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Documentaries - Holocaust

 

 

Among the Righteous: Lost Stories from the Holocaust in Arab Lands

Cran, W. (2010). Among the righteous: lost stories from the holocaust in Arab lands. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Distribution.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library and online

Call Number:  DVD DS135.A68 A46 2010

 

Anne Frank Remembered

Blair, J. (2004). Anne Frank remembered. [Culver City, CA]: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DS135.N5 A536 2004

 

Auschwitz: Inside the Nazi State

Hunt, L. (2005). Auschwitz: inside the Nazi state. London: BBC Video Ltd.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D805.5.A96 A973 2005

 

Berga: Soldiers of Another War

Guggenheim, C. (2002). Berga: soldiers of another war. Burbank, CA: PBS DVD Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D805.5.B4 B47 2002

 

Elie Wiesel: First Person Singular

Wiesel, E. (2004). Elie Wiesel: first person singular. [Alexandria, Va.]: PBS DVD Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PQ2683.I32 E44 2004

 

Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport

Oppenheimer, D. (20012000). Into the arms of strangers: stories of the Kindertransport. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DS135.G3315 I586 2001

 

Night and Fog:  Nuit et Brouillard

Resnais, A. (2003). Night and fog: Nuit et brouillard. [United States]: Criterion Collection.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D805.G3 N8 2003

Documentaries - The War

 

Bonheoffer

Doblmeier, M. (2003). Bonhoeffer. [New York, NY]: First Run Features.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD BX4827.B57 B56 2003

 

Cities of the Underworld: Hitler’s Underground Lair

Wetherbee, S. (2006). Cities of the underworld: Hitler's underground lair. New York, N.Y.: A&E Television Networks.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DD880 C58 2006

 

Fighter

Bar-Lev, A. (2000). Fighter. Brooklyn, NY: First Run/Icarus Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D810.J4 F526 2000

 

From a Silk Cocoon

Ina, S. (2005). From a silk cocoon. San Francisco, CA: Center for Asian American Media.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D769.8.A6 F75 2005

 

Heinrich Himmler: Anatomy of a Mass Murderer

Kloft, M. (2010). Heinrich Himmler: anatomy of a mass murderer. Widescreen. [United States]: First Run Features.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DD247.H45

 

Hitler: A Career

Fest, J. C.. (2001). Hitler: a career. Chicago, IL: International Historical Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DD247.H5 H585 2001

 

The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter

Field, C. (2007). The life and times of Rosie the Riveter. [Franklin Lakes, NJ]: Clarity Educational Productions.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D810.W7 L5 2007

 

The Living Weapon

Rubin, J. (2007). The living weapon. Boston, MA: WGBH Educational Foundation.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD UG447.8 .L58 2007

 

Mein Kampf: a Blueprint for the Age of Chaos

Stephenson, C. (2000). Mein kampf: a blueprint for the age of chaos. Special ed. version. [United States?]: VCI Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DD247.H5 M386 2000

 

The Nuremberg Trials (American Experience)

Kloft, M. (2006). The Nuremberg trials. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD KZ1176.5 .N87 2006

 

Parcours de Dissidents

Palcy, E. (2006). Parcours de dissidents. Collector's ed. [France?]: JMJ Productions.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD F2081.7 .P37 2006

 

Perilous Fight:  America’s World War II in Color

Palmer, G. (2003). Perilous fight: America's World War II in color. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D769.A5 .P37 2003

 

The Rape of Europa

Berge, R. (2008). The rape of Europa. [Venice, CA]: Menemsha Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD N8795.3.G47 R37 2008

 

The Restless Conscience: Resistance to Hitler within Germany 1933-1945

Kohav, H. (2009). The restless conscience: resistance to Hitler within Germany 1933-1945. [New York]: Docurama.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DD256.3 .R387 2009

 

Shoah

Lanzmann, C. (2004). Shoah. [Korea]: Premier Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D804.3 .S56 2004

 

Triumph des Willens: das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag, 1934

Riefenstahl, L. (2006). Triumph des Willens: das Dokument vom Reichsparteitag, 1934. Special ed. Bloomington, IL: Synapse Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD DD253.28 1934 .T7 2001

 

The Tuskegee Airmen

Perkins, W. Drew. (2003). The Tuskegee airmen. [Alexandria, VA]: PBS Home Video.

