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welcome to m culture where we conclude our series on the 990 s. a groundbreaking decade here in germany was reunited also coming up today with. a brand new movie about legendary german filmmaker ryan of an offense that hits cinemas this weekend. but 1st it's 30 years since germany was reunited and we conclude our series on the $990.00 s. a defining decade which changed society so much after the fall of the wall after the initial jubilation of reunification the freedom came with it for 30000000 east germans how did the aussies and vesey is themselves reunite we've dug deep in the extensive d.w. archive to find out more. about german reunification altered the lives of millions
of east germans for ever freedom to travel western culture western goods they suddenly had access to it all because of that great and for the joy all the happiness of everyone there was a huge amount of energy that was released. in a polyclinic was 9 years old when the berlin wall fell and lived in the east outside of berlin along with the joy she felt she also had a lot of questions. you know i was pretty confused when it all happened not because i didn't want it or i didn't even really understand it at 1st but because i saw confused people all around me everyone had to get used to the new situation including the children and suddenly everything familiar was gone including a political system that was restrictive but also provided for almost everything disillusionment soon set in these german economy collapsed unemployment rose and
entire regions became desolate young people in particular grew frustrated. because we were going to shock just. as much of this because it was really hard for my generation to find its way what direction to go in hot we had to learn everything about how things work in the west end of you. there were a lot of expectations and we couldn't fulfill them right away not because we didn't want to but because we were scared this guy had a flu and got him on his voyages on a bomb went off and started. but the end of east germany also made a lot of things possible in apollo the clink dreamed of becoming a singer she found a producer and in 1995 recorded her 1st song. only . in 1907 she launched her
television career as a reporter at the edge of the show polish blind date she brought together young people with opposing viewpoints garnish. the smile my you it's funny but a legal immigrants like take the federal money the feeling is because we have. enough 1st moved to berlin then to hamburg many of her east german contemporaries also left their hometowns and moved to mostly western germany not an easy step as 2 examples from our archives demonstrate. a car mechanic from saxony on hard found work near stock each friday he drove back to his old home in his brand new mercedes . in the g.d.r. we'd need to go dancing and we'd all sit in the same table and we all understood each other and it's harder to make friends here and i'm lonely at times. for the
marketing expert from southern germany moved to dresden for a management position and was surprised by her east german colleagues. to boncelles they weren't used to things like flexibility productivity and motivation to promptness. but gradually these close encounters of an east west kind help to overcome prejudices and resulted in friendships. down for romantic relationships. i can't imagine that a millionaire could be happier than we are. in a polar klink was also able to take advantage of opportunities provided by german reunification some 3 decades later she presents her album sound check in a brewery turned cultural center and a chic neighborhood. this used to be east germany now it's hard to imagine it was once all in disrepair this is the idea of an it's simply part of the history that has shaped this country and we have to keep talking about it and we should keep celebrating it as part of our history because this country was divided and now that
that's over i'm happy to meet lovely people no matter where they're from. we need to mention. the. former east former west for even a polish klink that's irrelevant her life has been improved by reunification and for her the east west divide is firmly in the past but inside. this man is a cat that. is with me now. all is happy isn't she but the majority of east germans well the german government's most recent reports on the progress of reunification indicated that 57 percent of. germans still feel they are 2nd class citizens much of this has to do with resentment due to a continuing wage divide despite beast in germany having made major economic
progress on the other hand over happiness is the pew research center survey shows that the proportion of eastern germans with the top happiness in writing increased from 15 percent in 1991 to 59 percent in the most recent survey ok now on the cultural from some former east germans have done very well internationally yes. first and foremost ramstein of course whose members all grew up in communist east germany she know that 3 members were in a band in east berlin and in the eighty's they reformed recruits in the ninety's as ramstein and went on to conquer the world with provocative songs and incendiary live metal circus act the success even more extraordinary because they broke into the u.s. charts with songs in german yeah and what about in the art world i'm thinking of
neo riot in the lights named after lights yeah like 6 there was a richard and they refer to artists from the formation german town in the times of communism but shortly thereafter after 1909 the new leipsic school took off this was people who studied in leipsic under the old east german masters and worked in styles that depended on the social realism of communism they shot to fame in particular as you said neo route from spain things have sold for in excess of $1000000.00 and finally the the movies as well i'm thinking of bob stewart just outside that's right bubble spoke has become a popular destination for global film productions over the last 20 years. steven spielberg's film bridge of spine is oscar winning production starring tom
