The Teachers' Protest: How Norwegian Teachers Defeated Nazi Education

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Pearson Building (North East Entrance) G22 LT

UCL, Gower Street

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WC1E 6BT

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You are warmly invited to a screening of the documentary

The Teachers' Protest: How Norwegian Teachers Defeated Nazi Education

on Thursday 31 October at 5pm (UCL, Pearson Building, Room G22)


The film will be introduced by the director, Jon Seal, and will be followed by a Q&A session.

All welcome but please sign up using Eventbrite by no later than Tuesday 29 October.

Drinks and snacks wll be provided after the screening (around 7pm).

If you have any questions about the event, please don't hesitate to contact me: elettra.carbone@ucl.ac.uk


About the documentary:

Following successful premieres in the UK and Norway, Jon Seal’s documentary weaves together archive footage, first-hand testimony and the skilful animation of Herlov Åmland’s poignant drawings to tell this gripping story to an international audience for the first time. The Teachers’ Protest is a sad, tender and uplifting documentary exploring a completely different kind of war story – an inspiring tale of passive resistance.

1942. Occupied Norway. Teachers must join the Nazi Teachers’ League and teach Nazi ideas in their classrooms. 8,000 of them write protest letters. They are threatened with salary withdrawal and the sack. Still they refuse. In a desperate attempt to break them, the Nazi government arrests 1000 male teachers and sends them to prison camps, 300 miles above the Arctic Circle. The education system is in chaos and now the battle begins.

View the trailer here https://vimeo.com/333308626

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Pearson Building (North East Entrance) G22 LT

UCL, Gower Street

London

WC1E 6BT

United Kingdom

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