I was going to post about yet another film when I suddenly realized that this marks the 100th post on the East German Cinema Blog. When I…… Read more “The 100th Post!”
By the end of the sixties, it was obvious to all but the most iron-headed autocrats that East Germany was facing a crisis of culture. In spite…… Read more “Hot Summer”
The Murderers Are Among Us (Die Mörder sind unter uns), still stands as one of the greatest films to come out of East Germany.
The Council of the Gods stands as a testament to the nature of greed and the dangers of corporate conglomerates like IG Farben.
It is worth noting that while people often give Star Trek credit for using a multi-ethnic cast at a time when TV in American was almost exclusively the domain of white males, The Silent Star had already done this six years earlier.