About the film
Council of the Gods
Release Date: May 12, 1950
|Writers||:||Friedrich Wolf, Philipp Gecht|
Based on testimony from the Nuremberg Trials, this East German drama explores the collusion between international corporations and Nazi scientists. Considering himself politically neutral, a chemist remains silent when his company creates the gas that kills millions of prisoners in concentration camps. This vintage film was used as propaganda for the new German Democratic Republic.