Introduction – Escape from Sobibor
Escape from Sobibor is a movie that was casted and aired in the year 1987. The movie deals with the extermination camp at Sobibor. Sobibor was the site of the most successful rebellion by Jewish prisoners of the German extermination camps. The movie outlines that on October 14, the year 1943, eleven German officers and several Ukrainian guards were killed covertly by members of the camp’s underground resistance. About 300 out of the 600 prisoners in the camp escaped despite that most of them were re-captured and killed. Escape from Sobibor.
Haggith, Toby & Newman, Joanna. Holocaust and the Moving Image: Representations in Film and Television Since 1933. New York: Wiley, 2005. Print