The films of Rex Bloomstein

Rex Bloomstein filming An Independent Mind
Rex Bloomstein filming An Independent Mind

audioFirst broadcast as a special episode of Resonance FM’s film show I’m Ready for My Close-Up. Alex Fitch talks to director Rex Bloomstein about his films Traitors to Hitler (1979), KZ (2006) and An Independent Mind (2008) in advance of a screening of the former at the Imperial War Museum as part of a weekend of films and talks about the 1944 bomb plot to kill Hitler (including a screening of Valkyrie starring Tom Cruise). Bloomstein talks about documenting persecution and freedom of speech on film and notions of psychogeography in the documentary process.

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Interview with Rex following a screening of KZ at the Sundance Film Festival
Rex Bloomstein’s page on the British Documentary Website
Imperial War Museum website