Faces and voices


Faces and voicesMultimedia, documentary, literary and artistic productions: interviews, movies, documentaries, exhibitions, pictures and sound to present books, places and stories.

  • Exemplary Figures 19 Documents - click to view
    • Portrait of a Righteous - Jan Zieja

      Interviews to Anna Grocholska, Polish Artist, Henryk Wujec, opposition activist in PRL
      Jacek Moskwa, Journalist, writer, vaticanist

      This project was conceived by the History Meeting House (Dom Spotkań z Historią) in Warsaw and realized by students of chosen Warsaw secondary schools: Katarzyna Bąkowska, Irena Gostkiewicz, Wiktoria Mylik, Sylwia Giermakowska, Aleksandra Kurczewska, Emilia Przystawko, Michał Szyszko, Marta Karpowicz. In the course of the project, the students prepared biograms and lists of reference works and films, and registered interviews with persons who used to know the selected figures of the Righteous. The project is co-financed by the Museum of Polish History in Warsaw within the programme "Patriotyzm Jutra" ("Patriotism of Tomorrow").

      http://praktycy.org

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    • Portrait of a Righteous - Jan Nowak Jezioranski

      Interviews to Andrzej Mietkowski, Journalist, opposition activist in PRL
      prof. Zdzislaw Najder, opposition activist in PRL, director of the Polish section of RFE
      This project was conceived by the History Meeting House (Dom Spotkań z Historią) in Warsaw and realized by students of chosen Warsaw secondary schools: Adrianna Pasterska, Gabriela Kukla, Julia Benedyktowicz, Łukasz  Żuchowski, Nikola Modzelewska, Paulina Bil. In the course of the project, the students prepared biograms and lists of reference works and films, and registered interviews with persons who used to know the selected figures of the Righteous. The project is co-financed by the Museum of Polish History in Warsaw within the programme "Patriotyzm Jutra" ("Patriotism of Tomorrow").

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    • Portrait of a Righteous - Wladyslaw Anders

      Interviews to Rafal Habielski, Historian, Jerzy Krukowski, Ander's Army Soldier, Maryne Miklaszewska, Writer, opposition activist in PRL. This project was conceived by the History Meeting House (Dom Spotkań z Historią) in Warsaw and realized by students of chosen Warsaw secondary schools: Adrianna Żurawska, Anna Janik, Karolina Żurek, Klaudia Przybysz, Daria Dymkowska. In the course of the project, the students prepared biograms and lists of reference works and films, and registered interviews with persons who used to know the selected figures of the Righteous. The project is co-financed by the Museum of Polish History in Warsaw within the programme "Patriotyzm Jutra" ("Patriotism of Tomorrow").

      http://praktycy.org

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    • Lithuanian rescued children tell about the Shoah

      Virtual exhibition about the Jewish children from Lithuania rescued during World War II. 

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    • Interview to Hasa Nuhanovic

      The staff of the Holocaust Museum based in Washington interviews the key witness to the Srebrenica massacre

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    • Virtual tour of the Righteous among the nations

      Visit to the Garden of the Righteous of Yad Vashem in Jerusalem

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    • Sophie Scholl - the last days

      Movie about the White Rose, the morally motivated circle of opponents to Nazism, and the only woman who took part in it. Link to the trailer.

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    • To kill a priest

      The life and murder of Father Jerzy Popieluszko, the Polish priest who was killed by the Communist security service. Link to the trailer.

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    • The Pianist

      Story of a Jewish musician hiding in occupied Poland and his encounter with a German officer who will rescue him. Link to the trailer.

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    • Desobeir - Aristides de Sousa Mendes

      The tale of the Brazilian Righteous who issued forged documents for hundred Jews.

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    • Among the Righteous, documentary about the Arabs

      PBS documentary taken from Robert Satloff's book about the Arabs who rescued the Jews during the Holocaust in North Africa. Link to the promo.

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    • Schindler's list

      The famous movie by Steven Spielberg about the German Righteous who deceived the Nazis and saved thousands Jewish labourers. Link to the trailer.

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    • Armin T. Wegner on "Arte"

      The history of the German Righteous for the Jews and the Armenians, told by the French channel "Arte".

