Section: Homeland | Domownja | Domizna

Boxberger Skizzen

Boxberger Sketches

Achim Georgi
GDR, 1974, 19 Min

The everyday life and times of a German-Soviet labour division tasked with building the largest thermal power station in Europe.

Deutsche Kinemathek - Museum für Film und Fernsehen

The installation of turbines, communication difficulties and a lack of materials; although the film tends to celebrate the achievements of labour, it doesn't digress into heroic tales. Instead individual workers are given the opportunity to speak, contributing towards a realistic portrait of socialist industrialisation. GL

35 mm | s/w / b/w
Wladimir Abysow
Franz Thoms
Gerhard Gartenbach
Hannelore Greifenberg
DEFA-Studio für Kurzfilme
Deutsche Kinemathek
- Museum für Film und Fernsehen
Potsdamer Straße 2
10785 Berlin
Tel.: + 030

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