This resource provides a suggested film to screen (The Book Thief) with questions to be discussed as part of an activity to mark Holocaust Memorial Day.
Terry Farago was taken to Auschwitz from her home in Hungary at the age of 17. Terry tells her story in this film produced by the Welsh Government.
Bea Green was born in Munich in 1924. When she was 8 years old, her father was brutally beaten and forced to march through the streets with a sign around his neck. In 1939, Bea came to England as one of the children on the Kindertransport and was lucky enough to be reunited with her parents again after the war. Bea has made England her home and to this day speaks to groups all around the country to raise awareness of the dangers of antisemitism and intolerance.
Walter Kammerling fled Nazi-occupied Austria on the Kindertransport in 1939. In this moving interview with Dr Katy Radford from the Institute for Conflict Research, Walter reflects on his time in Northern Ireland, at Millisle Farm. This film was produced with support from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust and the Northern Ireland Executive Office.
This documentary film follows the story of 89 year old Iby Knill.
In the film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2010: The Legacy of Hope, Daniel Radcliffe introduces the stories of three inspirational Holocaust survivors:
Ali is an Iraqi asylum seeker and gay rights activist facing death threats for his work. In this Untold Stories film he talks about escaping Iraq but how he still faces persecution in the UK.
Fashion photographer Michel Haddi found himself the target of hate crime when a swastika was painted on his door. In the Untold Stories film he speaks about his diverse background, the discrimination he has faced as a result, and the effect the incident had on him and his family.
Hawa is a survivor of the Genocide in Darfur, Sudan. In this Untold Stories film she talks about the persecution that caused her to leave her village and her fears for her family.
Mukesh Kapila was head of the UN in Sudan and witnessed the start of the genocide in Darfur. In April 2004 he alerted the international media.