Directed by Matej Minac.
91 minutes; released 1999.
A Czech-Jewish family must decide whether or not to hand over their son to an English stockbroker in the early days of World War II. In Czech with optional English subtitles.
Directed by Costa-Gavras.
130 minutes; released 2002.
A German chemist and a Jesuit priest try to tell the world about German use of the gas Zyclon B to exterminate Jews and political undesirables. When their story falls on deaf ears, they find themselves joining ranks with Roman Jews being rounded up by Nazi forces in occupied Italy. Adapted from the stage drama "The Representative."
Directed by Alexander Ramati.
115 minutes; released 1985.
Italian clergy and laity struggle to save several hundred Jews from Nazi execution following the German occupation of Italy in the Second World War.
Directed by Henry Bean.
99 minutes; released 2001.
A young Jewish man develops a fiercely anti-Semitic worldview. Based on the true story of an American Nazi Party leader in the 1960s who was revealed to be Jewish.
Directed by Mark Herman.
94 minutes; released 2008.
An eight-year-old German boy meets another boy on the other side of a barbed-wire fence - a Jewish boy in a concentration camp. Based on the novel by John Boyne.
Directed by Jeremy Paul Kagan.
108 minutes; released 1982.
Two young Jewish men living in the United States - one Hasidic, the other Reformed - find themselves both united and divided by their faith during World War II.
Directed by George Stevens.
180 minutes; released 1959.
A dramatization of the life of Anne Frank, a Jewish girl who hid from the Nazis in the Netherlands. Based on the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
Directed by Alfréd Radok.
98 minutes; released 1950.
Shot shortly after WWII, this is one of the first films to deal with the Holocaust. The story follows Dr. Hannah Kaufmann and her family from the time of the Nazi Occupation of Prague through her experiences in the transit camp of Theresienstadt (modern Terezin). Audiotrack in Czech with optional English subtitles.
Directed by Agnieszka Holland.
114 minutes; released 1990.
In this harrowing true story, a young German Jew takes on various identities during the Second World War in order to hide his Jewish heritage. In German and Russian with English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Directed by Andy de Emmony.
85 minutes; released 2008.
A group of Auschwitz prisoners begins to ask how God could allow so much suffering, and then decide to put God on trial for abandoning His chosen people.
Directed by Kjell Grede.
115 minutes; released 1990.
The story of Swedish businessman Raoul Wallenberg who helped Hungarian Jews obtain Swedish passports to escape the Holocaust. In Swedish, German and Hungarian, with English subtitles.
Directed by Tim Blake Nelson.
108 minutes; released 2001.
Based on real-life events, this compelling and harrowing film chronicles a unit of Auschwitz's Sonderkommando, a special squad of Jewish prisoners, who staged the only armed revolt that would ever take place at Auschwitz.
Directed by Stacy Keach.
80 minutes; released 1973.
In a detention room in Nazi-occupied France, eight men suspected of being Jewish are awaiting interrogation before being either released or sent to concentration camps. Part of the Broadway Theatre Archive.
Directed by Peter Kassovitz.
120 minutes; released 1999.
In Nazi occupied Poland a Jewish cafe owner invents fictitious news bulletins about Allied advances against the Nazis. His lies keep hope and humor alive among ghetto inhabitants, until the Germans begin to hunt for the resistance hero operating the radio which spreads these bulletins.
Directed by Amos Gitai.
123 minutes; released 2000.
This film takes place in 1973 during the Yom Kippur War, when Israel battled Egypt and Syria in Sinai and the Golan Heights. Shown from the perspective of two Israeli soldiers serving on a rescue crew, the film depicts a horrific day of death and destruction as the crew tries to pick up the pieces in the wake of slaughter.
Directed by Roberto Benigni.
116 minutes; released 1997.
Guido lives his life full of spirit and imagination in the Tuscan town of Arezzo ignoring the anti-Semitic racism brewing in 1939. In 1945, when sent to a concentration camp, Guido focusses all his energy on saving those he loves. In Italian with English subtitles.
Directed by Wolfgang Staudte.
81 minutes; released 1946.
Haunted by their war experiences, a concentration camp survivor and a former officer and surgeon in the German army try to move forward with their lives. In German with English subtitles.
Directed by Roman Polanski.
148 minutes; released 2002.
Based on the true story of the talented pianist Wladyslaw Szpilmany, a Polish Jew, who avoided being deported to a Nazi death camp during World War II by hiding in the ruins of Warsaw.
Directed by Steven Spielberg.
196 minutes; released 1993.
The true story of Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer, and war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during World War II.
Directed by Márta Mészáros.
110 minutes; released 1996.
A dramatization of the life of St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, the Carmelite nun who was killed at Auschwitz. In French with English subtitles.
Directed by Alan J. Pakula.
150 minutes; released 1982.
A Polish-Catholic woman who has survived a Nazi concentration camp falls in love with a Jew in 1947 Brooklyn. Based on the novel by William Styron. In English, with optional Spanish subtitles.
Directed by Lionel Chetwynd.
121 minutes; released 2001.
The fact-based story of the man known as "America's Schindler", Varian Fry, who helped more than 2,000 Jews, including many well-known artists and writers, escape from France during the Holocaust.