Film Screening Paragraph 175

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Goethe-Institut New York

30 Irving Place
New York, NY 10003

Rupert Everett narrates this harrowing documentary about the persecution of homosexuals by the Nazis based on an obscure paragraph in Germany’s penal code dating back to 1871.

Dir. Robert Epstein/Jeffrey Friedman 2000, 81 min. 

This event is part of the Goethe-Institut New York's "Queer as German Folk" series, with which we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots in 2019 as a milestone in the fight for gender diversity and equality.