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Presented here are nine short films that feature: film director Slatan Dudow; actor Martin Brandt; authors Erich Fried, Erich Weinert, and Arnold Zweig; photographer Walter Ballhause; cartoonist Leo Haas; and journalist Egon Erwin Kisch. Original interviews with the artists, close family members, and friends are combined with little-known historic...

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Intellect and Power

Intellect and Power, Art and Culture: "Take up the pen, mate!" The history of literature and art in the German Democratic Republic is repeatedly punctuated by State oppression. This documentary shows how these breaks reveal contradictions between intellect and power in the GDR. The State between its proclamations and reality – spanning...