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​Perform a targeted search across all films on this site. This is an ongoing project and updates to annotations (e.g, Images or Names) and annotation categories (e.g. Organizations or Historic Events) are made on a regular basis.

Austrian Newsreel Excerpts: First Nazi Student Rally
Through the Lens

​Get a glimpse of ordinary life in Austria through the eyes of amateur filmmakers who recorded the Nazis taking power in 1938.

Watch historic films in a different way, with detailed information that displays dynamically alongside each scene and offers a multilayered look at this important moment in time.

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About the Project

​Three partner organizations joined together in this Austrian Future Fund project to make historic films available that shed light on National Socialism spreading in Austria.

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How-To Guide

​This site enables you to watch 25 historic films and learn more about them through an innovative film player that displays contextual information that changes as the film plays.

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Project Updates
March 2014

​Part two of the Ephemeral Films Project began in March 2014. The website will soon feature another 25 films and more options to explore films by time, geography, and theme.

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