The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008)Through the innocent eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a German concentration camp, a forbidden friendship with a Jewish boy on the other side of the camp fence has startling and unexpected consequences.
Director: Mark Herman
Writers: Novel - John Boyne; screen play - Mark Herman
Stars: Asa Butterfield, David Thewlis, Rupert Friend
Lore (2012)Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, staunch Nazi believers, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents' actions.
Led by the eldest sibling, 14-year old Lore (striking newcomer Saskia Rosendahl), they set out on a journey across a devastated country to reach their grandmother in the north. After meeting the charismatic Thomas, a mysterious young refugee, Lore soon finds her world shattered by feelings of both hatred and desire as she must learn to trust the one person she has always been taught to hate in order to survive.
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Schindler's List (1993)In German-occupied Poland during World War II, industrialist Oskar Schindler gradually becomes concerned for his Jewish workforce after witnessing their persecution by the Nazis.
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Thomas Keneally (book), Steven Zaillian (screenplay)
Stars: Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Ben Kingsley
Sophie's Choice (1982)Harrowing, Oscar-winning story of a Holocaust survivor from Poland, her tortured lover and an aspiring writer in Brooklyn.
The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive
The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film ArchiveThe Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive is honoured to invite you to view our extensive online virtual cinema. Over the past few years the archive has uploaded over 600 films, a selection of the most impressive films of the archive's thousands of items. For your convenience, we have divided the films into categories. The categories allow for expedient search and easy access to the free collection.