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The Russians Are Coming

  Heiner Carow’s semi-autobiographical film was not approved for final production. Officials argued it focused on an ordinary Nazi follower, rather than an antifascist hero, and that it was “contaminated with modernism.” The film, which includes clips from the Nazi propaganda film Kolberg (1945), was finally reconstructed and released in...

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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...