The Red Orchestra was a resistance group that fought against Nazi power within Germany from 1933 to 1942. The Gestapo labeled them as communists and traitors for their efforts to put an end to Hitler’s reign, a theory that was upheld by allied secret services until recently.
Georgi Dimitrov gives a speech calling for all progressive forces to present a unified front at a 1935 convention of the Communist International in Moscow. Scenes from his life are presented in flashbacks and accompanied by historical documents.
A short documentary about East German remembrance of the victims of National Socialism.
Rotation portrays the story of an apolitical working-class family that nevertheless gets drawn into collusion with Nazi policies. The apolitical mechanic Hans Behnke considers joining the Nazi party to improve his financial standing.
The end of WWII is fast approaching and 16-year-old Günter, a member of the Hitler Youth, still believes in a German victory. He is drafted into Nazi Germany’s last-ditch effort to resist the approaching Soviet Army.