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Fading Traces
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directed by Walo Deuber; produced by Rose Marie Schneider, Doc Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
The western Ukraine was once home to the largest Jewish community that ever existed. Five million Jews living there had a rich culture, with Jewish music abounding and a thriving Yiddish theater. All this disappeared with the German invasion of Russia in 1941 and the tragic events of the Holocaust. Fading Traces a...
directed by Walo Deuber; produced by Rose Marie Schneider, Doc Productions (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 1998), 1 hour 7 mins
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Hitler and Stalin: Twin Tyrants
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produced by Blakeway Associate (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 1999), 55 mins
In January 1913 two men disillusioned with the worlds they live in, anonymously walked the streets of Vienna. Josef Stalin was a young revolutionary exiled from his Russian homeland: Adolf Hitler a penniless failing artist. Who could believe that these two misfits would soon decide the fate of the planet? How did...
produced by Blakeway Associate (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2001, originally published 1999), 55 mins
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Modus Operandi: The German Occupation of Belgium
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directed by Hugues Lanneau; produced by Willy Perelsztejn, fl. 2011 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 38 mins
From 1942 to 1944, 24,916 Jewish men, women and children were deported from Belgium to Auschwitz. Only 1,206 survived. Modus Operandi raises and systematically answers the question: How did just a handful of Nazis, with the help, voluntary or unwitting, of the Belgian authorities, bring about their destruction? I...
directed by Hugues Lanneau; produced by Willy Perelsztejn, fl. 2011 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2011, originally published 2011), 1 hour 38 mins
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Sigmund Freud:  His Offices and Home, Vienna, 1938
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written by Eli Wallach, 1915- and Edmund Engelman; directed by Gene Friedman; produced by Gene Friedman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1975), 17 mins
This film admits viewers to a private world where few were privileged to enter. It is based on the historic pictures taken by Edmund Engelman, just before Sigmund Freud fled to England to escape Nazi rule. Freud created an extraordinary environment at 19 Berggasse that enriched and stimulated him as he worked. Th...
written by Eli Wallach, 1915- and Edmund Engelman; directed by Gene Friedman; produced by Gene Friedman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1975), 17 mins
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Wojtek - The Bear That Went to War
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directed by Adam Lavis and Will Hood, fl. 2007-2011; produced by Witold Bẹdkowski, fl. 1985, Braidmade Films and Animal Monday (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
This film relates the remarkable story of Wojtek, one of the most beguiling wartime animal personalities who became a legendary mascot. In 1942, Wojtek was discovered as a cub in Iran by a group of Polish refugees as they travelled through the Middle East on their way to join the Allied Forces in Palestine and Egy...
directed by Adam Lavis and Will Hood, fl. 2007-2011; produced by Witold Bẹdkowski, fl. 1985, Braidmade Films and Animal Monday (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 59 mins
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Black Soldier Blues
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produced by Veronica Fury and Mark Chapman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 52 mins
When America established its Pacific supply base in Australia during World War II, Australia's Prime Minister warmly welcomed the estimated one million American servicemen and women stationed and passing through. The exception: black GIs. Because of the racist White Australia Policy the black troops were initially...
produced by Veronica Fury and Mark Chapman (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 52 mins
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Harry Hopkins: At FDR's Side
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produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
During the turbulent times of the Great Depression and World War II, Franklin D. Roosevelt presided over great changes in America and the world - changes that would have been impossible without the efforts of one extraordinary man - FDR's friend and advisor, Harry Hopkins. The son of a harness maker from Iowa, and...
produced by Verne Newton, Educational Film Center (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1992), 2 hours 7 mins
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Charles DeGaulle: A Profile
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directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
In June 1940, a junior general in the French army escaped to London determined to save France after its surrender to the Germans. Charles De Gaulle became the leader of the Free French, and the embodiment of their hope for the future. Arrogant and abrasive, through sheer force of will he asserted France's position...
directed by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016; produced by Greg Barker, fl. 1996-2016, Reuters Television (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997, originally published 1996), 27 mins
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Honor Bound
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directed by Joan Saffa, fl. 1982; produced by Wendy Hanamura, 1957- and Joan Saffa, fl. 1982 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 19 mins
During the Second World War, while America was fighting the Japanese, a unit of second generation Japanese-Americans was fighting bravely on the European front. These sons of Japanese immigrants proved their courage and loyalty on the fiercest battlefields, as they fought to overcome the stigma of Japan's attack o...
directed by Joan Saffa, fl. 1982; produced by Wendy Hanamura, 1957- and Joan Saffa, fl. 1982 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 19 mins
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