Were the perpetrators of Nazi death camps evil psychopaths, sadistic, radicalized extremists or just ordinary, everyday men?
That’s the question Israeli writer/director Ye’ela Rosenfeld set out to investigate in her riveting short film Hedgehog, one of the most thought-provoking films in Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival’s 2022 line up.
Listen in as host Joyce Kline finds out why this question has haunted Ye’ela, what it’s like to work with Roman Polanski... and just what in the heck is the Israeli army’s “film squad”?
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