01. the brocken railway tracks. Ride the brocken railway through the Harz mountains. Train drivers in the driver's cab. Driving record. Werningerode with marketplace. Repair shop for the brocken railway. Passengers on the train. Inspector. Views of the Harz mountain. Horse-drawn carriage ride on road. Hikers and walkers. Keep on station. Take water for the locomotive. Stationmaster are exit signs. Passengers disembark on the Summit plateau. Schaffner beckons from the last car.
(67 m) 02 asylum in Germany newspaper headline Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung: "The SPD Board is ready for a change in the law on asylum". Mirror newspaper headlines, world. Queue of asylum seekers before immigration authorities. Wohnschiffe in Hamburg, Germany. Container flats on the schoolyard. Map with trace of asylum flows in Europe, particularly in Germany. Central reception centres Eisenhüttenstadt. Assistant Office Manager Tanja Naumann actuality: "we are been overrun literally in recent months by the number of asylum seekers, especially from Eastern Europe. As a result of course, considerable problems in the entire Federal Republic open up that we have to do with housing problems, that we have to do with recording problems."
Crowds of asylum seekers. Storage rooms. Conquer in authority. Tanja Naumann actuality: "every foreigner who comes to Germany and says that he is politically persecuted in his home country, has the right to make an application for asylum. He is checked by the Federal Office, and if he is rejected, one has also a right of judicial review. That is, he can, however, proceed in the form of an objection in the form of a complaint."
Federal Eagle, great. Parliamentary meeting with Helmut Kohl on the lectern. Tanja Naumann interview: "I think that we need to secure the right of asylum for those who are actually pursued, i.e. so after the Geneva Convention also can prove that they are politically persecuted – and out to filter all those who are here for economic reasons or that on which the Geneva Convention, article 1, does not apply to."
Food output. Blacks on the street.
(88 m) 03 Erbach near Ulm: Motocross sidecar World Championship at the start of the Motocross sidecars. Favourite Michael Garhammer actuality: "that you quickly come away, at the right time, forward into the first corner as quickly, where the initial position is to shut by then just his style, because and is one behind someone, you must always look, how where I can overtake the, and you have to go to overtake the ideal track, and this is actually the main problem."
Race pictures. Motorcycle jumps. Carriages on the line. Viewers on the edge of the range fire on and give advice. Pause after the 1st run. Minor repairs are carried out. Children to ride on a small motorcycle. Race: The Talbot/Verhagen, Netherlands, favorites with number 1, win. Michael cooking Hammer/Lothar Jehle be 4th official waving banner. SIP from the bottle. Award ceremony.
(70 m) 04. East German Agriculture in transition the village Kroppenstedt. Horse-drawn carriage runs through the village street. Large family from the Netherlands managed rundown courtyard. Mowing with cutting machine. Harrie Wienans actuality (why they came) "is the most important reason: the major areas that are here." In the Netherlands, we have had many small areas. "And the second reason is that the land here is better on average than the one we had in Holland and relatively little cheaper - the lease price."
Ploughing of the land. Abandoned farm in the Dutch Friesland. Trek. Use of modern technology in the Office with computers. Potatoes on the treadmill.
Unused courtyards. Wolfgang Strötker, large, farmer got back his land as property. His farm around 1900. Wolfgang Strötker interview: "on our land, we had two problems: once the strong weediness and also the strong structural damage by the repeated procedure of the machines, and today with the new technology we can improve that much." My great-grandfather, my grandfather and my father were farmers here on this farm. And that I now can see that this is a special feeling for me, that I can help my son here."
Large field. Hand check the condition of the soil. Wolfgang Strötker and his family. Son Eckhard feeding in the pigsty interview: "I've learned a farming as a career, for me there on how agriculture and I have some time ago, two years ago nothing, get the opportunity again to operate on its own soil, and because we just have accessed."
Daughter Kathrin (approx. 8 years) what to do it later? O-ton "farmer - for me is completely clear, because I like animals, and because Mommy and Daddy are farmers, too."
(79 m) 05 rock Lady Doro Pesch album cover of rock Lady. Doro Pesch actuality: "that had been my dream since I was a little kid. And to play live, this is, this is the most beautiful for me in life."
Appearance with the band. Enthusiastic spectators.
"I'm just doing, what really makes me fun - would never compromise. "And I think the fans, who feel so that it just stop total comes from the heart."
