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 …
This controversial Holocaust film is worth viewing, and it’s coming to DVD in April. Click the image to read my entire review. (4 out of 5 stars)
This film noir unfolds right after WW 2 when a disfigured survivor of Auschwitz has plastic surgery, & with a friend, who thinks her German husband betrayed her, searches for him. Not recognizing his wife now, he invites her to pretend to be his wife so he can gain the wife’s large inheritance.
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.
The heroic story of the Jews rising up against the Nazis in the Warsaw Ghetto is told in great detail, this being one of the few instances of fighting back.
During the Nazi era a Parisian mime who includes a mockery of their salute is sent to a camp to direct a children’s play for the benefit of a Red Cross inspection team & turns it into an act of defiance & unmasking of evil.
This is the story of the last few years of the life of Dr. Korczak, well known for his writing & radio broadcasts, when the Nazis forced all Jews into t. Warsaw Ghetto, and he tried to protect children in his orphanage from deportation.
A fascinating 5-star film by Polish filmmaker Pawel Pawlikowski explores faith and the complex history of eastern Europe. Click the title to read my entire review.
Unlike Americans, the British welcomed 10,000 children of Jewish parents right before WW 2, thus saving them from the fate of almost all of their parents.