Europa Europa (1990)

A Film from the Artur Brauner Collection at Our Library

Salomon and his parents flee to Łódź to escape Nazi pogroms and discrimination. After the German invasion of Poland, his parents send him further east to a Russian orphanage, where he is raised as a Komsomol – a member of the youth organization of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. When the German army attacks the Soviet Union as well in 1941, Salomon claims to be an "ethnic German" and winds up in an elite school for Hitler Youth. Here, he falls in love with Leni, a staunch "Aryan," and at the same time lives in constant fear of being discovered.

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy, Library

Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
Postal address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

This film about a Jewish boy's childhood is based on the memories of Solomon Perel, who was born in Peine in 1925 and appears on screen in the epilogue. Internationally, the film earned wide acclaim and received numerous awards. Nevertheless, the German Committee did not nominate it for an Academy Award, drawing broad criticism.

Scene from the movie "Europa Europa"

Scene from the movie Europa Europa
CCC Filmkunst

Starring Marco Hofschneider, Julie Delpy, and Hanns Zischler. Directed by Agnieszka Holland.

Where

W. M. Blumenthal Academy, Library

Fromet-und-Moses-Mendelssohn-Platz 1, 10969 Berlin
Postal address: Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin

Film Collection (21) Artur Brauner Collection Show all

Artur Brauner Collection

The media library of our Library presents selected work by one of the most successful film producers in German post-war history.

You Are Free, Dr. Korczak (1974)

Starring Leo Genn. Directed by Aleksander Ford.

Charlotte (1980)

Starring Birgit Doll, Elisabeth Trissenaar and Derek Jacobi. Directed by Frans Weisz.

The White Rose (1982)

Starring Lena Stolze, Ulrich Tukur, and Martin Benrath. Directed by Michael Verhoeven.

The Passerby (1982)

With Romy Schneider, Michel Piccoli, and Helmut Griem. Directed by Jacques Rouffio.

A Love in Germany (1983)

Starring Hanna Schygulla, Armin Mueller-Stahl, and Otto Sander. Directed by Andrzej Wajda.

Ruth (1984)

With Sharon Brauner, Günter Lamprecht, and Mathieu Carrière. Directed by Jerzy Hoffman.

Angry Harvest (1985)

Starring Armin Mueller-Stahl and Elisabeth Trissenaar. Directed by Agnieszka Holland.

Hanussen (1988)

Starring Klaus Maria Brandauer. Directed by István Szabó.

The Rose Garden (1989)

Starring Maximilian Schell and Liv Ullmann. Directed by Fons Rademakers.

Morituri (1948)

Starring Walter Richter, Lotte Koch, and Klaus Kinski. Directed by Eugen York.

Europa Europa (1990)

Starring Marco Hofschneider, Julie Delpy, and Hanns Zischler. Directed by Agnieszka Holland.

Exiled/Izgoy (1991)

Starring Jossi Pollak. Directed by Vladimir Saveljev.

The Plot to Assassinate Hitler (1955)

Starring Wolfgang Preiss, Annemarie Düringer, and Robert Freitag. Directed by Falk Harnack.

Warsaw: Year 5703 (1992)

Starring Hanna Schygulla, Lambert Wilson and Julie Delpy. Directed by Janusz Kijowski.

Sweetheart of the Gods (1960)

Starring Ruth Leuwerik, Peter van Eyck, and Harry Meyen. Directed by Gottfried Reinhardt.

From Hell to Hell (1997)

Starring Anja Kling. Directed by Dmitri Astrachan.

Murder by Signature (1961)

Written and directed by Erwin Leiser

Babiy Yar: The Forgotten Crime (2003)

Starring Michael Degen, Katrin Saß, and Axel Milberg. Directed by Jeff Kanew

Man and Beast (1963)

A film from the Artur Brauner Collection at our library

Witness out of Hell (1967)

Starring Irene Papas, Heinz Drache, and Daniel Gélin. Directed by Živorad Mitrović

The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)

Starring Lino Capolicchio, Dominique Sanda and Helmut Berger. Directed by Vittorio De Sica