Part 1: Target Peenemünde — In 1939, antifascist scientist Dr. Kummerow alerts the British consulate to a top-secret Nazi missile program in Peenemünde.
Black clouds of smoke billow from a huge industrial plant. Everyone outside is wearing gas masks. The giant factory works on and on. Inside are row upon row of machines producing…gas masks! Part of the 2005 MoMA film series Rebels with a Cause: The Cinema of East Germany.
In the GDR, physical activity was considered an essential part of children's educational development. Using the city of Neuruppin as an example, this documentary illustrates the many opportunities for children and teenagers to participate in sports.