In December 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. Four years later—the Islamic calendar's year 1362—, director Volker Koepp visited Kabul and neighboring provinces.
Captain Jim Leslie, a US Air Force pilot, is stationed at a military base near the Russian border in Alaska. His interest in Brenda, the commander's daughter, causes him to run afoul of her fiancé, Senator Gordon Gray.
This provocative portrait of the Bulgarian-Jewish scriptwriter and novelist, Angel Wagenstein (1922-2023), offers a fresh perspective on the past century. It takes viewers down unfamiliar historical and ideological paths and revisits the revolutions of 1989 and after with a critical eye.
In early 1934, the Soviet exploration steamship “Chelyuskin” is ice-bound in Arctic waters, where the crew has finally managed to escape onto the ice. In a Prague neighborhood, five children hear the news on their self-made radio and decide to rescue the crew.
In an act of friendship and solidarity between two mining towns in 1929, the locals of Kriwoj Rog, Russia, give their flag as a gift to the locals of Bergstedt, Germany.
An American military plane is transporting six people who have just participated in a NATO maneuver, including the Englishman Captain Loy and American Air Force Corporal Doris Graves.
The two mice play and dance the whole day while the rooster works. One day, the rooster finds an ear of wheat and the mice suggest to thresh and mill it. The rooster takes care of the work while the mice leave to play. He even bakes a cake.
This episodic film tells five self-contained stories of women around the world, shot by five different filmmaking teams under the artistic supervision of DEFA director Joris Ivens.
In 1957, Dawid Rubinowicz's journal was found in a small village in Poland. He was 12 years old when he began secretly writing in 1940 and his diary ends abruptly in June 1942, when Dawid and his family were killed in the Treblinka extermination camp.
This short film depicts Omega, one of Hungary's most successful rock bands, on tour in the GDR.
The footage includes brief interviews, concert preparations and performances for young audiences.