Off-site Event: The Cold War and Divided Germany in East German Cinematography
The Cold War and Divided Germany in East German Cinematography offers viewers a glimpse of some of the Cold War-era movies produced in former East Germany. The series features five movies released between the years 1950 and 1972, as well as one post-1989 production.
The movie will be introduced by Paul Werner Wagner, independent cultural historian. Joining the post-screening discussion will be Mary Beth Stein, professor of German Studies, The George Washington University.
The event is hosted by the Wilson Center in cooperation with: The DEFA Foundation, Berlin; DEFA Film Library, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC; German Historical Institute, Washington, DC; Heinrich Böll Foundation, Washington, DC; and The George Washington University.