What does the future of the city look like? Where is it already futuristic, where are relics of past days preserved? Where can we see today how we will live tomorrow? What can be predicted, what planned? What gives reason for hope, and what arouses fear? In the fourth season, the film-makers ask about the future of their cities.
Six years ago in the heart of Barbès, a Syrian family opened their bridal fashion shop. People of every extraction are among their customers.
Robots on the crosswalks and drones in the skies above Madrid: at the Robotics School Edu and his friends tinker and programme today the Madrid of tomorrow.
180 seconds of folk music – with accordion, felt hat and lederhosen, a student of folk music tells us, at Munich’s most beautiful corners, how to combine traditional costume with the future
Why do the fools of the Cologne Carnival sing of death at the merriest time of the year? 180 ecstatic but thoughtful second from the Cologne hubbub.
180 seconds with daredevil parkour jumps and four boys who, without much interest in the future, live entirely in the present, simply waiting until today becomes tomorrow.
Childhood dreams that will change our future – in Tokyo’s Miraikan Museum futurologists investigate what happens to society when science fiction suddenly becomes reality.
The future of Lok Leipzig is at most Third Division, but its loyal fans don’t care. 180 seconds out of the stadium. 180 seconds of football euphoria.
Forced relocations and rising rents – the filmmaker Anna Azevedo gives us 180 seconds from Rio, a city preparing for the Olympics.
Mostly we live as if tomorrow were infinite. The filmmaker Jian Yi and his team roam through Beijing and observe wha people do just before tomorrow comes.
At Kolkata’s construction sites work mainly immigrants. They build the city of tomorrow, yet remain invisible. The Indian film collective TAXI makes them visible.
Against a diffuse, global fear of the future, Gilles sets his active, local perspective and at his Microfactory cheerfully builds the city of the future.
In Bogotá thousands of houses have been pulled down to make way for modern residential towers rising into the sky: 180 seconds between nostalgia and zeal for progress.
Everybody else calls it “rubbish”; the Material Mafia calls it “resources”. Rescued from the dumpster, objects declared as useless are given a new meaning.
How to build nature into a city? How to preserve free zones that offer city dwellers refuge between concrete and asphalt? – 180 seconds in the municipal park of the future.
Rainer and Marion roam Montréal in search of the others. They are the reason for their despair and at the same time the only bright spot in the labyrinth leading to a vague future.
What are the hopes of the shoemaker, what does the latex designer dream of? From Ottensen and St. Pauli, from St. George and the Portuguese Quarter, residents of Hamburg tell what they wish for the future of their city.