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Our resources can help you learn more about the Holocaust and genocide and plan your own HMD activity. Explore life stories of survivors and those who were murdered, virtual activities, schools materials, films, images and more. You can filter them by genocide and type of resource.

HMD Holocaust and genocide film screening and discussion resources Films Virtual

HMD Holocaust and genocide film screening and discussion resources

These resources have been created to provide educators and Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) activity organisers with suggested films that talk to both the Holocaust and more recent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. The resources also provide discussion points, questions and suggestions for further activities to take forward your learning and engagement with the Holocaust and more recent genocides.

Films Presentations and digital exhibitions

Genocide in Darfur

Darfur is a region in the west of Sudan, bordering Chad, in north-east Africa. In 2003, the Sudanese Government armed militia - the Janjaweed – to attack black African people in Darfur. This short film explains how the genocide in Darfur unfolded, and how violence continues there today.

Sharif Barko Life Stories

Sharif Barko

Despite escaping the genocide in 2003 and seeking asylum in the UK, Sharif Barko was tragically murdered when he returned to Darfur to arrange for his daughter to join him.