Exhibition “Outside and Inside the Focus: A Jewish Film History of West Germany”

Article publié le 22 November 2023

Until 14 January 2024 at the Jewish Museum Frankfurt

With the help of numerous films, the exhibition provides a better understanding of the perception and representation of Jews in 20th century cinema. A look at Jewish directors on the fringes, actors such as Lilli Palmer and Peter Lorre, and film producers. This complex research was carried out by Lea Wohl von Haselberg and Johannes Praetorius-Rhein. Among the works on show are Arche Nora (1948) and Morituri (1948), by directors who survived the Shoah and returned to Germany in the aftermath of the war.

Exhibition: Out of and in focus – Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt (juedischesmuseum.de)