Synopsis In 1930s Germany, Friedrich Karl Nischwitz was a student at a military school for the Hitler Youth. After 4 years of beatings and humiliation by his classmates and elders, Fred finally escaped to the USA. Friedrich Karl Nischwitz became Fred Curtis, a US citizen, who fought against the Nazis during World War II. After the war, Fred embarked on his greatest achievement, to become one of the founding fathers of the modern day computer hard drive. This is Fred's story. Documentary. Runtime 27 mins.
Fall 2006 Screening schedule:Los Angeles, CA (Laemmle's Sunset 5): Aug 4th - 13thRochester, NY (The Little Theater): Sept 16th - 17thHot Springs, AK (Hot Springs Mall Theater): Sept 23rd - 24thKansas City, MO (Screenland Theater Crossroads): Sept 30th - Oct 1stSilver Spring, MD (AFI Silver Theater): Oct 9th - 10thIndianapolis, IN (Key Cinemas): Oct 14th - 15thFort Wayne, IN (Fort Wayne Cinema Center): Oct 21st - 22ndSalem, OR (The Salem Cinema): Oct 28th - 29thAustin, TX (Drafthouse Cinemas Lake Creek): Nov 6th - 7th