This film documents important parts of the East German rock music scene of the late 1980s, from well-established bands likeSilly, to underground rock bands like Feeling B. This road movie features young people using music to express their take on life, opposition to their parents' generation and opinions on the social and political climate in East Germany. It includes clips from concerts and interviews with fans and members of Andre + Die Firma, Chicoree, Die Zollner, Feeling B, Sandow, Silly and This Pop Generation. Rammstein fans will be interested in interviews with Feeling B'sChristian Lorenz and Paul Landers. whisper and SHOUT, shot in 35mm, played to over one million viewers in sold-out theaters in East Germany. Audiences were drawn not only to see their favorite bands on the screen; they were also surprised that this film made it past the censors.
whisper & SHOUT (flustern & SCHREIEN)
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2016.
In Process Record.; Title from title frames.
Originally produced by DEFA Film Library in 1988.
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Schumann, Dieter, filmmaker