logos.jpg“History is not about the facts. It is about the context and who is telling the story.” —Prof. Milton Fine. 

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past."   –– George Orwell in his novel "1984." 

"Whoever doubts the exclusive guilt of Germany for the Second World War destroys the foundation of post–war politics." ––  Prof. Theodor Eschenberg, Rector, the University of Tübingen.

"If we have our own why in life, we shall get along with almost any how."         –  Friedrich Nietzsche



over 500 German film

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1927–1954  from

Germany and from

many Axis and Neutral countries

across Europe!  


Note!  Posters in the Poster Gallery are PERMANENT

acquisitions which are NOT FOR SALE!!   ONLY the

posters listed in our POSTER STORE are for sale. 

(They have a price and order button to use.)



Potsdam Film Museum's exhibition "Plakativ"

includes 47 posters from our Collection, open 

from 12 April to 25 August 2019. We hope that

you did not miss it!

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Four posters are from the Weimar Era (Das Flötenkonzert von Sans Soucci, Geheimdienst, Morgenrot x 2) and one is from the BRD (Tiefland). The remaining 42 posters are from the Third Reich. The posters are both original German posters as well as from various other European countries which distributed German films in these years – Sweden, France, Belgium, Finland, and Occupied Czechoslovakia (a/k/a Protektorat -Böhmen & Mähren.)

Below the cover of the Poster Exhibition brochure, as well as two Potsdam newspaper reviews which appeared one day before the opening on April 12th. Further coverage also appeared in Berlin newspapers, without photographs of posters, as well as on television news channels.

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