Questions for "The Forger"
The feature film The Forger captures one of the characters in the docudrama The Invisibles, which tells the true story of Jewish Berliners who were able to survive Nazi Germany--some in plain sight, others in hiding. Why did so many Jews remain in Germany after Hitler came to power?
How would YOU have reacted when Hitler became chancellor in 1933 or when the Nuremberg Laws were enacted in 1935? Was there a tipping point for you? What were your options?
Were you surprised that there were non-Jews in Nazi Germany who risked prison and even death by aiding/hiding Jews? What personality trait do you think that these “righteous” individuals shared, if any?