- A film by Alexander Dittner and Ben Kempas
- Produced by Xframe GmbH for Rundfunk Berlin Brandenburg (RBB)
- 44 minutes
TAKE ON EAST GERMANY's regime and pay the ultimate price
This is the story of Michael Gartenschläger, an early political prisoner in East Germany.
Sentenced for life at the age of 17, and later redeemed by the West, he could not stop fighting the socialist regime.
He boldly dismantled spring-gun mines at the Iron Curtain to reveal their presence to the public. The Stasi killed him in 1976.