Press Photos

General conditions: Credit lines must be cited in full. All images provided online have a resolution of 72dpi. The images are not approved for social media. Transfers to a third-party are not permitted. Specimen copies are requested and should be sent unsolicited to the Press Office.

Conditions for exhibition image materials: Press images are provided free of charge solely for the current coverage of an exhibition. The images may neither be modified, cropped or overprinted. Any such changes to the images are only possible with prior permission in writing.
Press images are to be deleted from all online media four weeks after an exhibition has ended.

Terms of use for the Picture Cellar image material: Use free-of-charge for the permanent promotion of the exhibition is possible. Further motives subject to charge upon request.

For login details for downloads from the Press Room of please contact +49 (0)30 200 57-1514 or send an e-mail to

Preservation and digitalisation of the cinematic inventory

Private film: Bertolt Brecht (right) and Kurt Weill in the harbour of Marseille, 1928
© Bertolt-Brecht-Erben (the Brecht heirs)

Private film: Bertolt Brecht, Lotte Lenya, Kurt Weill, 1928
© Bertolt-Brecht-Erben (the Brecht heirs)

Private film: Bertolt Brecht, c. 1928
© Bertolt-Brecht-Erben (the Brecht heirs)

Private film: Helene Weigel, c. 1929
© Bertolt-Brecht-Erben (the Brecht heirs)

Production photo from “Mann ist Mann”, 1931, the first known documentation of a work of theatre by Bertolt Brecht
© Bertolt-Brecht-Erben (the Brecht heirs)


Magnetic tape of rehearsals of “Katzgraben” (1957).
Aging of the material has led to brittleness, crystallisation and decomposition.
cc-by-sa: Franziska Latell, work photograph

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