Anne Frank In Maine
The Junior High School class in Kennebunkport, Maine learns about the Holocaust. Students question adults who lived during those years. The class decides to perform The Diary of Anne Frank. Townspeople, students and their parents comment on the Holocaust study program and its effect on the children involved. (JHS/MS+). (28 min)
Anne Frank Remembered
Academy Award Winning film; features vintage newsreels, photographs and even a rare home movie to present the life of Anne and her family from her years in Frnakfurt through her final years in Amsterdam. It is a look beyond the celebrated pages of Anne's diary. (117 min)
Anne Frank: The Life of a Young Girl
From A&E Biography. DVD only. 50 minutes.
Anne Frank: The Whole Story
Starring: Ben Kingsley, Brenda Blethyn, Hannah Taylor Gordon. Based on Melissa Muller's critically acclaimed book, the movie goes beyond the story you already know and paints the true portrait of Anne both before and after she went into hiding. The movie also explores the enduring mystery of who betrayed the Frank family and reveals what happened next. The film chronicles her persecution at the hands of the Nazis and their collaborators during World War II, from her family's forced hiding in an Amsterdam attic to her time at Bergen-Belsen, where she died in March 1945.The Center rates this Anne Frank film highly as it gives a more complete story of Anne and the other victims in the "Hiding Place". (189 minutes)
This historically accurate drama is based on the book, Anne Frank Remembered, by Miep Gies, a Dutch woman who risked everything to help her Jewish friends. Filmed on location. (JHS/MS+). Color. (95 min)
The Diary Of Anne Frank
Directed by George Stevens. Taking refuge in an attic hideaway for two years, Anne Frank and her family attempt to escape Nazi persecution. This moving and suspenseful account of the true story captures the Franks' struggle to preserve a civilized life under increasingly desperate circumstances. Stars Millie Perkins and Shelley Winters. (JHS/MS+). B/W. (151 min)
Holocaust Survivor Testimonies
This collection of 4 DVDs was recorded at the International Winter Seminar in Jerusalem at Yad Vashem between January 10-January 24, 2007. DVD 1: The Valley of Communities: Pre-War Jewish Life. Hanna Pick (Germany-Holland - Childhood friend of Anne Frank), Ruth Brand (Romania/Hungary). Approx. 40 mins. DVD 2: A workshop with three Holocaust survivors facilitated by Moshe Sternberg. Israel Orzach (Poland), Elisheva Lehman (Holland), Rina Quint (Poland). Approx 120 mins. DVD 3: A testimony on Auschwitz, Bergen Belsen, and life after liberation by Ruth Brand (Romania/Hungary-Auschwitz). Approx. 75 mins. DVD 4: A visit to the grave of Oskar Schindler on Mt. Zion with Nachum and Genya Manor (Schindler Jews). Approx. 60 mins.
Just A Diary
Anne Frank's life story is told from the perspective of a 17 year old Dutch girl who played the part of Anne in a recent stage performance. In addition background information is given including the rise of Hitler, the persecution of the Jews, the occupation of the Netherlands and what happened in the Nazi concentration camps. Intended for students and adults ages 12 and up. (HS). B/W & Color. (25 mins.)
Last Seven Months Of Anne Frank
This documentary begins where Anne Frank's diary leaves off. The filmmaker, Willy Lindwer, has brought together eight women who were with the Frank family during the final months at Westerbork, Auschwitz-Birkenau, and Bergen-Belsen conentration camps. This harrowing story reveals details about the final days and months of Anne's life. (JHS/MS+). B/W & Color. (75 min)
The Diary of Anne Frank
Tamsin Greig, Lesley Sharp and Ellie Kendrick star in the BBC adaptation of The Diary Of Anne Frank. The rights to The Diary Of Anne Frank rarely become available. The BBC and Darlow Smithson Productions have worked closely with the Anne Frank-Fonds, the charitable foundation promoting social and cultural projects in the spirit of Anne Frank, to ensure complete authenticity for the drama. Anne is played by actress Ellie Kendrick; Anne's father Otto by Iain Glen (Kingdom Of Heaven); and mother Edith by Tamsin Greig (Love Soup). Felicity Jones (Northanger Abbey) plays Anne's sister Margot. Ron Cook (Hot Fuzz) and Lesley Sharp (Clocking Off) play Mr and Mrs Van Daan; with Kate Ashfield (Secret Smile) as Miep; and Nicholas Farrell (Talk To Me) as Mr Dussel. The adaptation is by Deborah Moggach, whose screenplay for the film version of Pride and Prejudice was nominated for a BAFTA. The series is directed by Jon Jones and produced by Elinor Day. As seen on PBS in 2010. DVD. Approx. 145 mins.
The World Of Anne Frank
Combining dramatic readings, interviews, documentary photos, and footage, this film introduces students to Anne Frank's life and times and a general account of the rise of Nazism and the events of World War II. Includes interviews with Otto Frank (Anne's father) and the Dutch people who risked their lives to hide the Frank family. (General Audience). Color. (28 min.)