German Film Festival: The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch

“The Awakening of Motti Wolkenbruch” (Original title: Wolkenbruchs wunderliche Reise in die Arme einer Schickse) is funny and stereotypical and at times boring. Is Motti’s story worth watching?

Geek book review: In Defense of “The Tattooist of Auschwitz”

In April 1942, Sokolov, a Slovakian Jew, is forcibly transported to the concentration camps at Auschwitz-Birkenau. When his captors discover that he speaks several languages, he is put to work as a Tätowierer (the German word for tattooist), tasked with permanently marking his fellow prisoners.