A Film Unfinished

Friday, August 13, 2010


Israeli director Yael Hersonski's "A Film Unfinished" is a movie about a movie. It's a documentary about the Nazi propaganda footage known as "Das Ghetto," shot in the walled-off Warsaw Ghetto in the spring of 1942. Hersonski says that in a world saturated with grisly images, her challenge was to render the terrible truth, buried beneath the propaganda, to viewers 70 years after the fact.

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Comments [5]

Chris Gray from New Haven, CT

The sins of the grandfather are visited BY the grandsons (and granddaughters).

Aug. 19 2010 03:08 PM
pooorpeddler from Monroe, NY

Warsaw Ghetto or Gaza Strip geography is different the motive is the same, to eliminate a group the masters think are inferior.

Aug. 17 2010 07:13 AM
Just a Thought

It is remarkable how some are shocked by crude Nazi propaganda used against Jews 70 years ago but so accepting of high tech propaganda used against Israel today that is tragically effective since many believe the outrageous lie that the starving and isolated Warsaw Ghetto of 1942 is tantamount to the UN/EU/US/Israeli/Egyptian supplied Gaza Strip today that targets Arab and Israeli civilians.
If OTM wants to focus on wartime propaganda, focus on that kind of propaganda today that distorts public opinion right now. Thanks

Aug. 15 2010 01:27 PM

Yes something like the Gaza Ghetto, except the Jews weren't trying to kill all the Aryans, sending rockets into Polish civilian cities, not recognizing Germany or Poland as legitimate countries. Which is what the Hamas regime is doing to the State of Israel. While I don't agree with the occupation or using violence as means to any ends. The state of Israel is not the ONLY reason those in Gaza live in Ghettos.

Aug. 15 2010 11:18 AM
Robert from NYC

Must have been something like the Gaza Ghetto is today!

Aug. 15 2010 10:37 AM

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