Bloody Soil, Rich Yields. The Economic Empire of the SS and its Victims

in German:
Blutiger Boden, reiche Erträge Das Wirtschaftsimperium der SS und seine Opfer




The film “Bloody Soil, Rich Yields” tells of the economic dimension of the Holocaust. With the help of historical material, expert interviews and memories of former concentration camp prisoners, it tells of the hundreds of thousands of people who were forced to work for the profit of the SS, as well as of the background of the widely ramified SS economic activities.

in German:
Der Film „Blutiger Boden, reiche Erträge“ erzählt von der wirtschaftlichen Dimension des Holocaust. Mithilfe von historischem Material, ExpertInnen-Gesprächen und Erinnerungen ehemaliger KZ-Gefangener wird von den hunderttausenden Menschen berichtet, die gezwungen wurden, für den Profit der SS zu arbeiten, sowie von den Hintergründen der weit verzweigten SS-Wirtschaftsaktivitäten.


Hengster Film Production Mario Hengster

in German:
Hengster Filmproduktion e.U. Mario Hengster



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28 Nov 2022


documentary film


Commemoration / remembrance


National Fund budget

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