The political course of the USA and its president have dominated headlines worldwide. Meanwhile, the everyday life, crises and hopes of the population have faded into the background. In five documentary films our guest series gives us a picture of the living reality in the country beyond politics and economic interests.
Apart from the film programme, DOK.guest presents a radio premiere in a Public Listening event.
MUSIC FROM A FRONTIER TOWN (HÖRSPIEL)
Munich’s Amerikahaus, established after the Second World War, was central to the USA’s re-education programme. Its declared aim was the de-nazification of the German post-war population. Its cultural activities attracted over 80,000 visitors per month.
Production: BR/PAM 2018. Producer: BR Hörspiel/Dokumentation/Medienkunst in Zusammenarbeit mit Public Art Munich. Length: 54 min.