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18:30 - 20:30 12 December 2013

film "Ventzki. children of perpetrators - children of victims"


Executive Suite 103 & 104 | Engineering Front Building (link Map)
Torrington Place | London | WC1E 7JE | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free
Ticketing: Open

Documentary film about Jens-Jürgen Ventzki and his attempts to come to terms with the crimes committed by his father. Werner Ventzki was mayor of Lodz/Litzmannstadt between 1941 and 1945. In this capacity he oversaw the administration Lodz ghetto, the second largest ghetto after Warsaw. The film focusses mainly on a discussion between Jens-Jürgen Ventzki and children of inhabitants of the ghetto which took place in Lodz in 2007.

Documentary film, 2009, 50 mins directed by Piotr Szalsza Polish with English subtitles


Julia Wagner