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Horror Movie – ‘A Film Unfinished’ unearths a Nazi filmabout the Warsaw Ghetto

In 'A Film Unfinished,' documentarians from Oscillscope unearthed footage from the Nazi propaganda machine attempting to depict rich Jewish captives as indifferent to the crimes against their fellow Jews during the Holocaust.
In ‘A Film Unfinished,’ documentarians from Oscillscope unearthed footage from the Nazi propaganda machine attempting to depict rich Jewish captives as indifferent to the crimes against their fellow Jews during the Holocaust.

A disturbing Holocaust feature, “A Film Unfinished” brings up many issues about documentaries, propaganda and the invisible lines between the two. Young Israeli filmmaker Yael Hersonski has unearthed a relic of that era and turned a silent film into one that screams to be heard.

In 1942, the walled-off Jewish area of Warsaw contained 440,000 Polish Jews, all crowded into a three-mile area and awaiting “deportation.” Into this cramped, awful space stepped a film crew with less than good intentions.

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