Tag: holocaust

Ezer Kenegdo (2017) 5.3

Ezer Kenegdo (2017)

Frictions develop when Yisroel "Izzy" Jonigkeyt, a Chassidic Jew from Crown Heights, travels to San Francisco to visit Polish-born Catholic friend Marek Wisniewski with the intent of discovering why a Bay Area art-world ...

Woman in Gold (2015) 7.3

Woman in Gold (2015)

Maria Altmann (Dame Helen Mirren) sought to regain a world famous painting of her aunt plundered by the Nazis during World War II. She did so not just to regain what was rightfully hers, but also to obtain some measure o...

#Anne Frank Parallel Stories (2019) 6.7

#Anne Frank Parallel Stories (2019)

One single Anne Frank moves us more than the countless others who suffered just as she did but whose faces have remained in the shadows-Primo Levi. The Oscar®-winning Helen Mirren will introduce audiences to Anne Frank's...

SHEPHERD: The Story of a Jewish Dog (2019) 4.8

SHEPHERD: The Story of a Jewish Dog (2019)

SHEPHERD is based on the award-winning and bestselling Israeli novel, "The Jewish Dog," by Asher Kravitz. Kaleb, a beloved German Shepherd, is separated from his Jewish family when the Nuremberg Laws are enacted in WWII ...

Distant Journey (1950) 7.2

Distant Journey (1950)

The terrible effect of the Nazis upon a single Jewish family provides the basis for this drama. The family cannot handle the strain and gradually breaks up. Interspliced within the film are newsreel clips of angry crowds...

Son of Saul-2015 7.5

Son of Saul-2015

Two days in the life of Saul Auslander, Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz Crematoriums who, to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son, tries to carry out his impo...

Made in Auschwitz: The Untold Story of Block 10-2019 7

Made in Auschwitz: The Untold Story of Block 10-2019

This chilling documentary uses intimate survivor testimonies, archival footage and legal records to tell the story of the over 400 young women who underwent medical experimentation in Auschwitz under Carl Clauberg, an en...

Four Seasons Lodge-2008 6.9

Four Seasons Lodge-2008

From the darkness of Hitler's Europe to the lush mountains of New York's Catskills, Four Seasons Lodge follows a community of Holocaust survivors who come together each summer at their beloved bungalow colony to dance, c...

Who Will Write Our History-2018 7.4

Who Will Write Our History-2018

Who Will Write Our History tells the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto. With 30,000 pages of writing, photographs, posters, and more, the...

The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm-2018 7.1

The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm-2018

A conversation between a boy and his great-grandfather, an Auschwitz survivor, is woven with historical footage and animation to tell a heartbreaking story of Jewish life in Eastern Europe, sharing lessons from the Holoc...

Walking with the Enemy-2013 6.3

Walking with the Enemy-2013

A powerful new film inspired by a true story. This feature follows the heroic lives of a world leader and a young man swept up in the horrors of WWII. Both men are from Hungary--a country and German ally that had been sp...

Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny-2010 7.7

Winston Churchill: Walking with Destiny-2010

Walking With Destiny highlights Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and his support for Jews under threat by the Nazi regime. As historian John Lukacs explains,...

Justice Is Mind-2013 4.9

Justice Is Mind-2013

Henri Miller is a successful restaurateur and family man living the American dream until he collapses from what appears to be a cerebral hemorrhage. Raced to the hospital Henri's wife Margaret learns that he has been see...

Werewolf-2018 6.1

Werewolf-2018

Summer of 1945. A temporary orphanage is established in an abandoned palace surrounded by forests for the eight children liberated from the Gross-Rosen camp. Hanka, also a former inmate, becomes their guardian. After the...

Sobibor-2018 6.3

Sobibor-2018

"Sobibor" is based on the history of the Sobibór extermination camp uprising during WWII and Soviet officer Alexander Pechersky. When he was a POW in Sobibor, he managed to do the impossible - to organize a revolt and ma...

Conspiracy-2001 7.7

Conspiracy-2001

In January 1942, as the United States enters World War II, a conference assembles near Berlin. S.S. General Heydrich and his associate, Lieutenant Eichmann call the meeting to discuss the "evacuation" of Germany's Jews a...

