Project Description

How I discovered much more than my family history.

Lethal Science (WT)

South African anthropologist Stephen Robins learns how German “colleagues” in the Third Reich contributed to their murder as he searches for his family. A personal reflection on the consequences of scientific racism, which continues to resurface in new forms.

directors: Thomas Kutschker, Peter Roloff
writers: Thomas Kutschker, Steven Robins, Peter Roloff
genre: documentary 
duration: approx. 90 mins.
status: in financing

writers Thomas Kutschker, Steven Robins, Peter Roloff
based on Steven Robins’ book “Letters of Stone”, Penguin Books, Cape Town 2016
directors Thomas Kutschker, Peter Roloff
camera Thomas Kutschker, Mark Kaplan
narrator: Steven Robins
Peter Roloff
production maxim film

funding nordmedia Film- und Mediengesellschaft Lower Saxony/Bremen

research & film development funded by
NRF – South African National Research Foundation
Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Website by Steven Robins:

Book by Steven Robins:
Letters of Stone: From Nazi Germany to South Africa
Penguin Books, Cape Town 2016
ISNB (Print): 978-1-77609-024-2
ISNB (ePub): 978-1-77609-025-9
ISNB (PDF): 978-1-77609-026-6

German edition:
Steven Robins: Briefe aus Stein. Von Nazi-Deutschland nach Südafrika
Metropol Verlag, Berlin 2019
ISNB (Print): 978-3-86331-477-4
ISBN (E-Book): 978-3-86331-926-7

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