The third installment in a cycle of Vietnam documentaries by filmmaking team Heynowski and Scheumann presents interviews with former South Vietnamese army commanders in the Quang Trung reeducation camp. Le Minh Dao, Major General and holder of highest American decorations has the following messag
Only two months after the fall of the Berlin Wall, in January 1990, almost two hundred controversial East German visual and performance artists, including Jürgen Böttcher, the Autoperforation Artists, Via Lewandowsky, Trak Wendisch, Conny Hege, Klaus Killisch, Helga Paris and Hanns Schimansky, pr
A poetic and enigmatic documentary by painter and filmmaker Jürgen Böttcher, who relies on sight and sound to contemplate the Berlin Wall's historic and symbolic significance.
With his hidden Leica camera, amateur photographer Walter Ballhause (1911-1991) documented the lives of unemployed workers in Hanover and the rise of the Nazis during the Great Depression. His striking black and white photos were subsequently forgotten and only rediscovered in the 1970s.
This documentary depicts Walter Ulbricht as a venerated and omniscient national father figure, interweaving his personal history with scenes of the building of the GDR.
Chile, September 11, 1973: Army Commander-in-Chief Augusto Pinochet overthrows the Unidad Popular government. President Salvador Allende dies under murky circumstances after the military storms his presidential palace, La Moneda.
This documentary from the DEFA Studio for Popular Scientific Films traces the history of the Wartburg Castle in Thuringia and explains the landmark's contemporary significance.
In the summer of 1958, volunteers from across the GDR come together to build an open-sea harbor for international trade near Rostock. In only six months, they are able to erect a 540 meter sea wall in Warnemünde.
Featuring legendary Cuban musicians, as well as vibrant spontaneous performances, We Are the Music! captures the mood and vitality of Havana during its golden period.