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Genius Loci 2020
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[Leipzig, Bahnhofsvorplatz] Stadtkabinett für Kulturarbeit Leipzig
The hectic atmosphere on the station forecourt hasn’t changed in all those years. Even in 1988, this inhospitable place was crossed at the quickest possible pace.
Genius Loci 2020
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Die letzte Fahrt Filmstudio Kulturhaus der Eisenbahner Leipzig
The tone is sober, but the occasion inspires nostalgia: the last ride of an express steam train from Leipzig Central Station on 30 September 1978.
DEFA in Person: Kurt Tetzlaff 2020
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Erinnerung an eine Landschaft – Für Manuela Kurt Tetzlaff
An entire landscape south of Leipzig is transformed: personal histories are overturned, villages disappear – chalked up as pawns sacrificed for brown coal opencast mining.
Genius Loci 2020
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Leipzig – MITROPA [Ausschnitt] Herbert Kasinski
A portrait of the Mitropa restaurant at the Central Station. Lively music accompanies impressive figures: Every day, 800 trains carrying 250,000 passengers arrived at 32 platforms.
Genius Loci 2020
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Pioniere, Dampf gemacht! Renate Müller, Frank Schumann, Matthias Heyn
A lady, presumably from the FRG, on the Pioneers railway: Her astonishment at children who ask in all seriousness to see her ticket is humorously portrayed.
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Pioniere, Dampf gemacht!

Documentary Film
GDR
1963
5 minutes

Credits DOK Leipzig Logo

Renate Müller
Frank Schumann
Matthias Heyn
Pionierfilmstudio Iskra, Leipzig
Konstantin Wiesinger
Christian Dieckmann
Diethard Wommer
Renate Müller
Frank Schumann
Matthias Heyn
Christian Dieckmann
Renate Müller
Stephan Mücke
Karola Hoffmann
Sächsisches Staatsarchiv
Genius Loci 2020
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S-Bahn Leipzig [Ausschnitt] Ralph Kollowa
The Leipzig S-Bahn was inaugurated in 1968/69 as a state-of-the-art mobility option for the population. The heart-shaped layout of the lines, recognizable even today, dates back to this time.
Genius Loci 2020
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Schrankenspiele Ralph Kollowa
An ironic short film set to the music of Schlager singer Chris Doerk: The seemingly endless wait at railway crossings leads to the formation of couples and other fateful events.
Genius Loci 2020
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TAKRAF Eisenbahndrehkrane [Ausschnitt] VEB Schwermaschinenbaukombinat TAKRAF
A commercial for the railway slewing cranes of the TAKRAF Combine: Its successor company is still the world market leader today and operates in Leipzig-Lindenau under the name “Kirow”.
Genius Loci 2020
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Tatort Bahngelände [Ausschnitt] Gabriele Stange
Three boys play near the forbidden tracks. Dangerous situations are commented on by a strict voice. The solution? Kids, why don’t you play with model trains instead!
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Tatort Bahngelände [Ausschnitt]

Fictional Film
GDR
1967
5 minutes

Credits DOK Leipzig Logo

Gabriele Stange
Pionierfilmstudio 31. Oberschule Leipzig
Transportpolizei Amt Leipzig Abteilung K
Frank Schumann
Frank Schumann
Rainer Mutz
Rolf Kiessling
Gabriele Stange
Rolf Kiessling
Karin Uebelacker
Matthias Heynicke
Peter Förster
Konstantin Wiesinger
Sächsisches Staatsarchiv