Haim Gouri and the Ghetto Fighters’ House Holocaust Trilogy Movies

Gabriel Mayer

Abstract


Between 1974 and 1985 The Ghetto Fighters’ House [Museum} collaborated with one of Israel’s best known literary figure-poet, journalist and screenwriter-Haim Gouri and together produced three movies about the Holocaust which were based upon a collection of excellent documentary materials. Known as the Holocaust Trilogy, the first film earned an Oscar nomination for best documentary, a feat not matched until 40 years later. Today, we see a remarkable resurgence of these works and this article will explore why this increase in interest is occurring.


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Holocaust History; Cinema; Haim Gouri; Ghetto Fighters Museum.

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