Peace Needs Us All

(Der Frieden braucht alle)

GDR, 1982, 20 min, color
In German; no subtitles
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This documentary chronicles the 12th annual Festival of Political Song, one of the GDR's largest music events. The festival was held in Berlin on February 13-21, 1982, and featured international perfomers such as the Ad Hoc Singers (USA), Bots (Netherlands), Canzoniere delle Lame (Italy), and Oktoberklub (GDR). In addition to reporting on the festival, the film calls for world peace and responsible management of natural resources.


This film was commissioned by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.


NOTE: This film is currently only available as part of our non-circulating research collection.


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