THE ZOO WAS NEVER JUST FOR ANIMALS...
This film gives us a taste of what was going on in the European mind as it pertained to black men in Nazi Germany. In this story we follow our hero Benjamin, an Afro-German captured by the Nazi regime and taken to the concentration camp Mathausen Gussen, which at the time was the only level III extermination camp.
Benjamin quickly discovers the other inhabitants of the camp coined “The Zoo” – Black men from all over the world: captured Africans to American, French and British PoW’s. This is Benjamin’s first encounter with “Negro” men.
This psycho-thriller sets Benjamin on the ultimate quest for survival. For more information about this project, please visit: https://www.thezooshortfilm.com/