Occupier or liberator? Estonian and Russian nationalists are locked in a bitter dispute about the Soviet soldier memorial in Tallinn. Meelis Muhu captures how it is being passed on to the next generation and how it can erupt in the heat of the moment.
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The film reconstructs the violent death of a Mozambican who was thrown off a tram in Dresden in 1991, and attempts to piece together his life. A xenophobia that reared its new and ugly head directly after reunification. Depressingly topical.
In the second part of his March Brandenburg Trilogy, Volker Koepp shows the people of Zehdenick preparing for the first free elections in the GDR and an unknown future. Is there a notion of Heimat that outlives such a fast turn of events?
The Hungarian Ózd on the eve of EU expansion: With what hopes and fears do the citizens of this European backwater look to the future? Tamás Almási brings his long-term observation of the decline of the metal industry in Ózd into the next decade.