Refuge : stories of the Selfhelp Home (DVD video, 2012) [WorldCat.org]
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Refuge : stories of the Selfhelp Home

Author: Ethan E Bensinger; Beth A Sternheimer; Ben Avishai; Elliot Lefkovitz; Bensinger Global Media.
Publisher: [Chicago, Ill.] : Bensinger Global Media, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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"Refuge reaches back more than 70 years to give voice to the final generation of Jewish victims of Nazi persecution. The film traces the lives of Holocaust survivors and refugees who today live in Chicago at Selfhelp, a home that has provided refuge for more than 1,000 elderly Central European Jews since the end of World War II. Told through eyewitness experiences of Selfhelp's residents and founders, this is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Personal narratives
Documentary films
Interviews
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives, Jewish
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ethan E Bensinger; Beth A Sternheimer; Ben Avishai; Elliot Lefkovitz; Bensinger Global Media.
ISBN: 9780615662886 0615662889
OCLC Number: 815795832
Credits: Directors of photography, Matthew Cozza, Ines Sommer ; editor, Ruth Epstein ; historical advisor, Elliot Lefkovitz ; composer, Steve Zoloto.
Performer(s): Narrator, Jared Fernley.
Description: 1 videodisc (60 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; widescreen presentation.
Contents: Kristallnacht --
Kindertransport --
Shanghai --
Hiding in France --
Theresienstadt --
Auschwitz --
Liberation --
Immigration to America.
Responsibility: [a film by Ethan Bensinger] ; produced by Bensinger Global Media ; director, Ethan E. Bensinger ; producer, Beth Sternheimer ; writer, Benjamin Avishai.

Abstract:

"Refuge reaches back more than 70 years to give voice to the final generation of Jewish victims of Nazi persecution. The film traces the lives of Holocaust survivors and refugees who today live in Chicago at Selfhelp, a home that has provided refuge for more than 1,000 elderly Central European Jews since the end of World War II. Told through eyewitness experiences of Selfhelp's residents and founders, this is a story of remarkable courage and resilience"--Back of container.

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