Film: Richard Gölz: The Cantor of Swabia (2016)


When March 28, 2017, 5:00 PM
Where Popp Martin Student Union Theater, UNC Charlotte Main Campus
Speaker(s)  Dr. Oleg Timofeyev, film director, documentary filmmaker
Registration Details & Deadlines
Cost $0.00
Who is Invited General Public
Parking Details Visitor parking is available for a fee (see information and maps here). Use the Union Deck for screenings at the Student Union.

Richard Gölz was in the zenith of his career when Hitler came to power. Gölz openly opposed the new regime and refused to take the oath to Hitler. A father of five, amid income cuts and reprisals, he mentored and financially supported younger oppositional colleagues. He hid fugitive Jews in his home. In 1944, Gölz was arrested and imprisoned in the concentration camp in Welzheim. His life story is told in The Cantor of Swabia. Subtitled.

Pre-screening lecture by the film director, documentary filmmaker Oleg Timofeyev, at 4:30pm with the screening to start at 5:00pm. Dr. Timofeyev will discuss the life achievements of Richard Gölz and the reasons why he is not as well known as he should be, even in Germany.

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