The unknown story of Johanna Langefeld, chief SS-guard of Nazi concentration camps at Auschwitz and Ravensbrück, who escaped in 1946 from prison in Cracow, where she waited for trial.
Her escape was organized by her former victims - Polish prisoners of the Ravensbrück concentration camp.
Why did Polish survivors of Ravensbrück helped an SS-woman avoid death sentence?
The filmmakers explore circumstances of this escape, to find out who Johanna Langefeld was and why Polish woman decided to give her freedom.
This Polish-German investigation leads to surprising discoveries about the heroes of the story as well as the historical circumstances.
Best Foreign Documentary Award @ 7th AegeanDocs International Film Festival 2019
Best International Documentary @ RIFFA Regina Film Festival & Awards 2019
Award of Ministry of Culture and National Heritage @ 25th Documentary Film Festival NURT
PFFA Golden Teeth of Camera for the Most Interesting Documentary Film @ 31st Polish Film Festival in America, Chicago 2019
Director: Władysław Jurków, Gerburg Rohde-Dahl
Writer: Władysław Jurków, Gerburg Rohde-Dahl
Country of Origin: Poland
Screenings: Kalamata 17/1 (16:30)