hanks is just one of numerous hollywood films made in germany with the studio as co-producer and the most ambitious german television series of all time. then made extensive use of studio metropolitan backlots. canada as always thank you very much for those insights have a group where you can you. we turn to a new film about the legendary german film director ryan of an affine spend whose life was actually as exciting as his films he was incredibly prolific may have a 40 films to t.v. series and 26 states of plays in under 2 decades the candle at both ends famously using the quote i'll sleep when i'm dead which unfortunately happened to him from a lethal dose of drugs in $982.00 and he was just 37 years old this new
film aptly titled all fall to everybody comes i around europe. that's this time not because they think in so forth their names by the way in the construction of a go by but i believe that if you. use an. easy quick cost at least. that's how you feel as i got taj couple of times that too expensive t.t.'s to. this is the 1st shot. so much that maybe even in the theater no one could expect gentle treatment from a kind of an office spend he was always ruthlessly provocative with the aim of stirring things up. and go out there i
was. brought all the time i was by far i think so fontes even though it is a fitting title for a film about the subversive often unpalatable fast and it shows the director as a nasty on set dictator was something that they kept i was told i was going where not the biopics director perhaps it's. saturating a bed not at all fueled by alcohol drugs and a robust ego fassbender himself often seemed like a monstrous stage character which is why where his films his protagonist against theater sets fast been the remain singular with no imitators or static successors. what remains is this great language faculty he had this great dramatic faculties at his film sound different from the people speak differently and. father promised
embodies fassbender almost as if he were his twin brother the twin he's a bit afraid of. what i wanted to keep him away not let him in at all but also also recalls fassbender as manic creativity a cinema obsessed director made more than 40 films in just 12 years. he's often on the even mentioned one a couple suspenders personal dreams also collapsed he longed for love and intimacy yet found him intolerable he gathered his clan of collaborators around him like a surrogate family he needed them he loved them and yet he's humiliated them and is going to go there isn't. words will speak. is of a good as a bill that the fascist. with the film is a fearless depiction of a driven man deformed by his own tremendous energy he was eventually devoured by it dying at the age of 37. captures the fascination fassbinder still exerts.
a steady as she lead with minus. alice. finally the big music news this week was confirmation australian ac d.c. getting back together with over 200000000. an album sold to date is a real ac d.c. reunion with the return of singer brian johnson the basis williams and the drama filled rot is a taste of the new single shots in the. fake
hair and real story. where i come from a lot of women. have fake hair sometimes the hair style takes up to 2 a day. it's a lot of time that needs to be filled so people at the salon talk about what's happening in their lives. i became a journalist to be a storyteller and i always want to find those real authentic stories from everyday people who have something to share. with all the time i spent at the salon i'm no good quality hair when i see it's and the good story when i hear it. my name is elizabeth stall and i work at steve's out.
as investigators try to find out what happened to jamal khashoggi saudi arabia confirms that the drone was terrible her show is jack of all because show she is loved ones some form of closure many foreign minister saying this was all a terrible mysterious accusing of jim all the ships in your frequent critic of the shot saudi regime inside of the saudi consulate saudi arabia for 3 weeks. here killing of jamal khashoggi was a premeditated murder and their own october the 1st $28.00 nothing seemed out of the ordinary in belgrade forest north of istanbul it was
a monday the start of the workweek and the full weather drew few visitors. just before sunset c.c.t.v. cameras picked up a car belonging to the saudi consulate in istanbul as it passed through a security gate. it would later in the gym reports by turkish state. this it was carrying the consulate's millet she attached a minute. on what turkish intelligence call the surveillance mission. according to some i'm losing the had returned from saudi arabia earlier that day with a plan to liquidate saudi journalist jim who showed. maybe alabama where you. are we. can relieve you we have even more
love to have a smaller one of our enemies around on june 21st $27.00 seen prince mohammed bin so many was appointed crown prince of saudi arabia the journalist jamal khashoggi had long been close to the royal family with the rise of mohammed bin so many he'd fallen out of favor banned from writing and tweeting he faced increasing repression and began to fear for his life he fled the kingdom that same month and though he remained supportive of the saudi monarchy and the crown prince his 2030 reform agenda he became a vocal critic of saudi repression and policies from his self-imposed exile in the united states. the pressure increased i believe him to 14 or to 15 when he was writing minister of information decided to publish the letter from writing and i think he saw that very well insulting remember back from weeding out the wiping out
of the white. because. we've met the governor of the us but it's the concept of the. conspiracy with that worked. for i think 100 who said what is the reason. that i think is going to reducing vision 233 no he just has to do it right in the early 1918 stream and he showed he received a degree in business from indiana state university he then began working as a journalist later serving those media exiles so to ambassador prince turki bin faisal in washington he said this so more. more while he was in istanbul to arrange a marriage one of his sons came to visit him. length already he wanted to live in istanbul to be near his family.
