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Open-air films at the "Stasi Headquarters. Campus for Democracy"

A haunting biopic about the system-critical writer, artist and rebel Thomas Brasch. Brasch (Albrecht Schuch) is in trouble, is expelled from university, his theater plays are banned and his books are only allowed to be published in the West. Characterized by a love-hate relationship with his functionary father (Jörg Schüttauf), a passion for love and a tireless attempt to put life and death into words, Brasch can no longer stand the confines of the GDR. With his partner, actress Katharina Thalbach (Jella Haase), he goes to the West. There he is acclaimed and his books become bestsellers. But even in his new home, he, the restless seeker, does not find fulfillment.

Campus Kino in der ehemaligen Stasi-Zentrale
Campus Kino in der ehemaligen Stasi-Zentrale © BStU, Alexander Kenzia

In conversation: Thomas Wendrich (screenplay) and Dagmar Hovestädt (Federal Archive, Stasi Documents Archive)

Supporting program

  • 6:00 p.m. Guided tour of the archive "Where is my file?"
  • 6:30 p.m. Guided tour of the open-air exhibition "Revolution and Fall of the Wall
Registration for the guided tours is required:

The Campus Forum takes place in cooperation with the Robert Havemann Society and the Berlin Commissioner for the Reappraisal of the SED Dictatorship.

(Program in German)
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Ehem. Stasi-Zentrale