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Fragments of Isabella
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directed by Ronan O'Leary, 1959-; produced by Michael Scott and Ronan O'Leary, 1959- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 13 mins
Finally available from the festival circuit, this riveting film based on the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book by Isabella Leitner, recounts the true story of a young Hungarian Jew and her sisters interned in Auschwitz, their struggle to survive, and their daring escape from a death march to Bergen Belsen. In 1944, Is...
directed by Ronan O'Leary, 1959-; produced by Michael Scott and Ronan O'Leary, 1959- (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 13 mins
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Searching for Wallenberg
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directed by Robert L. Kimmel, fl. 2002; produced by Robert L. Kimmel, fl. 2002, Intrepid Documentaries, Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002, originally published 2002), 59 mins
Searching for Wallenberg tells the legendary story of Raoul Wallenberg, who as a Swedish diplomat in Budapest in 1944, saved tens of thousands of Jews from Nazi deportations and certain death. He accomplished this through intimidation, manipulation and sheer courage. Just before the liberation of Budapest by the...
directed by Robert L. Kimmel, fl. 2002; produced by Robert L. Kimmel, fl. 2002, Intrepid Documentaries, Inc (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2002, originally published 2002), 59 mins
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The Accidental Hero: Oskar Schindler
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directed by David Haggie; produced by David Haggie and Anna Laura Malago, CTVC and British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999, originally published 1997), 31 mins
This documentary on Oskar Schindler, the wartime rescuer of 1200 Jews, grapples with the moral ambiguity of a flawed hero. Schindler had joined the Nazi party early on and sympathized with their expansionist views. Personally, he was a gambler, adventurer, womanizer and drinker. How does such a person become the m...
directed by David Haggie; produced by David Haggie and Anna Laura Malago, CTVC and British Broadcasting Corporation (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1999, originally published 1997), 31 mins
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The Danish Solution
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directed by Karen Cantor, fl. 2003 and Camilla Kjærulff, fl. 2003; produced by Karen Cantor, fl. 2003 and Camilla Kjærulff, fl. 2003, Singing Wolf Documentaries, Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 59 mins
Sixty years ago the Final Solution was attempted in Denmark. The plan was averted, over 95 percent of the country's Jewish population survived the war. How and why Jews escaped the Nazis' blueprint for their extermination is the subject of this compelling new documentary film. Through the very human testimony of s...
directed by Karen Cantor, fl. 2003 and Camilla Kjærulff, fl. 2003; produced by Karen Cantor, fl. 2003 and Camilla Kjærulff, fl. 2003, Singing Wolf Documentaries, Inc. (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2004), 59 mins
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A Day in The Warsaw Ghetto
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directed by Jack Kuper; produced by Jack Kuper (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993, originally published 1991), 30 mins
No collection of films on the Holocaust can be considered complete without this haunting visual record of the infamous Warsaw Ghetto. One will never know why Wehrmacht Sergeant Heinz Joest decided to celebrate his 43rd birthday in 1941 by illegally photographing inside the ghetto, or why he kept the pictures hidde...
directed by Jack Kuper; produced by Jack Kuper (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993, originally published 1991), 30 mins
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Drancy: A Concentration Camp in Paris, 1941-1944
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directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 54 mins
Drancy: A Concentration Camp in Paris, 1941-1944 is a startling new film which examines in detail how the French authorities arrested and interned more than 74,000 Jews before sending them to Auschwitz. Only 2,500 survived. Drancy explores the structure of the Holocaust in France: how the Nazis brought the French...
directed by Stephen Trombley; produced by Bruce Eadie, Worldview Pictures Production (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996, originally published 1994), 54 mins
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Finding Kalman
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directed by Roz Jacobs, fl. 2000 and Laurie Weisman; produced by Roz Jacobs, fl. 2000 and Laurie Weisman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011, originally published 2010), 27 mins
How will we tell the story of the Holocaust when the survivors are gone? In this profoundly touching, intergenerational documentary, a charismatic Holocaust survivor inspires her family to connect to relatives they could never meet. Focusing on her brother Kalman, Anna recounts tales of a mischievous boy who tried...
directed by Roz Jacobs, fl. 2000 and Laurie Weisman; produced by Roz Jacobs, fl. 2000 and Laurie Weisman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011, originally published 2010), 27 mins
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Where Birds Don't Sing: The Ravensbrück and Sachsenhausen Concentration Camps
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directed by Rosemarie Reed; produced by Rosemarie Reed (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011, originally published 2011), 27 mins
Where Birds Don’t Sing chronicles the horrifying stories of Ravensbruck and Sachsenhausen, two concentration camps in the Third Reich. Ravensbruck is located in Furstenberg, a quiet town north of Berlin. Not far from the center of the village stood the tall, concrete building surrounded by barbed wire, which ser...
directed by Rosemarie Reed; produced by Rosemarie Reed (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011, originally published 2011), 27 mins
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Zygielbojm’s Death
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directed by Dzamila Ankiewicz; produced by Marek Nowowiejski (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 2000), 44 mins
Szmul Arthur Zygielbojm was a brilliant Polish Jew, an important member of Warsaw’s Jewish Bund in the years leading up to the Nazi occupation. In 1942 he was smuggled to Belgium, New York and London as the Jewish representative of the Polish Government-in-exile. His mission was to inform those governments of th...
directed by Dzamila Ankiewicz; produced by Marek Nowowiejski (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 2000), 44 mins
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A Jewish Journey
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directed by David Charap (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 2001), 59 mins
This film focuses on a group from a Jewish congregation in New Jersey who journey to eastern Europe in search of their Jewish past. No one expected a light-hearted vacation, but each felt it was important to make this connection to their Jewish heritage. Trips such as theirs have become big business in Czechoslova...
directed by David Charap (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 2001), 59 mins
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