The Resource Poumy, directed by Sam Ball and Produced by Marian Scheuer Sofaer, (electronic resource)

Poumy, directed by Sam Ball and Produced by Marian Scheuer Sofaer, (electronic resource)

Label
Poumy
Title
Poumy
Statement of responsibility
directed by Sam Ball and Produced by Marian Scheuer Sofaer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
fre
Summary
Eloquent and witty, 92-year-old Andree "Poumy" Moreuil reflects on her adventures when, as a young Jewish mother, she joined the wartime resistance in France. Images, music, family testimony and Poumy's own narrative convey the struggle as well as the mysterious exhilaration of this experience. Poumy was born in the French-German border region of Alsace. She escaped the Nazis and saved her two sons by taking refuge in a mountain village, where instead of just hiding out she joined the French Resistance. She translated, carried messages by bike and train, spied on German troop concentrations, and brought food and supplies to hungry underground fighters in the mountains. Acting against oppression helped her transcend isolation and fear. With consummate skill the filmmaker has brought Poumy s inspiring story to life. Here was a woman who refused to be a victim, but became instead a heroic fighter for her country. DVD includes interactive features for teachers at different levels. It comes with interactive graphics, maps, and discussion and research guides that are easy to download and use. Included on the DVD are downloadable, printable curriculum guides for high school, middle school and college History, Jewish Studies, Social Studies and French classes
Awards note
  • Grand Prize Co-Winner, New Jersey International Film Festival, 2006
  • New York Jewish Film Festival, 2005
  • Official Selection, MoMA New York, Documentary Fortnight, 2006
  • St Louis Jewish Film Festival, 2006
Cataloging source
VaAlASP
Characteristic
representational
Intended audience
For High School; College; Adult audiences
Language note
This edition in French and English with English subtitles
Target audience
general
Label
Poumy, directed by Sam Ball and Produced by Marian Scheuer Sofaer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Originally released as DVD
  • Title from resource description page (viewed May 24, 2011)
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
c
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ASP1642919/flon
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (31 min.)
Media category
  • video
  • computer
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
  • c
Medium for sound
other
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34389787
Reformatting quality
access
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • ASP1642919
  • (OCoLC)747797523
Video recording format
other

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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