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The newsreel “The Eye-Witness” held this campaign from 1946 to 1948: short reports about children who list their parents during the confusion of war.
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The DEFA weekly newsreel "The Eye-Witness" provides an historic, revealing insight into three decades of current affairs, Cold War politics and media policy. more …
950 feature films: From the very first German post-war feature film to films made during the post-German reunification transitional years from 1990 to 1993. more …
More than 3,000 GDR films commissioned by ministries, parties and mass organizations are exploited by PROGRESS – exclusive, worldwide and commercial. more …
From the final years of the GDR to the post-German reunification period – The West Berlin Cintec Archive (1984-2005). more …
Biographies of the century – The Zeitzeugen Archive consists of autobiographical accounts by leading figures of the 20th century. more …
Punk and Berlin subculture – The Wydoks Archive founded by the punk band leader of Feeling B, Aljoscha Rompe. more …
DEFA, the red dream factory – The productions by the DEFA Foundation (1999-2006) feature interviews with film people. more …
The somewhat different news films – Over 100 episodes of the Catholic monthly newsreel "Review of the Time" and "Mirror of the Time". more …
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