Poland

Filmography: 
1980: “Schimpft uns nicht Zigeuner” (Does not scold us Gypsies)
Documentary. Germany. Directors: Katrin Seybold and Melanie Spitta. 43 min.

About experiences in the concentration camp at Auschwitz.

1982: “Es ging Tag und Nacht, liebes Kind - Zigeuner (Sinti) in Auschwitz” (It was night and day, dear child – Roma in Auschwitz)
Documentary. Germany. Directors: Melanie Spitta and Katrin Seybold. 75 min.

Some survivors explain their experiences in the concentration camps.

1985: “Verfolgt und Vergessen - Die Vernichtung der Sinti und Roma in Auschwitz und ihre Verfolgung bis heute” (“Persecuted and Forgotten: The Gypsies of Auschwitz”)
Documentary. Germany. Directors: Reiner Holzemer, Jürgen Staiger and Hartmut Ühlein. 62 min.

Some Roma survivors from Germany visit the concentration camp which they left 40 years ago. The film also describes the fear of the Roma people, which has endured up to this day.

1988: “I skrzypce przestaly grac” (“And the Violins Stopped Playing”)
Feature film. Poland and USA. Director: Alexander Ramati. 116 min. Language: English.

About a real story which depicts a group of Roma fleeing the Nazis during World War II.

1989: “The Forgotten Holocaust”
Documentary. United Kingdom. Director: George Case. 50 min.

About the persecution and genocide of the European Roma. Some Roma survivors from Germany, Hungary, Austria, Poland, France and the Netherlands are interviewed about this topic.

1990: “Sidonie”
Feature film. Austria. Director: Karin Brandauer. 87 min.

About the life of a 15 year old Roma girl, Sidonie, who was killed by the Nazis at Auschwitz.

1992: “Sophie Wittich – Aber man kann des gar net so sagen, wie’s wirklich war...” (Sophie Wittich - But you cannot say how it really was)
Documentary. Germany. Director: Loretta Walz. 28 min.

Sophie Wittich speaks about her experiences in Auschwitz and Ravensbrück, and also about her own sterilisation.

1993: “Latcho Drom” (Good journey)
Documentary. Director: Tony Gatlif. Language: French. 103 min.

About the history of the Roma, depicted through music and dance. There is a survivor who explains her life in Auschwitz.

1997: “Szczurowa”
Documentary. Germany. Directors: Alexander von Plato and Loretta Walz. 20 min.

A Roma woman, who survived the 1943 Roma mass murder in Szczurowa, Poland, explains the events.

1997: “Ó, ty černý ptáčku” (“O You Blackbird of Death”)
Documentary. Czech Republic. Director: Břetislav Rychlík. 58 min.

About the experiences in concentration camps of Roma people from Bohemia, Moravia and Silesia.

1998: “Meine ‘Zigeuner’ mutter” (My Gypsy Mother)
Documentary. Austria. Director: Egor Humer. 30 min.

About the relationship between a daughter and her mother, a Roma who was a survivor of different concentration camps. Her life-story influences this relationship.

1999: “Ceija Stojka - Portrait einer Romni” (Ceija Stojka – Portrait of a Roma)
Documentary. Austria. Director: Karin Berger. 85 min.

It is the portrait of the Austrian Ceija Stojka, a 66 year old woman who survived the Nazi concentration camps.

2002: \"Romani Rat / La notte dei Rom” (\"Romani Rat / The Night of the Romany”)
Documentary. Italy. Director: Maurizio Orlandi. Languages: Italian, Polish, Romani. 60 min.

A Roma Musician from Kosovo, a Polish photographer, and a social worker from an Italian camp for Travellers go on a trip to different villages and countries in Europe in order to find witnesses of the Porrajmos.

2005: “Unter den Brettern hellgrünes Gras” (Under the leaves light green grass)
Documentary. Austria. Director: Karin Berger. 52 min.

About Ceija Stojka’s life: she was a child in the concentration camps of Auschwitz, Ravensbrück and Bergen-Belsen, where she - and her mother - were liberated.