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									                             Holocaust Videotapes


VHS 887          AMERICA AND THE HOLOCAUST: DECEIT AND INDIFFERENCE
                 color, 1994, 87 min., cc
Recounts the difficult and painful American response to the murder of six million Jews by the
Nazis and their collaborators, beginning with the tragic events of Kristallnacht in 1938 and
extending through the liberation of the death camps in 1945.

VHS 1371         ANNE FRANK: THE LIFE OF A YOUNG GIRL                      color, 1998, 50 min.
The story of a young Jewish girl forced into hiding with her family in Amsterdam when Hitler came
to power. She left behind her diary, which has become a critical document of these times.

VHS 577         AU REVOIR, LES ENFANTS                                     color, 1987, 103 min.
Inspired by the most tragic memory of his childhood, director Louis Malle tells the story of two
boys – one Catholic, the other Jewish – and the path of their friendship as they discover the real
world. In French with English subtitles.

VHS 979          THE COURAGE TO CARE                                     color, 1986, 30 min.
The story of those few non-Jews who risked their lives to rescue and protect Jews in Nazi-
occupied Europe.

VHS 615          THE DEMOCRAT AND THE DICTATOR                     color, 1988, 55 min., cc
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Adolf Hitler personified conflicting ideologies at the root of World War
II. Bill Moyers examines the parallels between these two leaders through their words and
gestures.

VHS 659        IMAGE BEFORE MY EYES                                   color, 1991, 90 min.
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Traces the Jewish community in Poland from the 19 century through Hitler's rise to power.

VHS 631         KRISTALLNACHT: THE JOURNEY FROM 1938 TO 1988
                color, 1988, 60 min.
Living witnesses of Crystal Night, "the night of breaking glass," recall the violence and destruction
which destroyed hundreds of German and Austrian synagogues, and vandalized thousands of
Jewish businesses.

VHS 827          LIBERATORS: FIGHTING ON TWO FRONTS IN WORLD WAR II
                 color, 1992, 90 min.
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The story of African-American battalions, focusing on the actions of the 761 , which spearheaded
General Patton'sThird Army and helped liberate the concentration camps at Buchenwald,
Dachau, and Lambach.

VHS 788          THE LONGEST HATRED: THE HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISM
                 color, 1993, 150 min., cc
Interviews with Semites and anti-Semites, prominent scholars in Europe, America, and the Middle
East trace anti-Semitism from its earliest manifestations in antiquity to recent ominous outbreaks
in Germany, Russia, and elsewhere.

VHS 130        THE NAZIS STRIKE                                        b/w, 1942, 42 min.
Documentary of the German military machine as it rolled across Eastern Europe during World
War II. Composed in large part of newsreel footage, an excellent example of the U.S.
Department of War’s skillful use of propaganda.



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VHS 132          NIGHT AND FOG                                            color, 1955, 32 min.
Award-winning short film using actual black and white footage shot inside Hitler's concentration
camps, contrasting sharply with beautiful contemporary color scenes of the death camps ten
years after the carnage ended. A surreal journey of horror, written by a novelist who survived his
own incarceration. In French with English subtitles.

DVD 120           PARAGRAPH 175                                         color, 2000, 81 min.
Using archival film and family photographs, this documentary examines the Nazis’ barbarous
treatment of homosexuals from 1933 until the end of World War II.

DVD 174          THE PIANIST                                               color, 2003, 149 min.
In this acclaimed effort, Holocaust survivor Roman Polanski tells the true story of Wladyslaw Szpilman, a
popular classical musician who encounters the horrors of the Nazi occupation of Warsaw during World
War II.

VHS 866         RAOUL WALLENBERG: BETWEEN THE LINES                  color, 1984, 85 min.
The Swedish Christian diplomat whose volunteer mission to Hungary saved some 100,000 Jews
from certain Nazi extermination.

VHS 1225         SCHINDLER’S LIST, Parts 1 and 2                color, 1994, 197 min., cc
The true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, who saved the lives of more than
1100 Jews during the Holocaust.

DVD 195         SHOAH, Parts 1-4                                         color, 570 min.
The Nazi extermination of Jews is examined through interviews with survivors, witnesses and
perpetrators, and through footage of the sites of the death camps as they appear today.

DVD 112          TRIUMPH OF THE WILL                                            b/w, 2001, 120 min.
Commissioned by Goebbels, Leni Riefenstahl’s stunning mix of cinematography and creative
editing portrays a fascinating – and ultimately horrific – look at Hitler’s rise to power. Includes her
short film, Day of Freedom.

VHS 842        "THE TRUTH SHALL MAKE US FREE"                        color, 1993, 51 min.
Exposes the resurgence of Nazism in Germany and the growing threat of its international
movement.




                                                   Kenneth Schlesinger
                                                   Library Media Resources Center
                                                   LaGuardia Community College


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