German with English subtitles; 105 minutes
Nominated for 5 Academy Awards (Best Picture, Best International Feature Film, Best Sound, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Director)
Director/screenwriter Jonathan Glazer’s adaptation of the novel of the same name, The Zone of Interest portrays the commandant of Auschwitz, Rudolf Höss, and his wife Hedwig, as they strive to build a dream life for their family in a house and garden next to the camp. Nestled between train tracks and gas chambers, family and friends frolic in an Aryan bubble. Already winning over 33 awards so far and an Oscar contender–the film never ventures inside the camp walls–portraying a dreamlike Holocaust drama unlike any other.
Join us for our community showing with a post-film discussion with Sofia Thornblad, Director of Holocaust Education. Purchase tickets at CircleCinema.org