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									Maine Survivors Remember the Holocaust
   43 min / Color / & BW / JHS / VHS
   This video offers a clear compelling introduction to
   the Holocaust for general audiences. Interviews with
   eight Maine survivors and an American liberator,
   interwoven with dramatic archival films, photographs,
   maps and music, propel the viewer through this tragic
   history. The personal stories of eye witnesses
   demonstrate convincingly how the Holocaust affected
   individual Jews. This video is designed to fit into a
   single classroom period, and is appropriate for middle
   school and high school students.
   Subject(s): Survivors; Liberator
   Vendor: Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine
Majdanek 1944
   65 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
   The concentration and extermination camp Majdanek,
   erected near Lublin in 1941, was liberated on July
   23,1944. Soviet and Polish troops uncovered evidence
   of the Nazi genocide and formed a commission to hear
   testimony from survivors and witnesses to the
   atrocities; their accounts were preserved on film.
   Subject(s): Majdanek; Nazi War Crimes; Survivors
   Vendor: National Center for Jewish Film
Make Germany Pay
   20 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS (FS-160)
   A portrait of life in Germany after its defeat in World
   War I. The Armistice Agreement and the Treaty of
   Versailles triggered a vast anger among the German
   people, and helped prepare them for the eventual rise
   of the Nazis. This film deals with the financial
   inflation and the problems caused by French and
   Belgian occupation of the Ruhr.
   Subject(s): Rise of Nazism in Germany History
   Vendor: Films Inc.
The Making of the German Nation
   94 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
   A vivid account of German history from the creation
   of the German empire following the defeat of
   Napoleon to the rise of Nazism and WWII.
   Subject(s): German History
   Vendor: Educational Audio Visual Inc.
Married With A Star
   33 min / Color / Not recommended for below college
   level / VHS
   On May 25, 1942, Max Werkendam wed Clara de
   Vries in the heart of Amsterdams Old Jewish Quarter,
   in Nazi-occupied Holland. For almost fifty years, the
   film of this wedding lay untouched as a silent witness
   in a forgotten place. Now uncovered, it becomes the
   focus of the touching story of the ill-fated couple and
   their wedding guests, most of whom did not survive
   the war. English voice over.
   Subject(s): Nazi-occupied Holland; Holland
   Vendor: Ergo Media Inc.
The Master Race
   20 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
   This video shows how and why the Nazi concept of
   racial superiority developed, and how the German
   nation was organized to achieve it. It focuses on the
   1936 Olympics as grist for the government
   propaganda mill and organized planned persecution as
   an element of government policy.
   Subject(s): History of Nazism in Germany; Nazi
   Racial Theories
   Vendor: Films for the Humanities, Inc.
Max and Helen
   93 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
   This is a story of two Holocaust survivors who not
   only refuse to bring their tormentor to justice, but who
   convinced the internationally known Nazi hunter
   Simon Wiesenthal that a greater mercy would be
   fulfilled if their tormentor was never brought to trial.
   Subject(s): Survivors; Nazi War Criminals; Fiction
   Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
Mein Kampf
   117 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
   The rise and fall of German fascism is examined in
   this documentary along with its impact on the world.
   Rare footage from German film archives is included.
   Subject(s): History Nazi Germany
   Vendor: Filmic Archives
Memorandum
   58 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
   Twenty years after the liberation of prisoners from the
   death camps in Germany, the National Film Board
   accompanied a survivor and his son on a pilgrimage to
   the sites. This film is not a horror film but rather
   evidence of how soon horror fades into the past.
   Subject(s): Survivors; Concentration Camps; Nazi
   Atrocities
   Vendor: Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith
Memories of Berlin
   72 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
   This video details the cultural richness of
   pre-Holocaust Germany, with strong emphasis on the
   part played by so many German Jews, and ends sadly
    with the accession to power of Hitler and the Nazis.
    Much of this film footage is archival.
    Subject(s): History Berlin Jewry
    Vendor: Arthur Cantor, Inc.
Memory of a Moment
    10 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    In this MacNeil Lehrer News Hour segment, two men
    whose lives touched forty years ago are reunited on
    the anniversary of the liberation of Buchenwald.
    Waisman who had been imprisoned in the German
    concentation camp and Leon Bass, a black American
    who visited the camp after liberation recall their
    experiences. Bass was the first black man Waisman
    had ever seen. As a black soldier in a segregated army,
    Bass's personal pain gave him a special perspective.
    Subject(s): Buchenwald; Survivors; Liberators
    Vendor: Anti-Defamation League
Memory of the Camps
    58 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
    British and American film crews working for the
    Supreme Headquaters of the Allied Expeditionary
    Force in Europe entered Nazi concentration camps.
    Their film record includes scenes of the gas chambers,
    medical experimentation labs, crematoria, and the
    survivors of Dachau, Auschwitz and Buchenwald, as
    well as other camps. Some of the footage was filmed
    literally moments after the troops liberated the camps.
    Subject(s): Liberation; Concentration Camps
    Vendor: PBS (WNET)
Minister of Hate
    25 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This tape narrated by Walter Cronkite describes
    Goebbels rise to power as Minister of Propaganda. His
    career is traced, through film footage, as prime
    advertiser for Hitler from the beginning of Nazism
    until Hitler's suicide, which he staged. Goebbels
    succeeded in poisoning the mind of 80 million people.
    Subject(s): Nazi History; Nazi Propaganda
    Vendor: Mc Graw Hill Film
Miracle at Moreaux
    58 min / Color / 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th
    Grade / VHS
    In December 1943, three Jewish children fleeing
    Nazi-occupied France find refuge in a Catholic school
    run by Sister Gabrielle. At first the nuns young
    students are afraid to shelter the children from the
    Nazis intent on their capture. But the students come to
    understand and sympathize with the trios plight and
    risk their lives to protect them. Together they devise a
   dangerous plan to help the children reach the border
   and freedom.
   Subject(s): Righteous Gentiles; Children; Fiction
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Missing Hero
   50 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
   Swedish diplomat Raoul Wallenberg risked his life to
   save 100,000 Hungarian Jews from Nazi gas
   chambers, then disappeared mysteriously in 1945
   under Soviet Military escort. Although the Soviets
   have never fully explained his fate, evidence suggests
   that he may still be alive. Former Prime Minister
   Menachem Begin has called Wallenberg the greatest
   hero of World War II.
