The opening minutes of the 1989 documentary "Weapons of the Spirit," the astonishing story of a unique conspiracy of goodness during World War II and the Holocaust. In and around the village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon in Nazi-occupied France, 5,000 Jews were sheltered—by 5,000 Christians!
Written, produced and directed by Pierre Sauvage, who also appears and narrates the award-winning film, "Weapons of the Spirit" is available in both its full-length 90 min. version and a short, 35 min. version especially suitable for classrooms. For more information: the Chambon Foundation at chambon.org.
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