This DVD compilation chronicles the year 1968 through film.
This documentary film uses a 1988 annual meeting of SS veterans in Bavaria to frame the context for examining the life of former SS Sergeant and meeting organizer, Walter Krüger.
The chemist Dr. Hans Scholz lives through a tortuous political transformation and maturation process. Eventually, he adopts political neutrality and closes his eyes to the fact that the poison being produced in his factory is being used in the extermination camps.
In 1957, Dawid Rubinowicz's journal was found in a small village in Poland. He was 12 years old when he began secretly writing in 1940 and his diary ends abruptly in June 1942, when Dawid and his family were killed in the Treblinka extermination camp.
A depiction of class conflicts in Germany between 1918 and 1945. The Spartacist Erwin is shot by officers in 1918, and his pregant working-class bride Marie begins a new relationship with social democrat Geschke.
This film documents the well-known story of Anne Frank, whose family hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam. Eventually caught, Frank was sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where she later died.
The “Raging Reporter” Egon Erwin Kisch (1885-1948) was one of the most significant journalists of the 1920s and 30s. He wrote from a communist point of view, in language that sparkled with humor.
It is June 1941 and a company of German soldiers is stationed near the Lithuanian border. While on leave, three soldiers—Wagner, Lick and Paulun—go off on a hunting trip. All is fine until one of them accidentally shoots their captain’s daughter.
In the early 1930s, the cabaret artist Emil Damaschke tries to keep his audiences entertained, but his excessive boldness gets him kicked out of the Rosenthaler cabaret.
This documentary portrays the life and work of the German expressionist sculptor, graphic artist and dramatist Ernst Barlach (1870-1938).