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Jehovah’s Witnesses were able to stand firm against Nazi assault, refusing to support Hitler’s regime. Their actions in the face of tyranny raise important moral and ethical issues.
These ten short documentary films portray the courage and endurance of Jews who fought to save not only their lives, but also their culture and values.
These rare films present us with important images of daily life in Jewish communities as it was before the Nazi invasion in pre-WWII Poland.
This cinematic document portrays the rise and fall of German fascism and the worldwide destruction that followed in its wake.
This 1945 film features footage of gas chambers, the crematoria, and the starving, haunted survivors of Nazi death camps.
Nine months prior to WWII, nearly 10,000 children were sent to Great Britain from Nazi Germany, Austria, Czechoslovakia, and Poland. Most of the children never saw their parents again.
Nicholas Winton, a young English stock exchange clerk, saved the lives of 669 Jewish children by organizing trains to take them from Prague to new Jewish homes in Britain.
This work by Elie Wiesel reveals his experience with his father in the Nazi German concentration camps at Auschwitz and Buchenwald in 1944–45, at the height of the Holocaust.
One of the first cinematic reflections on the horrors of the Holocaust, “Night and Fog” contrasts the stillness of the abandoned camps’ quiet, empty buildings with haunting wartime footage.
Francisca Halamajowa, a Polish-Catholic woman, hid 16 of her Jewish neighbors during the Holocaust, while cleverly passing herself off as a Nazi sympathizer.
Gerda Weissman Klein’s journey of survival and her reflections on that experience fifty years later capture the legacy of the Holocaust in a very personal way.
Searching for an effective way to teach their students about the scale of the Holocaust, school officials in Tennessee devise a unique class project involving paper clips.