Project Database


Reckonings (2022)

74 min

Could the perpetrators face their crimes? Could any compensation deliver justice to the survivors? Under the threat of violence, 6 years after the Holocaust, a group of German and Jewish … See full summary »

Director: Roberta Grossman

The City and the City

The City and the City (2022)

87 min

The untold story of the life and perils of the Jewish community of Thessaloniki, in six chapters. The past and the present of a city, meet and converge at its cracks.

Directors: Christos Passalis, Syllas Tzoumerkas


Adam and Ida (2022)

60 min 

Adam and Ida were three years old when they were separated during the Holocaust. Adam survived a concentration camp and was later adopted. Ida survived the war hidden by a Polish couple.

Director: Jan Tenhaven

Berenshtein (2021)

105 min

The last of the great partisans, who located Hitler’s “wonder weapon”, returns to the war that took away his feelings and identity, but failed to rob him of his values as a human being.

Director: Roman Shumunov

Born in Auschwitz

Born in Auschwitz (2021 TV Movie)

59 min 

The untold story of a Jewish baby who was born in the death camp before the liberation and survived. An extraordinary journey of the second and third generation, breaking the cycle of trauma to free themselves from Auschwitz – forever.

Directors: Eszter Cseke, András S. Takács

Speer Goes to Hollywood

Speer Goes to Hollywood (2020)

97 min 

How did a man in charge of 12 million slaves become “the good Nazi”? A cautionary tale about Albert Speer’s 1971 attempt to whitewash his past with a Hollywood adaptation of his bestselling wartime memoir, “Inside the Third Reich”.

Director: Vanessa Lapa

Black Honey, the Life and and Poetry of Avraham Sutskever

Finding Manny (2020)

76 min 

The chance discovery of an online article sends Manny Drukier, a Holocaust survivor, on an unexpected trip to visit the orphanage where he was rescued to after the war.

Director: Kacey Cox


Nelson (2019)

This saga unfolds at the 1955 Court Martial in which Israeli soldier stands accused of desertion, during which he made his way via Europe to the swamps of Vietnam, in search of justice – and revenge.

Director: Ludi Boeken 

Chichinette: The Accidental Spy

Chichinette: The Accidental Spy (2019)

86 min

Marthe Cohn, a 98-year-old French-Jewish outstanding lady who was a spy in Nazi Germany in WW2 never spoke about her experience after the war, now travels the globe to share her story.

Director: Nicola Hens 

Black Honey, the Life and and Poetry of Avraham Sutskever (2018)

76 min

The incredible story of Avraham Sutskever, the greatest Yiddish poet, who saved manuscripts from the Nazis, survived WWII due to Stalin’s special rescue plane, testified in the Nuremberg Trials, and died anonymously in Tel Aviv.

Director: Uri Barbash 


Pentcho (2018)

80 min

Director: Stefano Cattini


Sonderghetto (2018 TV Movie)

53 min

Director: Vladimir Bokun

En svensk tiger

En svensk tiger (2018)

93 min 

On a night train in the midst of the Second World War, a German SS officer secretly passes on the very first testimony of the Holocaust to a Swedish diplomat.

Director: Carl Svensson

La conquête du pouvoir

My Life in Hitler’s Germany (2018)
Episode: La conquête du pouvoir (2018)

La mise au pas

My Life in Hitler’s Germany (2018)
Episode: La mise au pas (2018)

Who Will Write Our History

Who Will Write Our History (2018)

95 min 

Who Will Write Our History tells the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto. With 30,000 pages of writing, … See full summary »

Director: Roberta Grossman

Chasing Portraits

Chasing Portraits (2018)

78 min

One man’s art. One woman’s unexpected path to healing. An American woman’s emotional quest to find the art of her Polish-Jewish great-grandfather, lost during World War II.

Director: Elizabeth Rynecki 

You Only Die Twice

You Only Die Twice (2018)

92 min 

Yair Lev, a Israeli documentary filmmaker turns a detective and sets on a journey to uncover the true identity behind the man who stole his grandfather’s identity and later on became the president of a Jewish community in Austria.

