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Paper Clips -- As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

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4 August 2006 (UK) See more »
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It began as a lesson about prejudice... What happened next was a miracle
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As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Wonderful, this movie is a must see See more (40 total) »

Cast

 

Tom Bosley ... Himself
Casey Condra ... Himself
Cassie Crabtree ... Herself
Rachel Gleitman ... Herself
Mary Jane Higdon ... Herself
Linda Hooper ... Herself
Bernard Igielski ... Himself
George Jacobs ... Himself
Sheila Levine ... Herself
Sandra Roberts ... Herself
Peter Schroeder ... Himself
Dagmar Schroeder-Hildebrand ... Herself
Drew Shadrick ... Himself
Samuel Sitko ... Himself
David Smith ... Himself

Directed by
Elliot Berlin 
Joe Fab 
 
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(in alphabetical order)
Joe Fab 

Produced by
Donny Epstein .... executive producer
Joe Fab .... producer
Yeeshai Gross .... executive producer
Matthew Hiltzik .... executive producer
Robert M. Johnson .... producer
Elie Landau .... executive producer
Ari Daniel Pinchot .... producer
Stuart Avi Savitsky .... associate producer
Jeffrey Tahler .... executive producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Charlie Barnett 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Marton 
 
Film Editing by
Julia Dixon-Eddy 
 
Sound Department
Dror Gescheit .... dubbing engineer
Skip SoRelle .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Sullivan .... sound recordist
 
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Deborah Christensen .... assistant to producers
 
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Karen Gottlieb .... special thanks
 

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Also Known As:
"HBO Family: Paper Clips" - USA (cable TV title)
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UK:84 min | USA:82 min
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References Uprising (2001) (TV)See more »
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13 out of 14 people found the following review useful.
Wonderful, this movie is a must see, 7 June 2004
Author: parketl from Seattle, USA

I was so lucky to have seen this at the Seattle International Film Festival.

This documentary covers simple act of students trying to conceptualize the enormity of the six million people who were killed in the Holocaust by using paper clips.

Two teachers created a curriculum designed to teach their mostly white middle school kids about tolerance. In selecting the Holocaust they ended up teaching more than the kids, they changed themselves and their town. They also reached people around the world, many who shared stories about loved ones who were lost. Survivors also tell their stories and express their joy and appreciation of experiencing life.

Miramax purchased this documentary, and hopefully they will release it soon.

As the number of people who can tell the Holocaust story from the first person perspective dwindles, this film is a gift to those of us learning about WWII and the Holocaust from text books.

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