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Who Will Write Our History (2018)

Who Will Write Our History tells the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto. With 30,000 pages of writing, ... See full summary »

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Roberta Grossman

Writers:

Roberta Grossman, Samuel Kassow (based on the book by: "Who will Write our History")
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jowita Budnik ... Rachela Auerbach
Piotr Glowacki ... Emanuel Ringelblum
Piotr Jankowski ... Hersz Wasser
Wojciech Zielinski ... Abraham Lewin
Karolina Gruszka ... Judyta Ringelblum
Bartlomiej Kotschedoff ... Lejb Goldin
Gera Sandler ... Rabbi Szymon Huberband
Andrew Bering ... Izrael Lichtenstein
Marta Ormaniec Marta Ormaniec ... Luba Lewin
Julia Lewenfisz-Górka Julia Lewenfisz-Górka ... Ora Lewin
Bruno Rajski Bruno Rajski ... Young Ori Ringelblum
Michal Morawski Michal Morawski ... Old Ori Ringelblum
Dorota Liliental ... Halina
Hanna Kossowska Hanna Kossowska ... Gutchie
Michal Klawiter Michal Klawiter ... Young man at the radio
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Who Will Write Our History tells the story of Emanuel Ringelblum and the Oyneg Shabes Archive, the secret archive he created and led in the Warsaw Ghetto. With 30,000 pages of writing, photographs, posters, and more, the Oyneg Shabes Archive is the most important cache of in-the-moment, eyewitness accounts from the Holocaust. It documents not only how the Jews of the ghetto died, but how they lived. The film is based on the book of the same name by historian Samuel Kassow. Written by Katahdin Productions

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Poland's WW2 history was rewritten by Soviets and the distortion continues...
16 October 2019 | by ytk-174-539191See all my reviews

Another reviewer writes, "It appears that Poland has been attempting to evade its historic responsibility for the Warsaw horrors." The "horrors" to which he refers were inflicted by Nazi Germany on all Polish citizens, both Christians and Jews. For decades, Poland was closed behind the Iron Curtain and its history deformed and dictated by the puppet masters in Moscow. By alleged evasion the reviewer apparently alludes to Poland's IPN law which aims to protect against distortion of the very kind propagated by this reviewer/armchair historian who obviously needs a lesson about Poland under German occupation. This sentence is defamatory especially to those whose families suffered at the hands of the Germans in Warsaw and throughout occupied Poland.


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Country:

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Language:

English | Yiddish | Polish

Release Date:

21 July 2018 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,390, 20 January 2019

Gross USA:

$138,039

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$138,868
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