Source: Daily Mail
The Warsaw Ghetto was the largest of its kind in Europe – but the story of its inhabitants has always been told using Nazi footage, until now.
Never-before-seen footage shot by amateur Polish filmmaker Alfons Ziolkowski in 1941 shows what life was like for Jews inside the ghetto – from children smuggling food, to a dying man on the sidewalk, to Nazi guards dishing out beatings.
The 10-minute film is the only known footage of the ghetto that was not recorded by Nazis, and provides an invaluable historical record of the Jewish experience there.
The rare footage is included in Eric Bednarski’s hour-long documentary “Warsaw: A City Divided.”
“Warsaw: A City Divided” premiered earlier this month in Warsaw, Poland at the 16th annual Millennium Docs Against Gravity Film Festival.
Read the story at the Daily Mail.
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