DOK LEIPZIG 30 OCTOBER – 5 NOVEMBER 2017
60TH INTERNATIONAL LEIPZIG FESTIVAL FOR DOCUMENTARY AND ANIMATED FILM
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

Rosa Luxemburg


Rosa Luxemburg


CATALOGUE TEXT
A narrative documentary which uses rare archive footage to shed light on the life of Rosa Luxemburg (1871–1919) which ended abruptly with her murder. According to the film, her theory lives on and prospers in the GDR.

Ralph Eue

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Credits
Original Title: Rosa Luxemburg
Country: GDR
Year: 1970
Language: German
Subtitle: No
Runtime: 21 min.
Format: 35 mm
Color: B&W
Director: Renate Drescher
Producer: DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
Cinematographer: Jürgen Bahr, Bernd Merten
Editor: Evelyn Eweleit
Music: Ruth Zechlin
Script: Renate Drescher, Günter Radczun
Narrator: Manfred Wagner, Irma Münch
Commissioning Editor: Erika Wiens
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