Location: Black Cultural Center (BCC) and Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D790.262 99th .T87 2003

 

Victory at Sea

Salomon, H. (2003). Victory at sea. 50th anniversary collector's ed. New York: New Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D770 .V53 2003

 

The World at War

Olivier, L. (2001). The world at war. New York: HBO Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D743 .W66 2001

 

World War II: the Road to War

(2006). World War II: the road to war. Princeton, NJ: Films Media Group.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D769 .W677 2006

 

World War II: the World at War

(2006). World War II: the world at war. Princeton, NJ: Films Media Group.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D769 .W678 2006

 

Feature Films

Band of Brothers

Ambrose, S. E. (2002). Band of brothers. [New York]: HBO Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1992.77 .B363 2002

 

The Best Years of our Lives

Sherwood, R. E. (2000). The best years of our lives. Santa Monica, CA: MGM Home Entertainment [distributor].

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .B47 2000

 

Casablanca

Bogart, H. (2008). Casablanca. Two-disc special ed. Burbank, CA: Distributed by Warner Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .C372 2008

 

Dark Blue World

Abraham, E. (20022001). Dark blue world. Special ed. Culver City, Calif.: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .D366 2002

 

Das Boot

Petersen, W. (1997). Das Boot. Culver City, CA: Columbia TriStar Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .B665 1997

 

Days of Glory

Bouchareb, R. (2007). Days of glory. Widescreen. New York, NY: Weinstein Company.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .D3869 2007

 

The Diary of Anne Frank

Jones, J. (2008). The diary of Anne Frank. [United States]: Darlow Smithson.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .D53 2008

 

Divided We Fall

Borovan, P. (2001). Divided we fall. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Classics.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .D584 2001

 

Downfall

Eichinger, B. (2005). Downfall. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .D68 2005

 

As Far as my Feet will Carry Me

Martins, H. (2007). As far as my feet will carry me. Buena Park, CA: Vanguard Cinema.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .S69 2007

 

Flags of our Fathers

Phillippe, R. (2007). Flags of our fathers. [Universal City, CA]: Dreamworks Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD D743.23 .F53 2007

 

From Here to Eternity

Adler, B. (1989). From here to eternity. [Burbank, CA]: Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .F766 2001

 

The Great Dictator

Chaplin, C. (2003). The great dictator. Standard version. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video/MK2 Editions.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .G743 2003

 

Gui Zi Lai Le: Devils on the Doorstep

Jiang, W. (2005). Gui zi lai le: Devils on the doorstep. [United States]: Home Vision.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .G859 2005

 

Judgement at Nuremberg

Kramer, S. (20041961). Judgment at Nuremberg. Special ed. [United States]: MGM Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .J84 2004

 

Katyn

Wajda, A. (2009). Katyn. Widescreen ed. Port Washington, N.Y.: Koch Lorber Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .K36 2009

 

Letters from Iwo Jima

Eastwood, C. (2007). Letters from Iwo Jima. 2-disc special ed. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .L476 2007

  

Miracle at St. Anna

Cicutto, R. (2009). Miracle at St. Anna. Widescreen ed. Burbank, CA: Touchstone Home Entertainment.

Location: Black Cultural Center (BCC)

Call Number:  PN1997.2 .M5472 2009

 

Mrs. Miniver

Wyler, W. (2004). Mrs. Miniver. [United States]: Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Bros. Entertainment .

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .M743 2004

 

Patton

Schaffner, F. J. (2006). Patton. Beverly Hills, Calif.: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .P388 2006

 

Rome, Open City

Rossellini, R. (2005). Rome, open city: Roma, città aperta. [London]: Arrow Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .R66 2005

 

Schindler’s List

Spielberg, S. (2004). Schindler's list. Widescreen. Universal City, CA: Universal.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .S35 2004

 

The Shop on Main Street

Kadar, J. (20011965). The Shop on Main Street. [United States]: Criterion Collection.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .S567 2001

 

Shonen Jidai

Yamada, T. (20051990). Shōnen jidai. [Tokyo]: Shōgakkan.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .S56646 2005

 

A Soldier’s Story

Jewison, N. (1999). A soldier's story. Culver City, Calif.: Columbia Tristar Home Video.

Location: Black Cultural Center (BCC) and Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .S654 1999

 

The Tuskegee Airmen

Carraro, W. C. (2009). The Tuskegee airmen. Anamorphic widescreen. New York, NY: HBO Home Entertainment.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1992.77 .T875

 

La Vita e Bella:  Life is Beautiful

Benigni, R. (1999). La vita è bella: Life is beautiful. Burbank, CA: Miramax Films.

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .V572 1999

 

Zwartboek: Black Book

Beker, J. (2007). Zwartboek: Black book. Culver City, Calif.: Sony Pictures Classics

Location: Humanities, Social Science and Education (HSSE) Library

Call Number:  DVD PN1997 .B56 2007

 

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