Buried Prayers (2011)
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In April and May 1943, thousands of survivors of the Warsaw ghetto uprising were held in the Maidanek death camp. Realizing they were being selected for death, these innocent families chose to surreptitiously bury the personal objects in their possession six inches beneath the earth's surface in a collective act of courage, defiance and hope. Based upon unique witness testimony, an international team of survivors and experts from Australia, USA, Germany, Israel, Italy, and England were able to
Nov 18, 2011 Limited
Historical Media Associates - Official Site
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The film would be stronger if it told us a little more about what the survivors have been doing since the camp was liberated by the Soviets in 1944, but their reactions to revisiting the camp are wrenching to watch.
Buried Prayers is a nonfiction work that confronts Holocaust atrocities from a piercing ground-level view.
It takes excavation on the viewer's part, but Buried Prayers contains people and stories worthy of discovery and discussion.
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