Images of victims of the Holocaust are featured in film destined to premier at Wymondham College

PUBLISHED: 13:01 13 March 2017 | UPDATED: 16:54 13 March 2017

An image depicted in the film Drawing Against Oblivion. Picture: Drawing Against Oblivion

An image depicted in the film Drawing Against Oblivion. Picture: Drawing Against Oblivion


They died in one of history’s biggest tragedies.

An image depicted in the film Drawing Against Oblivion. Picture: Drawing Against Oblivion An image depicted in the film Drawing Against Oblivion. Picture: Drawing Against Oblivion

And now a film featuring large-scale charcoal portraits of children murdered in the Holocaust is about to have its UK premier - at Wymondham College.

The college will screen the German-made documentary Drawing Against Oblivion on Thursday, March 16.

The film features the work of artist Manfred Bockelmann in chronicling the faces of the Holocaust’s young victims.

Jonathan Taylor, principal, said he was thrilled the college would show the award-winning film.

He said: “We are delighted to showcase such a powerful, award-winning documentary.

“Once again this demonstrates that Wymondham College offers a unique extra-curricular programme that is truly world class.”

The film has recently been launched in New Jersey and has also been shown in Miami, Berlin, Munich, Nice and Rome.

The college is showing the film as part of its long-running Lincoln Lecture series.


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