Swimming in Auschwitz
Swimming in Auschwitz (2008)

Filmmaker Jon Kean explores an aspect of the Holocaust left largely unexplored in the annals of history with this look at six women who survived incarceration in the most notorious concentration camp of all. While male testimonies… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 2, 2008
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Gary Goldstein
Los Angeles Times

A tale of resourcefulness and resilience, as the often-overlooked female perspective on the Shoah gets its due.

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James C. Taylor
L.A. Weekly

Instead of the grand horror of the Holocaust (or the "big suffering," as one woman calls it), Swimming in Auschwitz depicts individuals who "maintained some semblance of life" amid the mass dehumanization that surrounded them.

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Emanuel Levy

based on interviews and historical footage, this is a fascinating chronicle of six women of different backgrounds who were deported to the notorious camp.

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