Films screening at this event

Winter Hunt

original title
Winterjagd
Director
Astrid Schult
Cast
Michael Degen, Carolyn Genzkow, Elisabeth Degen, Annette Mayer
Country
Germany
Year
2017
Duration
75 min

Lena, a young German woman, seeks revenge against former SS officer Anselm Rossberg, who has recently been acquitted of Holocaust-era crimes. Pretending to have been injured in a car crash near his estate, she begs for assistance and is let in by his daughter. There she astounds them with her knowledge of Rossberg’s doings as a guard at Auschwitz. Maintaining his innocence at first, Rossberg can no longer escape the truth when Lena reveals evidence of his past actions. Exploring memory and guilt, Winter Hunt is a gripping psychological thriller.

Followed by a Q&A with director Astrid Schult (Sat 10 Nov only)

Nazi VR

Director
David Freid
Country
Germany, USA
Year
2017
Duration
17 min

During his trial, former SS guard Reinhold Hanning argued that he couldn’t have witnessed the murder of tens of thousands of Jews from his guarding position at Auschwitz. VR technology proved that he was lying. This documentary explores how the latest technology can help us understand our past.

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