Wednesday, April 22, 2009

“Swastika” To Show In Germany After 36 Year Ban


“Swastika” To Show In Germany After 36 Year Ban
Monday, April 20, 2009 – By WeHo News Staff, West Hollywood
West Hollywood, California (Monday, April 20, 2009) - WeHo documentary film maker Philippe Mora and Lutz Becker's 1973 documentary about how Nazis infiltrated German lives was banned from showing in Germany after fights broke out at its first showing, in Cannes. Adolf Hitler’s image playing with children caused a near riot at its first showing in Cannes. WeHo News. 36 years later, it will premiere at the Biberach Film Festival in October, followed by a screening in Berlin... Mr. Mora told WeHo News, "The film was made to show that Hitler was a human being. “If we don't recognize that fact, we won’t see the next monster coming."
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