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There is hope for better times for the past

Leidulf Melve and Eivind Heldaas Seland: What is global history

HISTORY: National-cultivating historiography has characterized Norway for several decades, but Leidulf Melve and Eivind Heldaas Seland show the way out of disability.

Israel – a utopia?

Omri Boehm: Israel – a utopia?

ISRAEL: The German-Israeli author Omri Boehm has a past in Israeli secret services. He wants us to put the Nakba – the violent expulsion of around 700 000 Palestinians – on a par with the Holocaust.

South African identity

PHOTO: The South African photographer Santu Mofokeng recently died at the age of 63. His image essays from the time during and after apartheid, on the other hand, live on.

Romania's bad conscience

Radu Jude: Dead Nation (Tara Morta)

HOLOCAUST: A doctor's diary reveals the dark story of how Romania treated the Jews during World War II.

Where there is love, there is life

Jolanta Dylewska, Andrzej Wajda: And There Was Love in the Ghetto

HOLOCAUST: The film is neither a historical account nor a teaching of facts, but a beautiful, cheerful and painful collection of memories from a man who lived during the Holocaust.

The Holocaust trauma never ends

xxx: The German

: Personal experiences turn into a thought-provoking film about trauma and stereotypes.

Unintentional effects of violence

Noa Aharoni / Barbara Kopple: Shadows / A Murder in Mansfield

: The shadow of violence can extend far and wide, and these two films show the indirect damage that continues long after the direct violence has ceased.

Selfies from the Holocaust

Sergei Loznitsa: Austerlitz

: The documentary Austerlitz observes the hordes of people visiting the German concentration camps, as if they were any tourist attraction.

The Holocaust as a pilgrimage

Sagi Bornstein, Udi Nir Germany: #Uploading_Holocaust.

: Israeli youth who are uncomfortable with the Holocaust recognition, society demands of them, let us see hope.

Longer, higher, faster

: After 13 years, the Sigrid Undset Days have now become Norway's leading literature meeting place.