Martha Goell Lubell  

Produced and directed Daring to Resist with Barbara Attie. The film was broadcast nationally on PBS in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and screened at high schools, Holocaust organizations and film festivals including the Double Take (now Full Frame) International Documentary Festival at Duke University, the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival at Lincoln Center in New York, and Women in the Directors Chair Film Festival, Chicago. The film won first prize for Holocaust Biography, International Jewish Video Competition Berkeley, CA and Grand Prize Documentary, Atlantic City Film Festival. Lubell’s recent credits include Faces of the Holocaust and Crosstown.

She was associate producer for the Discovery Network's Emmy Award-winning series Teacher TV during 1992 and 1993. Lubell has produced two series of documentaries for WHYY Public Radio: Hard Times for Dreaming and When a Plant Closes. She was a researcher for CBS News and ABC News from 1970 until 1975 in New York, Paris and Japan. (09/09)

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Daring to Resist: Three Women Face the Holocaust

A film by Martha Goell Lubell, 1999, 57 min, Color

Why would a young person choose resistance rather than submission during Hitler's reign of terror while her world was collapsing around her? In this gripping documentary, three Jewish women answer this question by recalling their lives as teenagers in occupied Holland, Hungary and Poland, when they refused to remain passive as the Nazis rounded up…

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