Far From Klein Wanzleben
(Jenseits von Klein Wanzleben)
Jenseits von Klein Wanzleben © DEFA-Stiftung
A documentary about daily life for an East German “Friendship Brigade” in Zimbabwe. Between their imported smugness and best intentions, East German youth teach young Africans construction trades.
This student film by the acclaimed German filmmaker Andreas Dresen is included as a special feature on the DVD of Dresen's feature film debut Silent Country.