Resources

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Films

Words to survive

This film, created for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018, features the testimonies of Helen Aronson, a survivor of the Holocaust, and Safet Vukalić, a survivor of the Genocide in Bosnia.

Asma - anti-Muslim hate Films Life Stories

Asma - anti-Muslim hate

HMD 2016's theme was Don't stand by, which provided an opportunity for everyone to consider the role we as individuals can play in standing up to intolerance, prejudice and hate where we see it taking place today. In a video produced by Tell MAMA and Faith Matters, Asma shares her experience of suffering an incident of anti-Muslim hate and explains how she moved forward from this event.

Carl and Teresa Wilkens Films Life Stories

Carl and Teresa Wilkens

Carl Wilkens was the only US citizen to stay in the Rwandan capital of Kigali during the 1994 genocide. This interview explores the story of how he, with the support of his wife Teresa, chose not to stand by when the Hutu extremists aimed to wipe out the Tutsi presence from the country.

Šero Films Life Stories

Šero

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

Besima Films Life Stories

Besima

This testimony has been provided to HMDT by Kemal Pervanić, a survivor of the Bosnian war, who has specially edited three short testimony films taken from his new film Pretty Village. Bosnian Muslim Besima describes returning to the home she was forced from in Prijedor, and confronting the people farming her land.

Adrien Niyonshuti Films Life Stories

Adrien Niyonshuti

Adrien Niyonshuti is an Olympic Mountain Biker for Team Rwanda. He survived the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, but lost many of his family and loved ones. He was the flag-bearer for Rwanda in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics.