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Photographer : Lodz Ghetto Through the Lens of Walter Genewein / First Hand Films (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorFirst Hand Films (Firm)
Format Electronic and Video (Streaming)
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©1998.
Description1 streaming video file (80 min.) : sound, color, digital file.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Portion of title Lodz Ghetto Through Lens of Walter Genewein
Contents Photographer: Lodz Ghetto Through the Lens of Walter Genewein: Introduction (3:34) -- Walter Genewein & Arnold Mostowicz (2:59) -- Introducing the People of Lodz (4:02) -- Using the Jewish Community for Labor (2:55) -- Harsh Conditions Within Lodz Ghetto (3:00) -- A 'Useful Labor Force' (3:08) -- Sound of Forced Labor (3:50) -- Low Wages and Stolen Wealth (2:28) -- Selling to Officers and Criminal Punishment (2:46) -- Dealing with the Dead (1:58) -- Adding to the Ghetto (2:46) -- German Complaints and Jewish Hopes (2:07) -- Mostowicz and His Father (2:03) -- Continued Jewish Exploitation (3:17) -- Removal of the Undesirables (2:50) -- Displaced Jews & Returned Clothes (3:21) -- Displaced Children (2:59) -- Removal of the Children, Sick and Elderly (2:05) -- Mostowicz Struggles with Deportation (2:56) -- Crying and Recycled Clothes (3:59) -- Rumkowski's Plan (2:55) -- Liquidation of Lodz Ghetto (3:13) -- Genewein's Spoils from Lodz (3:31) -- Mostowicz's Survival & Genewein's Imprisonment (4:01) -- Photographer: Lodz Ghetto Through the Lens of Walter Genewein: Credits (2:47)
Abstract In 1987, in a Viennese shop, hundreds of color slides from World War II were found. It turned out they had been made in the Lodz ghetto by a skilled amateur photographer named Walter Genewein, chief accountant on the ghetto council and a proud member of the Nazi party. In this documentary, filmmaker Dariusz Jablonski combines Genewein's disturbing images of ghetto life with the recollections of Dr. Arnold Mostowicz, the last surviving witness of the events portrayed, to create an important testament to the suffering and subsequent extermination of the ghetto's Jews. "In the midst of atrocity, [Genewein] saw only German success," says The Daily Telegraph (London).
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 20, 2012.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: First Hand Films (Firm), 1998.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number47275 Films Media Group

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