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The last flight of Petr Ginz

Author: Sandy DicksonChurchill Lee RobertsChava PressburgerYehudit ShendarJohn CalifraAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : First Run Features, [2013]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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By 14, he had written five novels and penned a diary about the Nazi occupation of Prague. By 16, he had produced more than 170 drawings and paintings, edited an underground magazine in the Theresienstadt Ghetto, written numerous short stories and had walked to the gas chamber at Auschwitz. But this is a story of celebration as well as tragedy, a testament to how a boy's wonder and creative expression represent the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Biographical films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Biography
Named Person: Petr Ginz; Chava Pressburger
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sandy Dickson; Churchill Lee Roberts; Chava Pressburger; Yehudit Shendar; John Califra; First-Run Features (Firm)
OCLC Number: 828565890
Notes: Originally released as a motion picture in 2012.
Special features: Bonus shorts: Boy animated; Inside the artist's world; A world imagined: the music of The Last Flight of Petr Ginz; previews of other films.
Credits: Editor and director of photography, Cindy Hill ; original music composed by John Califra.
Cast: Chava Pressburger, Yehudit Shendar.
Description: 1 videodisc (66 min.) : sd., col. and b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; widescreen presentation.
Contents: Introduction --
Nazis occupy Prague --
Resistance and retaliation --
A visit from prehistory --
Deportation --
Life in Terezin --
Auschwitz --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: writer, Sandra Dickson ; directed by Sandra Dickson, Churchill L. Roberts.

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By 14, he had written five novels and penned a diary about the Nazi occupation of Prague. By 16, he had produced more than 170 drawings and paintings, edited an underground magazine in the Theresienstadt Ghetto, written numerous short stories and had walked to the gas chamber at Auschwitz. But this is a story of celebration as well as tragedy, a testament to how a boy's wonder and creative expression represent the best of what makes us human.

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