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Screening of “The Ninth Day”, 7 May 2015

A Catholic priest from Luxembourg is imprisoned in Dachau concentration camp experiencing and witnessing its horrific conditions. He is given an unexpected leave of nine days and returns to his native city, where the young SS officer tells him that he should convince his bishop to cooperate with the Nazis.  Based on an autobiography of Jean Bernard.
Director: Volker Schlöndorff, 97 min., colour, 2004, Germany/ Luxemburg/Czech Republic

The film will be shown on Thursday 7 May from 6:00 pm at the European Parliament Office, 43 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.  Attendance free. Registration required: Tel (01) 605.79.00 or email:

In cooperation with the Embassy of Germany and the Goethe-Institut Irland

original version with English subtitles