The 'Auschwitz Selfie' Controversy
Kind of Activity:
Students will be able to form a reasoned opinion on the contemporary ethics of photographing in concentration camps
Common Core Standards:
In Night and Fog, Alain Resnais says, "A crematorium from the outside can look like a picture postcard. Today tourists have their snapshots taken in front of them." Resnais's narration indicates that the practice of taking personal photographs at the sites of former concentration camps has been occurring at least since 1955, the year of the film's release. This lesson asks students to consider the ethics of...
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