SCHULBERG PRODUCTIONS & KINO LORBER PRESENT TWO POWERFUL
How history was made into film and film into history
This is the amazing true story of the OSS officers who tracked down the films used to convict the Nazis, a startling example of the power of the moving image to change hearts and minds and to indelibly shape our collective memory. It features newly-discovered archival footage about their search and their presentation of the films as evidence in a court of law — a historical first — at the International Military Tribunal in Nuremberg, the first of 13 Nuremberg trials.
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Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today shows how the international prosecutors built their case against the top Nazi war criminals using the Nazis’ own films and records. The trial established the “Nuremberg principles,” laying the foundation for all subsequent trials for crimes against the peace, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.