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14 WAYS TO DESCRIBE THE RAIN

14 WAYS OF DESCRIBING THE RAIN is a documentary about the mother of a mentally ill boy and her battle against the psychiatric ward, against society and, ultimately, against herself.

I WANT MY COUNTRY BACK

They are discontent, they are disappointed. They follow simple political slogans. They America`s new anger front: the archconservative Tea Party movement. As a general rule, they are male, white, over 50, in work and part of the upper middle class. But not all members of the Tea Party fit this cliché. Many Americans are scared of unemployment and feel powerless against the huge budget deficit and growing poverty. The documentary I WANT MY COUNTRY BACK accompaines the members of this movement to gain a deeper insight into their fears and despair in particular and into political life in America in general.

ZECHE IS NICH - 7 glimpses at the Ruhr region

We soul of the Ruhr region? Seven directors take a fresh look at the area – sometimes documental, sometimes fictional, sometimes in between. They are to explore the things that don´t quite fit, that sick out, the diversity of place. At the heart of every film lies the change that this region has been undergoing for years.

TALES OF THE DEFEATED

“Peter Schwarz” lies buried in East Germany. A communist without a religious confession. “Feiy`ke Schwarz” was killed in the Holocaust. An Eastern European Jew. All of a sudden, Feiy`ke Schwarz is supposed to be Peter Schwarz. A man who, after the end of WWII, decided to return to the village in which he was held in a concentration camp, who married a German woman and who played football with the former camp guards.

A TRIANGLE DIALOGUE

A TRIANGLE DIALOGUE is a compilation of five documentaries from Israel, Poland and Germany that tell of the clash of various cultures in society and politics.

PRIVATE PARTY

Day-to-day life of a homosexual couple in Warsaw – between anti-gay marches, weddings and a picture of the pope.

THE THINGS BETWEEN US

Myriam and her husband Bernd, new mayor of their small home town on the Lower Rhine, have just moved into a lovingly refurbished house. All they need to make their life complete is a child. But then Myriam finds out that Bernd goes to visit a Dutch brothel – regularly. She embarks on a quest to understand his fascination and, in the process, succumbs to her own.

KADO

Tina and Jan are in their way to their first-ever flat together. At the bus stop, they unexpectedly receive a 2-Euro-coin from a foreign-looking young man, which sends them on an odyssey through the city…