   Subject(s): Raoul Wallenberg; Righteous Gentiles;
   Hungary
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Mr. Klein
   122 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
   The story of an art dealer in Vichy France who takes
   advantage of desperate Jews fleeing the country by
   purchasing their art masterpieces for a fraction of their
   worth. The twist? The Nazis arrest him when he is
   mistaken for a Jewish leader of the resistance.
   Subject(s): France Nazi Occupation; Fiction
   Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Story
   160 minutes / Color / General Audience / VHS
   This is the 1988 film production featuring Ben
   Kingsley, based on the career of the Nazi hunter,
   Simon Wiesenthal.
   Subject(s): Simon Wiesenthal; Nazi War Crimes; Nazi
   hunters; Docu-drama
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Music of Auschwitz
   16 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS 16mm
   Originally made as a segment for CBS-TVs 60
   Minutes. Morley Safer introduces us to Fania Fenelon,
   author of Playing For Time. Fenelon was a member of
   the all-female prisoners orchestra that made music to
   sedate the new arrivals into a sense of calm and to
   give relief to Nazis after long days and nights of
   killing.
   Subject(s): Auschwitz; Spiritual Resistance
   Vendor: Anti-Defamation League
My Brother's Keeper
   25 min / Color / 5th Grade+ / VHS
   Israel Birnbaum, an artist, tells the story of the
   Holocaust and particularly the story of the Warsaw
   Ghetto, in a series of dramatic paintings. His purpose
   is not to shock but to make sure that the Holocaust
   never happens again. He wants each one of us to ask
   ourselves, Am I my brother's keeper?
   Subject(s): Warsaw Ghetto; Prejudice
   Vendor: Donation
My Knees Were Jumping
   75 minutes / Color / & BW / General Audience / VHS
   A documentary account of the Kindertransport by
   which a few thousand Jewish children were evacuated
   to Great Britain from Germany and Austria in
   1938/1939. Narrated by Joanne Woodward.
   Subject(s): Kindertransport; Rescue
   Vendor: National Center for Jewish Films
The Mystery of Josef Mengele
   50 minutes / Color / 9th Grade+ / VHS
   This program shows how Josef Mengele, the infamous
   Auschwitz doctor successfully eluded justice with the
   help of his family, an underground Nazi network, and
   the complicity of sympathetic governments.
   Subject(s): Mengele; Nazi war crimes; Auschwitz
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service
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                          The Nasty Girl
                               94 min / Color / & BW / Selected Audiences / VHS
                               A school project inspires a young girl to investigate
                               her towns past, which seems to upset her neighbors.
                               As she gets close to the truth, she is victimized by
                               hooded locals, and bomb threats become real bombs.
                               The more extreme the town's reaction to her research,
                               the more ridiculous the situation becomes. She is not
                               about to give up without a fight no matter how
                               outrageous or absurd the fight may get. (German with
                               English sub-titles).
                               Subject(s): Fiction; Germany; Anti-Semitism
                               Vendor: United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
                          Nazi Concentration Camp System
                               30 min / Color / & BW / Adult / VHS
                               A professor of history gives an overview of the Nazi
                               concentration camp system how and why it was
                               developed and a historical and political perspective of
                               the Holocaust. A Major General with the 65th Infantry
                               Division discusses his involvement with the liberation
                               of Ohrdruf, a labor camp in Germany.
                               Subject(s): Concentration Camps
                               Vendor: Emory University
Nazi Concentration Camps
    59 min / BW / General Audience / VHS
    This is a video cassette version of the official film
    record of the Nazi death camps as photographed by
    Allied Liberation Forces in Germany, 1945. Warning:
    Not recommended for unprepared audiences due to the
    intensely graphic presentation of atrocities.
    Subject(s): Concentration Camps
    Vendor: Social Studies School Service
The Nazi Connection
    59 min / Color / & BW / General Audience / VHS
    This videotape is about those who looked the other
    way during the Nazi regime and then claimed
    innocence after the war.
    Subject(s): Holocaust Guilt
    Vendor: Films Inc.
The Nazi Seizure of Power
    33 min / BW / General Audience / VHS
    This study traces the rise of Nazi power from 107 Nazi
    seats won in the German National Parliament
    (Reichstag) election in 1930 to the death of
    Hindenburg and the appointment of Hitler to Führer
    and Chancellor in 1934.
    Subject(s): Nazism History
    Vendor: Encyclopedia Britannica
Nazi War Crimes Trials
    67 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    Five newsreels, a theatrical trailer and a documentary
    from the Soviet Union, dealing with the Nuremberg
    Trials. Goering, von Papen, Hess, Schacht, Streicher,
    Keitel and other high ranking Nazis and German
    military officers are seen.
    Subject(s): Nuremberg Trials; Nazi War Crimes
    Vendor: Facets Multimedia, Inc.
Nazis . . . Lest We Forget
    35 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    Post-World War II, German-produced 1949
    documentary as well as an original Nazi newsreel,
    Nuremberg and Its Lesson, was made to show the
    German people the full extent of Nazi brutality. It
    documents the 1945 Nuremberg trials and graphically
    illustrates the mass destruction of Jews and other
    Europeans.
    Subject(s): Nuremberg Trials; Nazi War Crimes
    Vendor: Zenger Video
The Nazis (Nazi War Crimes)
    60 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
    Documents the sensational murder of over 200,000
   Ukrainian Jews by the Nazis at the large Ukrainian
   ravine, Babi Yar.
   Subject(s): Genocide; Babi Yar
   Vendor: Filmic Archives
Never Forget
   95 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
   More than 30 years after World War II, the Institute
   for Historical Review, which says the Holocaust was a
   concoction of the Jewish imagination, challenges Mel
   Mermelstein, a survivor of the Auschwitz-Birkenau
   concentration camp, to prove in a court of law that
   anyone was gassed at Auschwitz. This powerful
   dramatization of the court case stars Leonard Nimoy,
   Blythe Danner, and Dabney Coleman.
   Subject(s): Holocaust Revisionism; Holocaust
   Survivors; Auschwitz; Docu-drama
   Vendor: Zenger Video
A New Germany 1933-1939 (Vol.1 The World at War)
   52 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
   Embittered by defeat in WWI and stricken by
   economic depression, Germany rallies to the new hope
   promised by the National Socialists. Hitler captures
   the support of the unemployed and the middle class.