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    • Faiza Abdul Wahab remembers her father Khaled

      Testimony by Faiza Abdul Wahab for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Khaled Abdul Wahab was honoured in Milan on 5 may 2009, with a tree in the "Garden of the Righteous in the World", for rescuing a group of Mahdia Jews during the Holocaust in Tunisia.

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    • The courageous heart of Irena Sendler

      Backstage of the movie about the life of Irena Sendler "The courageous heart" interpreted by Anne Paquin.

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    • Irena Sendler. In the Name of Their Mothers

      Trailer of the documentary movie dedicated to her, reproducing her last, long interview. Voice in English and interview in Polish.

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    • Irena Sendler: A Tribute

      Polish documentary with English subtitles.

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    • The visit

      Short video about the visit paid to Irena Sendler by the Kansas kids, the moving spirits of the site dedicated to her

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    • The Righteous Enemy

      Video documentary by Joseph Rochlitz concerning the rescues carried out by Italians in Croatia, Southern France and Greece, as opposing the orders of the Third Reich. The Salonika events from nearly minute 32. In particular it features an interview to Consul Zamboni from minute 40 to minute 42.

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  • Totalitarianism 13 Documents - click to view
    • Interview to Erika Kounio and Rudolf Amariglio

      Gabriele Nissim and Ulianova Radice meet Erika Kunio who recalls her deportation to Auschwitz, described in the book "From Thessaloniki to Auschwitz and back". Her husband, Rudolf Amariglio, tells how he was rescued. Thessaloniki, 5 May 2010. Video in French.

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    • Interview to Sami Leon, Mary and Miko Alvo

      Gabriele Nissim and Ulianova Radice interview some Holocaust survivors who tell the audience about their rescue. Thessaloniki, 4 May 2010, video in French.

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    • Armenian genocide: the witnesses

      The testimony of the survivors from the Armenian genocide. Excerpts from the documentary film by Carlo Massa “Destination: nowhere”, shot with the contribution of Pietro Kuciukian.

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    • Destination: nowhere

      Movie-documentary on the Armenian genocide by Carlo Massa shot with the help of Pietro Kuciukian. Distributed by the Armenian Genocide Museum - Institute, Armenia, 1996

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    • Interview to Hannah Arendt

      Five videos with the full interview, in French, to Hannah Arendt. Link to the videos

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    • Katyn

      History of the Polish officers murdered in Katyn by NKDV during the Second War World and of their families who were waiting for their husbands, fathers, sons and brothers to come back. Link to the trailer

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    • No Man's land

      A movie about the tragedy of Bosnia and the silence of the international community. Winner of the 2001 Cannes edition. Link to the trailer.

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    • The Armenian genocide

      PBS documentary about the million deaths caused by the Ottoman Turks in their attempt to create a monoethnic, nationalist power.

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    • Famine of 1932-33 in Ukraine

      Documentary film about Stalin's policy to murder masses of Ukrainians by letting them die of hunger.

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    • Underground

      The famous movie by Emir Kusturica about the breaking out of interethnic violence in the former Yugoslavia. Link to the trailer.

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    • One day in the life of Ivan Denisovic

      A movie inspired by Solzhenytsin's masterpiece.

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    • Burnt by the Sun

      The disillusionment of a man who first became a Soviet military hero and then was hit by the Stalinist persecution. Link to the trailer.

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    • Ararat

      Movie by A. Egoyan about the challenge to represent the Armenian genocide and the issues affecting its survivors in books or movies. Link to the trailer.

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  • 03.07.17

    Ho appena studiato i Giusti a scuola e ne sono rimasto colpito. Farò tesoro di quello che ho imparato e non lo dimenticherò. Lorenzo

  • 07.17.13

    Una donna campione di tolleranza e rispettosa di tutte le identità

  • 01.12.13

    God Bless you!

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Private and public research institutes, cultural associations, museums, memorials devoted to Memory and the history of single regions or the whole Europe, divided by nation.
Addresses, links and pictures.

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Original documents reproduced for reference.
Autograph sources, diaries, dedications, pictures, title pages, period articles, messages, phonograms, governmental, military and administrative clearances and orders, other archival exhibits.

Wefor is our Website dedicated to the figures of moral resistance against totalitarianism. The virtual Gardens of Europe’s Righteous and the teaching section YouFor are the core of this project realized by Gariwo, the forest of the Righteous. Through the establishment of the European Day of the Righteous by the Brussels Parliament, Wefor has received its highest recognition.