A Life Apart: Hasidism After World War II (Clip 3 of 5)
The third additional clip featured in the Hiding and Seeking website is also from filmmakers Oren Rudavsky and Menachem Daum's first film, the Emmy-nominated A Life Apart: Hasidism in America. Hasidism's teaching that God could be found all around us faced its ultimate test during the Holocaust. For the Jews that remained in Eastern Europe, WWII brought complete devestation and the death of six million. Among the Hasidim, four out of five were killed. Some Hasidim continued to cling to a God who had seemingly abandoned them. Others could no longer do so.
On September 13, 2010, the New York Times Community Affairs department and POV presented a panel discussion on the Pentagon Papers, Daniel Ellsberg, and the Times. The conversation featured Daniel Ellsberg, former New York Times executive editor Max Frankel, New York Times Supreme Court reporter Adam Liptak and New York Times managing editor Jill Abramson.
In this 2010 interview, the Nobel Peace Prize winner talked with the Good Fortune filmmakers about the Green Belt Movement and what makes for effective aid in impoverished areas. Wangari passed away on Sunday at the age of 71.
In this deleted scene from Last Train Home, migrant workers waiting at China's Guangzhou train station express their frustrations and disappointments with factory life and traveling home for the New Year.