Partisans of Vilna

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Partisans of Vilna

  • 1986 ----- color ----- 130 min ----- vhs
  • A feature-length documentary that explores the Jewish resistance during World War II. It recounts the untold tale of the moral dilemmas facing the Jewish youth who organized an underground resistance in the Vilna ghetto and fought as partisans in the woods against the Nazis. Features 40 interviews in Hebrew, Yiddish and English with former partisans in Israel, New York City, Montreal and Vilna. The interviews are interspersed with rare footage from 1939 to 1944. (In Hebrew with English subtitles)
  • Topics: (Jewish Studies, Motion Pictures: Documentary, War and Peace)