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The Resource Blessed is the match : the life and death of Hannah Senesh, Katahdin Productions presents ; produced and directed by Roberta Grossman ; produced by Lisa Thomas ; written and co-produced by Sophie Sartain, (videorecording)

Blessed is the match : the life and death of Hannah Senesh, Katahdin Productions presents ; produced and directed by Roberta Grossman ; produced by Lisa Thomas ; written and co-produced by Sophie Sartain, (videorecording)

Label
Blessed is the match : the life and death of Hannah Senesh
Title
Blessed is the match
Title remainder
the life and death of Hannah Senesh
Statement of responsibility
Katahdin Productions presents ; produced and directed by Roberta Grossman ; produced by Lisa Thomas ; written and co-produced by Sophie Sartain
Title variation
Life and death of Hannah Senesh
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • heb
  • hun
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
  • Tells the life story of Hungarian-born poet and Holocaust heroine Hannah Senesh, who was only 22 when she parachuted into Nazi-occupied Europe as part of a rescue mission to save the Jews of Hungary. Dramatizations, interviews, photographs, newsreel footage, letters, and diary entries are used to illuminate Senesh's early years, her immigration to Palestine, her involvement in the perilous rescue mission, and her capture and eventual execution in Hungary
  • Limited public performance rights
Awards note
Audience Award, Washington Jewish Film Festival, 2008 ; Audience Award, Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival, 2008 ; Crystal Heart Award, Heartland Film Festival, 2008 ; Best Documentary, Garden State Film Festival, 2009 ; Audience Award, New Jersey Jewish Film Festival, 2009 ; Audience Award, Houston Jewish Film Festival, 2009 ; Audience Award, Pittsburgh Jewish Israeli Film Festival, 2009 ; Audience Award, Denver Jewish Film Festival, 2009 ; Audience Award, San Diego Jewish Film Festival, 2009 ; Best Documentary, Tucson Jewish Film Festival, 2009 ; Audience Award, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, 2009.
Cataloging source
KPLCP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Dyanna Taylor ; editor, Blake West ; composer, Todd Boekelheide ; additional music arranged and performed by Michael Skloff ; music performed by The Slovak National Symphony Orchestra
Date time place
Filmed predominantly in Hungary, Israel & the Czech Republic in 2006-2007
Dewey number
940.5318092
Intended audience
E
Language note
In English, Hebrew, and Hungarian with subtitles in English
PerformerNote
  • Voice of Catherine Senesh, Joan Allen ; voice of Hannah Senesh, Alona Tal
  • Meri Roth (Hannah Senesh), Marcela NohĂ˝nková (Catherine Senesh)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Grossman, Roberta
  • Thomas, Lisa B
  • Sartain, Sophie
  • Allen, Joan
  • Taylor, Dyanna
  • Boekelheide, Todd
  • Skloff, Michael
  • Docurama (Firm)
  • New Video Group
Runtime
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Senesh, Hannah
  • Haganah (Organization)
  • Jews, Hungarian
  • Jewish women
  • Women poets, Hungarian
  • Poets, Hungarian
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jews
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Documentary films
  • Biographical films
  • War films
  • Videodiscs
  • Palestine
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Blessed is the match : the life and death of Hannah Senesh, Katahdin Productions presents ; produced and directed by Roberta Grossman ; produced by Lisa Thomas ; written and co-produced by Sophie Sartain, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008
Bar code
  • 31223092499889
  • 31223092499897
  • 31223092499905
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 86 min.)
Isbn
9781422978665
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685215777
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
NNVG 215770
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)670893687
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 or stereo ; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Blessed is the match : the life and death of Hannah Senesh, Katahdin Productions presents ; produced and directed by Roberta Grossman ; produced by Lisa Thomas ; written and co-produced by Sophie Sartain, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008
Bar code
  • 31223092499889
  • 31223092499897
  • 31223092499905
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 86 min.)
Isbn
9781422978665
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
767685215777
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
NNVG 215770
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)670893687
System details
DVD ; Dolby digital 5.1 or stereo ; widescreen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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