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  • Cinema Series Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Incident at Vichy

    Adapted from Arthur Miller’s play, this film focuses on a group of men detained in Vichy France; and held to wait unknowingly, for what turns out to be their “racial” inspection by German military officers and Vichy French police during World War II. It focuses on the subjects of human nature, guilt, fear, and complicity and examines how the Nazis were able to perpetrate the Holocaust with so little resistance. The play first premiered on Broadway in December of 1964.…

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  • Cinema Series Kupferberg Holocaust Center

    Denial

    Based on the acclaimed book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier,” Denial recounts Deborah E. Lipstadt’s (Academy Award winner Rachel Weisz) legal battle for historical truth against David Irving (Cannes Award winner Timothy Spall), who accused her of libel when she declared him a Holocaust denier. In the English legal system, the burden of proof is on the accused, therefore it was up to Lipstadt and her legal team to prove the essential truth that…

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    The Zoo Keepers Wife

    In 1939 Warsaw, the Germans are slowly making their presence felt, with Hitler secretly preparing for the German invasion of Poland. Jan and Antonina Zabinski continue their daily routine as owners and keepers of the Warsaw Zoo, but soon, as German Luftwaffe’s Stukas hammer the Polish capital, their life’s work together with the city, will turn to ashes. With the zoo liquidated for the war effort and many of its animals tragically perished, what was once an animals’ zoo, will…

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    Good Evening Mr. Wallenberg

    Raoul Wallenberg was a small-scale businessman from Sweden, whose life was transformed after he witnessed bodies being thrown from a train on its way to Auschwitz. With the support of the Swedish Embassy, he consequently moved to Budapest in late 1944 to help protect Jews from Adolph Eichmann’s Sonderkommando. By issuing passports and intimidating German officials, he succeeded in helping hundreds of Jews either flee from Budapest or get placed in protective housing. Released in 1990, 115 minutes

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