Deutschlandspiegel 305/1980 1980

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01 nuclear energy (some archive material) motorway traffic, about landing deep aircraft flying on. Heavy city traffic. Workers on the Assembly line. Warehouse overseas Center. Balloon refinery. Large settings refinery. Nuclear power plants. Skull poster: Nightmare nuclear power - after the reactor disaster of Harrisburg. Newspaper headlines: Is the future already passed? Population issues: Day begins as the youngest? Plutonium - nuclear power plant type fast breeder in Kalkar on the Rhine. Protests of young people against the construction of nuclear power plants. Transparent "Gorleben is everywhere" giant transport vehicle transported component. Storage of slightly radioactive waste in underground salt domes. Test drilling at Gorleben for storage of highly toxic nuclear waste. Assembly Hall for the manufacture of reactor pressure vessels. Sunset behind electricity pylons. SPD party conference under the motto of "Safety for the 80s" Helmut Schmidt actuality: "And together are the compelling reasons why we certainly not do without in the next decades a limited expansion and use of nuclear energy."
(96 m) 02 Goslar pan across snow-covered houses of Goslar. Narrow road along river. Timber-frame houses. Coat of arms of front of House, horse-drawn carriage with Coachman. Monument to German Emperor from the Imperial Palace. Paintings from the history of the city. The tribute room in the old town hall with murals. Gospel of the 13th century. Precious Golden art objects juwelenverziert. Snow flurry. Pigeons sit on snow roof and fly up.(See D 209/1 and D 272/6).
D 209/1: Snow-covered houses of Goslar. Small roads to flow down into the snow. Internal font houses facade, swing. Coat of arms of front of House. Horse-drawn carriage with Coachman. Poodle running in the snow. The Imperial Palace. Gold-plated Eagle with outstretched wings symbolizing the former imperial free imperial city. Imperial Hall with large wall paintings. Valuable art objects, juwelenverziert, head of a snake, boy with harp. Snow flurry. Pigeons sit on snow roof and fly up. Cars with headlights. People go with umbrellas. Young man wearing red screen in addition to companion. Two small children running in the snow.
(D) 272/6: animal figure on Slate roof, large. Cityscape Goslar, total. Timber-frame houses. Narrow streets. Old town. Font and ornaments on the half-timbered facades. Monument to German Emperor from the Imperial Palace. Paintings from the history of the city. Mural in the old Hall of homage is reminiscent of the heyday of the city. Gospel of the 13th century. Pitchers, top-class products of the Gothic Goldsmith's art. Fountain with bird figure. Medieval houses and streets. Long shot of the city.
(46 m) 03. René Weller, Vice World Champion in the light welterweight boxing match with René Weller. Photographers on the ring. ZL-boxes. Weller hits his opponents hard. René Weller at the forest running and gymnastics. Weller as a jewelry dealer in appraisal of jewelry. Precious rings. Transformer to the balcony of a residential building. In room full of trophies Weller considered photos René Weller at the forest walking, ZL with his wife.
(52 m) 04 Arbeiterwohlfahrt young man puts food in small car and brings "Meals on wheels" to an old man. Emblem of the Arbeiterwohlfahrt House. Images from the history of Arbeiterwohlfahrt. S/W: Photos, sewing room. Snake face public kitchen. Children holiday of the AWO.
Col: train sign Berlin Stadtbahn-Westerland. Older people waving from a train window when driving during the holiday. Old day care. Older people at the music gym. Creating a consulting Centre for foreign workers. Foreign children are cared for with German children in daycare. Homework help. Little girl with big earrings.
(70 m) 5th European rocket Ariane graphic Ariane. Launcher with missile and start, French Guyana. Flight of the rocket. Ignition of the second stage of the rocket. Work in the ERNO rockets aerospace companies in Bremen on components.
(49 m) 6 West Berlin: Bauhaus-Museum Berlin cityscape. Building of the Bauhaus Museum. Program and designs of the Bauhaus architects (photos) Mies van der Rohe, Walter Gropius and Hannes Mayer. House designs. Library of photo books. Painting the Bauhaus painter Feininger, Kandinsky and Klee. Furniture designs, seating Bauhaus style. Ovens, cutlery, Ballet clothes.
(72 m)

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Persons in the Film

Berning; Erhard, Ludwig; Schmidt, Helmut; Gropius, Walther; Meyer, Hannes; Rohe van der, Mies; Weller, Renê

Places

Berlin; Goslar; Hamburg; Huntorf; Nuremberg; Rome; West Berlin

Topics

Aerospace; Atomenergie; Stadtgeschichte; Bauhausstil; Berlin, auch Westberlin; Lebenshilfe; Sachindex Wochenschauen; Boxes; Railways; Children; Energy, energy supply; News, communications; Rockets; Townscapes: Germany; Buildings; Power plants; Art; Welfare, aid agencies, care; Architecture; Astrology; 01 16 mm project; 10 finding book Germany mirror

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Periodicals (G)

Genre

Monthly Newsreel

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Deutschlandspiegel 305/1980

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Federal Republic of Germany

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100 Years of Bauhaus (April 1919)

Bauhaus is one of the best-known and most efficacious art schools in the world, even today. Despite its short-lived existence of barely fourteen years it has fundamentally altered creative and artistic thinking and doing. Founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar in April 1919, Bauhaus had the idea to unite the creative disciplines into a new architecture, to merge craft and fine arts, and at the same time to pursue completely new interdisciplinary educational concepts. The teachers hired by Gropius are eminent artists, such as Lyonel Feininger, Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky—turning Bauhaus into a stomping ground for the international avant-garde.  

Politically induced financial problems force Bauhaus to leave its Weimar home six years after its founding. The school relocates to the up and coming industrial city of Dessau. New possibilities of industrial manufacturing take the spotlight under the motto “art and technology—a new unity” and it is here that a majority of the now iconic objects, products and buildings come into being. In 1928 Gropius hands over the leadership of the school to a new director. Hannes Meyer redirects the focus on the social aspect, represented by the slogan “the needs of the people instead of the need of luxury”. With the help of cost-efficient industrial mass production good and functional design is supposed to become affordable for the broad population. However, in times of political radicalization the staunch Marxist Meyer loses his job after only two years. His successor Mies van der Rohe depoliticises the situation by focusing on the purely aesthetic aspects and architectural design. Nonetheless, the Dessau Bauhaus has to close its doors in the fall of 1932. Van der Rohe tries to continue the institution as a private school in Berlin but is forced to give it up for good one year later. With many students emigrating and international students returning home Bauhaus ideas are spread throughout the world.

In 1960 the Bauhaus archive started building a collection to revere the most distinguished school for architecture, design and art in the 20th century. In 1968 it contributes significantly to the internationally celebrated exhibit „50 years of Bauhaus“ and receives its own museum building in Berlin in the 1970s, designed by none other than Gropius. In celebration of Bauhaus’ 100th anniversary new exhibition buildings are set to open up in Weimar as well as in Dessau.

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