Broken Silence 2002
Five films, five countries, five world renowned directors!

From Steven Spielberg and Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation comes Broken Silence, a series of five films about human courage, heroism, and triumph over intense adversities during World War II. This critically acclaimed series was produced by Academy Award-winning filmmaker James Moll.

Some Who Lived: Argentine filmmaker Luis Puenzo directed this Spanish-language film, weaving together testimonies from 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 of 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.

Children from the Abyss: Russian Holocaust survivors detail their experiences of resistance, betrayal, collaborators, rescuers, bystanders and the desire for revenge. Directed by Pavel Chukhraj.

I Remember: Academy Award Honoree, Andrzej Wajda directed this Polish-language documentary about four survivors who were either helped or betrayed by their Polish neighbors.

Hell on Earth: Renowned Czech filmmaker Vojtech Jasny directed 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.


2 x DVD9 | PAL 4:3 | 300 minutes | 6.90 Gb + 7.08 Gb + 3% rec
Language: various by film: Espanol, Russian, Magyar, Polish, Czech(Ceske)
Subtitles: English, Francais, Deutsch, Italiano, Espanol, Polish, Czech(Ceske), Magyar, Russian, Hebrew
Genre: Documentary

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