Resistance: Untold Stories of Jewish Partisans

Director: Seth Kramer
Year: 2002
Duration: 56 min
Language: English
 

Resistance is the first major look at the complex subject of Jewish efforts to fight back against the Nazis and their collaborators in Eastern Europe. Told by the partisans themselves, without a narrator, and filmed in Lithuania, Poland, and Israel, the film uses striking black and white imagery of the partisan forest hideouts, rare archival footage, historical photographs and original artwork by partisan fighter Alexander Bogen to document this little known history. In Resistnace, surviving partisans tell of the circumstances that enabled them to make a decision that not every Jew could, the decision to fight back.

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