The Anschluss in Real Time – Vienna Events

This Sunday, filmmaker Fredrick Baker and historian Heidemarie Uhl launch the multimedia project Zeituhr 1938 reenacting the annexation of Austria to the Third Reich 80 years ago.

2018 marks the 80th anniversary of the Anschluss – the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany reversed only with the end of World War II. To help current generations better understand what happened on the fatal night of March 11-12, 1938, filmmaker and media artist Frederick Baker and historian Heidemarie Uhl have created Zeituhr 1938 in cooperation with Filmbäckerei. A large-scale 24-hour documentary, Zeituhr 1938 recounts the events of March 11, 1938, in real time on multiple digital platforms. The giant digital clock charting the course of events starts ticking at 6pm this Sunday – the very time Austrian…

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