Editing: Marion Knothe / Annette Paulmann 01 Freiburg: A fellow American-Filipino Arnel Almeda goes with food cart through the corridor of the hospital. It measures blood pressure in patients. He sees through medical records. He is in training as a nurse. He leaves the hospital and plays basketball with friends. Cityscape Freiburg. Ride on tram through the city (driving record). Young Americans lives on the outskirts of the city. Conversation with the host family. Youth training. At the American dance with American girlfriend. Cuckoo clock, great. Souvenirs/Gift shop. Market flower stall. Had he revise his views about the Germans?
Arnel Almeda actuality (translator): "I've heard the saying: human remains human being — that is, we all have to wear the same lot." When one speaks of the Germans in the United States, it says: drive Volkswagen, Bavarian beer from huge jugs, and wear leather pants at the Oktoberfest. -I had to correct course quickly this image... "And if I now tell my friends about Germany, I say simply: it is another place with another language - and the language is believed to be the only big difference."
People faces, great child's face. Arnel Almeda rises in the tram.
(112 m, 10:00:26) 02 withdrawal of Russians by the Brokken - driving German assistance in Russia Brokkenbahn. Russian soldier closes door gate. Rooms of the Horchpostens on the Brokken (formerly early warning radar facility equipped and). Empty spaces. Laundry room. Russian soldiers to clean bearings. Military vehicles drive on freight train.
Construction work in Russia. Residential construction. Russian returnees. Bathroom. Living room. Driving record through settlement. Visitors to the Brokken.
Prime Minister Bergner speaks interview: "goodbye gives us the historic opportunity to a new togetherness of our peoples under the sign of peace, of friendship and partnership. The trigger offers the chance to work towards a Europe where borders no longer separate if want people to each other."
(67 m, 10:04:40) 03. automotive Leipziger Messe Exhibition Centre with commercial vehicles and passenger cars. Settings cars. VW booth. The golf Ecomatic, whose diesel engine automatically turns off and holding. The motor can be operated with biodegradable fuel produced from rapeseed oil.
Audi luxury sedan A8 in aluminium, is fully recyclable. Treatment of old material. Factory recordings. State compacts study A Daimler Benz: swatch mobile fuel consumed only 3 l.
E 1 BMW: Electric car. Refuelling into a standard household outlet. Cars on the highway.
(81 m, 10:07:00) 04 Burghausen/Salzach Valley: Jazz Festival cityscape Burghausen, little town on the Austrian border. Street with restaurants in the evening.
Jazz musicians rehearse. Violinist, great. It plays the Arcado string trio, violin, cello, Baß. Listeners applaud. The long night in the Baroque old town with music in all pubs. Two young people enter place. Jazz band playing. Waitress serves. Duo with clarinet and piano playing. Empty streets. Sign in local "singing club whooping cough".
(75 m, 10:10:00) 05. Rostock: international art - and Tower jumper days cityscape Rostock. Feet of Springer on board. Bounce. Adjusting the suspension. Spring studies by two jumpers and jumpers. Judges table. Vera Ilyina, Russia, winner of the 3 m Board. Healthy jump with somersaults. Claudia Bockner, Leipzig, jumps. The men with Handstand, Salto, stretching exercises. Men jump from the tower. It wins a Dimitri Sautin, Russia. Audience award ceremony.
(80 m, 10:12:45)
01 an American scholar 0'29 when Arnel Almeda has service, patients in surgery are thrilled: the eighteen year old turns well, is affable - and repeatedly tells news: Americans - he is more precisely: Filipino-Americans for one year guest in Germany. It can be formed in Freiburg in the black forest to the nurse.
0'53 of the open-minded Californians want to study later medicine and now benefits from a German-American Exchange program for students and young professionals, both countries had decided in 1983 on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of German immigration.
1'15 the approaching of the host country is remarkably versatile. So far, Amel met only the Philippines, home to his parents. In the street basketball he got more naturally than his German friends. 1'32 Arnel is one of more than 7,000 young people who have travelled to this day across the Atlantic and who have a so-called Godfather in the respective host country, a member of the House.
1'50 his host family, who lives on the outskirts of Freiburg, helps him every day anew, to process the many impressions - and Arnel trained his knowledge of German, if he raves about the great weather in California and of his desire to learn saxophone.
2'17 the art of unarmed self defense: even in practices of Americans. It contributes to that sense of inner independence, that he would like to improve in Germany.
2'40, and if it is something "down", he meets up with his American girlfriend to the American dance; Sentimental journey!
3'12 the cuckoo clock from the Black Forest - perhaps the appropriate gift for his family in California. In the Black Forest City of Freiburg, strangers, particularly teenagers, acclimatize quickly. It is a picturesque place one of the oldest university cities of in Germany and the marketplace.
3'35 had to revise Arnel Almeda his views about the Germans?
3'44 "I've heard the saying: human remains human being — that is, we all have to wear the same lot." When one speaks of the Germans in the United States, it is said: they drive Volkswagen, Bavarian beer from huge jugs and wear leather pants at the Oktoberfest. -I had to correct course quickly this image...
"4'10 and if I now tell my friends about Germany, I say simply: it is another place with another language - and the language is believed to be the only big difference."
4'27 thinking about people. Arnel hopes that many Americans can experience Germany itself.
