Drei Generationen. Eine Geschichte der Versöhnung.
„Erinnerungen der Überlebenden“ als eine Art Black Box für Schulen, Museen, Internetplattformen
Premiere: 26.1.2017, 19 Uhr in den Passage Kinos Leipzig
Trees and notes – since more than sixty years Krzysztof Penderecki composes music and landscapes, which he feels have a lot in common. “Paths through the Labyrinth” accompanies him for one year.
„I paint like the old masters, with twenty layers of glaze, I accept commissioned works and even portrayed the pope – it’s hard to break more taboos.” Michael Triegel
It´s a film about loosing, finding and giving love by telling a forgotten piece of European history. It´s a story about three of the children, who were taken in 1946 from their parents to an unknown land – to Ireland. Saved from starvation by an Irish-post war aid program: Operation Shamrock. Operation Shamrock – a rescue campaign and its echoes.
In summer of 2006 Anna Schmidt interviewed former SS-officers, of whom some still defend their past behaviour. Most of them confront themselves with their past though, and are involved with social topics.