Anatomy of a trial.
Graz, Austria 1963. The well respected local politician and land owner Franz Murer is on trial. He is accused of having committed war crimes in the ghetto of Vilnius from 1941-43. Survivors of the mass murder arrive to testify and see justice done. The Ministry of Justice eventually reaches a decision. It is one of the greatest scandals of the Austrian justice system – and a timeless, shattering example of political calculation.
Feature (AT/ LUX), Director: Christian Frosch, Production: Viktoria Salcher (Prisma Film), filming completed in June 2017
IN MY FATHER’S VILLAGE
Directors: Tawanda Gunda, Tapiwa Kapuya, Production: Tsitsi Dangarembga (WFOZ)
A young woman returns into the village of her childhood. She encounters hostility and a web of lies going far back into the past. She decides not to flee but to try to find out what’s behind it all.