Eastern Europe

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THE EMPIRE OF THE STROGANOFFS

World History  Eastern Europe  Russia 

Chronicles the 500-year history of the Stroganoff family in Russia, showing how the Stroganoffs cultivated their style in everything from architecture, icon painting, and applied art, to home life and even cuisine.

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TRUTH UNDER SIEGE

Eastern Europe  Media Studies  Directed by Women 

Portrays the efforts of independent journalists in Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia-Herzegovina who have been fighting for the democratic ideal of a free press during the war which has devastated the former Yugoslavia.

BLUE AND WHITE
BLUE AND WHITE

Eastern Europe  Jewish Studies  Middle Eastern Studies  Russia  Directed by Women 

Traces the struggles of five Soviet Jewish Refuseniks and their families, from the origins of their desire to emigrate from the Soviet Union to their recent resettlement in Israel.

THE STORY OF CHAIM RUMKOWSKI AND THE JEWS OF LODZ
THE STORY OF CHAIM RUMKOWSKI AND THE JEWS OF LODZ

Jewish Studies  Eastern Europe 

In order to facilitate the destruction of Poland's three million Jews, the Nazis forced them to establish Jewish Councils responsible for administration of the Polish ghettos.

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PARADISE CAMP

Eastern Europe  Jewish Studies 

Tells the story of the Theresienstadt concentration camp in Czechoslovakia, which was used by the Nazis during WWII in an elaborate hoax to deceive world opinion about the Third Reich's extermination campaign against the Jews.

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SERVUS, ADIEU, SHALOM: JEWISH LIFE IN VIENNA

Eastern Europe  Jewish Studies 

Through interviews with contemporary Viennese Jews and rare archival film, this video traces Jewish life in the Austrian capital, chronicling a history of alternating toleration and expulsion dating back to the tenth century.

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THE SIXTH BATTALION

Eastern Europe  Jewish Studies 

This historical documentary examines the persecution of Jews in Slovakia during WWII. Surviving members of The Sixth Battalion, a military unit comprised of young Jewish men compelled to do forced labor, recount their own experiences and the persecution of the entire Jewish community during the war in the Slovak State. Records drawn from the archives reveal the extent of the collaboration between the Slovak government and the Nazis.

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STORY ABOUT A BAD DREAM, A

Eastern Europe  Jewish Studies  World History  Children & Young Adult 

This compelling docu-drama about the Holocaust, based on the memoirs of Eva Erbenova, recounts from a child's-eye view her experiences as a thirteen-year-old girl in Czechoslovakia during World War II, the only one from her family to survive the war.

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TESLA: THE ZENITH FACTOR

Eastern Europe  Science 

Examines the remarkable career of Nikola Tesla (1856-1943), one of the world's greatest inventors, with over 1,000 patents registered in his name.

ALBERT SZENT-GYORGYI: a special gift
ALBERT SZENT-GYORGYI: a special gift

Biology  Eastern Europe  Health  Science  Physical Science  Pacific Street Films 

Examines the life and work of one of the century's most important and original bio- medical scientists, and winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize for Medicine.

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RAT ART: CROATIAN INDEPENDENTS

Performing Arts  Eastern Europe  Cinema Studies  Art History 

Offers a fascinating overview of artistic activity in Croatia during the recent war in the former Yugoslavia, revealing the diversity and vitality of its artists as well as how their work was profoundly influenced by the conflict.

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THE STATE RUSSIAN MUSEUM

Russia  Eastern Europe  Art History 

This video offers a fascinating tour through the world's largest repository of Russian art, comprising some 400,000 exhibits covering the thousand-year period of Russian history.

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