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A Mystery Unravels from a Reel of Film

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This haunting film about a film examines a classic Nazi propaganda film used by historians for decades to provide insight into the realities of life in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942. The recent discovery of a second reel in an East German archive has thrown the veracity and intent of the Ghetto footage into question.

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About the Film

Learn more about the secrets behind an infamous work of Nazi propaganda.

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SEED: The Untold Story premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 17, 2017.

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Newtown premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 3, 2017.

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Ovarian Psycos premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, March 27, 2017.

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Ovarian Psycos premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, March 27, 2017.

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National Bird premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, May 1, 2017.

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The Bad Kids premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Monday, April 20, 2017.

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TOWER premieres on PBS’s Independent Lens on Tuesday, February 14, 2017.

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