The story of irena sendler, a social worker who was part of the polish underground during world war ii and was arrested by the nazis for saving the lives of nearly 2,500 jewish children by smuggling them out of the warsaw ghetto. With lothaire bluteau, clive owen, mick jagger, brian webber. In 1930s berlin, a gay jew is sent to a concentration camp under the nazi regime. a nazi informant gets caught up in the fuhrers plan to eliminate homosexuals. When he learns his next target is someone from his past, his mission becomes a search for redemption. max is gay and as such is sent to dachau concentration camp under the nazi regime. Estimates vary widely as to the number of gay men imprisoned in concentration camps during the holocaust, ranging from 5,000 to 15,000, many of whom died. In addition, records as to the specific reasons for internment are non-existent in many areas, making it hard to put an exact number on exactly how many gay men perished in death camps. In this movie, directed by costa gavras, gerstein pleads to the pope to stop the genocide, with the help of a young priest, to no avail. In yet another ugly display of human behavior during this dark period of history, the movie draws a disturbing picture of the vaticans silence regarding the holocaust. this is an index of films that deal with the holocaust in europe. the monument for homosexual holocaust victims in berlin was opened in 2008 by berlins gay major klaus wowereit. The memorial features a stone slab with a small window through which a looped video of two men (and now also, two women) kissing. A history of homosexuality in europe berlin, london, paris, 1919-1939, volume i & ii. E8 t3513 2006) find in a library near you (external link) details developments of legal policies and social attitudes towards gays and lesbians in europe during the late 19th and early 20th centuries.