Film Title: Sophie Scholl: The Final Days
Director(s): Mac Rothemond
Film Origin: Germany
Film Release Year: 2005
The recent uprisings in the Arab world in the name of democracy, collectively known as the Arab spring, provide a timely moment to reflect on the psychological contributions to courage, heroism and political resistance. The 2005 award-winning German docudrama, Sophie Scholl: the final days, recounts the pure resistance of Sophie and a small group of fellow students at Munich University who opposed Hitler and the savagery of National Socialism in 1943.
Screening Time: Fri, 2011-12-02 19:00
Discussant: ARTHUR LEONOFF