“EINMAL IN DER WOCHE SCHREIN” Dokumentarfilm – DDR, 1982, Farbe, 17 min. “TO SCREAM ONCE A WEEK” a 1982 GDR short documentary shows teenage life around Helmholtzplatz and tells the story of a self orgnazied youth club.
DIRECTOR Günter Jordan
PRODUCED BY DEFA-Studio für Dokumentarfilme
SCREENPLAY Günter Jordan
CAMERA Michael Lösche
MUSIC Gruppe Pankow
The film was forbidden in 1982 because the way it showed self-confidence and self-determination of GDR kids didn’t follow the rules. In October 1989 it was finally released.
The film was chosen by The Museum of Modern Art New York 2005: DEFA-Retrospektive “Rebels with a cause”