Holocaust Survivor Films and Lesson Plans
During the 2018-2019 school year the Holocaust Memorial collaborated with Names Not Numbers and five schools from Miami-Dade County to create a series of Holocaust documentaries featuring Survivors from South Florida.
Names, Not Numbers is a holocaust documentary film project offered to schools around the United States. In each school students learned the main aspects of filmmaking from journalists and filmmakers including research, interviewing techniques, filming techniques and editing, to prepare them to interview and film Survivors themselves. They also undergo the rigorous process of editing their survivors 1.5 hour interview down to 20 minutes. The schools that participated in this project were Feinberg-Fisher K-8, Hebrew Academy Middle School, Miami Beach Senior High School, Miami Coral Park Senior High School and South Miami Senior High School.
Featured on this webpage are ten short films of each Holocaust Survivor who participated in the Names Not Numbers project along with a link to a lesson plan especially created for each individual Survivor. Their interviews and lesson plans are available for classroom use and for student research.The films are password protected. Please click here to request a password. The lesson plans can be found by clicking on the link next to each Survivor’s name.
To access the guide for viewing Holocaust Documentaries please click here.