Smoke Signals
director   Axel Engstfeld
camera Bernd Mosblech
length   12:00 min
format 35mm/color
year 1980
Awards Prädikat wertvoll
distributor   Filmverlag der Autoren
This short film observes a German railroad worker, Karl-Heinz Löser, as he practices his unusual hobby. On weekends and when he has vacation he dresses up like an Indian and moves into a teepee in a garden colony belonging to the German Railway. He also takes his canoe and paddles around on the Lahn River. But Karl-Heinz Löser not only like living like an Indian on the outside, he is also completely absorbed by their religion and way of thinking. During his annual vacation he went to Wounded Knee to fight alongside his "red brothers" against the FBI.

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