   Bookburning and anti-Jewish legislation ensue. (Part
   of the World at War series, narrated by Sir Laurence
   Olivier.)
   Subject(s): History of Nazism in Germany
   Vendor: Thorn Emi Video
Night and Fog
   31 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS F12-103
   A brilliant and haunting film on the concentration
   camp world which effectively combines black and
   white footage of the camps with color scenes of the
   same place ten years after the Holocaust. It includes
   explicit scenes of Nazi atrocities and carnage. There is
   no special emphasis on Jews. In French with English
   subtitles. Should not be shown to unprepared
   audiences.
   Subject(s): Genocide
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Nightmare
   23 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / Film VHS
   The story of Joachim and Rachel dramatizes the
   harrowing experiences of two young orphans who
   escape not only from the Warsaw Ghetto but also from
   a train carrying passengers bound for certain death.
   Black and white scenes describe their trip to freedom.
   Freedom is the United States, where they are
   welcomed by a caring uncle.
    Subject(s): Warsaw Ghetto; Escape; Docu-drama
    Vendor: Ergo Media Inc.
Nordhausen
    30 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
    Nordhausen was a concentration camp which supplied
    the labor for a nearby German bomb factory. Two
    witnesses (one entered the camp one hour after its
    liberation) relate the horrors observed there. Includes
    photographs.
    Subject(s): Concentration Camp; Nazi Atrocities;
    Nordhausen
    Vendor: Emory University
Nordhausen, Dachau
    30 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
    A chaplain who travelled with a medical battalion
    shares his experiences at Dachau and Nordhausen.
    Includes an interview with a retired Army Lieutenant
    Colonel who was the intelligence officer for the U.S.
    Seventh Army. After witnessing Dachau, he
    personally ordered the printing of a booklet for all
    members of the Seventh Army describing the
    conditions at the camp and the walking skeletons
    within because he felt that . . . this thing had to be
    documented. The future should have something that
    was the truth. Authentic photographs.
    Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Dachau;
    Nordhausen; Liberation
    Vendor: Emory University
Not Like Sheep to the Slaughter
    150 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    In the summer of 1943, a small group of resistance
    fighters led by 24-year-old Mordechai Tenenbaum
    attempted to thwart the Nazi plan to eradicate the
    Bialystok ghetto. With few arms and little assistance
    from the outside, these courageous fighters resisted the
    Nazis with incredible resolve. In light only of newly
    uncovered evidence from that period, survivors and
    witnesses, among them former Israeli Knesset member
    Haika Grossman, provide us with keen insight into
    one of the lesser known acts of courage displayed by
    the Jewish resistance movement during the Holocaust.
    Subject(s): Resistance; Bialystock Ghetto
    Vendor: Ergo Home Video
Now After All These Years
    60 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
    Until 1923 Rhina was a German village,
    predominantly Jewish. After the Nazis came to power,
    the entire Jewish population vanished, mostly into
    concentration camps. Now, after all these years, the
   Rhina inhabitants speak warmly of the old Jewish
   community. However the few remaining Rhina Jews
   who are living in New York present a sharply different
   picture. German with English sub-titles.
   Subject(s): German Post-War Attitudes; Survivors;
   German-Jewish Life
   Vendor: Arthur Cantor, Inc.
Nowogrodek
   26 min / BW / Adult / VHS
   This documentary portrays people, institutions and
   activities in Nowogrodek, a lively medium-sized
   Lithuanian town. Organized around a visit by Yiddish
   lexicographer, Alexander Harkavy, the film includes
   scenes of sporting events, a bustling market place, a
   synagogue courtyard after Sabbath prayers, etc. Silent
   film.
   Subject(s): Jewish Life Pre-Holocaust; Lithuania
   Vendor: The National Center for Jewish Film
Number the Stars
   15 minutes / Color / Grades 3-7 / VHS
   This PBS video is based on Lois Lowrys book
   centering on a Danish Christian family who saves a
   Jewish family from the Nazis in 1943.
   Subject(s): Fiction; Righteous Gentiles; Denmark
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Nuremberg
   76 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
   This film documents the 1946 Nuremberg Trials, the
   International War Tribunal before which the four
   victorious powers, led by the American chief
   prosecuter, Robert Jackson, on leave from his position
   as Associate Justice of the United States Supreme
   Court, brought a four-count indictment (conspiracy,
   crimes against peace, war crimes, and crimes against
   humanity) against some of the main perpetrators of the
   Nazi atrocities. It provides evidence for the four
   counts by chronicling the history of the events leading
   to the Holocaust, weaving familiar archival footage
   used at the trial with footage of the trial that traces the
   efforts of the prosecution and defense and concludes
   with verdict and sentence.
   Subject(s): Nazi History; War Crimes; Nuremberg
   Trials
   Vendor: Zenger Video
Nuremberg Trials
   70 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
   Russian-made documentary of the trial of Nazi war
   criminals includes historical footage of the Soviet
   Union before the German invasion. English dialogue.
    Subject(s): War Criminals; Russia; Nuremberg
    Vendor: Facets Multimedia, Inc.
Nuremberg: Tyranny on Trial
    50 minutes / Color / and BW 9th Grade+ / VHS
    This documentary uses archival film footage, personal
    reminiscences and expert commentary to detail the
    events, courtroom strategies, and legal innovations of
    the judicial proceedings against the top Nazi war
    criminals.
    Subject(s): Nuremberg Trials; Nazi War Crimes
    Vendor: Social Studies School Service
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Occupation 1939-1945 (The Struggles for Poland)
    58 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The unique filmed interviews, rare stills and archival
    film were discovered at the Sikorski Institute of
    London and from other sources world-wide. Special
    segments focus on the role of the Polish Underground;
    the creation of the Communist resistance; and the
    Home Army in Warsaw, which led an ill-fated
    uprising against the Germans in 1944.
    Subject(s): Non-Jewish Resistance; Poland
    Vendor: PBS Video
Of Pure Blood
    100 min / Color / & BW / General Audience / VHS
    The history of Hitler's attempts to breed the perfect
    Aryan race is traced through interviews and Nazi
    footage.
