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Defying genocide [videorecording] : choices that saved lives / United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Committee on Conscience ; directed by Mandy Jacobson
Washington, D.C. : United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, [2006]
Location Call Number Status
 Armenian Research Center  313    CALL 593-5181
Subject(s) Genocide -- Rwanda
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
Subject Rwanda -- Ethnic relations
Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994
Physical Description 1 videodisc (19 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Note ACCESS: May only be used at the Armenian Research Center ; please call 313 593-5181 for Center hours
Note - System Details DVD
Credits Photography, Elizabeth Powley, Kresta King Cutcher, Carl Wilkens ; music by Madagascar
Summary The story of how Simone Weil Lipman was able to save thousands of Jewish children during the Holocaust is a starting point for an exploration of what it takes to defy genocide. The film focuses on Damas Gisimba, director of a small orphanage in Rwanda that was besieged by militias during the 1994 genocide. Learn how Gisimba, with the help of American aid worker Carl Wilkens, managed to protect, care for, and save some 400 people
Series Armenian Research Center collection
Alternate Author Jacobson, Mandy
Lipman, Simone Weil
Gisimba, Damas Mutezintare
Wilkens, Carl
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Committee on Conscience
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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