The Nazi's plan to eliminate an entire race of people nearly succeeded because thousands of ordinary people simply went about their business. Yet in the midst of darkness shone a light. In fact, many lights.
This compelling documentary takes viewers to the Netherlands where a number of Dutch Jews relive the terrifying ordeal they experienced at the hands of the Nazis, and the daring accounts of those Hidden Heroes who risked their lives to save them.
For the rescuers and the rescued alike, it is a powerful emotional reconnection with a time and place that holds the conflicting memories of terror and hope.
The rescue of Jews in Nazi-occupied Holland is a story of unimaginable courage and faith. As told be those who lived through the Nazi terror, this evocative documentary recounts what it was like foe Dutch Jews to face systematic isolation, persecution and elimination. Our subjects were mere children at the time. Children who witnessed their family and friends being arrested and dragged away - and, for most, never to be seen again. Children for whom unbearable pain and loss was cruelly compressed into a single experience of overwhelming terror.