02. deduction of the brocken 4'38 with the panting brocken railway into a new era: the Russians leave the highest mountain in the Harz mountains - their westernmost and thus most important listening post. A farewell after almost fifty years of military presence in the former border with Germany. the Association has made possible the withdrawal.
4'58 for the first time allowed filming Western cameras the once highly safe listening post at 1,100 metres above sea level. Ghostly are the giant domes, where radar systems and early warning systems were installed.
5'19 round 300 Russian soldiers had to do in the harsh climate of the brocken service. -Up here they were - in and if they also not listened in the world, they experienced a peaceful flourishing natural paradise, which again is open for everyone out there.
5'39 of optimism also below at the base camp. In total, nearly 400,000 Russian soldiers were stadoniert on the territory of the former GDR. The convoy of military supply vehicles roll back East - a huge organisational task, which will be completed this year. 6'03 are also the soldiers upon their return to their homeland and their family not quickly forget the Germans. In Russia, the Federal Government has provided substantial funds for new housing. And it promotes the entry of many returnees in civilian professions. However: It will take long time until all desires are fulfilled according to own four walls. Somewhere in Russia, such as here in St. Petersburg they will remember back on their time in Germany, which went with a small ceremony on the brocken to end.
Bergner: "the farewell offers the historic opportunity for a new togetherness of our peoples under the sign of peace, friendship and partnership us. The trigger offers the chance to work towards a Europe where borders no longer separate if want people to each other."
III-Antomohilmesse Leipzig 7'02 Leipzig invites you to the largest international automotive trade fair in Eastern Germany. More than 250 exhibitors from all over the world took part, and already the crowds showed on the opening weekend: the passion of the German's car is continuing apace. The demands on a modern car have changed: eco-friendly, but powerful the car of the future should be city-fair and safe -.
7'38 Volkswagen presents the 'Golf Ecomatic' in Leipzig. Its diesel engine shuts off automatically if it is not used - for example, if it goes down or at the stop at the red light. This will reduce noise and pollutants. In addition, the motor with a biodegradable fuel can be operated, is produced from rapeseed oil. An alternative, which aroused great interest in Leipzig.
8'14 exclusive to Audi: the body of the luxury sedan A 8 consists of aluminium which is fully recyclable without any loss of quality. Far less energy is required for the treatment of the old material as for the production of new aluminium. The aluminium car is 40 percent lighter than the standard steel body. lower fuel consumption is the result. The new A8: a more environmentally friendly car of upscale.
8'48 the demand for small cars, particularly for urban transport, has increased. "A study", Daimler Benz presented the shortest Mercedes ever. But he offers the comfort of a mid-size car, for engine and transmission are located below the vehicle. 1997 "A study" to run as standard by the band; As well as the Swatch mobile, fuel consumed only three litres and above all young people addressed to.
9'23 electricity instead of gasoline. E.g. electric e_1 BMW offers an environmentally friendly alternative. It will be fueled into any standard household outlet. More powerful batteries to enable greater coverage in future.
9'43 environmental friendly ends cars must include the future, bearing in mind that in 15 years alone in Germany, approximately 45 million cars on the road will be.
04. 10 Burghausen Jazz Festival'03 Burghausen, a hushed up town on the border with Austria. A place where no one lost? Error: Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gillespie, were they all been here. The international jazz week was held for the 25th time this year. And again meet in the ancient city of Duke with newcomers jazz greats.
10'44 three New York in Upper Bavaria: the Arcado string trio surprise you with unusual shades.
10'58 shrill, humorous, modern - this is Jazz.
11'07 highlight of the Festival is the long night in the Baroque old town. Until dawn, it swings in all venues of Burghausen.
11'26 appreciate the casual, family atmosphere of this festival musicians and fans. A suitable place for spontaneous improvisations of Jazz needs.
11'48, the streets are empty that night, but the calm is deceptive. The smoke-filled clubs and bars are full to the brim. 12'18 the legendary pieces that were in the 20s on the streets of New Orleans and in the clubs of Chicago, have until now lost nothing of its fascination.
12'29 the jazz scene in Germany is flourishing and not only in the major cities, as it's in the long nights of Burghausen again has shown that.
05. art jumping in Rostock 12'47 water them impressed. The world elite of art and high diver to the traditional jumper day met in the old Hanseatic City of Rostock.
13'20 sportsmen and sportswomen from 21 countries are at the start. The Russian Vera Ilyina WINS with a healthy jump from the 3-meter Board.
13'35 for the German athletes was the Knight day in Rostock the first opportunity this year to compete with the competition from abroad. Successful: Claudia Bockner from Leipzig.
13'50 last athletic exercises, while struggling in the Hall of the women in the knock-out system by points. 14'02 despite the fierce competition on the springboards: behind the scenes, to help each other. the frequent meetings in the stadiums of the world connects.
14'15 87 different dive types are allowed in the competition: variety is so provided.
14'47 the best services showed that athletes from the CIS countries - and that has surprised anyone.
15'05 in the springboard he has convinced the judges already: Dimitri Sautin from Russia. Will he win even at the high dive? His last jump decides.
15'21 he has managed and thereby significantly improved his score for the World Championships in Rome. Also the German Springer, of which the most out of the new Länder come go with optimism for the World Cup.