The first feature-length film of filmmaker, author, actress and feminist activist Helke Sander. This film is paired with Iris Gusner's All My Girls in the MADE in West|East Germany film series.
The divorced with a teenage son, attractive Inge (Christine Schorn) is in her mid-30s and fully aware of her self-worth and independence. She is a psychologist and involved with a married man. After a routine check-up, Inge receives an unexpected call from her doctor.
Friendship, fun and contemplation characterize the lives of a group of twenty-year-olds who spend their summer vacation in Prerow on the Baltic Sea. In brief interviews, they discuss their past achievements, future plans, dreams and perspectives.
At the beginning of this short documentary, the commentary lets viewers know that the purpose of the film is to “get to know the workers” of the Carbide factory in Buna-Schkopau. The audience is shown dirty, onerous scenes of the work conditions and production process.
The themes of the media collage are the search for oneself in totalitarian societies and the relationship between art and power. After being rejected by the DEFA Studio in 1983, this project was the first Dammbeck produced after founding his own film company in 1990.
A selection of ten Super-8 films made between 1983 and 1989 by young East German artists, musicians, performers and writers, who produced their films outside official channels.
This is the second installment in the Disco Film series to feature the Puhdys, a popular East German rock band.
Berlin in the 1950s: divided, but not yet walled. Young artists, at the start of their careers and seeking a new lifestyle, frequented the East Berlin cafés and bars that were meeting places for intellectuals, as well as Cold War secret service agents and black marketeers.
Mutant creatures live on a hermetically-sealed, devastated planet called Einmart. They are ruled by a huge black birdman, the Dominator, who is capable of ‘freefall.’
This biographical film about (East) German documentary filmmaker Peter Voigt (1933-2015) recounts important events in his artistic life. In the early 1950s, Voigt joined the Berliner Ensemble as Bertolt Brecht’s youngest assistant.