DOK Leipzig 28 October – 3 November 2019
62nd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

German Nationality


German Nationality


CATALOGUE TEXT
Karl Gass based his last film on the school chronicle of a village school teacher from the Altmark. World War I brought Albert Linnecke, born 1889, died 1954, to Rindtorf as a substitute teacher. His chronicles record school trips as well as political events and the economic ups and downs in times of war and peace – almost four decades of contemporary history and the history of mentalities in Germany, seen through the eyes of a man who never failed to adjust to changing political systems.

Fabian Tietke

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Credits
Original Title: Nationalität: deutsch Country: GDR Year: 1990 Language: German Subtitle: No Runtime: 88 min. Format: 35 mm Color: B&W Director: Karl Gass Producer: DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme Cinematographer: Andreas Bergmann, Peter Milinski Editor: Evelyn Kuhnert Music: Wolfgang Schoor Script: Karl Gass, Klaus Wischnewski

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