Katrin Seybold

Katrin Seybold – Die Widerständigen. Zeugen der Weißen Rose AKA The White Rose (2008)

The White Rose – the first comprehensive documentary of Munich ‘s resistance work Students in the war years 1942 and 1943: companions, friends and siblings tell, as they supported leaflets, as they surrendered the Gestapo and the People’s Court, some that no one has asked before. The first talks for the documentary film were conducted in 2000, a part of the time witnesses is not alive anymore. Their irretrievable testimony makes the resistance work of the friends comprehensible and transforms the heroes into political people. Impressive and with a sensitive Aesthetics are the self-pronouncements of the participants and original documents combined. Your part unpublished youth photos, photos of the cops, the Gestapo officials, judges and the executioner add to an authentic portrait of the White Rose beyond legends. Read More »