The Sorrow and the Pity (1972)

This documentary explores the reasons behind France's collaboration with Nazi Germany from 1940 to 1944. Director Marcel Ophüls mixes archival footage with interviews of Nazi supporters and resistance fighters alike.
Genre: Documentary

Au Revoir, Les Enfants (1987)
A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives, hiding a secret from his classmates and the Gestapo. Based on director Louis Malle's own childhood.
Genre: Drama

Anne Frank Remembered (1995)
Using archival material and contemporary interviews, this Academy Award-winning documentary tells the story of the Frank family and their free-spirited daughter Anne.
Genre: Documentary

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport (2000)
In the late 1930s, parents in Germany, Austria and Czechoslovakia sent 10,000 children to England to live with foster families to protect them from the war. The children, their parents and the transport organizers, remember. Narrated by Judi Dench.
Genre: Documentary

Paper Clips (2004)
An inspiring documentary that captures how middle school students in a small rural community promised to honor every lost soul by collecting one paper clip for each individual exterminated by the Nazis.
Genre: Documentary

Judgment at Nuremberg (1961)
Oscar-winner Maximillian Schell, Spencer Tracy, Burt Lancaster and Marlene Dietrich star in director Stanley Kramer's film that explores the German war crime trials after World War II.
Genre: Drama

Shoah (1985)
Ex-Nazis, survivors and witnesses recount the horrors of the Holocaust during this nine-and-a-half-hour documentary, directed by Claude Lanzmann.
Genre: Documentary

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State (2005)
This BBC production draws on rare archival footage and the latest academic discoveries to detail the evolution of this infamous "killing factory" and Holocaust masterminds such as Heinrich Himmler, Rudolf Höss and "death doctor" Josef Mengele. Narrated by Samuel West and Oscar-winner Linda Hunt.
Genre: Documentary


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