Despite such praise at home and abroad as from Robeson, the crisis did not end with Green’s education. Reporter Joan I. Duffy of the Memphis Commercial Appeal, explains:
This educational version of the documentary tells the story of the Oyneg Shabes archive, created by a clandestine group in the Warsaw Ghetto who vowed to defeat Nazi lies and propaganda by detailing life in the ghetto from the Jewish perspective.
Explore our lessons on Who Will Write Our History, learn about educational resources on the Warsaw ghetto at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and listen to a discussion with the filmmaker on her visionary film.
To deepen students’ understanding of key themes in the film, ten supplementary readings have been included in the study guide. Readings are organized into four investigations that correspond to specific excerpts and themes in the film.
This lesson plan provides historical context and key questions to help teach about Poland's Holocaust law. In 2018 Poland’s president signed a bill into law which makes it illegal to accuse the nation of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany, including the Holocaust.