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East Germany on-screen: before and after the end of Communism
Dr Nick Hodgin, Cardiff University



This playlist of over 100 programmes includes films made in the German Democratic Republic (GDR), films about East Germany (including thrillers, dramas, comedies), television series set in the GDR, as well as documentaries and news reports on a range of topics that will appeal to those with an interest in East German history, society and politics. The list includes English-language programmes, German-language programmes and German films and programmes with English subtitles.


Dr Nick Hodgin, Cardiff University


  • German studies


East Germany, German Democratic Republic, Ostalgie, Stasi, Socialist Unity Party (SED), Communism, 1989 Berlin Wall, German History, German language

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