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Sektionen 2014

Each year this section is dedicated to classics and discoveries from varying countries. So far this section took us to Turkey, Austria, Finland, Belgium, Portugal, New Zealand, Argentina, Iceland, Canada’s ‘Belle Province’ Québec, Iran and the former German Democratic Republic.

After Winter Comes Spring

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1988 | 116 Min. | OV
Director: Helke Misselwitz
rated for 0 + years
Documentary: The director begins a train journey across the GDR, from her birthplace Zwickau in the South right up to the North Sea. On her way, she …

Anton the Magician

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1977 | 106 Min. | OV
Director: Günter Reisch
rated for 0 + years
Car mechanic Anton Grubske is never short of a trick or two. In 1945 he manages to avoid being sent to a POW camp and returns to his home town in …

Apprehension

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1981 | 99 Min. | OV
Director: Lothar Warneke
rated for 0 + years
Divorcee Inge Herold (Christine Schorn) is in her mid-30s and lives with her 15-year old son. She works as a psychologist and has a relationship with …

Chingachgook, The Great Snake

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1967 | 91 Min. | OV
Director: Richard Groschopp
rated for 0 + years
The East coast of the USA, 1740: English troops are trying to snatch the colonies held by the French and involve the local Indians in the conflict. …

Die Küche

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1986 | 42 Min. | OV
Director: Jürgen Böttcher
rated for 0 + years
Documentary: Observations in the canteen kitchen at the Neptun Shipyard in Rostock, without interviews or commentary. The workers skillfully handle …

Shunter

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1984 | 22 Min. | OV
Director: Jürgen Böttcher
rated for 0 + years
Documentary Insights into the working life of experienced shunters working at the Dresden-Friedrichstadt goods yard. In all weathers, day and night, …

Exploring The Brandenburg Marche

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1982 | 96 Min. | OV
Director: Roland Gräf
rated for 0 + years
Literature professor Winfried Menzel (Kurt Böwe) re-discoverer of the forgotten Marchian poet Max von Schwedenow has a chance meeting with country …

The Gleiwitz Case

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1961 | 67 Min. | OV with English subtitles
Director: Gerhard Klein
rated for 0 + years
On 31st August 1939, a group of SS men disguised as Polish partisans stormed the Gleiwitz relay station and read out a declaration of war on Germany. …

The Naked Man on the Sportsground

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1974 | 101 Min. | OV
Director: Konrad Wolf
rated for 0 + years
A few weeks in the life of sculptor manqué Kemmel: looking for a model for a sculpture, it takes all his powers of persuasion to convince workman …

Your Presence Is Imperative

FF 2014 | German Democratic Republic 1983 | 75 Min. | OV
Director: Helmut Dziuba
rated for 0 + years
16-year old Elisabeth, daughter of a leading GDR functionary, grows up in sheltered surroundings. She has no social or financial worries and is taken …

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