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Attending this event

David Evans

David Evans is Emmy-nominated, multi-award winning director of film and television. His work in documentaries includes a BAFTA award-winning film about the English author Angela Carter. He directed Fever Pitch (starring Colin Firth) as well as high-end TV drama, such as Downton Abbey. Evans will take part in the Q&A after the screening of his documentary My Nazi Legacy: What Our Father Did.

Philippe Sands

Philippe Sands QC is a practising barrister at Matrix Chambers and has been involved in a series of high-profile international cases. He is a professor of international law at University College London and a writer of non-fiction books. At UKJFF 2015, Professor Sands will take part in the Q&A after My Nazi Legacy.

Niklas Frank

Niklas Frank, is the son of Hans Frank, Minister of the Reich and Governor General of Polish occupied country from 1939 to 1945. After the war, Hans Frank was sentenced to death at the Nuremberg trial and executed in October 1946. Niklas, a highly respected journalist, has written three books about his family: “The Father – a revenge”, “My German Mother” and “Brother Norman!” He will take part in the Q&A after the screening of My Nazi Legacy.

Films screening at this event

My Nazi Legacy

Country
UK
Year
2015
Duration
90 min

Internationally-renowned human rights barrister Philippe Sands QC goes on a road trip with two sons of SS officers, to find out if they can admit to their fathers’ crimes. When they arrive in the Ukrainian town where Sands’ own family were killed, the three men are forced to confront history in a unique way. An intellectually-charged and deeply moving exploration of history, confrontation and family.

 

Screen Daily review “Extraordinary… a bracingly rigorous examination of inherited guilt and pain.”

The Hollywood Reporter review “Is it possible to be raised as a child by a high-level Nazi, embrace Jewish culture after the war, and grow up to be a decent human being without ever admitting your father was a monster?”

The Times of Israel article   “Wachter, pained for so much of the film, finally seems at ease. He smiles.”

Nyosha (short)

Director
Liran Kapel
Yael Dekel
Country
Israel
Year
2012
Duration
10 min

Nyosha is a ten-year-old girl, dreaming of buying a pair of shoes during the reality of a pitiless war.