Director: Yair Lev

Liza ruft!

Liza ruft! (2018)

Director: Christian Carlsen

Sobibor Excavated, the 4 stages of deceit

Sobibor Excavated, the 4 stages of deceit (2018 TV Movie)

52 min 

The Nazi’s killed more than 200.000 people at extermination camp Sobibor. In 1943 they closed it down, coovering up their crimes with thick layers of earth and asphalt. Waiting to be … See full summary »

Director: Mark Limburg

Ghetto Uprising - The Untold Story

Ghetto Uprising – The Untold Story (2017)

61 min 

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising has become a symbol of heroism throughout the world, but it’s generally accepted story is incomplete. Among the fighters was a group that was not granted … See full summary »

Directors: Yuval Haimovich-ZuserSimon Shechter 

Anna and the Egyptian Doctor (2017)

58 min

The extraordinary story of Dr. Mohamed Helmy, an Egyptian doctor, who, posing as a Nazi supporter, rescued a Jewish girl disguised as a Muslim in Nazi Berlin. He is the first and only Arab to be recognized as Righteous Among the Nations, but his family refused to accept the award due to political reasons and fear. Helmy’s nephew, Dr. Kotby is the first Arab to talk about the holocaust in a film.

Directors: Taliya Finkel

Redemption Blues

Redemption Blues (2017)

84 min

A life-time after the Shoah: Forgetting is not an option and memory only goes so far. When prayers are not enough, music can keep us going. It’s not too late to mourn, And not too soon to … See full summary »

Director: Peter Stastny 

Dear Fredy

Dear Fredy (2017)

74 min 

Fredy Hirsch was a proud homosexual Jew. He ran a daycare center for 600 kids in Auschwitz. Freddy was admired by his kids and fought to his last breath to maintain their human dignity. His… See full summary »

Director: Rubi Gat

Scandal in Ivansk

Scandal in Ivansk (2017)

78 min 

A photographer journeys to his grandfather’s former Polish shtetl in search of memories and how they are formed…and forgotten.

Directors: David BlumenfeldAmi Drozd 

116 Cameras

116 Cameras (2017)

16 min 

Holocaust survivor Eva Schloss preserves her story interactively so that she will be able to tell it forever.

Director: Davina Pardo

Dead Reckoning: War, Crime, and Justice from WW2 to the War on Terror

Dead Reckoning: War, Crime, and Justice from WW2 to the War on Terror (2017)

From award-winning producer/writer/director Jonathan Silvers comes this three-part series, Dead Reckoning: War, Crime, and Justice from WWII to the War on Terror, which reveals how the … See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Silvers 

After Auschwitz

After Auschwitz (2017)

83 min

“You’re free. Go home” Most Holocaust films end with these words, the very words that survivors heard at liberation. After Auschwitz begins with these words, inviting audiences to … See full summary »

Director: Jon Kean 

The Chronicle of Minsk Ghetto 3. Born Twice

The Chronicle of Minsk Ghetto 3. Born Twice (2017)

Director: Vladimir Lutsky


1945 (2017)

91 min 

12 August 1945, 11 AM. Two mysterious strangers dressed in black appear at the railway station of a Hungarian village. Within a few hours, everything changes.

Director: Ferenc Török 

The Essential Link: The Story of Wilfrid Israel

The Essential Link: The Story of Wilfrid Israel (2016)

82 min 

Not a great deal of archival material about Wilfrid Israel has survived but, with the aid of photographs, a few documents, eyewitness interviews, and archival material relating to the rise … See full summary »

Director: Yonatan Nir


Counterlight (2016)

24 min 

Hypnotic journey into the depths of consciousness that follows the traces of poet Paul Celan.

Director: Maya Zack 

Sierakowiak's Diary

Sierakowiak’s Diary (2016)

57 min

Director: Michal Bukojemski 

Shalom Italia

Shalom Italia (2016)

59 min 

Three Italian Jewish brothers set off on a journey through Tuscany, in search of a cave where they hid as children to escape the Nazis. Their quest, full of humor, food and Tuscan … See full summary »

Director: Tamar Tal-Anati

Bogdan's Journey

Bogdan’s Journey (2016)

90 min 

A Catholic Pole, determined to heal a historical wound, launches a crusade to reconcile Poles and Jews over a massacre that happened 69 years ago.

