When Martin returns from war, he finds that nothing is the way it once was in his village. He watches the few remaining villagers leave offerings in the town square for a giant monster and learns that whoever has nothing left for the monster is turned into stone.
Jan and Myga are ten years old when their city, Antwerp, falls again to the invading Spanish army at the end of the 16th century. Jan follows his father into exile.
Seventeen-year-old Martina has a paralyzing fear of heights, which prevents her from fulfilling her father’s wish that they perform a tightrope act together. As she is quite taken with the black panthers in the circus, as well as their trainer Dittrich, she decides to be an animal trainer instea
A cinema-verité documentary of Ghana’s five years of independence under President Kwame Nkruma. Striking color images of Africans in modern-day jobs, such as airline pilot and construction worker, predominate, with little voice-over.
The state security service has found out about a plot against the GDR and Officer Alexander Berg (Fred Delmare) is assigned to investigate.
Rogelio was forced into exile by the Chilean military Junta after serving time in the Antofagasta prison camp. For five years, he has lived as a Chilean exile in the GDR, where he works as a lighting technician at a small local theater.
Harmonika, an American deserter, is captured by a tribe of Indians, who believe he has murdered the wife and child of their chief Grey Elk. It is the chief himself who sets the American free, and Harmonika stays with the tribe and gradually wins their friendship.
A picture of GDR youth—as party and state would have it. After summer vacation in 1952, selected Young Pioneers gather at the first national convention of the Young Pioneers, the children's division of the Free German Youth (FDJ).
In the middle of the 18th century, the Ruster family immigrates to the United States and lead a hard life as settlers.