Trade Fair in Damascus
(Messe in Damaskus)
Messe in Damaskus © DEFA-Stiftung
|DEFA Studio for Documentary Films|
The Fifth International Damascus Fair, at which the GDR also presented its products and inventions, provides the occasion for brief comments on the city's history, culture and industry. The documentary expresses international solidarity with a region that is beginning to recover from a long period of colonial rule.