“What is a mummy?” Chilean workers answer: “A mummy owns capital. He is an exploiter who robs workers of their wages. A mummy is someone who steals workers’ surpluses.”
The UN declared 1971 the Year for Action to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination. On this occasion, Ralph Davis Abernathy, president of the Southern Christian Leadership conference, accepted an official invitation to visit East Germany (GDR).
We Will Triumph Through Solidarity - Wir werden siegen durch die Solidarität – Venceremos con la solidaridad (1977)
Luis Corvalán, the Secretary-General of the Chilean Communist Party, who lived in the Soviet Union from 1976 until 1990, visited East Germany in early 1977.
This documentary goes beyond simply presenting facts about the thousand-year-old city and its famous names: Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Cranach, Bauhaus, Buchenwald. Böttcher captures the transient beauty of the city and its culture through associative images of winter landscapes, parks in bloom, d
A delegation of leading figures from the GDR government, heading by General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party Erich Honecker, visited Cuba in February 1974. The politicians were hosted by Fidel Castro and given a tour through the country.
Konrad Weiß' lyrical, music-filled homage to Chile's struggle for social justice addresses East German youth. He focuses on the lives of Chilean children as a means to document the situation in Chile in the years before and after Pinochet's military coup.
On March 4, 1973, right wing groups tried to gain a two-thirds majority in the Chilean national congress in order to depose President Allende and his Unidad Popular government.
This documentary about the 10th World Festival of Youth and Students contains no form of commentary and comes alive only through the original audio of the students in discussion, the musical contributions, and the speeches and presentations.
Willi and Adelheid Busch have inherited a local newspaper from their father. But ever since the German-German border split the region, cutting off half of their former customer base, there hasn't been much to report in their now-provincial town and the paper has been struggling financially.
This short documentary portrays the life and work of the important Renaissance painter Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472-1553). It features a rich spectrum of his works in (former East) German collections, including the Old Masters Gallery in Dresden.