How do city dwellers treat one another? Where to they gather, how do they express their views? How do they deal with integration? Where does the city exclude people? In the second season, the film-makers go where urbanites meet and form bonds, and where fronts form. They encounter strife and anger, compassion and humanity.
The Cologne Cathedral is known for its skaters, who were here earlier! – at least from Matwej’s point of view. The Inline Skater shows us the latest rails and curbs.
A different view of Kolkata: for “180 Seconds Kolkata” the film maker Shamik Kumar Rakshit climbed on to the roofs of the Indian metropolis.
On to Berlin, it’s the First of May! We join Georg Ismael, a 23-year-old Trotskyite, through the Brandenburg Gate to Kreuzberg and into the thick of the demonstration.
Leipzig – the new Berlin? Heaven forbid! Says Roman Grabolle. The Leipziger has dedicated himself to ensuring affordable living and cultural space in his city.
Gold buyers, prostitutes, tourists and shoppers – very different kinds of people live, work, stroll and amuse themselves in the Calle Montera.
In Hamburg live about 1,200 homeless people. One of them is Klaus. He explains why “Hinz&Kunzt” means much more to him than printed paper.
The Ethno League is about more than football. It provides an excellent opportunity to get to know Warsaw’s multi-cultural side.
Tokyo, they say, is the city of loneliness. Not so in the Shimokitazawa quarter, where civil rights activists, cat lovers and vinyl connoisseurs live and work.
At the club ATOM, in the middle of a huge estate of prefabricated houses, children and young people help one another to make their neighbourhood a bit nicer.
Terry has started a kippah experiment: he no longer leaves the house without the headwear that identifies him clearly as a Jew. How do the residents of Munich react?
Jian Yi films his city with a thermal imaging camera and measures the temperature of its inhabitants. They keep one another warm – until for one of them the city becomes too warm.
In 1999 Francesco entered for the first time the abandoned building in 59 rue Rivoli. Today the squat is a focal point for artists from all over the world.
Between Montréal’s office towers demonstrators and police confront each other. We join the press photographer Jacques Nadeau in the tumult.
In the favelas of Rio de Janeiro the musician Eddu Grau wants to prove to the world that his neighbourhood is a place not only of conflict but also of art.
With its winding alleys and multi-lane roads, Brussels offers little room for bicycles. How to get to where you are going? We venture a self-experiment!