Emil Schmidt’s Memories 5

In the fifth part of our interview series with Emil Schmidt, he explains and shows how an incendiary bomb hit his family‘s house in Bremen in June 1942. … Continue reading →

Emil Schmidt’s Memories 4

Here is the fourth part of our interview series with the retired headmaster Emil Schmidt in Bremen. He reads a passage about his father from the memoirs of Fritz Stemme, about the deportation of Jews from Barkhof Highschool. The episode is entitled … Continue reading →

Emil Schmidt’s Memories 2

This is the second part of our film-project Taxodium Zeitzeugen and also the second part of our conversation series with the retired headmaster Emil Schmidt in Bremen. Its title is: Jungvolk … Continue reading →

Emil Schmidt’s Memories 1

We start with a new documentary project today: Taxodium Zeitzeugen. The retired headmaster Emil Schmidt in Bremen has talked about his life as a child during the time of National Socialism in front of our camera in July 2016. From … Continue reading →