    Subject(s): Eugenics
    Vendor: Filmic Archives
On My Way to Father's Land
    98 minutes / BW/Color General Audience / VHS
    This is an account of a sons search of his fathers
    history. The film traces the fathers childhood
    memories of his native Vienna during the days of the
    Nazi occupation. It then traces his father's immigration
    to Palestine where he became a member of Israels first
    Knesset and his later founding of the Hebrew
    Communist Party.
    Subject(s): Nazi Vienna; Displaced Persons
    Vendor: National Center of Jewish Film
One Man
    30 Minutes / BW / General Audience / VHS
    A reconstruction of the case of Raoul Wallenberg, the
    Swedish diplomat who disappeared from Budapest
    into the Iron Curtain after his heroic rescue of
    countless members of the Jewish community of that
    city from Nazi genocide. (Film in poor quality)
    Subject(s): Raoul Wallenberg; Hungary; Righteous
    Gentiles
    Vendor: Alden Films
One Survivor Remembers
    39 Minutes / Color / General Audience
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and
    Home Box Office present this special tribute in
    commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the end
    of the Holocaust and the Second World War. Through
    a series of interviews, photographs and footage shot in
    the actual locations of her memories, Gerda
    Weissmann Klein takes us on a journey of survival
    through one of the most devastating events in the
    history of mankind.
    Subject(s): Survivor
    Vendor: Direct Cinema Limited
The Only Way
    86 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS
    Focusing on one assimilated Jewish family, this film
    dramatizes how Danes from various backgrounds
    came together to help Jews escape imminent
    deportation. Out of a Jewish population totalling 8000,
    the Danes managed to save all but 1000. The film
    implies that other countries might have had more
    success in rescuing Jews if their citizens had made
    similar commitments.
    Subject(s): Danish Rescue; Righteous Gentiles;
    Fiction
    Vendor: Zenger Video
Opening the Gates of Hell
    45 min / Color / & BW / Selected Audience / VHS
    The Americans interviewed in this video are retired
    from the Armed Forces. They have chosen to
    remember and share their memories of the time when
    they liberated the concentration camps at the end of
    World War II. Graphic archival footage is included.
    Subject(s): Liberation; Liberators; Ohrdruf;
    Buchenwald; Dachau; Nordhausen; Landsberg;
    Mauthausen
    Vendor: Ergo Media Inc.
The Oppermanns (2 Parts)
    221 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
    Two-cassette mammoth West German TV production
    based on the novel by Leon Feuchtwanger about the
    Oppermann family, starting in the Nazi years of the
    1930s, and their attempt to survive in Berlin against
    the forces of the Hitler regime. German dialogue with
    English subtitles.
    Subject(s): Germany Rise of Nazism; Fiction
    Vendor: Facets Multimedia, Inc.
The Other Side of Faith
    26 min / Color / Adult / VHS
    This film portrays in the words and feelings of its two
    principals a compelling story of heroism set against a
    time of inhuman brutality. The story of how a Jew was
    saved by a Polish Gentile.
    Subject(s): Interview; Polish; Righteous Gentiles
    Vendor: Documentaries International
Our Time in the Garden
    15 min. / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This film is the true story of a young Jewish woman
    growing up in Berlin at the time of Hitler's rise to
    power. It begins as a vividly detailed chronicle of her
    charmed and secure life, which has its center in the
    familys walled garden. But outside, the anti-Semitism
    that had always existed becomes a shattering force, as
    the Nazis take control and her family reaches its
    fateful decision to abandon Germany forever.
    Subject(s): Nazi Anti-Semitic Persecution Berlin
    Vendor: National Center for Jewish Film
Out of the Ashes
    60 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This tape was part of the television series Heritage:
    Civilization and the Jews. Narrated by Abba Eban, it
    deals with the period of the 1930s through the
    Holocaust 1945.
    Subject(s): History-Holocaust
    Vendor: Film Inc.
Outcast
    40 minutes / General Audience / VHS
    Jewish persecution in Nazi Germany between the
    years 1933-1938, until Crystal Night (Kristallnacht).
    Presented by Michael Shneider, accompanied by
    testimonies of witnesses who were teenagers at the
    time, and film footage and photographs.
    Subject(s): German persecution of Jews
    Vendor: Yad Vashem
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A Painful Reminder
    69 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS 16mm
    British, American and Russian soldiers recorded the
    actual moment of liberation of the concentration
    camps. Alfred Hitchcock helped bring together this
    footage and added interviews with survivors present at
    the liberation.
    Subject(s): Liberation; Survivors; Concentration
    Camps
    Vendor: First Run Features
The Papal Concert to Commemorate the Holocaust
    90 minutes / Color / 7th Grade+ / VHS
    A PBS documentary of the concert of April 7, 1994 to
    commemorate the Holocaust and to mark Vatican
    recognition of the State of Israel. Program features the
    London Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in a variety of
    classical offerings.
    Subject(s): Vatican
    Vendor: Social Studies School Service
The Paper Bridge
    95 minutes / Color / General Audience / VHS
    In this documentary video filmaker, Ruth Beckerman,
    traces the historic roots of her parents from Eastern
    and Central Europe through the Holocaust and later
    settlement in Palestine. The film examines the small
    towns and the remnants of the Jewish communities of
    Bucovina, Romania, the small towns near
    Theresienstadt, Czchoslovakia as well as Viennia, her
    parents meeting place.
    Subject(s): Jewish Life Eastern Europe
    Vendor: National Center for Jewish Film
Paradise Camp
    55 min, 50 sec / BW/Color General Audience / VHS
    A documentary about the Theresienstadt camp
    (Terezin) in Czechoslovakia which the Nazis built as a
    transit camp for Jews bound for extermination in
    camps like Auschwitz. The film features survivors of
    Theresienstadt who tell about their experiences.
    Subject(s): Theresienstadt; Terezin; Ghettos;
    Survivors
    Vendor: The Cinema Guild, Inc.
Partisans of Vilna
    130 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This documentary explores Jewish resistance during
    WWII. It recounts the untold tale of the moral
    dilemmas facing the Jewish youth who organized an
    underground resistance in the Vilna Ghetto, and
    fought as partisans in the woods against the Nazis.
    This film features interviews in Hebrew, Yiddish and
    English, with the former partisans in Israel, New York
    City, Montreal and Vilna, interspersed with rare
    archival footage from 1939-1944. English sub-titles.
