Department of Germanic Studies

"Rosenstrasse"; Margarethe von Trotta (2003)

Film Series Fall 2010 “Rebels and Rebellion in German Cinema”

Wed, September 22, 2010 | Burdine Hall 208 Lecture Hall

6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


Hannah, a Jewish-American, travels to Germany to find out about her mother’s childhood in Nazi-Germany. The story she discovers includes the events at the Rosenstraße: In 1943 Nazi-Germany, Jewish husbands of non-Jewish women were arrested. These arrests led to the non-violent protests of the women, who peacefully urged for the release of their husbands.

Sponsored by: The Department of Germanic Studies

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