David Sieveking walks on David Lynchs path into the world of transcendental meditation (TM). He comes across the founder of this worldwide movement, Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, to whom the Beatles already pilgrimed.
Georg "Schorsch" Kempter is a gardener in a small Bavarian town. When the owner of the local golf course tries to cheat Schorsch for his money, he grabs the control stick and flies away in an attempt to save his plane and himself.
Located in northern Canada, Fort McMurray is home of the Athabasca Oil Sands, the largest industrial project on the planet. A place of unbridled opportunities where dreams can be fulfilled.... See full summary »
Glocke had a simple plan to set the pimp Hermann's SUV on fire, become an internet star and impress Lena. Instead, he drops into a mobile toilette and becomes a web-fail. He decides to ... See full summary »
Aryan is a Syrian refugee trying to make his way into Hungary from Serbia, along with his father and many other wretched souls. They are all caught, and find themselves in a web of cynicism and corruption.
Maria and her sister Hannah are living with her father in the southern German province. When a carpenter on the road shows up, Maria falls in love. But a dark family secret keeps her away from him. Hannah decides to liberate her sister.
Jessica and David disagree on vaccinating their daughter. After Jessica reacted badly to an injection during her pregnancy, she fears the same, or worse, for her toddler. With conflicting research mystifying the true risks of aluminium adjuvants, the couple must weigh evidence and speculation to do what they think best for their child. From pregnancy to infancy, Family Shots questions whether medical scientists are giving us the whole picture.