    Subject(s): Resistance; Vilna
    Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Passage
    57 min / Color / Adult / VHS
    This video is about a 65-year-old Norwegian arrested
    by the Nazis during World War II for his part in the
    Resistance when the Germans invaded Norway.
    Before liberation in 1945, he spent almost two years
    trying to survive in three concentration camps in
    Germany. His memories unfold against the backdrop
    of a Trans-Atlantic sailing race.
    Subject(s): Righteous Gentiles; Resistance; Norway
    Vendor: The New Film Company, Inc.
Past and Present
    25 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
    This video and its companion, From the Ashes, asks
    difficult questions about the proper way to
    memorialize those who perished during the Holocaust,
    and examines how history can easily be distorted and
    re-written.
    Subject(s): Concentration camp; Sobibor; Polish
    People
    Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
The Past That Lives
    65 min / BW / HS+ / VHS
    This documentary is a highly personal portrait of the
    Dutch historian, Jacob Presser. He recounts his
    childhood in Amsterdams Jewish ghetto, his dual
    fascination with socialism and the Renaissance, and
    his happy marriage even as the world crumbled around
    him. As persecution of the Jews intensified, his
    students and wife were taken from him, and he was
    forced to go underground. This tape recounts the
    experiences that he and others had endured.
    Subject(s): Survivors; Netherlands
    Vendor: National Center for Jewish Film
The Pedestrian
    97 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS
    Maximilian Schell starred in and directed this stark
    drama of a successful German businessman who was a
    Nazi war criminal responsible for the annihilation of a
    Greek village. Although produced in 1974, the film
    has parallels to the present day Waldheim affair.
    Subject(s): War Criminals; Greece; Fiction
    Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
Persecuted & Forgotten (The Gypsies of Auschwitz)
    54 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
    This tape follows a group of German Gypsies as they
    returned to Auschwitz and come to terms with the
    horrors of their past. Through moving personal
    accounts, we learn of the Gypsy Police, the Institute
    for Racial Hygiene, and the doctor responsible for
    genealogical research that led to their imprisonment
    and liquidation. Many of the Gypsies interviewed in
    this eye-opening documentary also reveal the
    discrimination they still experience today.
    Subject(s): Gypsies
    Vendor: EBS Productions
Pillar of Fire Chapter 01 Destination Jerusalem
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    An analysis of the history of modern Zionism from the
    Dreyfus Trial through the middle of World War I.
    Included are the concepts of Theodor Herzl; the
    various views of the early Zionist Congresses; the
    condition of the Jews living in the Land of Israel in
    Turkish times; the nature, causes, and effects of the
    First and Second Aliyahs.
    Subject(s): Zionism; Dreyfus Trial
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 02 The Arab Awakening (1918-1920)
    50 min / 9Color & BW / HS+ / VHS
    A description of the Arab leadership in the Palestine
    area during and immediately after World War I. The
    attitudes and role of the Emir Faisal of the Hejaz in the
    Arab politics of this era is especially stressed, as are
    the political arrangements with both Arabs and Jews
    made by Great Britain and France during World War
    I.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Arab Nationalism
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 03 Jewish People, Where are You? (the 1920s)
    50 min / Color / & BW / / HS+ / VHS
    The main currents of the Jewish People regarding the
    Jewish question. Liberalism, socialism and Zionism as
    solutions to Jewish questions. The Zionist Labour
    movement, its organization, its origin and influence on
    the yishuv in Erez Israel. Europe and the Jews in the
    20s. Could the Jewish State have been established in
    1921? Why wasnt it?
    Subject(s): History of Zionism
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 04 The Valley is a Dream (the 1920s)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Collectives: the Kvutza and Kibbutz the dream
    and the reality. Who the pioneers were who turned the
    dream into a reality. The Gdud Haavodah the Labour
    Brigade a dream and its failure. The Work Ethic. The
    lasting impact of the Second and Third Aliyah on
    Israeli society today. Elkind and his companions and
    the split in the Kibbutz movement of the 1950s.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Kibbutz
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 05 The Most Peaceful Spot in the Middle East
(the 1920s)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    Who were the people who took part in the Fourth
    Aliyah? What was their influence on the life in Eretz
    Israel? Tel Aviv the first Hebrew city . . . Is this
    Altneuland? The correlation between the rise and fall
    in immigration in Eretz Israel and the condition of the
    Jews in the world and the immigration laws of the
    U.S. The bloody riots of 1929 (the British referred to
    them as the disturbances) and their influences on the
    Jewish settlements in Palestine.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Fourth (4th) Aliyah
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 06 The Crossroads (1929-1933)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    Haj Amin el-Husseini, Mufti of Jerusalem and the
    leader of Arab Palestinian national movement. Brit
    Shalom (Covenant of Peace), the Revisionist
    movement, the organized Yishuv, Brit HaBirionim
    Jewish desperados. Various currents, struggles and
    violence. The murder of the Labour Zionist, Haim
    Arlozorov.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Mufti of Jerusalem
    (Haj Amin el-Husseini); Haim Arlozorov
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 07 The Gathering Storm (1933-1935)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The German voters lead Germany and the free world
    into the darkest period in modern history. Can
    democracy commit suicide? The Fifth Aliyah who
    were these settlers and what did they contribute to the
    life in Erez Israel?
    Subject(s): Rise of Nazism in Germany; History of
    Zionism; Fifth Aliyah
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 08 Disorder and Revolt (1936)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Lord Peel Royal Commission and the idea of
    partition. Did the Arab resistance movement in
    Palestine constitute disorder, riots or revolt? What was
    the reaction of British Mandate authorities?
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Peel Commission;
    Arab Resistance Movement
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 09 Who's Afraid of a Jewish State? (1937-1938)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    Tower and Stockade the period and the people (there
    are those who compare this period to the actions of
    Gush Emunim). The underground; the Haganah, the
    Irgun (IZL), the Stern Gang, the Palmach the Jewish
    Forces.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Irgun; Haganah; Stern
    Gang
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 10 Trapped (1938-1939)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    Crystal Night the story of the St. Louis as a symbol of
    a lack of a Jewish Homeland. The White Paper of
    1939. The beginning of illegal immigration (Aliyah
    Bet). Why were so many Jews blind to the coming
    extermination?