Directors: Michal JaskulskiLawrence Loewinger

Aida's Secrets

Aida’s Secrets (2016)

90 min 

Family secrets, lies, high drama and generations of contemporary history unspool in this international story that begins with World War II and concludes with an emotional 21st-century … See full summary »

Directors: Alon SchwarzShaul Schwarz 

The Chronicle of Minsk Ghetto 2. For Honor and Freedom

The Chronicle of Minsk Ghetto 2. For Honor and Freedom (2015)

Director: Vladimir Lutsky

Shores of Light: Salento 1945-1947

Shores of Light: Salento 1945-1947 (2015)

56 min 

This is the poignant untold story of warmth and compassion after a terrible war. Thousands of Jewish survivors, landed in Southern Italy, after WWII, on their way to Israel. To their … See full summary »

Director: Yael Katzir

Tunnel of Hope

Tunnel of Hope (2015)

88 min

Director: Dror H. Shwartz


Anrath (2015)

20 min 

October 1944. A 60year old Jewish woman from the village Anrath in the Lower Rhine Region, is being deported. She rides crossbar on the bike of an elderly village police man. They … See full summary »

Director: Gregor Hoeppner

Surviving Skokie

Surviving Skokie (2015)

66 min 

Surviving Skokie, an intensely personal documentary, explores the effects of a late 1970s threatened neo-Nazi march in Skokie, IL on its large Holocaust survivor population. Thousands of … See full summary »

Directors: Eli AdlerBlair Gershkow

Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt

Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt (2015)

125 min 

A documentary about the life and work of Hannah Arendt, the prolific and unclassifiable thinker, political theorist, moral philosopher and polemicist, and with her encounter with the trial of Eichmann a high ranking Nazi.

Director: Ada Ushpiz

Son of Saul

Son of Saul (2015)

R | 107 min 

A Jewish-Hungarian concentration camp prisoner sets out to give a child he mistook for his son a proper burial.

Director: László Nemes 

There and Here

There and Here (2014)

55 min

There and Here is a documentary surrounding the stories of three ex-pilots and a navigator. In their youth, each of the men, now in their eighties, embodied the quintessential image of the … See full summary »

Director: Avida Livny

Memory After Belsen

Memory After Belsen (2014)

76 min

 This feature length documentary follows a thirty- year-old granddaughter of a Bergen-Belsen survivor as she explores her grandmother’s Holocaust story. Her journey to the Bergen- Belsen … See full summary »

Director: Shiva Kumar 

The Guardians of Remembrance

The Guardians of Remembrance (2014)

107 min

Decades after WWII, the Holocaust of the USSR Jews remained a mystery. It was only after the dismantling of the USSR that efforts were made to document and commemorate these victims. Boris … See full summary »

Director: Boris Maftsir

Les petits héros du ghetto de Varsovie

Docs interdits (2011– )
Episode: Les petits héros du ghetto de Varsovie (2014)

59 min

This documentary shows, against a backdrop of WW2 shots and newsreels, how 18 Jewish orphan children (between 5 and 15/16 year old) learned to survive by singing for money or selling … See full summary »

Director: Chochana Boukhobza 

The Decent One

The Decent One (2014)

Not Rated | 94 min

A documentary that uses a cache of letters, diaries and documents to reveal the life of SS-leader Heinrich Himmler.

Director: Vanessa Lapa 

The Chronicle of Minsk Ghetto

The Chronicle of Minsk Ghetto (2013)

Director: Vladimir Lutsky

When Memory Comes: A Film about Saul Friedländer

When Memory Comes: A Film about Saul Friedländer (2013)

65 min

A visually arresting documentary that interweaves leading Holocaust historian Saul Friedländer’s personal story of survival with an introduction to his work and thought.

