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Guests: Director H. Arendt and R. C. Oswalt about MEINEN FREUNDEN ZUM ABSCHIED
3. February 2022 | 20:15 - 22:15
MEINEN FREUNDEN ZUM ABSCHIED – ERNST LUDWIG OSWALT (1922-1942)
Germany 2019. Director: Heiko Arendt. Documentary film. 80 mins. DCP
Supporting film: JULIUS MEYER. NOVEMBER 1938 (Germany 2019, Director: Heiko Arendt)
In collaboration with the exhibition Frankfurt and the NS at the Historisches Museum Frankfurt, the documentary film portrays the short life of Frankfurt publisher’s son Ernst Ludwig Oswalt, known as ‘Lux’. “I don’t know what lies ahead of me, maybe that’s a good thing,” Oswalt wrote in his farewell letter before he was deported to the death camps of Majdanek or Sobibor on June 11, 1942.