18/86: The Story of an Unlikely Friendship2014
- Directed by: Curtis Reid Henderson
About the project
18/86: The Story of an Unlikely Friendship tells the Story of the friendship between the young and upcoming director Curtis Reid Henderson and his longtime friend Karl Bell, a former prisoner in Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald. Much of the plot revolves around Karl’s youth and the hardships he had to face during the Nazi regime.
In his detailed narrations he explains life as a prisoner and the tricks he had to implement to survive as a Jew, his emotional rescue by the Americans and the subsequent move to the US. Karl’s perspective on life is quite extraordinary and inspirational. All the things he had to overcome to become a happy person, completely at peace with himself, his history and his life.