he had 4 children with his 1st wife his 2nd marriage also ended in divorce in may 2010 he married stuck to a large nazi for several months after left saudi arabia that marriage also ended amid rumors that the journalists had been put under official pressure to agree to the divorce and very happy he was worried he one time told me his 2 sons complained to him that they are held hostage because of him couldn't travel so they were both bankers their work requires them to travel and they could not leave the kingdom their passports were confiscated and they were blaming him and that really caused lots of guilt. he told me he felt guilty that he's causing the. stress and suffering. in august 27th
he tweeted for the 1st time from exile in the united states. i returned to writing and tweeting grateful to his highness the minister of information for his kind efforts gratitude and loyalty to the royal crown prince no free pen is broken and no tweeter is silence down to his reign. coming from a man in self-imposed exile the tweet seemed confusing and raised questions about his relationship with his native country back in 2016 a saudi authorities had banned me from writing and tweeting he was informed by sound out the tiny an adviser to the crown prince in a telephone call which he showed later described in a television interview. i realised how degrading it would be if i agreed to such a thing if you will live any longer than official could prevent me from writing or tweeting over the phone every minute read. in september 2017 he started writing for
the washington post. his column extended his readership and influence beyond the middle east. for the saudis i think this was the scariest thing the guy writes for a paper that's already all over the world that drop by this is america's in the u.s. image mohamed bin someone painted himself in the west in america london and paris with hundreds of millions of dollars worth of public relations that was destroyed by casualties one single article in the washington post as we speak today there are already intellectuals under notice jail no nobody will they have to speak and criticize the reform delight. saudi intelligence was monitoring showed his writing and movements and were briefing the new crown prince to the throne. i'm of the horn of the world everything i write i write as an honest advisor. to the saudis to try to tempt the journalist to return
a source close to the said that the crown prince's advisor sound our attorney contacted him twice by phone he said that mohammed bin solomon trusted implicitly and that the doors of the royal court would be open to him whenever he chose to return. the same source said that the saudi government maintained communication with his shogi and made him several offers including managing a saudi funded media network if he were to return. nor. was. i think his knowledge of the regime. when he spoke out. continued his criticism of the crown prince in the washington post. to me put this before.
is working with. a foundation for democracy in the arab world. people. think some form of conservation. efforts included supporting the project electronic be nice with canadian based saudi activist omar abdel aziz who was speaking to counter the saudi government's online harassment of critics of the regime. may in july 28th seen many activists notice that there was an attempt to attack them online specifically on social media. was a key target so i studied how those electronic attacks worked. i wanted to put together a project that aimed to stop them. in the present to be idea to jamal khashoggi and he liked it as did other people like tariq omo tyree from kuwait those of your heart we decided to establish
a team that would counter those attacks later because she'll be decided to support us and contributed $5000.00 and i want his own pocket of you to help fund the project without a court the court of them going to sort of comes out of that i mean. in istanbul we spoke with a political scientist about another major project that showed he launched from the turkish city by over a number of media platforms we contacted several of the show peace assistance but they were reluctant to talk in detail because they didn't want to jeopardize the future of their project. meanwhile back in the saudi capital of riyadh a small sound was formed to decide what to do about the shogi they weighed up different options. as new information became available they formulated
a course of action. they decided to silence shogi for good. in september jamal khashoggi left the united states for what would be the last time he boarded turkish airlines flight t k 8 from washington arriving at istanbul's ataturk airport just before sunset on september 10th as. he planned to stay until the 17th of october to finalize his wedding arrangements. there's. an r. r r r r r by. the turkish scholar t.j. i met jim markus shogi when she interviewed him at a conference in istanbul in may 28th scene. this was the 1st of several
meetings that summer. proposed and she accepted. the amount was all because he was about to get married he wanted to establish new life and they were still email about the flood but he bought the furniture of the field gone to put the flow and the phone book is called the consulate to get some bitter months and they joked with him and they said you are younger. than i have seen you before because you have a new love story and the lot. and you know. so we may continue 'd our struggle for. generations. i feel. for you secure him in. his personal life in his you know.
