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  • Starring: Maya Angelou
  • Written By: Hilary Helstein
  • Distributed By: Menemsha Films
  • Country: United States
  • Language: English

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As Seen Through These Eyes

Jewish | 2008 | 70 min.
Directed by: Hilary Helstein

In this powerful documentary, Maya Angelou reveals the story of a brave group of people who fought Hitler with the only weapons they had: charcoal, pencil stubs, shreds of paper, and memories etched in their minds. These artists took their fate into their own hands to make a compelling statement about the human spirit, enduring against unimaginable odds.

Critical Acclaim

Best Feature Documentary
Thessalonki Documentary Festival

Best Documentary
Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival

Best Documentary
Miami Jewish Film Festival

Best Documentary
Winnipeg International Film Festival

Best Documentary
Bronze Phoenix Award
Warsaw International Festival of Jewish Motifs

Best Film
International Jewish Film Festival in Argentina

Best Documentary Runner-Up
Palm Springs International Film Festival

"Serves as another critical reminder of one of the world's most horrific periods..."

-Gary Goldstein, Los Angeles Times

"Distinguishes itself from many other Holocaust documentaries and offers a new perspective on this timeless tragedy."

-Steve Ramos, Boxoffice Magazine

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