01 Bonn: St. Martin's parade Lantern procession with children in honor of the patron saint of St. Martin. White horse rides St. Martin and his coat is poor beggars. Figures from Martinsgänsen on cars. Ranked the Martin fire, a burning pile of wood burns.
(30 m) 02. Berlin: Argentine cameramen rehearsing for the football World Cup 1978 flashback: soccer match at the World Cup in Germany 1974 World Cup trophy. Argentine television crews during rehearsal for the transfer of the soccer World Championship in Berlin's Olympic Stadium. Pan across empty Olympic Stadium. Student teams play against each other. Cameramen turn under the guidance of German television professionals. Recording of the game on a monitor. Analysis of the recordings in the Studio. Discussion on proper camera work. FLASHBACK: Game of the World Cup 1974 (50 m) 03. Frankfurt: German society for technical cooperation with the third world new modern building of the society for technical cooperation GTZ, in which all departments are been centralized. Meeting room. Indian woman presides over conversation. Library. Young woman writes on a typewriter. Inserting tape. Printing of prospectuses. Various brochures. Veterinary investigation of cow with Africans as a listener. Doctors enter with disinfected hands operating room. VW workshop. Excavators and large vehicles for road construction and cultivation of land.
(60 m) 04. Hamburg: kids painting at the Kunsthalle Hamburg Kunsthalle. Sitting before painting by Monet "Nana", children and teacher discuss actuality. Teacher: "what's that for a petticoat?" Child: "this is a very transparent silk petticoat." Teacher: "it's good, and what she's up?" Child: "a shirt." Teacher: "How are you Anna talking about that is silk?" Child: "Because it's so transparent." Teacher: "when's too..." Child: "... shines a bit" teacher: "nice not? Because it so Shimmers. Is you alone?" Children: "no, sits behind it, her husband or her father." The woman is most important on the screen actually." Teacher: "I believe that... also,". Child: "perhaps he only painted the woman, then he painted the other around it." Teacher: "where does this white because everywhere? Tried to watch, so really nice white." Child: "I." Teacher: "with the shirt, not?" Child: "... and in the shade of Brown." Teacher: "show very nice, the shadow, Nina time! "Can't reach it, can show the direction but, Yes." Child shows on screen. Children's faces, great. Children paint their impressions in own paintings. Various paintings and their children playing.
drive 3 motorcycle riders with helmets (62 m) 05. BMW-Berlin in Berlin. Workers arriving at their workplace. Motorcycle production BMW in Berlin. All items are manufactured and assembled. Worker in manufacture of the seat. Work on the wheels, the motor Assembly. Test run on a test stand. Motorcycles for export are marked with stickers: Canada - Taiwan - Tunisia - Venezuela. 3 motor cyclists from behind with Berlin license plates drive in direction of the Brandenburg Gate.
(49 m) 06 150 years Landestheater Coburg monument of the Duke of Saxe Coburg Gotha on the market square of Coburg. Flower stall. Beautiful old façades of the houses of the city. The Landestheater illuminated in the evening, one of the most beautiful provincial theatres of in Germany. Guests upon arrival. Theater guests in the foyer in the conversation. Stage master uses modern revolving stage in motion. Lighting master mixer of modern lighting systems 250 light programs. Headlights light up. The audience Hall with a stadium and Festival visitors. Scene from the Jubilee premiere, Verdi "Ernani". Final applause. Actor is bowing. Transport and loading of scenes the next morning. Actor in bus ride in the surrounding communities to tour.
(63 m) 07. Hamburg: indoor handball Germany Romania 19:19 goal throw Germany ZL. Audience clapping. Game scenes and gate's throw in the corner of the door ZL. Romanian goalkeeper defends ball from ZL. The German team on the throwing circle. Foul. German player lying injured on the ground. Spectator distort her face excited and flicks of the hand. Romanian goal throw ZL. Romania in the attack. Foul. Romanian player lying on the ground. 7 m goal throw.
Once in a year, paper lanterns illuminate the night-time streets of the German capital Bonn. The procession in honour of the patron saint St. Martin announces the approach of winter. Saint Martin - a Roman soldier of riders which came over to Christianity in the 4th century and later as charitable legend Bishop entered - himself in the cult of the people through a special gesture alive received: still a soldier he should have shared his coat with a freezing beggar.
This action a whole tradition was formed - with Martin lamps, Martinsgänsen and Martin fire. So, the farmers earlier committed the day 1 of the winter marketing year. On the entire lower Rhine, but also in the Netherlands and Luxembourg Martin's day is celebrated to this day.
FIFA World Cup in Germany. More than a billion people were in 1974 as a spectator. Television, the electronic medium that made it possible.
The new world championship is rehearsed in German stages and studios. Argentina 1978 aligns the World Festival of football. The quality of television broadcasting decides whether the games are a universal sporting event again. Argentina's television people are determined to build on the Weltfernseh Festival of 74: in Germany they completed intensive courses in terms of football broadcast.