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; White Paper of 1939;
    Kristallnacht; Illegal Immigration
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 11 Soldiers Without a Flag (1939-1941)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The struggle to form a Jewish Brigade. Cooperation
    between Jewish underground and British secret
    services. First rumors of Nazi atrocities reach
    Palestine.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Jewish Brigade; Nazi
    Atrocities
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 12 The Final Solution (1941-1942)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Holocaust as heroism. Massada on the Carmel.
    Reports on the extent of the Holocaust arrive; why
    was their authenticity doubted? The exchange of
    German nationals who were supporters of the Nazis
    for Jews holding Palestine passports living in Europe.
    These Jews had seen what was happening and
    confirmed the existence of the Holocaust.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Wannsee Conference
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 13 Heroes and Martyrs (1942-1943)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Warsaw Ghetto revolt as a symbol for Jewish
    resistance during the Holocaust. Revolts in other
    ghettos, concentration camps, work camps and other
    acts of heroism. Not as sheep to the slaughter.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Warsaw Ghetto;
    Resistance; Revolt
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 14 The Forgotten Ally (1943-1945)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Jewish Brigade its establishment, aims and its part
    in the rescue of the Jews of Europe.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Rescue; Jewish
    Brigade
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 15 The Hundred Thousand (1935-1946)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Jewish Resistance movement a new era in the
    relations between the three underground organizations.
    Anti-Semitism in Poland after the Holocaust. The
    world and dilemma of Holocaust survivors.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Resistance; Survivors
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 16 The Struggle (1946-1947)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The Jewish resistance movement after the blowing-up
    of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem. The struggle
    between the underground movements. Was the
    collapse of the British Mandate in Palestine the result
    of Jewish underground actions, or the result of
    international pressure? What were the forces that
    caused Britain to take the Palestine question to the
    U.N.?
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Jewish Underground
    Resistance Palestine
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 17 The Tribunal of Nations (1947)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    Behind the scenes of the U.N. vote on partition. The
    partition map is presented, which includes only
    one-fifth of the territory promised to the Jews in the
    Balfour Declaration. The debates within the Zionist
    movements on the partition proposal.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; U.N. Partition of
    Palestine
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 18 The Silver Platter (1947-1948)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The strange fact that the Jews and Arabs were at war
    with one another while the British mandate was still in
    force and the British army still stationed in Palestine.
    Jerusalem the struggle for a capital before the birth of
    the state. The distribution of Jewish settlements in
    Palestine and the battles over free access roads.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
Pillar of Fire Chapter 19 We hereby Proclaim the Establishment of
the State of Israel (1948)
    50 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The military capabilities of the Jews on the eve of the
    Proclamation of Independence. The Arab countries
    and the Arabs of Palestine. The vote in Minhelet
    HaAm (Jewish Agency executive) on the
    Proclamation of Independence. Why did the U.S. exert
    pressure to postpone the Proclamation? Contents of
    the Proclamation.
    Subject(s): History of Zionism; Israel Independence
    Vendor: Department of Information World Zionist
    Organization
A Place to Save Your Life The Shanghai Jews
    22 min / BW / General Audience / VHS
    The documentary is the story of the Jewish refugee
    community in Shanghai during World War II. It
    features interviews with survivors together with
    photographs of the Shanghai ghetto into which the
    Japanese forced the Jews, but which protected them
    from Hitler's extermination plans.
    Subject(s): Shanghai Ghetto; Survivors
    Vendor: Filmakers Library
The Plot to Kill Hitler
    93 minutes / Color / General Audience / VHS
    This is the film based on the July 20th, 1944 plot by
    high-ranking Wehrmacht officers led by Colonel
    Claus von Staufenberg to assassinate Hitler in an
    attempt to save what was left of Germany in the
    closing year of World War II.
    Subject(s): Claus von Staufenberg; Adolf Hitler;
    World War II; Nazi Germany; totalitarianism;
    Docu-drama
    Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Poland
    17 min / BW General Audience / VHS
    Two films showing typical life of Polish shtetls of the
    1920s and 1930s. They depict the social relations of
    Jews and Poles living side by side during the
    pre-World War II era. (Film is poor quality)
    Subject(s): Shtetl; Poland
    Vendor: Alden Films
A Portrait of Elie Wiesel
    58 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    Wiesel might have been a victim, but he offers his
    own existence as living proof of another side of life.
    He suggests that every door opens another question. In
    an interview with this 1986 Nobel Prize winner,
    viewers share an intimate look into the life story of a
    man, truth and a world that witnessed the Holocaust.
    Pictures from archives, family albums and original
    artwork by Samuel Bak are interspersed as
    illustrations. The video does not rely on extensive use
    of film from the concentration camps, but on the
    haunting voice and expressive eyes of Wiesel to tell a
    tale of sorrow.
    Subject(s): Elie Wiesel
    Vendor: PBS Video
Precious Legacy
    30 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS
    A film documentary on the extensive collection of art
    and Judaica from the Jewish community in
    Czechoslovakia before it was destroyed by the Nazis.
    Subject(s): Czechoslovakia; Art
    Vendor: The St. Louis Center for Holocaust Studies
Prejudice and Hate: Georgians & the Holocaust
    25 min / General Audience / VHS
    Documentary testimony about the Holocaust as given
    by Holocaust survivors living in Georgia (USA).
    Subject(s): Survivors; Prejudice
    Vendor: Georgia Commission on the Holocaust
Prelude to War (Why We Fight, Part I)
    54 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    Documentaries in cooperation with the U.S. War
    Department, exploring why America joined the fight
    against the Axis powers.
    Subject(s): History World War II
    Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
Present Memory: Part 1: Changes 1920-1967
    32 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
    This tape chronicles the changing environment of
    older Jews living in America people from Poland and
    Austria, New Yorks Lower East Side, settlers in
    Palestine. Their memories reveal the way Jews saw
    themselves in the past. In their experiences of seventy
    years are the events that reshaped Jewish
    consciousness the Holocaust and the creation of the
    State of Israel. This can serve as a background to
    current attitudes and events, or as a trigger for
    discussions of ethnic identity.
    Subject(s): Jewish Ethnic Identity
    Vendor:
Preserving the Past to Insure the Future
    15 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This video deals with the most tragic victims of the
    Holocaust, the one and a half million children whose
    only crime was to have been born Jewish. We join
    visitors, young, old, Jew, Gentile, white and black, as
    they express their profound shock at the
    incomprehensible realities with which they are
    confronted on their visit to Yad Vashem. Current news
    footage of racist violence around the world juxtaposed
    with poetry and art work of children who perished in
    camps.