from istanbul he went to london for several days returning to istanbul at 4 o 7 am on friday the 28th of september. at 924 that morning the couple went to the municipal office in the fatty district to complete the formalities for them marriage. brigadier ability we went to the municipal office together to get information about the marriage process and find out what documents we needed for what we were told that in order to marry we needed a certificates confirming that we were both single. without that we wouldn't be able to marry. and he would have to go to the saudi consulate to get that certificate or we'll. push. jamal khashoggi and. took a taxi to the saudi consulate. there for monaco alcohol or active in all my life he
left his phone with me before going in i wasn't allowed to go in but only people who had to obtain paperwork were committed to enter and without cause are called each other he stayed inside for about an hour before mr. i was relieved we were both relieved when he came out of the consulate or the took it up but he said that they treated him well no he cautions going further during his 90 minute visit at the consulate he was told his documents would be ready within the next few days that same evening he would. turns to london he had spent less than a day in a stumble. on the 29th of september he gave a tour to symposium on the future of peace 25 years after the oslo accords he posted 2 tweets about the event and then what would be his last tweet.
youngsters 100 books a lot of her because she. told me he really thought of her i was one of the last people to meet him for he disappeared he was here with me in this office we spent the day together we had lunch together and he went to the airport i followed him the following day tourist on board because he was supposed to appear on my t.v. show. about by the time i arrived in somewhere he was gone and i can tell you that when we met here you know my love seemed sort of quite comfortable and excited about the prospects of marriage we discussed. a project to hear how the mind and that is to set up a website to publish translations of reports an author goes and alice is on the economic situation is on the enemy and the region.
in london should be called the saudi consulate in istanbul they told him that his papers were ready and he should come on tuesday october the 2nd at 1 30 pm to collect them. because she'll be left london to return to its temple on what would be his final journey. on this visit to show he did not stay in an istanbul hotel but in the apartment he had bought for himself and her teacher to live after the wedding a teacher had been busy moving furniture and supplies to the apartment only a few items remained which he showed he planned to buy after his return from the consulate. the couple had breakfast at a restaurant in their residential complex they had a lot to talk about especially their upcoming wedding.
we discussed the wedding date in all the details. how to organize it and who to invite. i asked him if someone would go with him to the consulate and he said he would go alone or with a friend by the end of the one by the 3rd so i told him i would go with him and skip the university seminar for the. day and he called the consulate to confirm his appointment they said they would call him back. call half an hour later they called and gave him an appointment at 1 pm then we took a taxi and went to the consulate. the consulate was located almost 15 kilometers from the apartment. meanwhile in the early hours of that same morning the planes carrying the team of
assassins had arrived in istanbul 3 members of mohamed been summoned special protection unit came on a commercial flight from cairo to private jets coming from riyadh landed an hour apart on a private runway the 1st plane with the tail registry. h. said s k one landed at 3 30 am carrying the head of the assassination team my hand i moved trip and 8 other men including 2 of the key players. the team checked into 2 hotels near the saudi consulate. and surveillance cameras in both hotels showed the men leaving at 940 and 10 15 am and. surveillance cameras at the consulate monitor their arrival. took the torches nazi leaked all the recordings that 2 planes came
from so they are bia to the entire nation airport of other took and 15 men. checked in a hotel in the istanbul and before. arrived to course late they had to meet their car with the fuel that in all that you can not see inside the fact that the team arrived in turkey the circumstances of what they actually did the timing is concerned and also the composition of those people in terms of their forensic expertise that ranking one at least is alleged to be a very senior ranking intelligence officer and the fact that it's also claimed that at least 7 of that team are extremely close in terms of the security in a circle of the crown prince himself all of this is very strong circumstantial
evidence it all suggests that not only were these people implicated in the whatever out has happened. it also suggests that what the intention actually was. at 1 14 pm surveillance cameras showed to market share entering the consulate he gave the teacher his mobile phone and left her waiting for him outside. for anything but 4 in the afternoon shogi had still not emerged a teacher jane just contacted us seen act and tour and. thought would stand for what was done for ma at the going to be at $330.00 pm i started asking myself why tomar hadn't come out we're all going to be talking for a while i got up and started walking around because he me either because i was checking the cars coming out of the consulate and trying to understand what was happening why it's always to me on ignore your job like i never thought that
anything bad would happen or that anything like that could happen. or were considered by or not thought of dr mitchell article but i felt that something had gone wrong and started thinking about what to do you know i went to the entrance and said that i was waiting for jamal who hadn't come out yet to watch the officers said that there was no one inside everyone had left them or what i asked myself what i should do i found the consulate's phone number and called them up i said i was 2 miles fiance and i was waiting at the entrance but that he had gone inside to not come out. the officer hung up the phone and came to the door to give them each one of a kind of shameful for a couple that became a that he said there's no one inside there's no point wasting for it i can feel. my legs started trembling and i thought about calling mr you're seen in my arms to me i was so there were i could we also move a little bit. you marcus she said she was jamal khashoggi
so beyond saying all do so i asked what had happened thank you because of the good those moments on. she said jamal had into the consulate 5 hours earlier and still hadn't come out and that's when i knew there was a serious problem by the. queue i wasn't aware of how dangerous it might be the focus should be to go into the consulate. i told her teacher to wait until i made some calls. i called the chief of general intelligence i can feed on the ship then i called the president's office and i told some of jamal's friends about what had happened. after about 3 and a half hours of work on the part of the intelligence agency it became clear that jamal khashoggi had disappeared. and i have.
