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Ballon - One of the most spectacular escapes from the GDR

Hosted by the Consul of the Berlin World Cinema Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 27 Oct 17:45 - 20:30

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Summer Protected content Thuringia. The families Strelzyk and Wetzel have for over two years forged a daredevil plan: They want to flee with a homemade hot air balloon from the GDR. But the balloon crashes just before the West German border. The Stasi finds traces of the attempt to escape and immediately starts the investigation, while the two families are forced to build a new escape balloon under great time pressure. The GDR secret police does not yet know the place of the crash, but the loop is tightening ever closer. Every day she is hot on the heels of the fleeing families - a nerve-wracking race against time and their pursuers begins ...

The movie will be in German

It starts at 18:00.
There is a very nice Greek restaurant close by, where we could have dinner afterwards

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