Tag: Petra Epperlein

The lingering nightmare of the STASI: Karl Marx City (2016)

The lingering nightmare of the STASI: Karl Marx City (2016)

March 18, 2017 | By

Review of Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker’s latest film, the eerie documentary Karl Marx City (2016), screening this month at the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema.

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Film: Karl Marx City (2016)

Film: Karl Marx City (2016)

March 18, 2017 | By

About halfway through the latest documentary by Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker (Gunner Palace), an historian of the GDR (the former East German Communist state) describes the world in which he and other colleagues grew up as an exceptionally complex place where its citizens became the world’s most highly scrutinized population in human history…

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