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The Windermere Children

Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they must find kinship in each other. "The Windermere Children" is the stark, moving and ultimately redemptive story of the bonds they make with one another, and of how the friendships forged at Windermere become a lifeline to a fruitful future.

The Windermere Children

1h 27m

Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to an estate near England’s Lake Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they find kinship in each other and form bonds that give them hope for the future.

Episodes

  • The Windermere Children: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Windermere Children

    1h 27m

    Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to an estate near England’s Lake Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they find kinship in each other and form bonds that give them hope for the future.

  • The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words

    58m 53s

    In the year that marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the Holocaust, this powerful documentary reveals a little-known story of 300 young orphaned Jewish refugees who began new lives in England’s Lake District in the summer of 1945.

Extras + Features

  • The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Windermere Children: In Their Own Words | Preview

    30s

    In the year that marks the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II and the Holocaust, this powerful documentary reveals a little-known story of 300 young orphaned Jewish refugees who began new lives in England’s Lake District in the summer of 1945.

  • The Windermere Children | Preview: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    The Windermere Children | Preview

    30s

    Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to an estate near England’s Lake Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they find kinship in each other and form bonds that give them hope for the future.

  • Memories of Windermere: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Memories of Windermere

    1m 4s

    Holocaust survivors Sam Laskier, Bela Rosenthal and Harry Olmer recount the memories they made as children while at Windermere.

  • Inside the Infirmary: asset-mezzanine-16x9

    Inside the Infirmary

    53s

    Child survivors of the Holocaust are brought to an estate near England’s Lake Windermere to recuperate with the help of volunteer therapists. Without their families, they find kindship in each other and form bonds that give them hope for the future.

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