The Berlin Wall – How it worked

Jul 2, 2023 | People, Social, Videos

The Berlin Wall once stood as an infamous symbol of division, cutting through the city of Berlin and separating a nation into two distinct halves, East and West Germany. Rising in 1961 and standing tall for 28 years, the Wall became a symbol of oppression, as people who lived near the wall were frequently subjected to searches and their rights were curtailed. Even after the wall fell, its legacy continued to haunt Germany for decades, reminding the nation of the challenges of unity.
Now, 30 years after the wall came down, a new documentary takes you back in time to explore the impact of the division. From the construction of the wall to its eventual fall in 1989, this film captures the stories of the brave individuals who dared to live near the wall and the sacrifices they made for their freedom. Drawing on rare archival footage and interviews with key figures from that era, this compelling documentary immerses you in the action, highlighting the triumph of the human spirit in the face of oppression. Get ready for an unforgettable journey through history, as you explore the Berlin Wall and the story of a city divided.

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