Without Walls: Selling Murder: The Killing Films of the Third Reich

Director: Joanna Mack
Year: 1991
Country: UK
Duration: 60 mins
Rating: N/A

Filed under: Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide, Documentary

Examines the propaganda films made by the Nazis to justify the euthanasia policy of the 1930s and 1940s whereby over 200,000 people were killed on the grounds that they were mentally or physically disabled. The two most explicit of these films, which directly advocated the killing of disabled people, were destroyed by the Nazis as the war ended. Includes unedited footage that was previously thought lost, reconstructs films from scripts and analyses the film ICH KLAGE AN.

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This Biomedical Ethics Film Library is being presented in partnership with European Medical Students' Association (EMSA)