DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

The Secretary

The Secretary

Many women work at the Buna chemicals factory. Party secretary Grimmer is part occupational therapist, part employee representative, yet he remains the party secretary.

Ralph Eue

Original Title: Der Sekretär
Country: GDR
Year: 1967
Language: German
Subtitle: English
Runtime: 29 min.
Format: DCP
Color: B&W
Director: Jürgen Böttcher
Producer: DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Cinematographer: Wolfgang Randel
Editor: Ilse Radtke
Music: Gerhard Rosenfeld
Sound: Hans-Jürgen Mittag, Otto Koch
Narrator: Rolf Römer
Script: Jürgen Böttcher

The annotations to the films in the Official Selection were written by the members of the selection committee and guest authors. All quotes from DOK Leipzig 2018 catalogue articles must be identified as such and cite the author's name. All articles where no author’s name is given are production notes.