Catalogue Number: IFP000
Producer: InFilm Productions
Subject: Canadian World Studies, Citizenship Education, Criminal Justice & Law, Documentary, Guidance, Health, History, Holocaust, Jewish Studies, Psychology, Social Sciences, Sociology, World History
Grade Level: 9 - 12, Post Secondary, Adult
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2019
Running Time: 25:40
This educational/advocacy documentary follows Isaac Gotfried, a 95-year-old Holocaust survivor who has dedicated his life to sharing his story with students of all ages. A hopeful message informs Isaac’s unfolding story of pain, trauma, and loss. He urges students to perform Tikkun Olam – a Hebrew phrase that calls upon us to repair the world – in response to all forms of injustice, prejudice, and hatred they encounter. The film examines the effects Isaac’s testimony has on students, revealing how to inspired them to prosocial action.
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