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Never Had It So Good – Worse Off Than Ever: Two Perspectives on Current German Cinema

© Donata Wenders für Neue Road Movie GmbH / Klaus Lemke Privatarchiv, Montage: goethe.deAbout the current state of German cinema, opinions differ greatly. Healthier today than ever, say some; on the verge of the abyss, say others. Oliver Baumgarten slips into the two perspectives.

© Neue Road Movies GmbH; photo: Donata Wenders
© Klaus Lemke Privatarchiv
Never Had It So Good:
German films are on an all-time high.
Worse Off Than Ever:
German films are close to the downfall.

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