These videos explore the experiences of Holocaust survivors, the Museum’s collections, and Holocaust history.

  • Path to Nazi Genocide

    Path to Nazi Genocide

    This 38-minute film examines the Nazis’ rise and consolidation of power in Germany. It also outlines the path by which the Nazis and their collaborators led a state to war and to the murder of millions of people.

  • European Antisemitism from its Origins to the Holocaust

    European Antisemitism from its Origins to the Holocaust

    This 13-minute film introduces the history of antisemitism from its origins in the days of the early Christian church until the era of the Holocaust in the mid-20th century. It raises questions about why Jews have been targeted throughout history.

  • One Survivor Remembers

    One Survivor Remembers

    This 40-minute film tells Gerda Weissmann’s account of surviving the Holocaust, based off her book All but My Life. It was produced in 1995 by HBO and the Museum to commemorate the the 50th anniversary of the end of the Holocaust.

  • Curators Corner

    Curators Corner

    This film series explores the details and history behind items in the Museum’s collections. Through interviews with Museum curators and experts, these videos highlight the work the Museum does to collect and preserve evidence of the Holocaust.

  • American Responses

    American Responses

    This 16-minute film looks at American responses to the persecution and murder of European Jews during the Holocaust.

  • Early Warning Signs

    Early Warning Signs

    This 11-minute film examines early warning signs that led to the Holocaust. Reflecting on these events challenges us to consider what might motivate us to respond to indicators of genocide today.

  • Justice and Accountability

    Justice and Accountability

    The trials at Nuremberg and the trial of Adolf Eichmann set important precedents and raised questions about the nature of justice in the face of such enormous crimes. This 10-minute film focuses on the ways crimes were documented, the trials, and their legacy of justice.

  • Liberation

    Liberation

    This 14-minute film shows the realities of liberation. The US soldiers who helped defeat Nazi Germany and liberate the concentration camps were among the first eyewitnesses to the Holocaust.

  • Rescue

    Rescue

    This 12-minute film, originally created as a way to commemorate Days of Remembrance, tells the stories of ordinary people who chose to intervene and help rescue Jews, despite the risks.

  • The Many Legacies of Elie Wiesel

    The Many Legacies of Elie Wiesel

    These videos explore different aspects of Wiesel’s impact and legacy through the voices of many of those who knew him best.

  • YouTube

    YouTube

    The Museum’s YouTube channel includes educational films, documentaries, programs held at the Museum, survivor testimony, and more. Browse selected videos and playlists below.

    Conversations with Holocaust survivors
    Survivors Remember Kristallnacht
    Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936
    Jewish Life Before World War II