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German Film Series

Wed, April 22, 2009 | BUR 337 Conference Room

7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

In 1942, young Friedrich's boxing skills get him into a National Political Academy (Napola) -- Nazi boarding schools that raise the next Nazi elite. Against his father's wishes, Friedrich enrolls and subsequently encounters the harshness of the Nazi code, which results in hazing, death, and excessive cruelty. The friendship with Albrecht, the son of the district governor, ends in a terrible accident. Things are further brought to a head when the boys are deployed to hunt Russian POWs in the forest…

FREE Admission, all films shown in German with English subtitles, unless indicated! Films are screened Wednesdays at 7:00 pm at BUR 337 (Conference Room)

Sponsored by: Department of Germanic Studies

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