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Texts about DEFA

This section provides an overview of the DEFA Foundation's printed and digital publications. These include in particular the publications in the DEFA Foundation's publication series and manuscripts.
The printed publications can be ordered at

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Printed Film History


The DEFA Foundation, in cooperation with Bertz + Fischer Verlag and other publishers, publishes its series of individual works on the history of DEFA.

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Who wrote about the DEFA?


The DEFA film and its history is a closed subject area that is repeatedly the subject of research for numerous disputes. On our German Website you will find publications sorted alphabetically by author:

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