“Hopefully, a solution will be found soon, where we can land, it doesn’t matter in which country. One already has to have nerves like a horse to be able to get through everything.“
St. Louis passenger Julius Hermann, May 30, 1939
To examine the story of the ship St. Louis from different aspects and perspectives, giving voice to the different actors that were part to it.
To discuss the historical circumstances leading to the situation of German refugees, that the passengers of the St. Louis are an example for.
To examine the relevance of the story of the St. Louis today and discussing complex questions of responsibility, civic duties and moral personal and international obligations.