Dir. Amie Siegel (2008).
Originally shown as an installation, Amie Siegels DDR/DDR leisurely excavation of the perfect 1984 stateone half of the population spied on the otheris an astute, precise, self-regarding piece of work. (Frequently on camera, the filmmaker interviews the natives and occasionally puts herself on the couch as well.) A dutiful analyst, Siegel searched hundreds of hours of anonymized tapes in search of anomalieseven discovering a quasi-underground movie produced by a bored spy.
Wed., May 12, 6:30 & 9:15 p.m.; Thu., May 13, 6:30 & 9:15 p.m., 2010