See You Soon in Berlin

(Auf bald in Berlin)

GDR, 1973, 58 min, Color/B&W
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Synopsis

This documentary, filmed mostly in Berlin, serves as preparation for the 10th World Festival of Youth and Students, which was held in East Berlin in 1973. Portraits of a student, an athlete, and a workers' collective present a collective image of life for twenty-year-old East Germans. Also featured are an interview with American civil rights activist Angela Davis and contributions from Free German Youth Friendship Brigades from Cuba, Algeria, Finland and Vietnam. The film additionally includes footages from the German-Soviet Youth Festival in Leningrad.

Awards

1973 Soviet Youth Organization Prize, 8th International Moscow Film Festival

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