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  • Eastern German Women. Self-rea­li­sa­ti­on through employment

    As a woman you always have to be better than the best man in the team. That's the minimum for a successful woman, where patriarchy works." This is how Maria Gross, a cook and restaurateur from Thuringia, sums up the situation of East German Women (2019) in a MDR-documentary by Lutz Pehnert.


    Adolf Hennecke — Hero of the Battle of Production

    Where labour and the heroic merge: the glorification of labour in real socialism.

    Gun­der­mann: Swan song on a work paradigm

    The biopic 'Gundermann' (2018) reveals en passant the decline of open-cast mining in Lusatia and the fleeting work paradigm of the German Democratic Republic.

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