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Käthe Kollwitz: Images of a Life

Käthe Kollwitz (Jutta Wachowiak) is 47 years old and already a well-established artist in Germany and abroad when Peter, her youngest son, volunteers to join the German army in WWI and gets killed two weeks later. This painful tragedy changes Kollwitz’s life and art forever. She becomes a radical pacifist; in her art she reflects on her son and...

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Made in GDR

Numerous examples of modern technology testify to the GDR's international reputation as a highly-developed industrial country. Topics emphasized include trade fairs in Leipzig; optical products by Carl Zeiss Jena; the agricultural machinery plant Fortschritt ("Progress"); Takraf, the world's largest producer of surface mining equipment; and the...