Buchenwald: Communist Legends and Historical Reality

After the liberation of Buchenwald, images of children who survived the Nazi concentration camp went around the world. There were over 900 children, many over them under 14 - a rare exception in the murderous camp system. These children only survived because someone in Buchenwald was protecting them from the terror of the SS. Someone in a position of power and authority in the camp. But who?

Also available in 30 min. German version

With stunning 3-D animations and newly found footage, this doc contrasts Communist legends of inmate resistance and the historical record of Buchenwald camp - and shows how hard it was to preserve human decency and dignity in the face of SS terror.