Rosenstrasse - No Phone Calls
Posted on: August 11, 2004
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In 1943 Berlin, Lena Fischer (Katja Reimann) won't let her daughter use the phone for a week because the Nazis are closing in on all Jewish families. Lena's afraid the phone may be tapped.
In 1943, Jewish husbands of Aryan wives in Berlin were finally rounded up by the Nazis who intended for them to suffer the same fate as other Jews. The men were gathered at a detention center on Rosenstrasse to await their fate. The women gathered day after day, demanding that their husbands be set free. A dramatic and tense situation told in reflection.