There are a great many films dealing with anti-Semitism and the Holocaust readily available to watch this Thursday, April 27, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Many of them tell heroic stories of those who tried to save as many Jews as possible, calling to mind what Fred Rogers said when asked what to tell a child during …
The friendship of Hannah Goslar & Anne Frank is depicted, from their days together in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation to the prison camp.
In 1905 Russia Tevye the Jewish milkman talks with God about wealth, struggles with 3 of his daughters over choice of a spouse, & suffers the indignity of exile during a pogrom.
This is a terrific documentary about the making of Fiddler on the Roof from its origins in Yiddish theater to Broadway and Hollywood. Click the title to read my review.
After wooing Dora & siring a son with her, Guido goes all out to protect the little boy from reality when all are sent to a Nazi camp.
A Jewish freshman at a small Ohio college in 1951 runs afoul of the dean as he rebels against strict rules & becomes involved with a suicidal WASP girl.
When an elderly Jewish Austrian emigrant hires a lawyer to regain custody of Gustav Klimts’ famous portrait of her Aunt, they must go up against the Austrian government.
Based on a beloved novel, the story is set in Germany in WWII as a young girl must hide with foster parents when the Gestapo arrest her real parents. Click the movie title to read the whole review.