Two Films Dealing with Jewish Victims of Nazism Win Prizes in Italy
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Two Films Dealing with Jewish Victims of Nazism Win Prizes in Italy

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Two films dealing with the Jewish victims of the Nazi holocaust have been awarded second and third prize at a festival of resistance films held in the town of Cuneo in northern Italy, it was reported here today.

Winner of the second-place prize was a Czech film by Zbiniev Brynych entitled “Convoy from Paradise” and concerning the evacuation of Jews from the Theresienstadt concentration camp. The third place prizewinner was a Polish film directed by Wanda Jakuboska entitled “The End of Our World” dealing with the sufferings and revolt in the Auschwitz concentration camp.

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