Watch films incorporating themes related to the rescue of Jews during the Holocaust; our Museum will be happy to provide you with information on both Polish and foreign films on this subject, including both documentaries and feature films. Each item pertaining to a specific film includes a brief description and a plot summary.

  • Cena życia, Andrzej Baczyński, Telewizja Polska (Kraków), 2004, Poland, Documentary film, 42 min

    This documentary tells of the tragic fate of Józef and Wiktoria Ulma who, in the village of Markowa near Łańcut, hid eight Jews in their home.

  • Cena życia i śmierci, Janusz Kidawa, Wytwórnia Filmów Dokumentalnych i Fabularnych, 1968, Polska, 19 min
  • Człowiek, który chciał zatrzymać Holocaust, Jan Grzyb, TV Polonia, 2005, Poland, Documentary film, 15 min

    This film describes events in Israel, commemorating Jan Karski Year. They include the naming of a street in his honour in Rishon LeTsiyon and the planting of trees in the Jan Karski Forest, which is to be established near Jerusalem.