Band members come from the United States o-ton: "the people are always very wonderful and very child to US and they love to rock - we love to rock them."
Lights, lighting effects.
Doro Pesch at their hobby, painting on horse pasture. Parents sort the fan mail. Doro is signing autographs.
Father o-ton: "I as elderly gentleman there thought that can never be. "And then Shoaib said: wait till Papa, someday you will experience that."
Doro Pesch at rehearsal in the House. Parent interview "we are incredibly proud of our Doro - and if we are so at concerts and go on tour with, then we are also quite happy when she has so many fans."
Doro Pesch, in appearance as rock Lady.
01. the Brockenbahn 0'37 with full steam through the Harz mountains, the northernmost German Highlands.
0'45 to get also the brocken - so the name of the highest mountain - some coal must be burned.
0'56 Borough is the starting point for the brocken railway. Here, the 700 horsepower steam locomotives are serviced, of which some were taken at the beginning of the century in operation. Their lovers come even from abroad.
1'22 in the trains several times a day no seat remains vacant. The rail track through romantic forests on the brocken, a playground of the witches was according to legend is 100 years old. However: East Germany had blocked the 1,141 m high mountain on the inner German border for visitors.
1'49 the journey on the brocken is a nostalgic journey. Nothing has changed on the operation of the so-called "technical monuments". On the way, water is taken to secure the supply for steam generation up to the Summit. 2'10 in the long period of involuntary seclusion are on the brocken, left and right of the narrow gauge Rails, emerged biotopes and rare plants grown. Make sure that you take into consideration many tourists to the environmentalists.
2'37 on an average day 5,000 visitors on the Summit plateau meet, to enjoy the views and fresh air.
2'48 many but - after almost two-hour ride - right turn back. It has simply done them the steam-spewing brocken railway.
02. asylum in Germany 3'03 asylum - a theme that makes headlines in Germany. Like many refugees, can and must cope with a country? -Alone in 1992, over 450,000 asylum-seekers and refugees from all parts of the world are come; 80 per cent more than in the previous year. Currently live about six million foreigners in Germany, these are approximately 8 per cent of the total population.
3'29 many cities are overloaded. Anyway everywhere absence of apartments, it is difficult to accommodate asylum seekers and refugees in large numbers. As a result, depressing narrowness and emergency solutions, such as here in the port of Hamburg, where Wohnschiffe had to be chartered in the short term.
3'47 container homes for asylum seekers - from lack of space on the schoolyard of a school built.
3'57 West Europe is experiencing at the moment a rapidly rising immigration. Most refugees want to go to Germany, whose right of asylum is very liberal. -The Central intake point for asylum-seekers in Eisenhüttenstadt. Also here – not far from the Polish border - the capacity is exceeded. The Deputy Amtschefin Tanja Naumann promotes understanding: "we are been overrun literally in recent months by the number of asylum seekers, especially from Eastern Europe. As a result of course, considerable problems in the entire Federal Republic open up that we have to do with housing problems, that we have to do with recording problems."
4'35 the right to asylum in Germany after the experience of Nazi dictatorship introduced, to grant shelter victims of political persecution. Today, however, occur 9/10 of the asylum for economic reasons. -The huge files document, that the existing legal regime is not suitable. Mrs Naumann to the previous procedure: "any foreigner who comes to Germany and says that he is politically persecuted in his home country, has the right to make an application for asylum. He is checked by the Federal Office, and if he is rejected, one has also a right of judicial check. I.e. He can proceed, however, in the form of an objection in the form of a complaint."
5'17 to pass often several years in which asylum-seekers may remain and also later mostly not in his homeland will be returned.
as shortens the procedure and the right of asylum can be protected from abuse, is now in the German Bundestag advice 5. "I think that it represent one to secure the right of asylum for those who are actually done, i.e. after the Geneva Convention also able to demonstrate that they are politically persecuted and Rau to filter all those that are here for economic reasons or that on which the Geneva Convention, article 1 does not apply to."
5'55 since the opening up of Eastern Europe Germany is not only main magnet of migration from South to North and from East to West. The Federal Republic would therefore communicate the West European countries on a common asylum and immigration law.
03. Motocross sidecar World Cup 6'15 the idyllic Brook near Ulm. On this day a Mecca for motorcycle riders. More precisely - for these gentlemen. Championship race of Motocross sidecars.
