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Rape of Europa

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Mark Walters of BIGFANBOY.com talks to Robert Edsel, co-producer for the documentary film The Rape of Europa . This interview was done at the AFI Dallas Film Festival in March of 2007.




How the Nazi Elite Plundered Europe's Art
by Manuela Hoelterhoff
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'The Rape of Europa' is a fascinating look at the
fate of great art during and after World War II

by Kenneth Turan
July 25, 2008
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Documentary Tracks Nazi Art Plunder
by Katherine Nichols
July 11, 2008
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Movie Review: 'The Rape of Europa'
by Terry Hunter
July 6, 2008
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'Europa' is scholarly, a lot to digest emotionally
by Joan E. Vadeboncoeur
June 20, 2008
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Raiders of the Lost Art
by Geoff Kelly
June 19, 2008
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Movie Documents WWII Art Thefts
by Dorothy Shinn
June 19, 2008
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Film Traces Nazi Bid to Steal Great Artwork
by Jim Slotek, Sun Media
June 13, 2008
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Nazi Art Thievery Explored in Fascinating Documentary
by Mark Hinson
June 12, 2008
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The Art of War Restores Humanity in Rape of Europa
by Colin Covert
May 29, 2008

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Annihilating a Collective Memory
by Max Ross
May 25, 2008

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Rape of Europa
May 22, 2008
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Doc Probes Hitler's Theft of Art Treasures
by Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times
May 9, 2008
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Moving Documentary Details Nazi Art Theft

by Chris Knight
May 9, 2008
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'The Rape of Europa'
by Larry Ratliff
May 1, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Matt Anderson
May 1, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
May 1, 2008
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The Rape of Europa - and the Barnes
by Robert Zaller
May 1, 2008
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The Rape of Europa explores the Nazis' crimes against art
by David Fellerath
April 30, 2008
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Documentary Revisits Nazi Theft of Artwork
by Kenneth Baker
April 26, 2008
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Moments of Sorrow, Stories of Triumph
by Daniel Neman
April 25, 2008
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A Monumental Task
by Lois Goldrich
April 25, 2008
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'The Rape of Europa' debuts at Jewish Film Festival
by Jo Anne Triplett
April 23, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Josh Bell
April 23, 2008
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Film: Rape of Europa taps sadness of WWII
by John Serba
April 18, 2008
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Monumental Division
by Isa Tousignant
April 17, 2008
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'Europe' paints story of Nazis' art pillaging
by Tim Cuprisin
April 10, 2008
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Film Honors Those Who Saved War-Plundered Art
by Carrie Rickey
April 4, 2008
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'Europa' Details Nazis' Art Theft
by Mark Feeney
April 3, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Loey Lockerby
March 27, 2008
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Film Details how Allies Foiled Nazi Pillage of Europe's Art
by John Monaghan
March 21, 2008
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Film Recounts Nazi Looting of Art
by Frank Gabrenya
March 21, 2008
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Columbus Alive: Spoils of War
by John Ross
March 20, 2008
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Rape of Europa: Demons stealing Soul...
by John DeSando
March 21, 2008
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The Rape of Europa: the Art of War
by Devin D. O'Leary
Mar 13, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by David Bonetti
March 7, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Michelle Orange
March 7, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Carly Kaufman
March 7, 2008
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Epic WWII Battle Fought to Save Art
by Richard Nilsen
March 2, 2008
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The Rape of Europa a fascinating documentary
by Moira Macdonald
February 8, 2008
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The Rape of Europa: Those Darn Nazis!
by Michelle Orange
February 6, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Sean Axmaker
February 7, 2008
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Race to save art in WWII remarkable
by John Monaghan
February 1, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Corey Hall
January 30, 2008
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Rape of Europa : Art loss still felt
by Philip Marchand
January 25, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
99.1FM Radio One Metro Morning
January 25, 2008
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Recounting Hitler's art conquests
by Joe Leydon
January 11, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Jonathan Rosenbaum
January 4, 2008
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The Rape of Europa
by Robert Ebert
January 4, 2008
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Art Historians as Heroes
by John Griffin
December 21, 2007
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Smart Documentary Illuminates Dark Deeds
by Chris Garcia
December 14, 2007
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Art holocaust
by Hap Erstein
December 7, 2007
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The Rape of Europa: Provocative masterpiece recalls Hitler's plunder
by Carrie Rickey
December 7, 2007
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The Rape of Europa: An artful tale of Nazis' pillage
by Ariella Budick
December 7, 2007
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Thrill of a victory of beauty

