An Afro-German girl in Nazi Germany facing scorn, yet loved by a Hitler Youth, is sent to a labor camp after protective her mother is arrested.
True story of how 13-year-old Fanny Ben Ami was put in charge of children fleeing from the Nazis through France to reach sanctuary in Switzerland.
French Canadian filmmaker writer-director François Girard, who gave us the exquisite The Red Violin in 1998, gives us another film in which a violin is important. Instead of transpiring over several centuries, this film spans the years from Hitler’s invasion of Poland to the night of a concert in 1951 to the 80s when a …
Though some grow weary of films dealing with the concentration camps of the Holocaust, I believe we should welcome each as one more piece of evidence of the toxic end result of anti-Semitism. And in the case of Spanish director Mar Targarona’s film, for the additional information about a particular group of her countrymen who …
When two Orthodox Jews, at the end of WW 2, get off a train at a small Hungarian village & load 2 mysterious boxes in a wagon, the villagers are alarmed and filled with fear and guilt.
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.
During the Nazi era the animal-loving wife of the Warsaw Zookeeper works with her husband & young son in hiding & helping 300 Jews escape from the city.
When an American Holocaust writer is sued in England by a denier for defamation of character, she is shocked to learn that her lawyers must prove the truth that the event happened.
I highly recommend this short documentary, streaming on Netflix. Click on the image to read my review.
I have neglected this blog for far too long due to an overcrowded schedule, but I promise to do better from now on. I am prompted to update the blog thanks to Suzy Farbman’s latest GodSigns posting on a new PBS documentary film on the Swedish diplomat who saved so many Jews from death during …