Judaic Studies: Films & Videos in the University of Arizona Library
The Sabbath Bride
1991. 52 min. See More Productions, Ltd.
Media Coll BM685 .S23 1991. VIDEO.
The Saving Remnant
1978. 114 min. Learning Corporation of America. Fourth of four major episodes of the motion picture Holocaust originally presented on NBC-TV in April 1978.
Media Coll F-11,655. FILM.
Scared Again: Jews in Berlin, 1993
1993. 10 min. First Run/Icarus Films.
The fall of the Berlin Wall gave rise not only to a unified German national pride, but to a resurgence of neo-Nazism and intolerance as well. Two older Jews and three younger Jews discuss their encounters with the new prejudice and their efforts to enlighten.
Media Coll DS135.G4 S32 1993. VIDEO.
1994. 197 min. MCA Universal Home Video.
The true story of the enigmatic Oskar Schindler, a member of the Nazi party, womanizer, and war profiteer, who saved the lives of more than 1,100 Jews during the Holocaust.
Media Coll PN1997 .S346 1994. VIDEO.
Das Schreckliche Madchen (Nasty Girl)
1990. 94 min. HBO.
Sonja, "The Nasty Girl," undertakes a school project to investigate her town's past. In this provocative comedy, she discovers many secrets -- secrets the town wants left that way.
Media Coll PN1997 .S375 1990. VIDEO.
The Search for Herod's Harbor: Solving a 2,000 Year Old Mystery
1989. 28 min. Drew/Fairchild Productions.
An adventure with archaeologists above and below the Mediterranean as they solve the mysteries of King Herod's harbor at Caesarea Maritima.
Media Coll DS111 .S33 1989. VIDEO.
Search for Jesus
2000. 130 min. ABC News Home Video.
A search for Jesus Christ reported by Peter Jennings through his trips to Israel and his talks with Marcus Borg, John Dominic Crossan, N.T. Wright, Robert Funk, Paula Fredriksen, and Marvin Meyer.
Media Coll BT303.2 .S33 2000. VIDEO.
1985. 570 min. New Yorker Films.
Interviews with death-camp survivors and Nazi functionaries. Shows present-day view of some of the concentration camps.
Media Coll D810.J4 S44 1985. VIDEO.
Sholom Aleichem's Tevya.
1990. 80 min. Ergo Media Coll .
Focuses on one of Tevye's daughters who loves a gentile. Tevye's paternal affection is placed in direct conflict with his deep commitment to religious tradition.
Media Coll PJ5129.R2 T4513 1990. VIDEO.
The Shop on Main Street
1966. 126 min. Home Vision.
In 1942, Tono and his wife are struggling because of his antipathy towards the fascist regime. His brother-in-law, the local führer, chooses Tono to oversee a button shop owned by a sweet, harmless Jewish widow, Mrs. Lautman. When the Jews are ordered deported, the well-meaning Tono decides to sheild her from the Nazis.
Media Coll PN1997 .O22 1966. VIDEO.
1996. 176 min. PBS Video.
Interviews and tells the stories of Polish Jews in America and Israel who were holocaust survivors or emigrated in the late 1930's.
Media Coll DS135.P6 S47 1996. VIDEO.
Sisters in Resistance
2000. 60 min. Women Make Movies.
The story of four French women of who, in their teens and twenties, risked their lives to fight the Nazi occupation of their country. Neither Jews nor Communists, they were in no danger of arrest before they joined the Resistance. They could have remained safe at home. But they chose to resist. Within two years all four were arrested by the Gestapo and deported as political prisoners to the hell of Ravensbruck concentration camp, where they helped one another survive. Today, elderly but still very active, they continue to push forward as social activists and intellectual leaders in their fields. Human Rights Watch International Film Festival.
Media Coll. D802.F8 S48 2000. VIDEO
The Star, the Castle, and the Butterfly
1991. 25 min. National Center for Jewish Film.
Videorecording of film produced in 1990 in the United Kingdom by Naomi Gryn and See More Productions for Channel Four TV.
Media Coll DS135.C95 S73 1991. VIDEO.
The Summer of Aviya (Ha-Khayits Shel Aviya)
1966. 96 min. (in Hebrew with English subtitles). Ergo Media Coll .
Presents Gila Almagor's autobiographical film, based on her book, about a Holocaust survivor who immigrates with her daughter to the newly founded Israeli state. Aviya is a spunky 10 old year girl who, like her mother, is a survivor in the face of persecution.
Media Coll PN1997 .K378 1996. VIDEO.
Survivors of the Holocaust
1995. 70 min. Turner Home Entertainment.
Chronicles the events of the Holocaust as witnessed by those who survived. The program weaves together archival footage with survivors' personal testimonies and photographs.
Media Coll D810.J S867 1996. VIDEO.
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