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Holocaust Feature Films in Leavey Library (DVDs): Titles T-Z

Titles T-Z

Ulica graniczna
"A tragedy about an old tailor who tries to save his daughters and others in the Warsaw ghetto. Culminates with the uprising of 1943, when Jews, supported by the Polish underground, take up arms and die fighting."

Under the Domim Tree
"Autobiographical story that chronicles the joys and troubles experienced by a group of teenagers, mostly Holocaust survivors, living at an Israeli youth settlement in 1953. A moving story about three girls coming of age in post-Holocaust Israel. Like most of the children in Udim, a youth village nestled along Israel's coastal plain, Aviya, Yola, and Mira share a common sorrow--the pain of longing for lost loved ones. Through their struggles, the girls find friendship and the comfort of knowing they're not alone. The sequel to Aviya's Summe

Varian's War
"The story of Varian Fry. During World War II, he constructed an elaborate underground rescue network saving some of the most influential figures of that era, including painter Marc Chagall."

La vita è bella = Life Is Beautiful
"A charming but bumbling waiter who's gifted with a colorful imagination and an irresistible sense of humor has won the heart of the woman he loves and has created a beautiful life for his young family. Then that life is threatened by World War II."

Le vieil homme et l'enfant = The Two of Us
"A Jewish boy living in Nazi-occupied Paris is sent by his parents to the countryside to live with an elderly Catholic couple until France's liberation. Forced to hide his identity, eight-year-old Claude bonds with the irascible, staunchly anti-Semitic Grampa, who improbably becomes his friend and confidant."

Voyage of the Damned
"A group of German Jews, trying to avoid Nazi oppression in Germany, leave on a ship bound for Cuba and freedom, only to be forbidden to leave the ship when they reach Havana."

Voyages
"From Poland to Paris to Tel Aviv, an intimate and personal story of the quests of three contemporary Jewish women whose lives and intertwining destinies create a moving and poignant story of survival."

The Wall
"Tells the haunting, powerful and explosive story of the Warsaw Ghetto."

Wallenberg: A Hero's Story
"Presented is the story of Raoul Wallenberg, who was a hero that helped over 100,000 Hungarian Jews escape from the Nazis during the Holocaust."

Woman in Gold
"Sixty years after she fled Vienna during World War II, an elderly Jewish woman, Maria Altmann, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt's famous painting Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer I. Together with her inexperienced but plucky young lawyer Randy Schoenberg, she embarks upon a major battle which takes them all the way to the heart of the Austrian establishment and the U.S. Supreme Court."