Rebels With a Cause

In Memoriam: Jytte Jensen 1950-2015

We are deeply saddened by the death of our colleague and friend Jytte Jensen, who co-curated our 2005 film MoMA series REBELS WITH A CAUSE. We will miss Jytte and always be grateful to her for believing in our films.


Premiere 2005
The Museum of Modern Art, New York


The most comprehensive retrospective of East German cinema ever screened in the US, co-curated in collaboration with the MoMA and Goethe-Institut New York.


Twenty-one films that reflect on the politics and aesthetics of filmmaking in the GDR.


Press reactions to the screenings that took place at The Museum of Modern Art from October 7-23, 2005:

  • "…fascinating…retro from the GDR."  —The Village Voice
  • "… illustrating wealth and innovation of filmmaking in former East Germany."  —The Museum of Modern Art
  • "The Other Deutschland Films from 'anti-fascist’ East Germany offer a new perspective on Nazism and anti-Semitism."  —The Jewish Week
  • "The most comprehensive retrospective of East German film ever screened in the U.S."  —In the Loop

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