World has failed to learn lessons of Berlin Wall, say film-makers

Directors taking part in two UK film seasons believe separation is becoming more prevalent

Thirty years on from the fall of the Berlin Wall, film-makers who documented life on either side say divides between communities are becoming more prevalent, from Brexit to tensions at the US-Mexico border.

The subject of the Berlin Wall and its effect on East and West Germans is being explored in two film seasons: the Barbican’s Borders and Boundaries, and Home in Manchester’s Beyond the Berlin Wall, which focuses exclusively on female directors.

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Source: theguardian
World has failed to learn lessons of Berlin Wall, say film-makers