Partisans of Vilna [videorecording] : the untold story of Jewish resistance during World War II / The Ciesla Foundation presents ; directed by Josh Waletzky ; produced by Aviva Kempner ; narration written by Josh Waletzky
- [United States] : Docurama : New Video Group, 
- 20th anniversary collector's ed.
- Physical Description:
- 1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 audio disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 study guide + 1 songbook
- Additional Creators:
- Waletzky, Josh, Kempner, Aviva, Wallach, Roberta, Ciesla Foundation, Docurama (Firm), and New Video Group
- Skillfully blended songs, newsreels, and archival footage with interviews of over forty Holocaust survivors to paint an eye-opening portrait of the courageous Jewish resistance who staged a sabotage offensive against the Nazis in the Polish city of Vilna.
- Audience Notes:
- Not rated.
- Special features: bonus grammy-nominated CD and liner notes in English and Yiddish: Partisans of Vilna: the songs of WWII Jewish Resistance; elaborate study guide with background, glossary, bibliography and key questions for discussion; two separate filmmaker commentaries with director Josh Waletzky and producer Aviva Kempner; exclusive photo gallery; filmmaker biographies.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Director of photography, Danny Shneuer ; editor, Josh Waletzky.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- Narrator, Roberta Wallach.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1; NTSC; Dolby Digital.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Arts & Humanities copy: Purchased with funds from the Ash Family Libraries Endowment in Jewish Studies; 20067.
Harrisburg copy: Purchased with funds from the Permanent Endowment for the Holocaust and Genocide Collection for the Library at Penn State Harrisburg; 2009.
- Endowment Note:
- Permanent Endowment for the Holocaust and Genocide Collection for the Library at Penn State Harrisburg
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