Film Archive

Retrospective 2018
[Universitätskirche in Leipzig, Sprengung 1968]

Footage that was officially not supposed to exist. A find from the Saxon State Archive.

[Universitätskirche in Leipzig, Sprengung 1968]

Documentary Film
GDR
1968
2 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Manfred Köhler, Rudolf Etzold
Footage that was officially not supposed to exist. A find from the Saxon State Archive.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Besonders Wertvoll Hellmuth Costard

The scandal of Oberhausen in 1968: a penis, a conservative MP, a film funding act, a fart.

Besonders Wertvoll

Documentary Film
FRG
1968
11 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Hellmuth Costard
The scandal of Oberhausen in 1968: a penis, a conservative MP, a film funding act, a fart. Aren’t you ashamed of yourself?

Tobias Hering
Retrospective 2018
BiBiCi Story Carlos Durán

Eight lessons in a language course, including: various forms of political oppression, sexual freedom, Vietnam and a cinephiliac homage.

BiBiCi Story

Documentary Film
Spain
1969
8 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Carlos Durán
Ricardo Bofill
Eight lessons in a language course, including: various forms of political oppression, sexual freedom, Vietnam and a cinephiliac homage.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Blow Up My Town Chantal Akerman

The work of a director who wasn’t even sure whether she had what it takes to be a director before this work.

Blow Up My Town

Documentary Film
Belgium
1968
13 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Chantal Akerman
René Fruchter
Geneviève Luciani
Chantal Akerman
A fine specimen of a bold film. The work of a director who wasn’t even sure whether she had what it takes to be a director before this work.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Cultural Nationalism Skip Norman

Black Power on a snowy meadow in West Berlin: a black child and a speech by Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party.

Cultural Nationalism

Documentary Film
FRG
1969
11 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Skip Norman
Black Power on a snowy meadow in West Berlin: a black child and a speech by Bobby Seale, co-founder of the Black Panther Party.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Czechoslovakia 1918–1968 Robert Fresco, Denis Sanders

Produced by US government agencies but published against the express will of the political and intelligence service leaders of the US.

Czechoslovakia 1918–1968

Documentary Film
USA
1969
14 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Robert Fresco, Denis Sanders
Robert Fresco, Denis Sanders
Charles Bernstein
Marvin Walowitz
Robert Fresco, Denis Sanders
Norman Gollin
Produced by US government agencies but published against the express will of the political and intelligence service leaders of the US.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Der Reifenschneider und seine Frau Klaus Wildenhahn, Roland Hehn, Horst Schwaab

A portrait of two outsiders and their life at the margins: the margin of society in West Berlin and the margin of a West Berlin student rally.

Der Reifenschneider und seine Frau

Documentary Film
FRG
1968
64 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Klaus Wildenhahn, Roland Hehn, Horst Schwaab
Roland Hehn
Roland Hehn
Klaus Wildenhahn
Hilde Brahms, Schorsch Markgraf
A portrait of two outsiders and their life at the margins: the margin of society in West Berlin and the margin of a West Berlin student rally.

Ralph Eue

Des Lebens Wunderhorn

Documentary Film
FRG
1968
10 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Institut für Filmgestaltung Ulm
Marion Zemann
The life of a young Swabian bakery employee. A vague longing for something else lurks between the phrases and images of her everyday life.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Emigration 68 Luigi Perelli

Migrant labourers tell their stories: of being a “guest” in Belgium, France and the FRG, of experiences of loss that became an aphorism: It’s German in coldland.

Emigration 68

Documentary Film
Italy
1969
33 minutes
subtitles: 
German

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Luigi Perelli
Franco Potenza
Alberto Marrama
Raimondo Crociani
Dacia Maraini
Migrant labourers tell their stories: of being a “guest” in Belgium, France and the FRG, of experiences of loss that became an aphorism: It’s German in coldland.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Exprmntl 4 Knokke Claudia von Alemann, Reinhold E. Thiel

This was really broadcast on television once: a 45-minute report about an experimental film festival in the Belgian town of Knokke.

Exprmntl 4 Knokke

Documentary Film
FRG
1967
43 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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Claudia von Alemann, Reinhold E. Thiel
Horst Brever
Hansjosef Hüls
Claudia von Alemann, Reinhold E. Thiel
Manfred Maenicke
This was really broadcast on television once: a 45-minute report about an experimental film festival in the Belgian town of Knokke.

Ralph Eue

History of 8s

Documentary Film
ČSSR
1968
12 minutes
subtitles: 
German

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Jaromír Kallista
Václav Táborský
František Vlček
Marie Křížková
Václav Táborský
Benjamin Astrug
1968, another eight in a long row of fateful years: 1618, the Defenestration of Prague. 1918, the founding of Czechoslovakia. 1938, the Munich Agreement.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
Hybrid Jack Chambers

A protest film in bold analogies and contrasts: pastoral images of rose growing are set against aggressive footage of the horrors of the Vietnam War.

Hybrid

Documentary Film
Canada
1966
15 minutes
subtitles: 
_without dialogue / subtitles

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Jack Chambers
Jack Chambers
Jack Chambers
Jack Chambers
A protest film in bold analogies and contrasts: pastoral images of rose growing are set against aggressive footage of the horrors of the Vietnam War.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
I Am 20 S.N.S. Sastry

They are as old as their state and were born in 1947, the year of India’s independence: what drives them 20 years later?

I Am 20

Documentary Film
India
1968
19 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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J.S. Bhownagary, K.L. Khandpur (Films Division of India)
S.N.S. Sastry
Vijay Raghava Rao
H.S. Kapadia
J. Raghavendra Rao, T.A. Jagannathan
M.N. Chaubal
They are as old as their state and were born in 1947, the year of India’s independence: what drives them 20 years later?

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
In the Ruhr Region Peter Nestler

A look back from the present of 1968 to the communist labour disputes of the 1920s – in conversations with the last contemporary witnesses in the Ruhr Region.

In the Ruhr Region

Documentary Film
Sweden
1967
34 minutes
subtitles: 
English

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Sveriges Radio AB
Peter Nestler
A look back from the present of 1968 to the communist labour disputes of the 1920s – in conversations with the last contemporary witnesses in the Ruhr Region.

Ralph Eue
Retrospective 2018
June Turmoil Želimir Žilnik

Student protest, declarations of solidarity, police violence, in Belgrade like everywhere else; but here they are part of the struggle for a better socialism.

June Turmoil

Documentary Film
Yugoslavia
1969
10 minutes
subtitles: 
German

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Neoplanta Film Novi Sad
Želimir Žilnik
Dušan Ninkov
Miodrag Petrović-Šarlo
Želimir Žilnik
Bogdan Tirnanić, Branko Vučićević
Student protest, declarations of solidarity, police violence, in Belgrade like everywhere else; but here they are part of the struggle for a better socialism.

Tobias Hering
Retrospective 2018
Karl Marx – Dr. Henne Alexander Ziebell

Portrait of a GDR scientist who used the occasion to produce “sustainable” proof for the necessity of invading the ČSSR.

Karl Marx – Dr. Henne

Documentary Film
GDR
1968
7 minutes
subtitles: 
No

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HFF “Konrad Wolf”
Alexander Ziebell
Alexander Ziebell
Portrait of a GDR scientist who used the occasion to produce “sustainable” proof for the necessity of invading the ČSSR.

Ralph Eue