him, but the proposal of marriage terrifies her.
Due to his profession, long-distance truck driver Fred (Manfred Krug) gets to see a lot of the world and enjoy the company of numerous girlfriends in the stopovers on his routes.