Various director / artists – Kunst im Exil AKA Arts in Exile (1962-1989)

Nine short stories that together amount to a play time of 3h20m.

Presented here are nine short films that feature: film director Slatan Dudow; actor Martin Brandt; authors Erich Fried, Erich Weinert, and Arnold Zweig; photographer Walter Ballhause; cartoonist Leo Haas; and journalist Egon Erwin Kisch. Original interviews with the artists, close family members, and friends are combined with little-known historic film material. All produced in the GDR.

“Arnold Zweig” (Joop Huisken, 1962)

“Malik” (Giovanni Angella, 1967)

“Leo Haas: Artist and Witness of His Times” (Jörg d’Bomba, 1971)

“Slatan Dudow: A Film Essay about a Marxist Artist” (Volker Koepp, 1974)

“Even Today He’d Speak His Mind” (Volker Koepp, 1975)

“Walter Ballhause: One Among Millions” (Karlheinz Mund, 1982)

“Do You Know Where Herr Kisch Is?” (Eduard Schreiber, 1985)

“Erich Fried: The Whole World Should Endure” (Roland Steiner, 1988)

Traces (Eduard Schreiber, 1989)

Subtitles:English (muxed)

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