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Holocaust Memorial Day assembly

Woman in Gold
Woman in Gold

Ages

11+

Duration

Short (1-4 activities)

Nation

England, Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland

Related calendar events

Holocaust Memorial Day
27 January

Into Film is pleased to be supported by Holocaust Memorial Day Trust to explore the 2017 Holocaust Memorial Day theme through the British feature film, Woman in Gold (2015). The assembly encourages students to consider the impact of the Holocaust on survivors and their families many years after the events of World War Two through the questions and issues raised by the story of Maria Altmann and her lawyer Randy Schoenberg, who campaigned for the restitution of Maria's family's artwork, stolen by the Nazis during their occupation of Austria. The resource contains stimulus questions, clips from the film and interviews with Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds and director Simon Curtis, with the full length interviews available to view below. The resource can be adapted for use in lessons or film club and contains suggestions for further activities.

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Woman in Gold
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Holocaust Memorial Day assembly: Woman in Gold presentation

Clips and stimulus questions to support a Holocaust Memorial Day assembly.

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Woman in Gold
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Holocaust Memorial Day assembly: Woman in Gold teachers' notes.

Guidance notes to support delivery of a Holocaust Memorial Day assembly.

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Video

Woman in Gold Ryan Reynolds

Ryan Reynolds discusses his character and thoughts on Woman in Gold (2015).

Duration: 9:21 mins

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Woman in Gold Simon Curtis

Director Simon Curtis discusses the making of Woman in Gold (2015).

Duration: 9:05 mins

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Video

Woman in Gold Helen Mirren

Helen Mirren discusses her character and making Woman in Gold (2015).

Duration: 5:02 mins

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Woman in Gold Daniel Bruhl

Daniel Bruhl discusses his character and the story of Woman in Gold (2015).

Duration: 2:36 mins

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Supports

Law

History

Twentieth Century

Citizenship

Human Rights

Religious Education

Ethics

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