A film unfinished

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[New York City] : Oscilloscope Laboratories, [2011].
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1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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General Note
Study guide features an essay by author and film historian, Annette Insdorf.
General Note
Originally produced in 2010.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Itai Neeman ; editor, Joëlle Alexis ; music, Ishai Adar.
Witnesses, Hanna Avrutzki, Luba Gewisser, Jurek (David) Plonski, Aliza Vitis-Shomron, Shula Zeder ; narration read by Rona Kenan.
At the end of WWII, 60 minutes of raw film in an East German archive was discovered. Shot by the Nazis in Warsaw in May of 1942, the film became a resource for historians seeking an authentic record of the Warsaw Ghetto. The later discovery of a long-missing reel, including multiple takes and cameramen staging scenes, complicated earlier readings of the footage. Presented is the raw footage in its entirety, falsely showing the 'good life' of Jewish urbanites. Included is an interview, and more.
Death Mills: "Directed by...Billy Wilder for the U.S. War Department in 1945, [this film] was originally intended for screening in occupied Germany and Austria and featured a German language soundtrack...[T]he first documentary to show what the Allies found when they liberated the Nazi extermination camps: the survivors, the conditions, and the evidence of mass murder." -- Onscreen menu.
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DVD format; NTSC, Region 0 ; 1.78:1 aspect ratio ; stereo.
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Access to Study Guide requires computer with DVD-ROM drive and Adobe Reader software.
In German, English, Hebrew, Polish, and Yiddish ; optional English subtitles ; optional English captions for the hearing impaired.
Winner, World cinema doc editing award, Sundance Film Festival ; Winner, Best International Feature, Hot Docs Film Festival ; Winner, Documentary screenplay award, AFI/Silverdocs Film Festival.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Berenbaum, M., Adar, Y., Wilder, B., Wood, A., Neeman, I., Insdorf, A., Kenan, R., Schory, N., Ken Tor, I., & Hersonski, Y. (2011). A film unfinished . Oscilloscope Laboratories.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michael Berenbaum et al.. 2011. A Film Unfinished. [New York City]: Oscilloscope Laboratories.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Michael Berenbaum et al.. A Film Unfinished [New York City]: Oscilloscope Laboratories, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Berenbaum, Michael, et al. A Film Unfinished Oscilloscope Laboratories, 2011.

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