Day in October
In this romantic and exciting drama, a young
Danish resistance fighter reluctantly hides in a Jewish home
during the Nazi occupation of Denmark. Against this backdrop of ever increasing
danger and mounting tension the rescue of Denmark's Jews is at stake as the family
faces life-and-death decisions.
Denmark, 1992, English, Color, 103 minutes
photographed with narration by actor Martin Landau, Echoes that
Remain is a loving memorial to a way of life that now exists only in memory.
Charming stories and anecdotes, peppered with Jewish humor and
pathos, evoke the culture of East European Jewry with great warmth and nostalgia.
USA, 1994, English, Color and Black and white, 60 minutes.
Faye Dunaway is an American reporter assigned to cover the
Arab/Israeli conflict in Jerusalem. She soon discovers that
the issues are not as black and white as she would like them
to be. She becomes caught in the middle of the fight as members
of both sides vie for her support, leading to a shocking ending.
Israel, 1992, English, Color, 86 minutes.
Yiddle With His Fiddle
In one of her best performances
Molly Picon, disguised as a boy, fiddles her way through the
Polish countryside with a group of itinerant musicians. Filmed
on location in Poland just before the war, this high spirited comedy shows Yidl
seeking her fortune in the shtetl and on the bustling streets of Warsaw, carrying
the spirit and song of the Jewish people: "Laugh at the wind,
Yidl, and ride on!"
Poland, 1936, Yiddish with English subtitles, Black and white,