Elf99 Spezial, GDR, 1990, 48 mins
>> the end of the GDR from an eastern perspective from 1990
“A look at Communist musicals that strove to be ideologically correct – and entertaining, besides.
The ﬁlm documents the Soviet Bloc musical genre, which ﬁrst appeared under Stalin and spread
to Soviet-occupied Eastern Europe. The ﬁlm features interviews with actors, ﬁlm historians, and
audience members who reminisce on these unlikely ﬁlms and their impact on Soviet Bloc life.”