    Subject(s): Holocaust Children
    Vendor: Ergo Media
Prisoners of War
    30 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    The creator of the Witness to the Holocaust Project
    narrates his personal experiences as a prisoner of war
    in Hungary and then in German POW camps from
    July 1944 to April 1945. He explains how his
    imprisonment, subject to the terms of the Geneva
    Convention, differed dramatically from the treatment
    of the Jews in the concentration camps. Includes his
    personal collection of photos.
    Subject(s): Concentration Camp; Prisoners of War
    Vendor: Emory University
The Psychology of Neo-Nazism; Another Journey by Train to
Auschwitz
    52 min / Color / HS + / VHS
    Four young, articulate neo-Nazis from England,
    France, Austria and Germany travel across Europe. In
    cafes, at rallies, and on trains, they talk about
    themselves, their love of Hitler, and their disbelief in
    the Holocaust.
    Subject(s): Neo-Nazism; Holocaust Denial
    Vendor: Films for the Humanities, Inc.
Purple Triangles
    25 minutes / Color / General Audience / VHS
    Documentary video detailing the persecution of
    Jehovahs Witnesses by the Nazi regime.
    Subject(s): Jehovah's Witnesses; Nazi Persecution
    Vendor: Watchtower Bible & Tract Society of New
    York
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The Quarrel
    85 min / Color / Adult / VHS
    This story, set in Montreal, details the resolution of an
    old conflict between two old friends one who
    abandoned the Jewish faith of his heritage and the
    other, an orthodox rabbi who started a Yeshiva in
    Montreal. Both are survivors of the Holocaust, and
    they nurse the wounds of both the Holocaust and of
    the fight they had the night one left Yeshiva for a life
    of worldly freedom. Fiction.
    Subject(s): Fiction; Survivors; Religious conflict
    Vendor: Apple and Honey Film Corp
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Raoul Wallenberg: Between the Lines
    90 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    This film examines the political background against
    which Wallenberg worked, including the failures and
    the unwillingness of the United States to rescue Jews
    from German occupied Europe. The film also traces
    the events which led to his disappearance at the wars
    end in 1945 at the hands of the USSR.
    Subject(s): Wallenberg; Righteous Gentiles; Rescue
    Hungary
    Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
Raoul Wallenberg: Buried Alive
    58 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS
    Reconstructs the story of this young Swedish diplomat
    who saved the lives of at least 100,000 Jews before
    disappearing into Soviet prisons. Includes archival
    material showing the rise of the Arrow Cross Nazis in
    Hungary, footage of ghetto pogroms and death
    marches. Includes interviews with survivors who were
    saved by Wallenberg and with those who have
    reported seeing him alive after the war.
    Subject(s): Raoul Wallenberg; Righteous Gentiles;
    Rescue
    Vendor: Direct Cinema Ltd
The Real Julia
    57 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    Muriel Gardiner, an American psychiatrist and
    psychoanalyst, while a medical student in Vienna,
    risked her life working in the Austrian Resistance and
    helped scores of Jews and anti-Nazis escape to
    freedom.
    Subject(s): Resistance; Austria; Women; Literature
    Vendor: Altana Films
Religious Implications of the Holocaust
    30 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    Three religion and theology professors discuss the
    meaning of the Holocaust, how it represents a
    realization of the worst aspect of modern society, and
    how the world must learn to recognize protest against
    the denials of rights of any people and a means of
    preventing future holocausts.
    Subject(s): Human Rights; Religious/Theological
    Implications
    Vendor: Emory University
Remembering the Darkness: The Sarah Lichtman Story
    28 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This is the story of one womans struggle for survival
    under Hitler's rule. Sarah Lichtman and her mother
    were deported to the Ravensbruck Concentration
    Camp and were later transported to the Bergen-Belsen
    Concentration Camp. Sarahs younger sister joined the
    Jewish underground in the ghetto. In April 1945,
    Sarah and her mother were liberated. Her mother died
    one week after liberation. Her father survived
    Buchenwald.
    Subject(s): Survivors; Concentration Camps
    Vendor: Premeditated Media
Rescue in Scandinavia
    55 min / Color / & BW / HS / VHS
    This video focuses on the courageous acts Christian
    rescuers performed in order to guide thousands of
    Jews to safety in Sweden. Narrated by Liv Ullmann, it
    recounts the role of the Swedish government and its
    citizens in providing sanctuary for Jewish refugees. It
    details the assignment of Raoul Wallenberg with the
    assistance of Per Anger, who were credited with
    saving the lives of 100,000 Hungarian Jews. This
    video also tells about Finlands Ambassador Max
    Jakobson and his role in the rescue program, and pays
    tribute to the citizens of Denmark and Norway who
    saved the lives of their Jewish countrymen.
    Subject(s): Rescuers; Denmark; Finland; Norway;
    Sweden; Righteous Gentiles
    Vendor: Documentaries International
Resort 76 Theater at Lehigh
    120 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
    This play depicts how war reduces people to such a
    low level. It takes place in a ghetto where a group of
    Jews are in their hideout, fighting over a cat. Each one
    wants to use the cat for his or her own benefit. As one
    of the group states, When one is treated like an animal,
    one becomes an animal.
    Subject(s): Ghetto; Fiction
    Vendor: Theater at Lehigh Allentown
The Restless Conscience
    113 min / Color / & BW / HS+ / VHS
    This powerful and provocative feature documentary
    explores the motivating principles and activities of the
    anti-Nazi resistance inside Germany from 1933 to
    1945. The film is a deeply moving portrayal of
    individual destinies, charting with dramatic power,
    passion and depth, the development of the
    underground resistance. This film highlights the
    tension between an individuals responsibility to a
    personal ethical code and to a tyrannical political
    system.
    Subject(s): Anti-Nazis in Germany; Resistance; Ethics
    Vendor: US Holocaust Memorial Museum
Return to Historic Ghetto of Venice
    60 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS
    Produced by Regina Resnick, this video tape discusses
    the origins of the Ghetto of Venice and takes you on a
    tour of the Jewish Quarter in the city.
