“Once in the GDR”

Search for Eye Witnesses for the Feature "Damals in der DDR" ("Once in the GDR")

On behalf of “LOOKS Film & Television”

The documentary feature “Once in the GDR” – a co-production of MDR, WDR, and LOOKS Film- und TV GmbH – tells about the every day life in East Germany with means of old film material and the stories of eye witnesses. The feature was broadcasted in four episodes at First German Television Programme ARD in November 2004 and will be continued with ten additional episodes at MDR in 2005 and 2006.

Facts & Files was commissioned by LOOKS Medienproduktionen GmbH to conduct the search for eye-witnesses who shared their experiences about daily life in East Germany during the 1950s.

More information at: http://www.looksfilm.tv/en/life-behind-wall


Beate Schreiber
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