Albert Schweitzer - Anatomie eines Heiligen (2010)
1h 28min · Documentary, History · 1 January 2010
Schweitzer is the modern day saint of the 20th century, the emblematic jungle doctor that saved lives in Africa. A Peace Nobel Prize laureate who created the concept of "Reverence for Life", excelling as medical doctor, musician, theologian, philosopher, and development worker. Exploring the staunch admiration as well as the criticism that made Schweitzer either a saint or a sinner, the film will discover the real person behind the icon. And thus reveal Schweitzer's legacy that might be more up to date than we realize, in the context of global warming, continuing warfare and nuclear threat.
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