    Subject(s): Venice Ghetto; Jewish History
    Vendor: Anti-Defamation League
Return to Life
    60 min / Color / & BW / General Audience / VHS
    This is a documentary film about the problems faced
    by the 1-1/2 million European Jewish refugees
    displaced by the Holocaust at the close of World War
    II in 1945.
    Subject(s): Displaced Persons; Survivors
    Vendor: Ergo Media Inc.
Return to My Shtetl Delatyn
    60 min / Color / General Audience / VHS
    Willy Lindwer and his daughter accompanied his
    father back to Galicia in search of his fathers shtetl
    Delatyn. Sixty-one years after he had left Berl Nachim
    Lindwer wanted to not only find out what had
    happened to his family, which had perished in the
    Holocaust, he wanted to see the house where he had
    grown up and again walk the streets of his beloved
    shtetl. Unique historic film of pre-war shtetl life,
    juxtaposed with footage of this emotional pilgrimage
    make this video very special. English and Dutch with
    English subtitles.
    Subject(s): Survivor; Shtetl life; Galicia; Delatyn;
    Cracow; Lvov; Stryz; Bolechov; Przemysl
    Vendor: Ergo Media Inc.
Reunion
    21 min / BW / Adult / VHS
    Reunion documents the liberation of prisoners from
    Nazi Camps and describes the formidable logistics of
    returning Displaced Persons to their homes after the
    war.
    Subject(s): Survivors
    Vendor: Social Studies School Service
Revolt of Job
    97 min / Color / Adult / VHS
    A WWII era parable of the biblical story of Job. The
    tragedy of a Hungarian Jewish family during the
    Holocaust is explored in this film. As the Nazis invade
    Hungary, an older Jewish couple adopts a young
    gentile orphan boy to survive them. Hungarian with
    English sub-titles.
    Subject(s): Hungary; Fiction
    Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
Rhodes Forever
    60 minutes / Color / General Audience / VHS
    This documentary traces the story of the Jews of the
    island of Rhodes. Many of the Rhodes Jews perished
    in the Holocaust after Nazi Germany occupied Greece
    and its possessions. Some were able to escape to the
    Belgian Congo.
    Subject(s): Sephardic Jews; Greece; genocide
    Vendor: National Center for Jewish Film
The Righteous Enemy
    84 min / Color / & BW / JHS+ / VHS
    A documentary that reveals one of the most
    remarkable yet little known rescue operations of the
    Holocaust: the active protection given by Italian
    military and government officials to 40,000 Jews in
    Italian-occupied France, Greece and Yugoslavia.
    Subject(s): Rescue; Jews Under Italian Occupation
    Vendor: The National Center for Jewish Film
The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler (Part I)
    150 min / BW / General Audience / VHS
    A comprehensive documentary biography of Hitler,
    detailing the career, motivations, and economic,
    psychological, political and social forces, and
    consequences of the Hitler regime.
    Subject(s): Hitler; Nazi Germany; Third Reich
    Vendor: Films for the Humanities & Sciences
The Rise and Fall of Adolf Hitler (Part II)
    150 min / BW / General Audience / VHS
    (See above.)
    Subject(s): Adolf Hitler; Nazi Germany; Third Reich
    Vendor: Films for the Humanities & Sciences
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Part I: Rise of Hitler
    30 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS
    This film chronicles how Adolf Hitler and his political
    cohorts in the Nazi Party manipulated events during
    their countrys crisis to achieve power. The Third
    Reich is now only a painful memory, but the impact of
    Hitler and his short-lived Germanic empire cannot be
    erased.
    Subject(s): History of Nazi Germany
    Vendor:
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Part II: Nazi Germany: Years of
Triumph
    28 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS 16mm
    Part II of the Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, narrated
    by William L. Shirer, deals with Germany between
    1933 and 1939, when some 67 million people
    willingly permitted themselves to become puppets of
    their Führer.
    Subject(s): History of Nazi Germany
    Vendor:
Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, Part IV: Nuremberg Trials
    40 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS 16mm
    Traces the trials and attempts to establish that those
    who conspire to wage war stand guilty of crimes
    against humanity.
    Subject(s): History of Nazi Germany; Nuremberg
    Vendor:
The Rise of Nazism: Terror and Tragedy
    36 min / BW / JHS+ / VHS Filmstrip
    This two part filmstrip returns to the end of World
    War I in Germany to set the stage for the emergence
    of Hitler's party. Seen in part I is the German nations
    past. World War I subjugation conditions that left the
    door open for Hitler's manipulation of the resentful
    German people. Part II shows events moving swiftly
    once Hitler is installed as chancellor. The Reichstag is
   burned; the Nuremberg Laws regulating the Jewish
   population are instituted; the Nazi government takes
   over the media and educational and economic
   institutions.
   Subject(s): History of Rise of Nazis
   Vendor: Random House School Division
The Road to Wannsee Eleven Million Sentenced to Death
   50 min / Color / General Audience / VHS
   On January 20, 1942, eleven million Jews were
   sentenced to death at Wannsee. In this compelling
   work we learn of Hitler's political rise to power in
   1933, the neutralizing of his opponents, his political
   aims, and his obsession with the elimination of the
   Jews. This video includes interviews with historians of
   the caliber of Professors Yehuda Bauer of the Hebrew
   University of Jerusalem and Eberhard Jackal of the
   Univeristy of Stuttgart. Dutch with English sub-titles.
   Subject(s): Wannsee Conference
   Vendor: Ergo Media Inc.
Robert Clary: A5714 A Memory of Liberation
   60 min / Color / JHS+ / VHS
   Clary, a star on Hogans Heroes, shows another side of
   himself that of a Holocaust survivor. It shows him
   returning to the streets of Paris, the railway lines of
   East Germany, and the Buchenwald concentration
   camp to retrace his tragic odyssey.
   Subject(s): Concentration Camps; Survivors
   Vendor: Simon Wiesenthal Center
The Rose Garden
   152 min / Color / HS+ / VHS
   Aaron Reichenbach is haunted by an event he
   witnessed during the final days of World War II: the
   murder of 20 children in a Nuremberg schoolhouse.
   Forty years following the Holocaust, Reichenbach
   finds himself on trial for assaulting an elderly
   businessman he believes responsible for the killings.
   The deliberately paced and haunting production raises
   questions about German culpability for the actions of
   the Nazis, bearing witness a generation after the war.
   Subject(s): Nazi War Criminals
   Vendor: Social Studies School Service

								
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