Forbidden Films: The Hidden Legacy of Nazi Film (Verbotene Film) by Felix Moeller (Germany, 2014, 94 min.). Between 1933 and 1945, Germany’s Third Reich produced more than 1,200 feature films, many of which were blatant Nazi propaganda. A handful of these were noxious antisemitic films. Today, forty of the Reich’s propaganda films remain banned from public exhibition in Germany due to their incendiary content. Forbidden Films includes clips from many of these rarely-seen films and asks fraught questions about why, and under what conditions, these films should be made available, especially in Germany? In German, French, Hebrew, and English with English subtitles. New England Premiere.
Post film discussion with Directors of The National Center for Jewish Film in conversation with Ann Millin, historian, US Holocaust Memorial Museum, and Thomas Doherty, author Hollywood and Hitler. NCJF is the official repository for Nazi propaganda films in the United States.