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Some Who Lived
Argentine filmmaker Luis Puenzo directed this Spanish-language film, weaving together testimonies form Holocaust survivors now living in Argentina and Uruguay with archival and modern-day footage. Puenzo also explores the connections between Nazism and the darker chapters in Argentine history.
Eyes of the Holocaust
Director Janos Szasz, the son of Holocaust survivors, made this Hungarian-language documentary that focuses on the experiences of survivors who were children during the Holocaust.
Childeren from the Abyss
Holocaust survivors in this Russian-language documentary detail their experiences of resistance, betrayal, resccue and the desire for revenge. Direct by Pavel Chukhraj.
Academy Award Honouree, Andrzej Wajda directed this Polish-language documentary about four survivors who were either helped or betrayed Polish neighbours
Hell on Earth
Renowned Czech filmmaker Vojtech Jany direct this Czech-language documentary, a look at Theresienstadt, the model" Czech ghetto set up by the Nazis to deceive the world about how well the Jews were treated. "