Director: Frank Diamand

The Hungarian Cube: A Journey with Andre Hajdu

The Hungarian Cube: A Journey with Andre Hajdu (2013)

75 min

Composer Andre Hajdu has six sons: religious and atheists, left and right wing, intellectuals and businessmen, and himself, a complete piece torn apart, containing the source of all those … See full summary »

Director: Gilad Inbar 

Liga Terezin

Liga Terezin (2013)

90 min 

A documentary film that tells the incredible story of the soccer league which took place in Ghetto Theresienstadt, 40 miles North West of Prague now in the Czech Republic. From 1942 to 1944… See full summary »

Director: Avi Kanner

Lost Town (2013)

85 min

Lost Town’ tells the story of one man’s obsessive search to get closer to his deceased father by uncovering the story of his family’s town of Trochenbrod. First made famous by Jonathan … See full summary »

Directors: Richard GoldgewichtJeremy Goldscheider

Bureau 06

Bureau 06 (2013)

58 min

This is the dramatic story of Bureau 06, the team of police investigators formed for the sole purpose of investigating and preparing the grave charges brought by the Jewish people against … See full summary »

Director: Yoav Halevy

The Escape

The Escape (2013)

In this road movie ten Israeli teenagers from different backgrounds set out on a personal and fascinating adventure which follows the original ‘Bricha Movement’, which was set up to help … See full summary »

Director: Meni Elias


Numbered (2012)

55 min 

Auschwitz prisoners, both Jewish and non-Jewish, were tattooed with serial numbers, first on their chests and then their left arms. An estimated 400,000 numbers were tattooed in Auschwitz … See full summary »

Directors: Dana DoronUriel Sinai 

No Place on Earth

No Place on Earth (2012)

83 min

A cave exploration in Ukraine leads to the unearthing of a story of World War II survivors who once found shelter in the same cave.

Director: Janet Tobias 

Defiant Requiem

Defiant Requiem (2012)

85 min

A memorial concert reawakens the story of an artistic uprising in the Nazi concentration camp, Terezin, where a chorus of 150 inmates confronts the Nazis face-to-face – and sings to them what they dare not say.

Director: Doug Shultz

Ominous Skies 1930 - 1939

Ominous Skies 1930 – 1939 (2012)

83 min 

The story of the Jews facing the rise of Hitler before the Holocaust. How the evil of one man bamboozled the whole world. How winning World War I and the Great Depression set the stage for … See full summary »

Director: Beverly Beard

Where Birds Never Sang

Where Birds Never Sang (2011)

28 min

Ravensbrück was the largest concentration camp for women on the grounds of the German Reich. Between 1936 and 1945, more than 200,000 people were imprisoned in Sachsenhausen.

Director: Rosemarie Reed

Six Million and One

Six Million and One (2011)

93 min 

A filmmaker and his siblings research the experiences of their late father, who survived the Holocaust during World War II.

Director: David Fisher

The Rescuers

The Rescuers (2011)

94 min 

The film traces the journey of Stephanie Nyombayire, a young Rwandan anti-genocide activist who teams up with Sir Martin Gilbert, the renowned Holocaust historian, to travel across 15 … See full summary »

Director: Michael King

Just Like the Queen of England

Just Like the Queen of England (2010)

88 min

A French boy, street-smart and charismatic, is left to fend for himself after the Nazi Occupation of Paris leaves him without his mother. The 69 years that came after were an emotional … See full summary »

Director: Micha Shagrir

Children Without a Shadow

Children Without a Shadow (2009)

66 min

Director: Bernard Balteau

Blessed Is the Match

Blessed Is the Match (2008)

86 min

The story of Hannah Senesh, a Hungarian poet who was captured by the Nazis, while trying to rescue Jews in WWII.

Director: Roberta Grossman | Stars: Peter HayJudy Baumel-SchwartzMichael BerenbaumShimon Peres

A Treasure in Auschwitz

A Treasure in Auschwitz (2005 TV Movie)

55 min

A young student, Yariv Nornberg, hears from an elderly vendor in a rundown shop a fantastic story about a Jewish treasure buried in Polish soil. His curiosity is aroused when he learns of … See full summary »

Director: Yahaly Gat