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Using an obscure paragraph in Germany's penal code dating back to 1871, the Nazi government arrested gay men, sending them to jail or concentration camps, where they were tortured and murdered.
Alternating chapters contrast the wartime experiences of two young Germans—Helen Waterford, who was interned in a Nazi concentration camp, and Alfons Heck, a member of the Hitler Youth.
This documentary recounts the untold tale of the Jewish resistance during World War II, and the moral dilemmas facing the Jewish youth who organized an underground resistance in the Vilna ghetto.
Porraimos, the Romani word meaning “the devouring,” is the first American documentary to expose how eugenics was used to persecute not only Jews, but also Gypsies.
Social unrest in Liberia inspired a coalition of Christian and Muslim women to rise up and, through nonviolent tactics, put pressure on their government to pursue peace talks.
Six Holocaust survivors tell their stories of living under the Nazis, providing a narrative of events spanning from the prewar years, to the end of WWII, to freedom.
A child's nightmare unfolds in Ji-li Jiang's chronicle of the excesses of Chairman Mao's Cultural Revolution in China in the late 1960s.
Ji-Li Jiang brings her memoir to life in this film, telling her personal story of survival during one of the most terrifying eras of the twentieth century--China’s Cultural Revolution.
Barbara Sonneborn explores the meaning of war and loss on a human level by going on a pilgrimage to the Vietnamese countryside where her husband was killed.
Sonia Schreiber Weitz recalls her childhood experiences during the Holocaust and explains why she has chosen to “bear witness” through writing poetry.
This collection of diaries written by young people during the Holocaust reflects a vast and diverse range of experiences, some being refugees, some hiding, and some being imprisoned in ghettos.
These full-color, museum quality posters are reproductions of five paintings by Samuel Bak, a Holocaust survivor.