Film Archive

Countries (Film Archive)

Das Mahnmal

Documentary Film
GDR
1949
10 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Max Jaap
Erich Nitzschmann
Ella Ensink
A documentary solemnity on the occasion of the erection of the Soviet Memorial in Treptow Park.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Der Mann an der Rampe Walter Heynowski, Gerhard Scheumann

Heynowski and Scheumann buy a complete Waffen-SS uniform (including an Auschwitz badge) from West German militaria dealers.

Der Mann an der Rampe

Documentary Film
GDR
1988
13 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Walter Heynowski, Gerhard Scheumann
Georg Katzer
Horst Donth, Winfried Goldner
Traute Wischnewski
Walter Heynowski, Gerhard Scheumann
Eberhard Schwarz
Gerhard Scheumann, Walter Niklaus
Heynowski and Scheumann buy a complete Waffen-SS uniform (including an Auschwitz badge) from West German militaria dealers.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Der Weg nach oben Andrew Thorndike, Karl Gass

A filmic act of state on the first anniversary of the GDR. Peaceful reconstruction on this side, preparations for a new war on the other.

Der Weg nach oben

Documentary Film
GDR
1950
84 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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DEFA-Studio für Wochenschau und Dokumentarfilme
Andrew Thorndike, Karl Gass
Kurt Stanke, Werner Bergmann, Walter Fehdmer
Bruno Kleberg
Andrew Thorndike
Heinz Reusch
Harry Hindemith
A filmic act of state on the first anniversary of the GDR. Peaceful reconstruction on this side, preparations for a new war on the other.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Fritz Cremer – Schöpfer des Buchenwald-Denkmals Hugo Hermann

A portrait of the sculptor Fritz Cremer, dominated by his bronze group of figures in memory of the resistance fight in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Fritz Cremer – Schöpfer des Buchenwald-Denkmals

Documentary Film
GDR
1957
17 minutes
subtitles: 
VO_German

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Hugo Hermann
Wolfgang Hohensee
Hugo Hermann
Waltraut Balke
Hugo Hermann
Rolf Rolke, Hans-Jürgen Mittag
Wolfgang Heinz
A portrait of the sculptor Fritz Cremer, dominated by his bronze group of figures in memory of the resistance fight in the Buchenwald concentration camp.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Hitlerpinochet Juan Forch, Jörg Herrmann

An agitation animation on the evil Augusto Pinochet, who is nothing but a mutation of the evil Adolf Hitler.

Hitlerpinochet

Animated Film
GDR
1976
3 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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DEFA-Studio für Trickfilme
Juan Forch, Jörg Herrmann
Addy Kurth
Peter Pohler
Heidrun Sünderhauf
Juan Forch, Jörg Herrmann
Horst Philipp
An agitation animation on the evil Augusto Pinochet, who is nothing but a mutation of the evil Adolf Hitler.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Im Namen des Lebens Alfons Machalz

Documentary film advice on the GDR antifascist culture of remembrance – and how to explain it, for example, to foreign guests.

Im Namen des Lebens

Documentary Film
GDR
1979
24 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Alfons Machalz
Documentary film advice on the GDR antifascist culture of remembrance – and how to explain it, for example, to foreign guests.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Imbiß Spezial Thomas Heise

The period leading up to the political turnaround as it presented itself at a snack bar. Media and reality have less and less to do with each other.

Imbiß Spezial

Documentary Film
GDR
1990
27 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Thomas Heise
Sebastian Richter
Karin Wudtke
Thomas Heise
Ulrich Fengler, Wolfgang Heise, Gerd Kroske
The period leading up to the political turnaround as it presented itself at a snack bar. Media and reality have less and less to do with each other.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
KgU – Kampfgruppe der Unmenschlichkeit Joachim Hadaschik

The travelling exhibition “Agents, Spies, Saboteurs Exposed” about the actions of FRG spies and infiltrated saboteurs on GDR territory, condensed in a film.

KgU – Kampfgruppe der Unmenschlichkeit

Documentary Film
GDR
1955
22 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Joachim Hadaschik
Günter Friedrich, Kurt Grottke
Wolfgang Randel, Hans-Ulrich Männling
Ella Ensink
Joachim Hadaschik
Hans-Jürgen Mittag
Gerry Wolff
The travelling exhibition “Agents, Spies, Saboteurs Exposed” about the actions of FRG spies and infiltrated saboteurs on GDR territory, condensed in a film.

Olaf Möller
Retrospective 2019
Spuren Eduard Schreiber

The working title says a lot: “Jewish Theatre, Memories of Jewish Life in Berlin”. Often only photos and memories survived. Other things were overgrown.

Spuren

Documentary Film
GDR
1989
21 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Eduard Schreiber
Lutz Glandien, Georg Morawietz
Andreas Bergmann, Dieter Kühne
Viktoria Dietrich
Andreas Walter
André Hennicke
Regine Kühn
The working title says a lot: “Jewish Theatre, Memories of Jewish Life in Berlin”. Often only photos and memories survived. Other things were overgrown.

Olaf Möller