Here at the Berlin Olympic Stadium, where two student teams for the guests were, the connection was practiced in several German cities of theory and practice. Under the guidance of German television professionals, the Argentines recorded the games. Camera and image Director were analyzed together then in the Studio. The teaching goal: How does to one theory and dramaturgy of football in the optical media.
The most important point of discussion was the different conception of the correct leadership of the camera. While the South Americans love a gripping duel in a close-up, the European television viewers more wishes the game field overview. The Argentines were flexible and willing to compromise. About their services, the German training manager said he would be glad if this quality of always distinguished German television broadcasts.
GTZ: Germany's nerve centre for technical cooperation with the third world. For 22 years, she coordinated the technical cooperation of the Federal Republic with about 100 developing countries. In recent weeks, GTZ has taken a new building with more than a thousand employees at Frankfurt, now gathering the nearly one hundred departments under one roof.
Mission of the society is the export of know-how: technical knowledge and skills, needed the countries of the third world for their economic and social advancement. The GTZ provides training for professionals and experts to work in the partner States, provides equipment and material and she is responsible for the financing of measures and services. The company in a variety of publications reported the results of their work.
The GTZ has her name "Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit" not about. Because aid alone is not enough, cooperation is required. And collaboration means: the beneficiary countries bring their own services in each project, personnel, buildings, equipment or supplies. According to this principle of collaborative Division of labour, for example hospitals, model farms and workshops have been created.
Despite its own economic problems, the Federal Republic has now increased its development assistance 23%. It is already today twice as high as that of all Eastern bloc countries together. Technical cooperation has a growing share of it: construction of production facilities, creation of jobs, planning and construction of roads and transport systems. The daily project work locally between German workers and their local colleagues contribute to the goodwill and mutual trust: a prerequisite for the joint solution of the North-South issues.
The Hamburger Kunsthalle has opened up a new layer of visitors: children should get to see. A dialogue with images brings them closer to the painting of past centuries.
... and what's she up to? ... a shirt made of silk... How did you say that it is silk? ... because it is so transparent, that Shimmers like. ... is she alone? No, but the woman is Yes the most important. Maybe he has painted the woman first. ... where does this white because everywhere? ... and a little shadow is on it. ... let the shadows. After her conversation with the pictures, the kids will even prolific. They recount with the brush, what they saw: a clumsy copy, but an image of their imagination.
The Kunsthalle as painting school: an experiment that encourages children to productive creativity. No time school, which teaches painting, but urges to own impartial action. Child art, painted, printed or journalese.
Leisure time on two wheels. As in many other countries, the joy of driving in the fresh air is growing in Germany. The motorcycle boom sustained for years has impacted on the labour market: new jobs were created. For example, in West Berlin, which is due to its island location on economic stimulus from the outside.
In Berlin, the Bavarian Motor works BMW have concentrated their entire motorcycle production years ago. All parts of the bike are manufactured here and then assembled to those machines, which enjoy a special reputation for sporty drivers. The 1,400 employees build 30,000 motorcycles a year.
The staff members - nearly half are foreign workers - will have soon a thousand new colleagues. As many jobs created by the construction of a new motorcycle plant, which the company currently built with government support. Thus, the Bavarian Motors double works in Berlin its production capacity.
The throttle is the motto. Last but not least to the stimulus. 70% of the machines go abroad. Departments and authorities in 59 countries drive the rapid "Bavaria from Berlin".
In ancient times, the Dukes of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha chose the small town to its headquarters. Because they had not only political influence, but also art, Coburg has a theater today. In recent weeks, city and citizens celebrated the 150th anniversary of the birth of the former Court Theatre – today one of the most beautiful provincial theatres of in Germany.
On the anniversary, modern technique in the old house was installed, including a revolving platform with a diameter of 17 meters and an electronic lighting system, which can store 250 light programs. Foyer and Auditorium were restored and returned to its ur State handed down on old engravings.
Anniversary premiere with Giuseppe Verdi's "Ernani". in 1847 it was performed for the first time in the Coburg theatre.
With the final applause, singer and actor thought the next morning: change of scenery.
A theater goes on holiday, because there are no other within a radius of 100 kilometers. Regular guest performances in the surrounding communities of Northern Bavaria belong to the repertoire. To bring culture to the country: for the State-subsidized Theatre a duty and one for the actors like used chance to test their effect on a different audience again and again.
The West German national team had invited a heavy enemy: Romania, the triple world champion in the indoor handball.
The German players - pointed goal hunger, wit and quickness in white -. Several times they have led by a margin of 4 gates. The match against the Romanians considered testing and preparation for the World Championships in Denmark. The top team from Eastern Europe as expected proved a tough test for the rejuvenated German national team.
The sometimes brash attacks of the Germans kept off the experienced Romanians by authorized and unauthorized means. There were clear fouls in this high-class game but rarely.
At the end of the German forces began to, reliable Romanians began to catch up. With 7-meter throws after infractions, the Romanians proved that they were also throwing safer than their German opponents.
So the German players had to settle for draws at the end with a: a bad result against the world champion from Romania.