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Whisper & Shout

A film by Dieter Schumann

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Whisper & Shout is part of the DEFA Collection.

Young people in East Germany used music to protest the social and political climate of their country. This amazing documentary captures the legendary bands of East Germany’s vibrant punk and glam music scene with concert clips, interviews with band members and fans, and more.

Featuring André + Die Firma, Chicorée, Die Zöllner, Feeling B, Sandow, Silly, and This Pop Generation.

Official Selection, 1989 Berlin Film Festival
Official Selection, Zurich Film Festival
Official Selection, 1988 Leipzig Documentary & Animation Film Festival

What the Critics are Saying

"A rare East German documentary of the rock music scene." - The New York Times

"Authentic and colorful images of GDR youth culture on the eve of the Wende." - TV Spielfilm

Recommended Reading

Stasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall by Anna Funder

The People's State: East German Society from Hitler to Honecker by Mary Fulbrook


Read That Was the Wild East: Film Culture, Unification, and the "New" Germany by Leonie Naughton

Features and Specifications

Format: DVD
Release Year: 1988
Running Time: 115 minutes
Color: Color
Language: German w/ English subtitles

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