Based on interviews of former inmates, this is a glimpse into the most notorious women's prison in East Germany. An account of political imprisonment, forced labour and enormous profits.
Original title: Kaputt
A filmmaker and illustrator, Volker Schlecht was born in Radeberg, Germany, in 1968. He studied Communication Design at the Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design in Halle, then later went on to teach in the Animation Department at the Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf in Potsdam. In 2002, he co-founded the collaborative label Drushba Pankow alongside Alexandra Kardinar. He currently works as a professor of Sequential Illustration at the BTK University of Art and Design in Berlin.
Born in Berlin in 1979, Alexander Lahl studied Cultural Sciences in Berlin, Wroclaw and Frankfurt (Oder). Cofounder of the media label Die Kulturingenieure, he works as a writer, filmmaker and producer. One of his latest collaborations with Max MÃ¶nch was a highly acclaimed graphic novel about the last days of the German Democratic Republic. His current work is focused around the subject of oceans.
Year of production: 2016
Running time: 07 min 02 s
Category: Short film
Techniques used: Drawing on paper
Target public: Adults, Young adults
Directed by: Volker SCHLECHT, Alexander LAHL
Production: DIE KULTURINGENIEURE, Alexander LAHL
Distribution: DIE KULTURINGENIEURE, Alexander LAHL
Artistic direction: Volker Schlecht
Script: Max Moench, Alexander Lahl
Graphics: Volker Schlecht
Storyboard: Volker Schlecht
Layout: Volker Schlecht
Animation: Volker Schlecht
Compositing: Volker Schlecht
Music: Hannes Schulze
Sound: Hannes Schulze
Editing: Volker Schlecht
Voice: Birgit Willschuetz, Gabriele Stoetzer