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Paragraph 175

Release Date: September 15th, 2000

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 16 min.

Plot Summary
Rupert Everett narrates this harrowing documentary about the persecution of homosexuals in the Third Reich, which adds a deeper dimension to Holocaust history. Using an obscure paragraph in Germany's penal code dating back to 1871, the Nazi government arrested gay men, sending them to jail or concentration camps, where they were tortured and murdered. Interviews with aging survivors detail the shift from the social freedoms of the Weimar Republic to the repressive terror imposed by the Nazis.


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Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Films Transit International [ca/nl/us], New Yorker Films

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