Labor was the central topic of propaganda and educational films from the GDR, especially in the civics classes. A look in the archives of reveals that for decades the same footage was used over and over again. "The New Era" is a small relic which conjures the ghosts of communist education and reminds us of the dream that mankind may in some idyllic future be able to reap the fruits of its labor.

Original title: Die neue Zeit
Director: Karsten Wiesel
Script: Karsten Wiesel
Music: Pit Przygodda
Others: Narrator: Peter Bieringer; Sound: Pit Przygodda; Editing: Oscar Loeser
Dialogue: German
Clearance of minors: 6 years
Licensed territory: Worldwide

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