Glasgow Film Festival 2011

A collection of films shown in tribute to their directors' brave efforts to keep working under strict East German censorship during the Cold War. Some of the featured directors will also be appearing in conversation and there will be opportunities for you to put your questions to them.

View other Glasgow Film Festival Films by strand: Best Of British, Beyond Bollywood, Ceol's Craic, European Cinema, Fashion In Film, FrightFest, Galas, Ginger Rogers Retrospective, Great Scots, It's a Wonderful World, Meryl Streep Retrospective, Music and Film, Out of the Past, Short Film Festival, Stranger Than Fiction, Superheroes in Glasgow, The State Of Independents, Youth Film Festival

Jadup & Boel (Country: Germany; Year: 1980; Director: Rainer Simon; Writer: Paul Kanut Schäfer, Rainer Simon; Stars: Kurt Böwe, Katrin Knappe, Gudrun Ritter)
A chance discovery forces the residents of a small town to face up to the terrible thing that happened in their midst just after the Second World War.
Julia's Delusion (Country: Germany; Year: 1998; Director: Hannes Schönemann)
A highly personal documentary in which the director recalls his love for a young Danish Communist against the backdrop of a country presided over by the secret police.
Life Behind Bars (Country: Germany; Year: 1991; Director: Sibylle Schõnemann)
A documentary filmmaker looks back on her imprisonment by the old East German regime and interviews some of those responsible for it.
Saturday, Sunday, Monday Morning (Country: Germany; Year: 1979; Director: Hannes Schönemann)
A once controversial look at the real lives of eight young people living in Brandenburg in the Seventies.

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