FOUR WINTERS – Review by Valerie Kafrin

In a time where audiences know the basic details of the Holocaust — thanks to school lessons, books, or films — the documentary Four Winters: A Story of Jewish Partisan Resistance and Bravery in WW2 still strikes a harrowing chord. Here, eight men and women share riveting and intimate stories about losing their loved ones and then forging resistance regiments in the forests. They were among more than 25,000 Jewish partisans who killed Nazis and their collaborators from 1940 to 1944, also wrecking bridges and derailing trains to disrupt the German war machine. Four Winters is an absorbing and emotional testament to a little-known aspect of the Holocaust, and a much-appreciated record of resistance.

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