Boulder Jewish Film Festival 2021

Weapons of the Spirit — remastered 30th anniversary edition

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This 1989 instant classic explored the "conspiracy of goodness" that took place in and around Le Chambon-Sur-Lignon—a Protestant stronghold in Catholic France—where some 5,000 Jews were sheltered during Nazi occupation by some 5,000 Christians. Pierre himself was born here in 1944 but grew up in New York, where his parents put the past behind them. As an adult filmmaker, he returned to pay tribute to the remarkable life-saving mountain village by creating this award-winning memoir, initiating a life-long dedication to Holocaust education and memorialization.

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With great gratitude to our sponsor:

- Anti-Defamation League Mountain States Region

  • Year
  • Runtime
    93 minutes
  • Language
    English, French
  • Country
    United States
  • Director
    Pierre Sauvage