Bonhoeffer - film review

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Film Review: Bonhoeffer by Martin Doblmeier In this short film review, I am going to refer to Martin Doblmeyer's the most significant motion picture called Bonhoeffer. Bonhoeffer is around 90 minutes long documentry film that brings out a personal history of a young German theoloian Dietrich Boenhoffer. In our present times, Dietrich Boenhoffer is well known particularly for his stronly negative attitude towards Hitler's policies of antisemitism and Judaism that he willinly expressed riht after NSDAP and Hitler came to power. Throuhg featuring interviews with family members, friends, students, other associates who were familiar with Dietrich Boenhoffer, and historians, Doblemeyer's film depicts the whole history of Bonhoeffer's life as well as the evolution of his theological thouhts. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a son of the doctor born in 1908. After his studies of theology, Bonhoeffer went on to spend a year in New York before he returned back to Germany to become a teacher in 1931. In Berlin which was the centre of Hitler's power, Bonhoeffer became an outspoken oponent of Nazi regime and joyned the confessing church. This church was openly resisting the Nazis attemp to impose antisemitism on all churches and societies. In order to study non-violent resistance, Bonhoefer went first to England and then to India where he studied under the tutelage of Ghándí. After two years, Bonhoeffer returned back to Berlin where he became director of the seminary for the confessing church in 1935. Shortly after the start of second world war, Gestapo started to act against him and the confessing church. They closed the seminary declaring it to be an illegal organization. Bonhoeffer then joyned the politacal resistance. His activities in political resistance caused that he was arrested and imprisoned in
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