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What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy

Posted October 26, 2015

"What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy" is a documentary focusing on a complex friendship between two sons of Nazi officials.

Film Pittsburgh and JFilm Festival co-present What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy at Three Rivers Film Festival. This provocative documentary explores the complicated friendship between two men—both sons of high-ranking Nazi officials. Human rights lawyer Philippe Sands investigates their compelling connection, interweaving the story of his own grandfather, who escaped the same town where their fathers carried out mass killings. Sands journeys with them through Europe where they examine their fathers' sins, revealing a unique perspective of father-son relationships.