Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to an estate near England’s Lake Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they find kinship in each other and form bonds that give them hope for the future. https://www.pbs.org/show/windermere-children/
Blind Love: A Holocaust Journey through Poland with Man’s Best Friend
The film follows the journey of 6 blind Israelis to Poland, where, with the help of their beloved guide dogs, they encounter the difficult history of the Holocaust. The “blind love” between owner and dog, is contrasted to the “blind hate” of Nazi Germany they encounter on their journey.
Harbor From the Holocaust
In a Holocaust story of hope, 20,000 Jews find refuge in Shanghai during World War II. The film explores the relationship of the refugees and their host city, and the survivors who carried on the traditions that would have been consigned to oblivion. https://www.pbs.org/show/harbor-holocaust/
I Dance For The Angel of Death-The Dr. Edith Eger Story
Edie recounts her remarkable story of survival as a prisoner at Auschwitz and her struggles with survivor’s guilt. Edie and her husband came to the U.S. in 1949, and she would later go on to receive a psychology degree from the University of Texas. In the film, Edie examines how her ongoing work with patients has helped her grow and heal.
“Holy Silence,” a documentary film from Emmy-nominated director Steven Pressman, takes a fresh look at a topic that has sparked controversy for decades. During the years leading up to World War II, what was the Vatican’s reaction to the rise of Adolf Hitler and Nazi Germany? And after the war began, how did the pope respond to the horrors of the Holocaust?
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