The action in What Would Happen If…? (Was wäre, wenn…?) takes place in Willshagen, an imaginary village that sits in a bulge on the border between East…… Read more “What Would Happen If…?”
The protagonists in East German films are frequently women. In movies such as Her Third, He du!, and The Dove on the Roof, the plots center around…… Read more “The Bicycle”
Right from the start, the east was always more willing to talk about World War II than the west. After the war, East Germany had no vested…… Read more “Naked Among Wolves”
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.