Memory Culture

The German past is a burdensome one. But Germany, unlike other countries with troubling histories, seems able to recognize and reflect on that past in a public manner rarely seen elsewhere. This memory culture can permeate almost all aspects of Germany society, and in ways that continue to surprise and illuminate.

Germany's entry for the foreign language Oscar is a largely conventional German historical film


Coming to terms with the past - the German colonial past, that is.


In a wide-ranging interview, filmmaker Marc Bauder discusses memory culture in Germany and his work on the Lichtgrenze.


The Lichtgrenze (Border of Light) memorial project.