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The Second Life of Friedrich Wilhelm Georg Platow

Refusing to accept that he has become redundant when his job is automated, Platow, a 57-year-old railway crossing guard, embarks on a new life rebelling against the path laid out by society. Pretending to be his son, he enrolls in a training course and starts to live a second youth.

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Colleges in the GDR: Humboldt University Berlin

This film introduces the viewers to GDR higher education policy via Berlin's Humboldt University. In an interview, university director and professor Helmut Klein describes his career at the university beginning with his studies in 1946. He also discusses the institution's current responsibilities and...