Partisans of Vilna

An enormously riveting and inspirational tale of WWII and the Holocaust, "Partisans of Vilna" chronicles the amazing endeavors of the Jewish resistance fighters. Skillfully blending songs, newsreels and archival footage with interviews of over forty Holocaust survivors to paint an eye-opening portrait of the courageous Jewish resistance in Vilna, the capital of Lithuania. Recounting how a commando unit was formed under tremendous risk to conduct sabotage missions against the Nazis, the film explores the moral dilemmas facing the Jewish youth who organized an underground resistance in the Vilna ghetto, and fought as partisans in the woods against the Third Reich.

Year: 1985
Genre: Documentaries, War Docos, Featured Acquisitions
Country: USA
Director: Josh Waletzky
Starring: Narrated by, Roberta Wallach
Duration: 130 Minutes
Rating: Ex
Location in store: Documentary (War)



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