The true story of a Jewish teenager who finds shelter with an anti-Semitic Ukrainian family during the Nazi holocaust by keeping her identity secret.
Sunken Roads: Three Generations After D-Day (2019)
A young filmmaker records the words & deeds of some Army vets who travel to France to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.
The Survivor (2022)
True story of Jewish death camp survivor who fought boxing matches for Nazi’s amusement, and his post war search for his lover
The Grey Zone (2001)
Based on a Jewish survivor’s memoir of a Nazi death camp memoir, this is the unrelieved dark story of compromises men will make to cling to a few more months of life.
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
A British author in search of inspiration receives a letter from the island of Guernsey & is thrust back to events of the German occupation–& finds both love & a subject for her next book.
A sad but true story of how innocent Danish children become victims of war courtesy of “friendly” bombers during WW 2.
Some Films for Holocaust Remembrance Day
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 …
Ivan’s Childhood (1962)
The touching story of an orphaned 12-year old boy during WW 2 who serves as a scout for the Russian Army, robbed of his childhood
My Best Friend Anne Frank (2021)
The friendship of Hannah Goslar & Anne Frank is depicted, from their days together in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation to the prison camp.
During early WW 2, the cynical proprietor of Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca is asked for help by a number of refugees from Nazism, including his former lover.