“Paths of Survival” – handover of a large holding of interviews with surviving witnesses

Marco Coslovich and Zoran Music
Marco Coslovich and the contemporary witness Zoran Music

On Wednesday, November 23, 2011, the Italian historian and filmmaker Marco Coslovich will hand over the “Fondo Marco Coslovich” to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site. This is a valuable film collection of almost 100 interviews with Italian survivors of the Nazi concentration camps. Marco Coslovich has dedicated this impressive collection to the memory of his grandfather, also named Marco Coslovich, who was imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp and died there at the end of March 1945. At this presentation evening he will tell about his work with surviving witnesses. The film producer Felix Möller will explain the significance of interviews with surviving witnesses in film productions. Dr. Gabriele Hammermann, director of the Dachau Memorial Site, will provide an overview of the history of Italian prisoners in the Dachau concentration camp. Excerpts from two interviews will be shown. Begin: 7 p.m. in the Visitors’ Center of the Memorial Site.

Admission is free of charge; registration is not required.