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Out of Europe.

Lerner, Richard. (Producer, Director, Film editor, Cinematographer). Hellffritsch, Sean. (Film editor). Dorsky, Nathaniel. (Film editor). Weber, Wayne. (Composer). Directed by Richard Lerner. (Cast).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 55 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : SISU Home Entertainment : 2010.

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Restrictions on Access Note: Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directed by Richard Lerner.
Participant or Performer Note: A documentary consisting of interviews with surviving members of the Lerner family mixed with family photographs and archival footage of the places that the Lerner family lived in and traveled to at the time of their escape.
Summary, etc.: In this atypically celebratory Holocaust portrait, extraordinary luck and coincidence guide a large family of Belgian Jewish diamond merchants and activists as they flee Europe in 1940. Their survival route takes them through France, Spain, and Portugal, and finally, to America. In a twist of fate, one of them is sent back to Europe to help liberate Dachau.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Jews in the diamond industry > Belgium > Antwerp > Biography.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) > Belgium > Antwerp > Personal narratives.
Holocaust survivors > Belgium > Antwerp > Biography.

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