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Volume 9, No.1 Fall1990 MEDIA New Films from Anti-Defamation League 151 To Know Where They Are is the story of the discovery by an American Jewish family of the Polish Catholic women who tried to save their relatives from the Nazis. The central issues raised by the film are explored in the companion Viewer's Guide. It includes background notes, ways to use the video, instructional goals, questions for discussion, suggestions for related activites, and a resource list of supplemental materials. The production is intended for use in Holocaust education. It is also suitable for high-school and college ethics courses and for adult programs in Christian-Jewish relations. 28 minutes. 1/2" VHS - $30.00. 1/2" Beta - $30.00. 3/4" - $50.00. Please add $5.00 for postage and handling, and make checks payable to ADL. Order from the Anti-Defamation League, Department JW, 823 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017. Weapons of the Spirit is the story of the French village of Le Chambon sur-Lignon, whose residents, all non-Jews, saved 5,000 Jews during the Holocaust. The film uses interviews with the rescuers and the Jews whom they saved, newsreel footage, photographs, and historical accounts. The classroom video includes a Viewer's Guide which contains questions for student discussion and activities aimed to increase knowledge about hatred, the Holocaust, and the story of the Christian rescuers. 38 minutes (classroom version). $50.00. Order from the Marketing Department, Anti-Defamation League, 823 United Nations Plaza, New York, NY 10017. Films from Palisades Institute Palisades Institute for Research Services, Inc., a non-profit organization, makes available seven award-winning films in VHS home video. These are: A Jumpin' Night in the Garden of Eden, by Michal Goldman. Traces the efforts of two contemporary klezmer music groups, Kapelye and Klezmer Conservatory Band, to recover a lost history. 80 minutes. Color. $59.95. 152 SHOFAR We Were So Beloved, by Manfred Kirchheimer. A documentary of the experiences of German-Jewish refugees who fled their country in the 1930s and settled in New York's Washington Heights. 145 minutes. Color. $65.00. Kaddish, by Steve Brand. A young Jewish activist comes to terms with his father's traumatic history. 92 minutes. Color. $39.95. The Rise and Fall of the Borscht Belt, by Peter Davis. A documentary of the social history of the resorts of the Catskills, comprising reminiscences of the longtime patrons and proprietors. 80 minutes. Color and black-andwhite . $69.95. The Golden Age of Second Avenue, an Arthur Cantor film. Documentary of the Yiddish theater in America. 70 minutes. Color and black-and-white. $69.95. Yiddish: The Marne-Loshn, by Pierre Sauvage. Interviews and excerpts from Yiddish films, poetry, and music evoke the pleasure of Yiddish as a language and as a culture. 58 minutes. Color. $49.95. Gefilte Fish, directed by Karen Silverstein. Looks at the different cooking methods of three generations of gefilte fish makers. 14 minutes. Color. $25.95. 10% discount for two or more tapes. Please add $4 per tape for shipping and handling. New York City residents add 8.25% sales tax. To order write to: Palisades Institute, 153 Waverly Place, New York, NY 10014. For credit card orders call 1-800-229-8575. The Workmen's Circle Bookstore Books, cassettes, and films on Jewish and Yiddish subjects are available from The Workmen's Circle Bookstore, 45 East 33rd St., New York, NY 10016. These materials include the film A Jumpin' Night in the Garden ofEden (klezmer dance music), the books On Being a Jewish Feminist, by S. Heschel, and Words Like Arrows: A Treasury ofJewish Folk Sayings, cassettes Alhambrathe An ofJudeo-Spanish Song and The Mazeltones-Seattle/Romania, and many more. Alden Films Alden Films announces the following films: The Little Soldiers brings together veterans of the Jewish Partisan Armies who in their own works give testimony to the ordeals and triumphs Volume 9, No.1 Fall1990 153 of European Jewry in the Second World War. Color. VHS. 14 minutes. Rental: $14.00. Sale: $50.00. The Bird Man is a personal portrait of Eitan Porat, concentration camp survivor, who today keeps an aviary in Israel...

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ISSN
1534-5165
Print ISSN
0882-8539
Pages
p. 151
Launched on MUSE
2012-10-03
Open Access
No
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