Czech Republic, 2002, 64 minutes, color, 35mm
Director: Matej Minac
Winner of the 2002
International Emmy award and the Trilobit Prize from the Czech Republic
and winner of the Slovak Film Critic's Prize IGRIC.
A gripping documentary
about the courage and determination of a young English stock exchange
clerk who saved the lives of 669 children. Between March 13 and August
2, 1939, Nicolas Winton organized six trains to take children from Prague
to new Jewish homes in Britain, and kept quiet about it until his wife
discovered a scrapbook documenting his unique mission in 1988.
Sponsor: The International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life
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