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Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation: Ten Short Films

DVD

87 minutes
Source: Jewish Partisan Educational Foundation

These ten short documentary films, based on interviews with partisan survivors and incorporating archival photos and footage, portray the courage and endurance of Jews who fought to save not only their lives, but also their culture and values.

Titles include:
Introduction to the Jewish Partisans
Living and Surviving in the Partisans: Food
Living and Surviving in the Partisans: Shelter
Living and Surviving in the Partisans: Winter & Night
Living and Surviving in the Partisans: Medicine
Partisans: Through the Eye of the Soviet Newsreel
Every Day the Impossible: Women in the Jewish Partisans
Fighting on Three Fronts: Antisemitism and the Jewish Partisans
A Partisan Returns: The Legacy of Two Sisters
The Bielski Brothers: An Introduction

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