Open Door - Episode 1 Escape from the Nazis

Mehmet M. Polat

50' | 2017 | Turkey
VO: English ... | Subt: English

Historical  |  Social issues

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In this episode we discover how Austrian and German scientists escaped from the Nazi regime in the 1930’s and found refuge in the newly created Turkish Republic under the cloak of University reform. These great scientists of their era in escaping the Nazi regime; were pivotal in raising the standart of Turkey’s eductaion system. Filmed on location in Austria, Germany and Turkey; this documentary tells the story from the perspective of the children who were born and witnessed these times.

  • Original Title: Open Door - Episode 1 Escape from the Nazis

    Director: Mehmet M. Polat

    Sort by Running Time: 50'

    Year of production: 2017

  • Category: Documentary

    Genre/Theme: Historical, Social issues

    Nationality: Turkey

    Productora: BirandYapim

  • Language of dialogues: EnglishTurkishGerman

    Subtitle language: English


I want to open my eyes to the world, I am engaged in social and/or political issues


Tag: War, Turkey, Nazis, History, Refugees, Middle East

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Director's Bio and Filmography
Mehmet M. Polat Turkey

Born in 1971 in Istanbul, Turkey. He graduated from BA in Radio and Televison from Istanbul University. He produced numerous documentaries, TV Shows and Company films. Between the years 1996-2014 he was the producer of Turkey’s longest running news show 32.Gün (32.Day).

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