▷ ZDF special topic “80 years of the Wannsee Conference” / program and online offer from …

19.01.2022 – 11:05


Mainz (ots)

On January 20, 1942, 15 high-ranking representatives of the Nazi regime met in a villa on Berlin’s Wannsee to systematically organize the mass murder of Europe’s Jewish population that had begun.

ZDF is marking the 80th anniversary of the Wannsee Conference with a focus. The program and online offer is now available at https://diewannseekonferenz.zdf.de available in the ZDF media library.

The focus is on the feature film by director Matti Geschonneck “The Wannsee Conference” am Monday, January 24, 2022 at 8:15 p.m. One right there subsequent documentation as well as numerous other TV and online offers serve to deepen and supplement the topic. They historically classify the events before and after the Wannsee Conference, show the consequences of the conference and the effects on the fate of those persecuted by the Nazi regime.

Various documentaries, explanatory videos with Mirko-Drotschmann and short explanatory clips are offered under a Creative Commons license. In addition, the topic is reflected in the YouTube channels of “Terra X” and “MrWissen2go History”. In cooperation with the Association of History Teachers in Germany, a comprehensive range of courses was developed for school lessons. In cooperation with the Wannsee Conference Memorial and Educational Site, a digital tour of the historic site is being created, which is also suitable for use in schools and other educational institutions. The online press kit offers an overview of the main topic: https://presseportal.zdf.de/pm/80-jahre-wannsee-konferenz-begleitangebot-zum-film-die-wannseekonferenz/

The feature film “The Wannsee Conference” describes the meeting of leading representatives of the Nazi regime on January 20, 1942 in a villa in Berlin-Wannsee on the basis of the “meeting minutes” drawn by Adolf Eichmann. The topic was the organization of the systematic mass murder of millions of Jews in Europe, which the Nazis called the “final solution to the Jewish question”.

Magnus Vattrodt wrote the screenplay, inspired by a template by Paul Mommertz. Under the direction of Matti Geschonneck, the participants of the conference will be Johannes Allmayer, Matthias Bundschuh, Maximilian Brückner, Fabian Busch, Jakob Diehl, Philipp Hochmair, Godehard Giese, Peter Jordan, Arnd Klawitter, Frederic Linkemann, Thomas Loibl, Sascha Nathan, Markus Schleinzer , Simon Schwarz and Rafael Stachowiak embodied.

Ansprechpartnerin: Dr. Birgit-Nicole Krebs, Telefon: 030 – 2099-1096;
Presse-Desk, Telefon: 06131 – 70-12108, [email protected] 

Photos are available from ZDF communication, telephone: 06131 – 70-16100, and from https://presseportal.zdf.de/presse/diewannseekonferenz

Fernsehfilm "Die Wannseekonferenz": https://presseportal.zdf.de/pm/die-wannseekonferenz/
Themenschwerpunkt: https://kurz.zdf.de/2H2/
Angebot zum Themenschwerpunkt: https://diewannseekonferenz.zdf.de
Angebot für Schulen: https://zdf.de/dokumentation/terra-x/themenpaket-wannsee-konferenz-100.html

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ZDF communication
Phone: +49-6131-70-12121

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