Children of the Holocaust

Children of the Holocaust
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Arek Hersh
Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War II, brought to life for through animation. Official Selection at the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Official Selection at…
Heinz Skyte
Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War II, brought to life for through animation. Official Selection at the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Official Selection at…
Martin Kapel
Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War II, brought to life for through animation. Official Selection at the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Official Selection at…
Ruth Rogoff
Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War II, brought to life for through animation. Official Selection at the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Official Selection at…
Suzanne Ripton
Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War II, brought to life for through animation. Official Selection at the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Official Selection at…
Trude Silman
Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War II, brought to life for through animation. Official Selection at the Sheffield Documentary Festival. Official Selection at…

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