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Hier, Marvin

Overview
Works: 41 works in 114 publications in 3 languages and 3,848 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Interviews  Biographical films  Biography  Personal narratives  Historical films  Short films  Personal narratives‡vJewish 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay, Author of introduction, Performer
Classifications: D804.3, 940.5318092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Marvin Hier
 
Most widely held works by Marvin Hier
The long way home by Mark Jonathan Harris( Visual )

17 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 963 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on the Jewish survivors of World War II who were kept in displaced persons camps and who eventually made their way to Palestine to found the state of Israel
Genocide by Arnold Schwartzman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 495 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heart-wrenching, yet often heroic story of the millions of men, women and children who fell victim to Hitler's Final Solution
Elie Wiesel goes home( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elie Wiesel returns to the village of his birth and to Auschwitz and Birkenau, the camps where he was interned during WWII
Unlikely heroes( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contrary to the view of some that Jews caught up in the terror of Hitler's Europe were passive, this film highlights previously unknown stories of extraordinary men and women who exemplified courage and human dignity during the Holocaust. Features archival film and photos and new sequences shot on location
Liberation by Arnold Schwartzman( Visual )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and Polish and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using archival footage, contemporary radio broadcasts and enthralling first-person accounts, Liberation recreates the heady atmosphere of Europe emerging from Nazi domination
I have never forgotten you the life and legacy of Simon Wiesenthal by Richard Trank( Visual )

4 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal lost 89 family members and helped track down over 1,100 Nazi war criminals. He spent six decades fighting anti-semitism and prejudice against all people. Watching the early efforts of the U.S. government to prosecute Nazi war criminals he realized that without justice, there is no freedom, and initially decided to dedicate a few years to that quest. A few years turned into the rest of his life
Echoes that remain by Arnold Schwartzman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of Jewish shtetl (small village) life before the Holocaust. Combines hundreds of rare archival photos and previously unseen film footage with live action sequences shot on location at the sites of former Jewish communities in Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Poland, and Romania
In search of peace( Visual )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict with a global perspective. The film includes historical narrative, anecdotes and dramatic personal stories, interviews with the leaders who helped make that history, archival film and photos
Ever again( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and Hebrew and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the resurgence of violent anti-Semitism in Europe and its connection to international terrorism currently threatening the entire world. Exposes the dangerous Islamic extremism and culture of death being preached from mosques of Europe's major cities and the new neo Nazism spreading from Germany across the continent. It documents the anti-Semitic roots of recent terrorist attacks in Madrid and London which left hundreds dead and thousands wounded. It examines the shift from the traditional anti-Semitism of the right to the new anti-Semitism of the extreme left
Winston Churchill walking with destiny( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film focuses on Winston Churchill's years in the political wilderness, his early opposition to Adolf Hitler and Nazism, and his support for Jews under threat by the Nazi regime. The film also focuses on his return to government by the demand of the British people and his ascension to the Prime Minister's office in 1940
Beautiful music In search of peace( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In search of peace (74 min.): Chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict. The film weaves together historical narrative, anecdotes and dramatic personal stories, drawing on interviews with the leaders who helped make that history
It is no dream the life of Theodor Herzl( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2015 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the life and times of Theodor Herzl, father of the modern state of Israel
Blacks & Jews( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the civil rights movement, African Americans and Jews fought together for equal rights. But differences in economic status eventually led to divisive positions on issues such as affirmative action in education, Louis Farrakhan's philosophies, and even a perceived Jewish influence in Hollywood. In this program, scholars and critics probe the history and psychology of the social marginalization shared by blacks and Jews. Key conflicts, such as New York's Crown Heights riots and the blockbusting in Chicago that pitted Jewish homeowners against black home buyers, are examined from the perspectives of activists on both sides. With Letty Cottin Pogrebin, Cornel West, and others
Against the tide( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling film that documents what happened in the United States during the Holocaust; highlighting how a young activist, Peter Bergson, challenged Washington and the establishment Jewish organizations to demand that the rescue of Europe's Jews become a top priority for American Jews
Beautiful music( Visual )

2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The remarkable story of Devorah Schramm, an American-born, Orthodox Jewish pianist and composer who, after relocating to Israel, taught piano to a 9-year old blind and autistic Palestinian girl, Rasha Hamid, in the worst days of the Intifada
In search of peace part one: 1948-1967( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering new insights in the origins of the Middle East conflict
Simon Wiesenthal collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Experience the extraordinary spectrum of Jewish life and the Holocaust legacy with eleven of the most acclaimed documentaries of our time"--Container
The prime ministers( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on the best- selling book by Ambassador Yehuda Avner, The Prime Ministers: The Pioneers takes the audience inside the offices of Israel's Prime Ministers through the eyes of an insider, Yehuda Avner, who served as a chief aide, English language note-taker and speechwriter to Levi Eshkol, Golda Meir, Yitzhak Rabin, Menachem Begin, and Shimon Peres
I have never forgotten you by Rabbi Marvin Hier and Richard Trank( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holocaust survivor Simon Wiesenthal lost 89 family members and helped track down over 1,100 Nazi war criminals. He spent six decades fighting anti-semitism and prejudice against all people. Watching the early efforts of the U.S. government to prosecute Nazi war criminals he realized that without justice, there is no freedom, and initially decided to dedicate a few years to that quest. A few years turned into the rest of his life. Narrated by Nicole Kidman
Beautiful music ; In search of peace, part 1, 1948-1967( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beautiful Music is an intimate and poignant look at the 18-year relationship between an Orthodox Jewish music teacher and her student, a blind autistic Palestinian girl with an incredible gift for classical piano. In Search of Peace, Part 1, 1948-1967 chronicles the first two decades of Israel's existence, offering new insights on the origins of the Middle East conflict. The film weaves together historical narrative, anecdotes and dramatic personal stories, drawing on interviews with the leaders who helped make that history
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The long way home
Alternative Names
Marvin Hier US-amerikanischer Grnder des Simon Wiesenthal Center

Марвин Хиер

Languages
English (87)

Polish (3)

Hebrew (1)

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