SOPHIE SCHOLL, THE FINAL DAYS @First-Fri. Film Screening, Peace Center of Delaware County
December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
SOPHIE SCHOLL, THE FINAL DAYS
2005. 117 minutes. Starring Julie Jentsch. Directed by Marc Rothermund. Not Rated. German with English subtitles. Academy Award Nominee for Best Foreign Language Film.
Nazi Germany, 1943, twenty-one year old Sophie Scholl and her brother, Hans, leaders of the White Rose nonviolent student resistance group, are arrested after being caught placing anti-Nazi leaflets around their university.
SOPHIE SCHOLL: THE FINAL DAYS brings to life the true story of Germany’s most famous anti-Nazi resister and the last six days of her life, from arrest to brutal show trial and execution, during which Sophie, a Christian, delivers passionate and hauntingly timeless calls for freedom, personal responsibility, compassion, and resistance to the crimes of state.