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A Film Unfinished / Oscilloscope Pictures.

Other author/creatorInfobase, film distributor.
Other author/creatorOscilloscope Pictures.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication Info [Place of publication not identified] : Oscilloscope Pictures, [2010]
Distribution Info New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2015.
Copyright Notice ©2010
Description1 online resource (1 video file (1 hr., 31 min., 25 sec.)) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films On Demand collection
Subject(s)
Contents A Film Unfinished: Introduction (4:16) -- Warsaw Ghetto: May 1942 (2:55) -- Filming "The Ghetto" (4:36) -- Warsaw Ghetto: May 14, 1942 (3:41) -- Nazis Reduce the Area of the Ghetto (2:41) -- SS Officer Heinz Auerswald (2:42) -- Warsaw Ghetto: May 19, 1942 (2:18) -- Cameraman Willy Wist (4:58) -- Hungry People become Apathetic (3:11) -- Struggles Inside the Ghetto (3:42) -- Corpses on the Street (1:54) -- Smuggling in the Ghetto (2:20) -- Contrasts in the Ghetto (2:38) -- Frightened of the SS (2:06) -- Daily Struggles of Jewish Communities (3:30) -- Staged Filming in the Ghetto (5:34) -- Film Session in Szulzes' Restaurant (2:54) -- Warsaw Ghetto Weekly Report (4:34) -- Developing a Prologue: A Jew Film (4:49) -- New Form of Torture (2:57) -- Death in the Warsaw Ghetto (7:11) -- Film Stock in Color (2:04) -- Corpses in the Warsaw Ghetto (6:27) -- Comparisons inside the Ghetto (2:39) -- End in Warsaw (1:26) -- Credits: A Film Unfinished (2:37)
Abstract This potent documentary uses a long-lost film reel to illustrate how the Nazis controlled and manipulated images of Jewish life during World War II. Though the Nazis made a propaganda movie of contented Jews in the Warsaw ghetto, the missing spool exposes the truth. Director Yael Hersonski shows how the imagery was staged to distort historical knowledge and, with the aid of Jewish survivors' testimony, chronicles the horrifying reality of ghetto life.
General noteOriginally released by Oscilloscope Pictures, 2010.
General noteStreaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on May 22, 2015.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsStreaming video file.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: Films On Demand platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description (Infobase, April 17, 2017)
Genre/formInternet videos.
Publisher number86471 Infobase

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