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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 Professor of Law at University College London and a barrister and arbitrator at Matrix Chambers. He is the author of many books, including the award-winning East West Street: On the Origins of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide, which was accompanied by the film My Nazi Legacy: What Our Fathers Did. He is President of English PEN and a Vice-President of the board of the Hay Festival.

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

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

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.

 

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.