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.
The full story of Anne Frank is told through interviews, excerpts from her diary, photos, & old film, revealing a talented writer whose life ended too
A lawyer daughter defends her respected father of charges of being a war criminal, a killer of Jewish women & children back in Hungary during the Nazi era.
Five Hungarian Jews, survivors of the Nazi Holocaust share their stories.
Dr. Korczak, a famous doc & children’s advocate in 1930s Poland, tries to protect the 200 kids in his orphanage in the Warsaw Ghetto, devoting his all when this proves impossible.