30 Years After The Berlin Wall Came Down, East And West Germany Are Still Divided
In honor of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, @KanopyStreaming has made 4 films absolutely free! The movies portrait life in East Germany before and #fallofthewallfter the Check out Barbara, Die Architekten, Coming Out, and Trace of Stone:
This ran 30 years ago--about a family that escaped East Germany in 1961 and, in 1989, was able to walk freely across the Glienicke Bridge to the east. One detail not in this story--which I only learned this week--is that the family had friends smuggle its dog out in 1961 as well.
30 Years After the Berlin Wall Came Down, East and West Germany Are Still Divided
FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL: On this day in 1989, thousands of Germans celebrated at the Berlin Wall as East Germany opened its borders, allowing East and West German citizens to travel freely between the two countries.