Filmography

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.

  • Z gorącego serca - Żegota, Zofia Kunert, Telewizja Polska - Agencja Filmowa (dla Redakcji Programów Edukacyjnych Programu 1), Polska, dokument, 30 min.
  • Zwyciężyć śmierć, Halina Szymura, 2008, Poland, Documentary film, 30 min

    This film introduces the figure and achievements of Professor Rudolf Stefan Weigl who, in the 1930’s, founded the Typhus Institute in Lwów. During World War II, he also employed Jews, thereby protecting them from deportation to the camps. In 2003, the Yad Vashem Institute honoured him with the title of Righteous Among the Nations.