Eyewitness

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  • 1999
  • 7.5  (20)

Eyewitness is a short documentary film that debuted in theaters in 1999. The film is about how three artists lived during the time of World War II and secretly portrayed the horrors of the holocaust carried out by Hitler's Nazi Germany. The three artists portrayed in the film are Jan Komski, Felix Nussbaum, and Dina Babbitt. Jan Komski was a polish artist who successfully escaped from the clutches of Nazi death camps and eventually immigrated to the USA. He painted many works of life in concentration camps. Felix Nussbaum was a German Jewish painter who is best known for a self portrait that shows himself with a Jewish identification card. Dina Babbitt was a holocaust survivor from the Czech Republic who was commissioned by Dr. Mengele to create paintings of gypsies that were about to be killed in Auschwitz.

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Eyewitness is a short documentary film that debuted in theaters in 1999. The film is about how three artists lived during the time of World War II and secretly portrayed the horrors of the holocaust carried out by Hitler's Nazi Germany. The three artists portrayed in the film are Jan Komski, Felix Nussbaum, and Dina Babbitt. Jan Komski was a polish artist who successfully escaped from the clutches of Nazi death camps and eventually immigrated to the USA. He painted many works of life in concentration camps. Felix Nussbaum was a German Jewish painter who is best known for a self portrait that shows himself with a Jewish identification card. Dina Babbitt was a holocaust survivor from the Czech Republic who was commissioned by Dr. Mengele to create paintings of gypsies that were about to be killed in Auschwitz.
  • Release Date
    1999
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.5  (20)