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A witness to history : a message of tolerance and respect from Holocaust survivor Walter Absil

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A witness to history : a message of tolerance and respect from Holocaust survivor Walter Absil
Call No: Videos A

Call NumberVideos A
Dates2008
Statement of Responsibilityproduced and directed by Micky Absil.
Creators & ContributorsAbsil, Micky (producer)
Absil, Micky (director)
Fay, Zacharie (photographer)
Schurer, Maayke (editor)
Absil, Walter (subject)
Summary"Mr. Absil, who was born Walter Bondy, describes his life in pre-war Vienna, his family's immigration to Belgium after the Anschluss, and their attempts to gain Belgian citizenship (including attempts to marry Walter's teenage sister to a Belgian citizen and Walter's adoption into the Belgian Absil family). The family went into hiding and were later separated; Walter's parents were arrested and deported, Walter's sister hid in a religious school, and Walter hid on a farm. After Belgium was liberated, Walter and his sister were reunited and discovered that their parents were deported to Auschwitz, where they perished." —United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Physical Description 1 videodisc (26 min., 30 seconds) : sound, colour with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 inches
Carrier Typevideodisc (DVD)
Language-
Publisher[Montréal?] : Micky Absil
NotesSpecial features:​​​​​​​
  • Extra stories
  • Questions & answers
  • Photo gallery