Hiding and Seeking

Hiding and Seeking

Faith & Tolerance After the Holocaust

DVD - 2004
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In this compelling documentary, a father takes his grown-up Orthodox Jewish sons to Poland to teach them about the perils of putting up walls to keep those they deem dangerous outside. After he introduces them to the Polish family who helped their grandfather during the Holocaust, they discover the value in building bridges.
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : First Run/Icarus Films, c2004.
Branch Call Number: DVD 940.5318 Hiding 21-DAY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (97 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in.

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akirakato
Jun 09, 2015

This is 2004 documentary directed by Menachem Daum.
It is about the Jewish family and the Christian farmers who hid from the Nazis the Jewish father---the father of the director.
After hearing a disturbing tape of a rabbi openly preaching "hatred" of non-Jews, the director decides to fly to Israel to discuss the matter with his two sons, concerned with the "ethical legacy" he is responsible for leaving them.
The reunion of both families is heart-warming.
The film simply says that, after all, human beings should live peacefully.

sdornbaum Aug 25, 2012

Wonderfully produced. A great film.

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SweeTee
Feb 03, 2010

An interesting account of an entire family's lineage that traces back to a single fateful moment in time. This film shows how a mind can change and how the apparently unforgiven can be exhonerated.

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