Movies about WWII and the Holocaust
Europa Europa (1991)
Based on an autobiography by Solomon Perel, this foreign-language film concerns a Jewish-German boy who manages to conceal his identity from the Nazis and ends up a member of their Youth Party.
Schindler's List (1993)
Oskar Schindler (played by Liam Neeson), a greedy German businessman, becomes an unlikely humanitarian amid the Nazi reign when he turns his factory into a refuge for Jews. Winner of seven Academy Awards.
At the 1942 Wannsee Conference in Berlin, high-ranking German officials decide to exterminate the Jews of Europe. This chilling drama, starring Kenneth Branagh, Stanley Tucci and Colin Firth, shows how one of the greatest crimes against humanity was perpetrated in just over an hour.
Life Is Beautiful (1997)
Roberto Benigni's unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all. Winner of three Academy Awards.
Island on Bird Street (1997)
An 11-year old boy hides in the Jewish ghetto from Nazis after his relatives are sent to a concentration camp.
The Last Days (1998)
Five Hungarian Holocaust survivors tell how they survived the final year of World War II during this Academy Award-winning documentary, produced by Steven Spielberg.
Jakob the Liar (1999)
A Jewish shopkeeper named Jakob (played by Robin Williams) keeps hope alive by spreading the stories from his "secret radio" throughout the Warsaw ghetto. But Jakob has another secret: He is hiding a girl who escaped deportation.