Resources

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, schools materials, activity ideas, films, images and more using the filters below.

Kemal's story Films Life Stories

Kemal's story

This testimony has been provided to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust by Kemal Pervanić, a survivor of the Bosnian war, who has provided three specially edited short testimony films taken from his new film Pretty Village.

Films

Your voice is amazing

Your Voice is Amazing is the 90-second film created for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2012. The theme for HMD 2012 was Speak Up, Speak Out which asked you to take inspiration from the past and pledge to speak out against persecution, hated and discrimination.

Films

Lessons learnt?

Our short film for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2013 Lessons learnt? focuses on a school photograph in which ethnic diversity and expressions of individuality are gradually erased.

Appolinaire's journey Films Life Stories

Appolinaire's journey

Appolinaire Kageruka was 24 years old, and working as a teacher, when the Genocide in Rwanda began in 1994. He was born a Tutsi which was the ethnicity targeted during the Genocide. Before this, Appolinaire had helped to pay for the school fees of one of his students and it was this student whose family hid him during the Genocide, helping him to escape and survive.

Films

The Prime Minister's message for HMD 2012

The Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP pays tribute to the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. This message was first played at the Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 UK event; a spotlight for all the activities and events which take place around the UK.

Journeys HMD 2014 Films

Journeys HMD 2014

This film explores a variety of journeys, prompting us to consider those we make every day and those we choose to take to seek new horizons. Journeys of people such as Daniel Bent, who cycled 9,000 miles from the UK to India; Leah Romain, who journeyed to Grenada to meet family for the first time; and James Tombling, who travelled to build a school hall in Kenya.