6'29 favourite Michael Garhammer explains, what matters at the start: "that one comes away relatively quickly, as quickly as possible in at the right time, in the first curve and where the initial position is, to go through then just his style, because as well as one behind someone, you must always look, how where I can overtake, and you have to go to overtake the ideal track and this is actually the main problem."
6'57 men on their flying machines fighting for every second. A race will take less than thirty minutes.
7'17 this day went to the preliminary decision for the World Championship title. Cheers not only for the German team.
7'33 Vielbeachtet the competition from the Netherlands, of Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. They occupy the first places in the year's overall. 7'44 little pause after the first run. Any repairs be carried out mostly by hand from the riders.
during the big rush tinker 7, about the little ones - also for two - already for tomorrow - or for the day after tomorrow.
8'08 the regulations prescribes three runs a day. For some, but before to end the race is... - sovereign the favored team Talbot/Verhagen of the Netherlands with number 1 8 drove Michael Garhammer again ' 24 and his co-pilot Lothar Jehle came anyway on the fourth place. -For the number, a great success - and reason for a 70 strong drink.
8'37 the winner of the day. But deciding the Championship comes first in the next race.
04. East German Agriculture in transition 8'48 surrounded by the best agricultural land in the former German Democratic Republic lies the village of Kroppenstedt. Since the forced collectivization in agriculture productivity stagnated however. This large family from the Netherlands is an example that this begins to change now. Pioneering spirit led them here.
9'07 adaptation of geomancy down farms in Eastern Germany to the EC standard is a daunting task. Commitment and initiative are in demand. Properties that bring the new neighbors from the Netherlands. Harrie Wienans says why they came: "the most important reason is: the large areas that are here." In the Netherlands, we have had many small areas. "And the second reason is that the land here is better on average than the one we had in Holland and relatively little cheaper - the lease price."
9'44 the abandoned farm in the Dutch Friesland. In the new environment much is provisional, but the use of modern technology in the Office and on the field pays off. -16 employees could be set already, and not just the thick potatoes make for a thriving business. 10'05 another example shows that there are more and more local farmers who back economies, are not deterred by the legacies of former production cooperatives on their own soil. -One of them is Wolfgang Strötker. 35 years he was allowed to have his country. After German reunification he and his sons again got back the property. -The new beginning is not easy: "we had two problems on our land. "Once the strong weediness and also the strong structural damage by the repeated process of machines and today with the new technology we can improve that much."
10'46 of the farm of family c. 1900 - and today. A long cherished dream: "my great-grandfather, my grandfather and my father were farmers here on this farm. "And that I still can see now, that's a special feeling for me, that I can help my son here."
Son Eckhard has now taken over the farm, and invested his savings money in additional cattle sheds and farmland.
"I've learned a farming as a career, for me there on how agriculture, and I have some time, years two ago, which have opportunity to offer services on its own soil, again nothing and because we just have access."
11'26 she later would become if because daughter Kathrin already knows what? "Farmer - for me is completely clear, because I like animals - and Mommy and Daddy are farmers, too."
05. Rock Lady Doro Pesch 11'39 spectacular your album cover - the largest in the world. Spectacular also her performances. "This was always my dream, since I was a little kid. And to play live, this is, this is the most beautiful for me in life."
12'00 Doro Pesch - 151 cm heavy metal are. But on the stage is the largest, a bundle of energy with a giant voice.
12'17 rock lady from Düsseldorf is body and soul in the music. To be at the top of the rock business with this - that is their goal.
12'38 with her songs she has become hard rock fans to an Idol - not only the German -. "I'm just that, what really makes me fun - would never compromise. "And I think the fans, who feel that way, that's just shut totally from the heart comes."
12'51 their band mates come from the United States. How is it to play home in Doros? "People like us and love to rock - and we make sure that they can do it."
13'28 variety searches for the skilled Schriftsetzerin paint. Her favourite subject: Horses. -It was not easy their profession to give up and to go into the hard business of the professional as a musician.
13'44 also their parents, today serving the fan mail from all over the world, were initially skeptical: "I as elderly gentleman there thought that can never be. "And then Shoaib said: dad, just wait, one day you'll experience it."
14'15 today Doro is an international star, produces her records in the United States, where the 28 lives for six years.
"We are incredibly proud of our Doro - and if we are so at concerts and go on tour with, then we are also quite happy if she has so much fans."
1437 Doro Pesch - a woman with energy and passion for rock 'n' roll.