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The Invisibles : the story of Jews who hid from the Nazis in Berlin in WW2

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  The Invisibles is an intriguing hybrid docudrama that bears witness to the number of German Jews who chose to go into  hiding rather than being captured by the Nazis in WW2.  In 1943 Goebbels the Reich Minister of Propaganda of Germany declared that after all the purges there were no Jews left in Berlin.  … Continue reading



My Wonderful West Berlin

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Jochen Hick’s intriguing look back at gay life in Berlin up to the present day paints an affectionate portrait of Germany’s capital city, but at the same time, it doesn’t shy away from pointing out that sometimes it is not always perfect.  After WW2 the city was literally in ruins and the focus of its … Continue reading



The End of Silence : the notorious gay trials of 1950’s Frankfurt

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Just a few years before President Eisenhower kicked off the biggest LGBT witchhunt in the US’s history which became known as The Lavender Scare, over in Germany they were having their own gay persecutions too.  Not long after the end of WW2 when Germany was trying to re-build itself, and the LGBT community was emerging once … Continue reading




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