We Are the People

(Wir sind das Volk)

Germany, 1993, 45 min, color
In German; English subtitles


"We are the people": this was the chant of 70,000 protesters in the streets of Leipzig. A film about the end of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). It begins as the GDR enjoys its greatest success, recognition by the Federal Republic of Germany, and ends with the hope for two German States and peaceful coexistence.


This documentary can be purchased as part of the collection That was the GDR: A History of the Other Germany.


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