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.
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.
In this video Sir David Suchet describes how the genocide in Darfur unfolded.
In this video, Sir David Suchet describes what the Holocaust was and how the Nazis and their collaborators attempted to murder every Jew in Europe.
In this sequence of videos Dr Martin Stern MBE, a survivor of the Holocaust, and Amouna Adam, a survivor of the genocide in Darfur, give testimony to HMP Magilligan and Royal Drawing School.
Nazi conceptions of race, gender and eugenics dictated the Nazi regime’s hostile policy on homosexuality. Watch our short film about Nazi persecution of gay men, lesbians and trans people to learn more.
Watch highlights of the UK Online Commemoration for Holocaust Memorial Day 2023.
A downloadable short film for you to screen at your activity for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2023, featuring exclusive content from the HMD 2023 UK Online Commemoration.
Var Ashe Houston BEM, survivor of the genocide in Cambodia, gives testimony to St Nicolas 9th Guildford Scouts for the UK Holocaust Memorial Day 2022 Ceremony.
Jeddah Zakaria, survivor of the genocide in Darfur, gives testimony to The Archbishop of Canterbury for the UK Holocaust Memorial Day Ceremony.