Social welfare policies are designed to improve not just working conditions but also the quality of one's private life, as demonstrated in these three short documentary segments about family life.
This documentary on Johann Sebastian Bach was made to commemorate the 225th anniversary of his death.
This episode of the GDR Magazine series was made in honor of the 100th birthday of Wilhelm Pieck, the GDR's first president.
Key issues of national policy are decided by the GDR parliament, the People's Chamber.
What opportunities for meaningful leisure activities does the socialist state offer East German citizens?
Four short segments feature young people and their involvement in national and international socialist youth organizations.
1. Delegates from 35 countries meet in Berlin for the 10th Free German Youth Congress in 1976.
Preschool education is an integral part of the socialist education system. Using a preschool in Eisenach as an example, the film describes the complete care and protection afforded to the youngest citizens of the GDR and explains the advantages of this type of pedagogical support.
The German-Soviet Friendship Society, currently at around 5 million members, has been in existance for 30 years. This film presents the Society's main house in Berlin and also provide information about the close relationship between the two countries reaching back to the end of WWII.
East German education encompassed a variety of facets, including social, vocational, and artistic development, as exemplified in three short documentary segments.
The 6th Children and Youth Spartakiad Games was held in the Leipzig with the best young athletes from the whole country.