The Holocaust & WWII

1945

About the Film 

An unwelcome arrival forces a remote Hungarian town to reckon with its wartime sins, in this gripping, superbly crafted black-and-white drama enhanced by striking cinematography and a melancholy score.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
91 minutes

Above the Drowning Sea

About the Film 

The dramatic escape of thousands of European Jews to Shanghai, who found safe harbor from the Nazi menace, due to the bravery and daring of the Chinese Consul in Vienna who defied his own government and the Gestapo by issuing visas to the refugees, is revealed in this affecting story of heroism and humanity.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
92 minutes

A Bag of Marbles

About the Film 

Left to fend for themselves in Nazi-occupied France, two young Jewish brothers must rely on their courage and cunning to escape Nazi barbarism and avoid capture, in this lavish, suspenseful, family-friendly adventure.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 minutes

The Body Collector

About the Film 

A steely and idealistic investigative journalist fights to unmask a prominent art collector as a murderous Nazi war criminal, in this gripping true-life drama, the highest-rated miniseries in Dutch television history.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
142 minutes

Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story

About the Film 

Hedy Lamarr, known in the 1930s and ‘40s for her glamour and sex appeal, narrates her trailblazing story to reveal her thwarted ambitions as a brilliant inventor who impacted today’s wireless technology.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
90 minutes

The Boys from Brazil

About the Film 

Hollywood legends Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier face off in a sinister plot to rekindle the Third Reich, in this ‘70s paranoia-fueled, sci-fi thriller about a conspiracy to clone Hitler and unleash a campaign of global terror, a chilling adaptation of Ira Levin’s book. With a scenery-chewing portrayal by Peck as Dr. Josef Mengele, this received Academy Award nominations for Olivier, Best Editing and composer Jerry Goldsmith’s ominous score.

Classic Film Series

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
125 minutes

Bye Bye Germany

About the Film 

A defiant Holocaust survivor and alleged Nazi collaborator looks to make a buck in postwar Frankfurt, in this bittersweet and engaging salute to European Jews who chose to tough out painful memories to reclaim their lives.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
102 minutes

Cuba's Forgotten Jewels: A Haven in Havana

About the Film 

The overlooked story of Jewish refugees who evaded Nazi capture by finding safety in tropical Havana, is vividly brought to life in this account of trauma and escape set against an exotic and unfamiliar paradise.

CUBA’S FORGOTTEN JEWELS: A HAVEN IN HAVANA will screen with IOM ROMÌ.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
46 minutes

The Invisibles

About the Film 

This little-known story of Jewish teens and young adults who outlasted the Third Reich while hiding in Berlin, comes emotionally and vividly to life through an unusual hybrid docu-drama technique, to offer a powerful, uplifting message of resilience and courage.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
110 minutes

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