Hitler’s Rise

Novemberverbrecher – Eine Erinnerung (1968)
German Revolution 1918 to the formal establishment of the Weimar Republic in August 1919
Good (2008)
Evil triumphs when good men do nothing
Der Rat der Götter (1950)
Industrialists cooperate with the Nazis for goods and profit
Max (2000)
A Jewish art dealer helps a struggling artist named Adolf Hitler
Cabaret (1972)
German decadence during Weimar Regime
I am a Camera (1955)
Precursor to the Movie "Cabaret"
Christopher and his Kind (2011)
Real story of "Cabaret"
The Damned (1969)
A German family declines as the Nazi party rises; covers "The Night of the Long Knives"
Bent (1997)
A homosexual chooses the wrong night to have sex with a storm trooper because he gets caught up in the Night of the Long Knives
The Tin Drum (1979)
Post-Hitler German recognition of the madness of Fascism.
Mephisto (1981)
A German actor thinks true art can triumph even if it's the Nazis who are in charge
The Hindenburg (1975)
Doomed flight of the Zeppelin; George C. Scott
Triumph of the Will (1935)
Hitler's effective use of propaganda at Nuremberg rallies
The Jesse Owens Story (1984)
American track star who upsets Hitler at 1936 Olympics in Berlin
The Joe Louis Story (1953)
The heavy weight champion fights German Max Schmeling
The Great Dictator (1940)
Charles Chaplin mocking the actions of the dictator Hitler
The Sound of Music (1965)
Singing group escapes from Austria after Nazi takeover
Sophie Scholl – Die letzten Tage (2005)
A few students at Munich University oppose Hitler's fascist regime
The White Rose (1982)
A few students at Munich University oppose Hitler's fascist regime
Fünf letzte Tage (1982)
The last five days of Sophie Scholl's life
Edelweiss Pirates (2004)
Group of young men resisting Hitler's regime
Bauhaus -Broken Wings (2006)
March 23rd 1933, students at the Bauhaus School for Arts and Architecture try to save their art from the Nazis
Hitler: Beast of Berlin (1939)
Use of torture, imprisonment and concentration camps by Hitler's Germany
Hitler’s SS: Portrait in Evil (1985)
Two brothers come to regret their involvement with the Nazis
Enemy of Women (1944)
Joseph Goebbles, propaganda minister
Taking Sides (2001)
Berlin orchestra director thinks politics and art won't mix under Hitler
The Manns – Novel of a Century (2001)
Biographical trilogy of the Mann family set during rise of fascism in Germany
Jump! (2008)
Anti-Semitism in Austria leads to quick conviction of a young Jewish man for supposedly killing his father
Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
Ex-convict attempts to go straight but is hindered by the troublesome and corrosive Weimar-era Germany (mini-series)
Um das Menschenrecht (1934)
Rise of fascism in Germany
Spring of Life (2000)
German SS program to build an Aryan race of supermen and superwomen
Days of Betrayal (1973)
Munich Conference agreement of September 1938 gives Germany the Sudetenland of Czechoslovakia (occupied October 1938)
Der Bockerer (1981)
Viennese butcher doesn't like the Nazi occupation of Austria, says so and gets in trouble; acts like an idiot to survive
Bring Us Grynszpan (2008)
A young Jew kills a German diplomat in Paris in desperation, giving the Nazis an excuse to launch "Kristallnacht" Nov, 1938
Hitler: A Film from Germany (1977)
Seven hour long film exploring why the Germans deified Hitler
The Nightmare Years (1989)
Tv mini-series: story of American journalist William Shirer observes up close the increasing extremism of the Nazis; Shirer wrote the book "The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich"
Underground (1941)
Like the Nightmare Years shows how Americans did not believe Germany was as evil as described by those who studied Germany at the time
The Last Sentence (2012)
A Swedish journalist warns the Swedes about Hitler and Nazism and keeps criticizing Sweden's neutrality against such a terrific evil