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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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Good Morning, Beautiful: Rosi

In 1977, Maxie Wander published her GDR cult book Guten Morgen, du Schöne (© Susanne Wander, Vienna), in which 19 women from different ages and walks of life talked about their lives. This is one of 9 portraits which were adapted for East German TV.   The inclusion of this film in our 2015 Summer Film Institute is courtesy of...