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Today in history: Beethoven's opera "Fidelio" in Berlin, 1945

"A political prisoner's wife goes undercover, infiltrates the family of the prison guard and frees her husband from a secret dungeon just as the tyrant is about to kill him."

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Jan Ole Gerster's award-winning feature debut, A Coffee in Berlin

It's a surprising delight to discover a bittersweet sensibility in this black and white dramedy with a decidely jazzy soundtrack.

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Walking a mile in Barbara’s shoes

Andre is aware that East Germany has been following the orthodox Soviet model, one that doesn't, reflect the highest humanitarian principles of socialism.