Animation Before Unification: 16 Shorts from East Germany

Original title: (DEFA Animation Nr. 1 / Ohne Worte)
GDR, 1975, 57 min, Color/B&W

By the time the DEFA Studio for Animation Film closed in 1992, it had produced more than 800 shorts in a wide variety of styles and techniques. The 16 animation films included in this collection were directed by 8 different animators between 1974 and 1990, and give a taste of animation production in East Germany.

 

This collection includes the following titles:

  • Drum Beat (Sacher, 1974)
  • Star and Flower (Sacher, 1978)
  • Loneliness (Sacher, 1979)
  • Variants (Georgi, 1979)
  • The Rescue (Hamacher, 1980)
  • Seven Rights of a Viewer (Rasche/Mißbach, 1980)
  • Mr. Daff Is Shooting a Film (Georgi, 1986)
  • Hello (Moser/Rosié, 1984)
  • Consequence (Georgi, 1986)
  • The Solution (Hamacher, 1987)
  • Belly and Soul (Georgi, 1988)
  • The Breakdown (Georgi/Stützner, 1988)
  • The Full Circle (Georgi, 1988)
  • The Monument (Georgi/Stützner, 1989)
  • Sunday (Georgi/Stützner, 1989)
  • Island Joke (Stützner, 1990)
Special features:
  • Biographies & Filmographies
  • "Made in East Germany," an essay by film historian Ralf Schenk
  • About the German Institute for Animation Film (DIAF)
  • Slide Show: Behind the Scenes at DIAF
Please select correct screening rights:
-Home Use, Public Libraries, High Schools
-Educational Use, Academic Libraries

Animation Before Unification: 16 Shorts from East Germany

Screening Rights: 
Price$24.95

Shibboleth login