That was the GDR - Chapter 1-7
The lively, seven-chapter documentary about the zeitgeist and the history of the GDR, which is told from the perspective of those affected. From citizens to once mighty politicians witnesses to speak, which report on the everyday worries and problems, but also the hopes that were linked to the social state.
Chapter 1: I was a citizen of the GDRFormer GDR citizens share experiences, feelings and their personal attitude. Politicians like Hans-Dietrich Genscher, Valentin Falin and civil rights activists like Ulrike Poppe to speak.
Chapter 2: From the Zone to StateThe documentary reconstructs how it could come to the construction of the Wall on August 13 1961.
Chapter 3: From Plan to bankruptcyThis film shows the development of the GDR planned economy from its beginnings to the failure.
Chapter 4: In caring for the peopleAt the center of the Honecker era and the social policy program of the SED "unity of economic and social policy" is.
Chapter 5: Spirit and powerThe history of literature and art in the GDR is determined repeatedly by state regulations.
Chapter 6: Shield and SwordThe Ministry for State Security was the main instrument of power since its inception the 1950s. A gigantic surveillance apparatus is visible.
Chapter 7: We are the people... Call 70,000 people in the streets of Leipzig. A film from the end of the GDR.
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