Afghanistan is famous for wars and carpets. The Afghan war rugs are less well known. About 30 Years ago, they were woven by hand for the treatment of trauma. Today they are produced as souvenirs for foreign soldiers and tourists.
In search of traces of the weavers of the first war rugs, the film leads from Hamburg to Kabul and Herat.
20 years after the beginning of the Bosnian war, Miso Esic goes on a journey along the hiding places of the former Serbian general Ratko Mladic.
Miso wants to find out why the presumed war criminal only 16 years after his escape was arrested and brought to trial.
Kiara was born healthy three years ago. In her first months of life, she suffered a shaken impact syndrom.
Because of that she is seriously disabled and blind.
With every cold, her functioning of the body may refuse completely, so that she must die. Kiaras biological parents gave her up long ago. Today, the girl lives with blind foster parents. How does her new family deal with the complicated situation?
For ten years the Chinese SI lives in Germany. Life between the cultures affects her everyday life. She tries to hold together her global network by mobile phone, the internet and meetings at international airports.
Doris, the wife of a rich businessman, struggles with her corrupt husband, her own lethargy and her possessive house manager. Until an old friend appears, which seems to be helpful.
"Subbotnik" was called the annual spring cleaning in the GDR in the style of the Soviet Union. In an East German housing estate, at the edge of the town Schwerin, this tradition is still taken very seriously.
60 Years after their banishment from former Yugoslavia, a group of Germans goes to their birthplaces in the Vojvodina. Helga Bahmer, who is grown up in Germany, accompanies her father on this trip.