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I want to remember he wants to forget

Fifty years ago in Skopje, Macedonia, Solomon Adizes and his son Isaac were sent by the Italians and Bulgarians to a concentration camp. Disguised as Muslims, they managed to escape to Albania, where they found sanctuary with Muslim villagers. Solomon pretended to be a doctor and earned a reputation throughout the entire region. After the [...]

Into the Arms of Strangers

The stunning, heartrending documentary feature directed by Mark Jonathan Harris and narrated by Judi Dench, details the rescue of 10,000 German, Austrian, and Czechoslovakian Jewish children just prior to the outbreak of WWII. A labor of love for producer Deborah Oppenheimer, whose mother was part of the kindertransport, the documentary combines powerful testimonies from now [...]

The House on August Street

The House on August Street  tells the remarkable, unknown story of Beate Berger, a German Jew who single-handedly rescued over 100 children during the Holocaust, smuggling them from Berlin to Palestine in the 1930s. Berger, founder of the  “ Beith Ahawah”  (House of Love) Children’s Home, was quick to recognize the Nazi threat and resolved [...]

Forgotten transport to Estonia

On September 5, 1942, a transport of a thousand Czech Jews arrives to Estonia. Several dozen young women are separated and as their families board blue buses, the girls are required to help load the luggage onto trucks. When they reach the Jägala camp, they are in for a shock. After a thorough body search, [...]

The Brothers Warner

THE BROTHERS WARNER is an intimate portrait of the four film pioneers who founded and ran Warner Bros. for over 50 years. Its written, directed and in the voice of Cass Warner Sperling, Harry Warners granddaughter. Their epic story includes never before seen photos and footage and unfolds through the eyes of family members and [...]

The key from Spain

According to legend, when the Jews were expelled from Spain in 1492, they took with them the keys to their homes and their synagogues in the hope that they would one day return. They never did return, but their spanish cultural heritage remained a powerful influence on their lives and their art.In this uplifting tale [...]

Righteous Stepinac

Righteous Stepinac is the only film entirely about Blessed Alojzije Stepinac, and key events for the Croatian people in the 20 century…

Killing Kasztner

Israel’s most inflammatory political trial and assassination of the 1950s, of Rezso Kasztner, including the first chilling interview with his murderer…. How much should you negotiate with the enemy? In Israel, the debate over that question evoked fury to the point of assassination. Such was the case of Kasztner, a Hungarian Jew who tried to [...]

The song of life

The odyssey of the Jewish community on the island of Zakynthos (Zante), from the mid-15th century to the present day. In particular the film describes the case, unique in the whole of Europe, of a Jewish community that did not lose a single one of its approximately 300 members during the Nazi occupation of Greece [...]

Not Idly By: Peter Bergson, America and the Holocaust

Film provides the challenging testimony of Peter Bergson (Hillel Kook), a Palestinian Jew who came to America in 1940.  After seeing the November 1942 news reports indicating that the State Department had confirmed that the Jews of Europe were being mass murdered, the “Bergson Group” struggled to make saving the Jews of Europe an American [...]

The camp in Staro sajmiste

The camp in Staro sajmiste was established by the Nazis in December 1941 on the territory of present-day Zemun which was then a part of the pro-Fascist puppet state of Independent State of Croatia – NDH. The Jewish camp in Sajmište – Judenlager Semlin, was one of the first concentration camps in Europe designated for [...]

House of Life

This solemn yet joyous documentary tells the story of The Old Jewish Cemetery in Prague, the site of layer upon layer of buried members of the once-vibrant Jewish community of the ghetto. Two thirds of a million people from all over the world now visit the cemetery each year, and House of Life chronicles its [...]

The ships are full

The story we want to tell you happened during the years of the Second World War to thousands of children. Under the circumstances, they were Jewish children. In other time, under different circumstances they could have been our children. Our story is a reconstruction of a journey. The full of danger journey of a few [...]

Weapons of the Spirit

Sauvage’s much acclaimed, multi-award-winning feature documentary has been revised and updated since its original release in 1989.  One of the most widely used teaching tools about the Holocaust in classrooms in the United States—although not as yet in France—Weapons of the Spirit tells the story of the area of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon in France, the mostly [...]

Defamation

What is anti-Semitism today, two generations after the Holocaust? In his continuing exploration of modern Israeli life, director Yoav Shamir (Checkpoint, 5 Days, Flipping Out) travels the world in search of the most modern manifestations of the “oldest hatred”, and comes up with some startling answers. In this irreverent quest, he follows American Jewish leaders [...]

Pizza in Auschwitz

Danny Chanoch, a Holocaust Survivor, has finally persuaded his grown-up children, Miri and Sagi, to travel with him to the death camps’ remains in Lithuania and Poland. Along with them, he wants to fulfill a life-long fantasy: spending the night in his old barracks in Auschwitz.. Awards: Prize of the Youth Jury of the Filmschule, [...]