by Carrie Rickey
November 29, 2007
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Shot Through the Art
How the Nazis looted and destroyed Europe's cultural treasures.

by Shaun Brady
November 28, 2007
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The Rape of Europa
November 9, 2007
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The Rape of Europa
November 9, 2007
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Audience Choice Awards
Documentary - 1st Place

3rd Annual Desert Jewish Film Festival
November 1 - 8, 2007



Documentary traces Hitler's war on art
by Mary Thomas
October 11, 2007
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Saving art from the battle lines of war
by Michael Sragow
October 5, 2007
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The Rape of Europa shows art as a casualty of war
by Kenneth Turan
September 28, 2007
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Arty and War in Broad Strokes
by Desson Thomson
September 28, 2007
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Riveting Stories about Nazi plundering of Art
by Mark Feeney
September 28, 2007
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The Rape of Europa: Review
by Ken Fox
September 23, 2007
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Art, Lost and Found
by Rachel Saltz
September 14, 2007
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The Rape of Europa
by Richard Lacayo
September 13, 2007
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The Rape of Europa
by Ariella Budick
September 14, 2007
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The Rape of Europa
September 13, 2007
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Slant Magazine
The Rape of Europa
by Nick Shager
September 12, 2007
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Time Out NY
The Rape of Europa (4 Stars)
by Tom Beer
September 11, 2007
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Jerusalem Post
Recovering Masterpieces
by Tom Tugend
September 5, 2007
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Santa Cruz Live
by Wallace Baine
September 3, 2007
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The Jewish Weekly
by George Robinson
August 31, 2007
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Monterey County Weekly
by Robert Sward
August 30, 2007
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Straight: Vancouver's News & Entertainment Weekly
by Ken Eisner
August 23, 2007
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Metro Active: Silicon Valley's #1 weekly newspaper
Art Attack: The Rape of Europa documents the Nazis' near 10-year-long heist of the art of a continent
by Richard von Busack
June 20-26, 2007
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The Ruth Group: Reclaiming American Democracy

The Rape of Europa
by Will Kirkland
June 4, 2007
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San Francisco Chronicle

Polite Applause
by Kenneth Baker, Walter Addiego
May 18, 2007

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The Evening Class
Interview with Bonnie Cohen and Richard Berg
by Michael Guillen
May 15, 2007

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Toronto Star

Celebrating Art, Lost, and Found
by Martin Knelman
May 11, 2007

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San Francisco Chronicle
His Mission - To Save Art Looted by Nazis, Here's how he did it.
by Jesse Hamlin
May 4, 2007

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Culture Vulture

The Rape of Europa (2006)
by Les Wright
May, 2007

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SF Weekly
by Gregg Rickman
April 25, 2007

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Relish Now! - RiverRun Reviews
Film Review of: The Rape of Europa
by Susan Gilmor, RelishNow.com
April 18, 2007

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Art & Antiques
Film Review of: The Rape of Europa
by Robert Nesmith
February 2007

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Variety.com
Film Review of: The Rape of Europa
by Variety Staff, Ronnie Scheib
January 31, 2007

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Art News/2006
Art Talk: War and Masterpieces
by Julie Brener
October 2006

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Stanford Magazine
Looting Europe: Filmmakers Track Nazi Art Theft
by Marguerite Rigoglioso
September/October 2006

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