The Rape of Europa

Thursday, September 13, 2007

What would happen if the Mona Lisa or Michelangelo’s David were destroyed? Well, this almost happened during the Third Reich and World War II as part of the Nazi’s large-scale theft of European art. “The Rape of Europa” tells the story of the theft, destruction, and remarkable survival of many of Europe’s art treasures. Leonard is joined by Richard Berge, who wrote, directed, and produced this documentary.

Events: “The Rape of Europa” opens September 14 in New York at the Angelika Film Center and the Paris Theatre


Richard Berge

Comments [2]

talat from Alanya, Turkey

Mr. Richard Birge's movie title "The Rape of Europa"
by the Nazi's and there supporters. Where the Nazi from a different planet or continent??? NO, The Nazi's and the people who supported them WHERE EUROPEANS.
People like Mr. Birge should be treated as a child and asked to go to school.

Mr. Lopate, the host, takes a leave of his intelligence(a mental "out to lunch").
k. talat muskara
Alanya, Turkey.
p.s. this is a U.S. Public Relations story for the Americans.

Sep. 13 2007 08:09 PM
Gene from NYC

As a big Karl May fan, did Hitler get ahold of any Remingtons or other Western Art greats?

Sep. 13 2007 01:20 PM

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