The Birdcatcher-2019 7.3

The Birdcatcher-2019

On her attempt to flee the Nazi round-up in Norway, Esther finds herself alone, on an occupied farm forced to conceal her identity; leading to a series of choices and consequences which shift the paths of those around he...

Sophie’s Choice-1982 7.6

Sophie’s Choice-1982

Sophie is the survivor of Nazi concentration camps, who has found a reason to live with Nathan, a sparkling if unsteady American Jew obsessed with the Holocaust. They befriend Stingo, the movie's narrator, a young Americ...

Naked Among Wolves-2015 7.2

Naked Among Wolves-2015

Taking place at the Concentration camp Buchenwald at the end of March 1945, prisoner Hans Pippig discovers in a carrying case of an incoming prisoner a Jewish child. If reported the three-year-old is sure to die. On the ...

Denial-2016 6.7

Denial-2016

Based on the acclaimed book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier," DENIAL recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt's (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (C...

The Guard of Auschwitz-2018 2.8

The Guard of Auschwitz-2018

Follows the events of the Holocaust through the eyes of an SS Soldier....

Victor Young Perez-2013 6.2

Victor Young Perez-2013

Victor "Young" Perez , tells the astonishing, harrowing and incredible moving story of a Tunisian Jewish boxer, who became the World Flyweight Champion in 1931 and 1932. Perez started training as a boxer at age 14 along ...

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas-2008 7.8

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas-2008

Bruno an eight-year-old boy from Berlin, Germany is moved with his mother, Elder sister, SS Commander father to a countryside in Europe where his father powers over a concentration camp for Jews. Bruno went "exploring" o...

1945-2017 7.2

1945-2017

12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. In the shadow of Russian occupation, the people of the village are preparing for the wedding of the s...

The Nutcracker in 3D-2010 4.2

The Nutcracker in 3D-2010

1920s Vienna. Nine-year-old Mary lives in a home filled with lovely things and loneliness. Bothered by bratty brother Max and neglected by well intentioned, but distracted, parents, she yearns for companionship and adven...

Nicky’s Family-2011 7.9

Nicky’s Family-2011

This docudrama tells the story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Winton, now 102 years old, did not speak about these ev...

Ask Dr. Ruth-2019 7.6

Ask Dr. Ruth-2019

A documentary portrait chronicling the incredible life of Dr. Ruth Westheimer, a Holocaust survivor who became America's most famous sex therapist. As her 90th birthday approaches, Dr. Ruth revisits her painful past and ...

The Last Laugh-2016 6.8

The Last Laugh-2016

THE LAST LAUGH dares to ask: "Are we allowed to joke about the Holocaust?" This outrageously funny and thought-provoking film puts the question to legends and critical thinkers including Mel Brooks, Sarah Silverman, Gilb...

The Pianist-2002 8.5

The Pianist-2002

In this adaptation of the autobiography "The Pianist: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Survival in Warsaw, 1939-1945," Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish Jewish radio station pianist, sees Warsaw change gradually as W...

The Zookeeper’s Wife-2017 7

The Zookeeper’s Wife-2017

War brews over Warsaw in 1939, and while life is still running its course, the Germans are slowly beginning to make their presence felt, with Hitler secretly preparing for the German invasion of Poland. Under those circu...

The Diary of Anne Frank-1959 7.4

The Diary of Anne Frank-1959

In Nazi-occupied Holland in World War II, shopkeeper Kraler hides two Jewish families in his attic. Young Anne Frank keeps a diary of everyday life for the Franks and the Van Daans, chronicling the Nazi threat as well as...

Apt Pupil-1998 6.7

Apt Pupil-1998

Neighborhood boy Todd Bowden (Brad Renfro) discovers that an old man living on his block named Arthur Denker (Sir Ian Mackellan) is a Nazi war criminal. Bowden confronts Denker and offers him a deal: Bowden will not go t...

Life Is Beautiful-1997 8.6

Life Is Beautiful-1997

In 1930s Italy, a carefree Jewish book keeper named Guido starts a fairy tale life by courting and marrying a lovely woman from a nearby city. Guido and his wife have a son and live happily together until the occupation ...

Remember-2015 7.5

Remember-2015

"Remember" is the contemporary story of Zev, who discovers that the Nazi guard who murdered his family some 70 years ago is living in America under an assumed identity. Despite the obvious challenges, Zev sets out on a m...