A blisteringly hot summer day. Psychotherapist Ina notices something is wrong with her. But she doesn't have time to worry about it: Patients are waiting at the practice, her daughter is threatening to move in with her father, her boyfriend wants to emigrate to Finland, and her self-centered mother is celebrating her 70th birthday. Ina wants to please everyone. But then everything changes.
Jelena is a Serbian photojournalist on an investigative editorial team in Belgrade that campaigns for democratic rights. The atmosphere around her has been threatening for some time and she is increasingly becoming a target of right-wing extremist groups. When one day the editorial office is violently attacked and even her daughter Lara is threatened, Jelena decides to leave the country, leaving her lover behind. In Germany soon she experiences increasingly strong hostility and threats, too.
In the Deep South, the lives of an immigration attorney, a community, and a family intertwine in the shadow of one of the largest immigration detention prisons in the United States.
Klimax explores the topic of female masturbation in order to redefine the already negatively connoted image of the female sex and thus strives to create new aesthetic associations of femininity. Our main protagonist, Barbie, undergoes a process of transformation. Like Alice in Wonderland, she is immersed in a magical world, a place of allure and delight. It is a fantastic place that leads her to change little by little to free herself from her stiffness and oppression.
Frida unexpectedly falls pregnant and Felix, the father of her child, breaks up with her to re-unite with his ex. Although some serious health problems caused by the late pregnancy force Frida to rest, she still tries to get Felix back, using methods which are absurd, exaggerated and sometimes hilarious.
Qazi is the story of a young Pakistani refugee who is forced by economic and family circumstances to seek his fortune in Europe. As a rickshaw driver he has limited skills but winds up in Germany driving tourists around town in a bicycle rickshaw and selling flowers to anyone. After his arrival in Germany, he applies for asylum but is rejected. Misfortune never comes singly, and Qazi finds out that his mother is need of a kidney operation.