Karl Marx City
First screened in October 2016
Directors: Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker. Documentary about the operations of the East German Stasi under Communist rule and the social engineering that facilitated their work.

Twitter Capsule: Co-director investigates whether her late father was a Stasi informant. Alternates between the general and personal.

VOR:   The sociological material and most personal revelations were the freshest, richest material. At other times, covers well-worn ground.

Photo © 2016 BOND360

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: B

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