as international speculation about his fate grew one theory was that he had been kidnapped as part of an illegal operation to take him back to saudi arabia the british daily the guardian expressed concern that could show he might have been detained smuggled out of the saudi consulate in istanbul in a diplomatic vehicle and then transferred back to saudi arabia. according to be from ocean we have this isn't you still in the cod arriving consulate in istanbul we don't have any information besides the statements by the turkish presidential spokesman was made or not told that the 3rd the day after the failed to emerge from the saudi consulate 4 days later president said that turkish prosecutors were conducting an extensive investigation looking into all camera records and monitoring incoming and outgoing airport transits he added that he
still hoped for a positive outcome. meanwhile the turkish foreign ministry had summoned the saudi ambassador to. mandan clarification on october the force. that resulted in the 1st official statement by the saudi consulate general in istanbul on twitter it said that the consulate was following up on media reports about the disappearance of the saudi citizen and journalist to marcus shogi after he left the saudi consulate in istanbul it also said it was coordinating with turkish authorities to quote uncover the facts behind his going missing after exiting. in a wide ranging interview with bloomberg news agency just a day after disappearance of crown prince mohammed bin salman said my understanding is he entered and he got out after a few minutes or an hour the crown prince also stated that he was not inside the
consulate and he added if he were in saudi arabia i would know that. all of that we kept going to the consulate for the 1st 3 days. we waste it from morning to evening because we thought your mole was inside. then saudi arabia released a statement saying that jamal had left a while after entering the my gosh. this was during the 1st week. then i stopped going there as i believe that jamal was no longer in the concert and i thought they'd taken him to saudi arabia or somewhere else the other was critical to. the very 1st beginning of the iran has been happen. or couldn't the senate on the us kingdom was. clearly sure that he has left because late all the responsibilities
belong to the authorities and. you know that. their social made the. army started to provide ground. to secure future has that because this is a very detailed plan and action off the intelligence agencies they are trying to see. the other such from the ridiculous story fabricated stories. the 1st report that had been killed surfaced 5 days after his disappearance reuters news agency quoted a turkish official who said the initial assessment by turkish police was that he had been murdered at the consulate and his body flown out of the country. to saudi consulate issued a denial saying that jamal khashoggi was neither inside the consulate nor in saudi
arabia. it also tonight that he had been killed in the consulate and said every effort was being made to find him. on october the 6th the saudi consulate in istanbul mohammed. invited reporters through reuters to the consulate and accompanied them on a tour to confirm that he showed he was not inside the building the. konsole denied reports of an assassination he insisted pushes he had left the building but said he could not prove it because the consulate surveillance cameras did not save images. that something is going wrong because someone is missing new york. you have to prove that he ran of the media or of course but why you would have a c.c.t.v. system that isn't working doesn't record seems. impossible to believe the only
reason why you would not have a recording system is lack of money and this isn't something that afflicts saudi arabia for sure. on monday october the 8th u.s. president donald trump issued his 1st public statement of the case at the same time the saudi ambassador to the u.s. prince colleague bin spillman bin have stated publicly that allegations claiming showed he had been killed or detained by the saudi authorities were completely false and unfounded. he then left for saudi arabia on the pretext of seeking clarification. for the king of saudi arabia. he didn't really know maybe i don't want to get it but it sounds to me like a good thing. from the photos they.
wanted to give them i wouldn't say of course we know just formed by and of themselves and we know that from start to speaking about the role in humans before even the saudi government give up with this technology so he wanted to give them the exit therefore they can use it nordoff to cover. this unfortunately was all stations. i received an invitation from president trump a few weeks after the incident invited me to the united states. i didn't see it as a positive test i saw it as a political trick to get the public opinion on his side of the what are the united states should have done something to find out what really happened.
on october the 8th the turkish daily guinea shelf that crippled the intelligence services were analyzing the movement of 26 cars owned by the saudi consulate in istanbul. it said they wanted to determine their whereabouts on the day jamal khashoggi went missing. c.c.t.v. cameras close to the saudi consulate showed 2 cars. with the license number 34 c.c. 186 fine and another miss sadie's with the license number 34 c c 2248 driving to the saudi consuls house an hour and 15 minutes after the had entered the consulate. they were parked in the garrett.