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Touched by Auschwitz

Synopsis
Feature length documentary recounting the story of six Auschwitz survivors from the years after they left the camp up to the present day. Laurence Rees has travelled extensively in order to film the survivors along with their friends and families. Together these sequences, filmed in Jerusalem, Chicago, London, Bavaria, Krakow and Tel Aviv, build into a compelling portrait of the problems, challenges and triumphs that six different individuals have experienced since the war as a result of their time in Auschwitz.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2015
Notes
First transmitted BBC2 27 January 2015.
Subjects
History
Keywords
concentration camps; Nazi Germany; World War II

Credits

Director
Laurence Rees
Producer
Laurence Rees

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£390.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
2x 45 mins.
Year
2015

Production Company

Name

BBC

Notes
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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