All of these films are available for HMD activity organisers to make use of. Many include testimony from survivors of genocide. Our annual films for HMD are also available to watch here. If you are looking to screen a documentary or feature film as part of your event, then we have a filmography that you can use to get some inspiration.

The education charity Into Film is also has interesting, age-appropriate film recomendations and filmmaking resources.

Our film to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2016: Don't stand by features survivor of the Holocaust, Susan Pollack, telling a unique story of surviving genocide for the first time. This powerful short film is part of our HMD 2016 microsite which...
This ten minute film introduces Holocaust Memorial Day and explains why we commemorate the Holocaust, Nazi Persecution, and the subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bosnia and Darfur. It is narrated by Imelda Staunton and features testimony...
Every year, hundreds of activities take place across the UK to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day.  The activities range from a simple candle lighting to a week's programme involving a whole town or region.  This film will provide...
Nazi Boots is a short film created by director Debs Paterson in response to meeting Holocaust survivor Janine Webber and hearing her story. Janine survived the Holocaust by moving between hiding places in occupied Poland, witnessing the Nazis...
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. This is filmmaker and animator Gemma Green-Hope's animated response...
Collage artist Martin O’Neill and animator Andrew Griffin met Holocaust survivor Bettine Le Beau at her north London home, as part of the HMD 2015 Memory Makers project. Bettine survived the Holocaust in France as a child, and went on to become a...
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. In this video Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch meets Stephen Fry....
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. In this video Holocaust survivor Sabina Miller speaks to ...
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. In this video Holocaust survivor Eve Kugler talks to poet Sarah Hesketh...
Our Memory Makers project paired Holocaust and genocide survivors with nine British artists, who responded to their stories with works of art for Holocaust Memorial Day 2015. In this film Holocaust survivor Ivor Perl speaks to filmmaker and animator...
A snapshot of the diverse ways that Holocaust Memorial Day Trust invited people across the UK to engage with the theme Keep the Memory Alive to mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015, 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz.
Our film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2014 Journeys reflects the theme of Journeys.  The theme reminds us that the experience of those affected by the Holocaust and subsequent genocides is characterised by forced journeys. This...
The Archbishop of Canterbury's message for HMD 2012 focused on how we can use our voice to speak up for those who cannot speak up for themselves. This message was first played at the Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 UK event; a spotlight for all the...
The Chief Rabbi's message for Holocaust Memorial Day 2012. The Chief Rabbi's message for Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on Vimeo.
The Prime Minister, Rt Hon David Cameron MP pays tribute to the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides. This message was first played at the Holocaust Memorial Day 2012 UK event; a spotlight for all the activities and events which take...
Appolinaire Kageruka was 24 years old, and working as a teacher, when the Genocide in Rwanda began in 1994.  He was born a Tutsi which was the ethnicity targeted during the Genocide. Before this, Appolinaire had helped to pay for the school...
Šero recounts being taken away to be tortured: 'One day they decided that we were in the way they would be better off without us' This testimony has been provided to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust by Kemal Pervanić, a survivor of the Bosnian...
Var Ashe Houston was born in Cambodia and was 26 years old when the Khmer Rouge came to power in 1975.  She was married with two young daughters.  Var was working as an English teacher in Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia, and her...
Besima describes returning to the home she was forced from, and confronting the people farming her land. This testimony has been provided to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust by Kemal Pervanić, a survivor of the Bosnian war, who has provided...
The Prime Minister, the Leader of the Opposition, the First Ministers of Scotland and Wales, and the First and Deputy First Ministers of Northern Ireland, light candles to mark UK Holocaust Memorial Day 2011. Commissioned by the Holocaust Memorial...
Survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides joined politicians and dignitaries at the UK's Commemorative Event for Holocaust Memorial Day in Westminster. Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Opposition, spoke about his parents' journeys to...
Lily Ebert is a Holocaust survivor. In 1944, when she was just 14 years old, the Nazis deported her and her family from her Hungarian hometown of Bonyhád to Auschwitz. She was with her mother, brother and three sisters. Upon arrival the family were...
Our short film for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2013 Lessons learnt? focuses on a school photograph in which ethnic diversity and expressions of individuality are gradually erased.The film, highlights the theme for HMD 2013, Communities Together:...
Your Voice is Amazing is the 90-second film created for Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2012.  The theme for HMD 2012 was Speak Up, Speak Out which asked you to take inspiration from the past and pledge to speak out against persecution,...
Kemal remembers the day the Serb army rolled into the village.This testimony has been provided to the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust by Kemal Pervanić, a survivor of the Bosnian war, who has provided three specially edited short testimony films taken...
The Deputy Prime Minister, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP pays tribute to the survivors of the Holocaust and subsequent genocides and the activity organisers who spread the survivor's stories on Holocaust Memorial Day. 
 Astrid Aghajanian was a little girl when Ottoman Empire began it's systematic destruction of its Armenian population. In this testimony Astrid describes what happened to her father, and how she and her mother survived deportation into the...
Simon Winston is from the Ukraine. He is a survivor of the Holocaust. In this Untold Stories film he speaks about the experience of escaping the Ghetto with his family and living in hiding.Untold Stories - Simon from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on...
Margaret is a German Jewish Refugee. She fled Nazi persecution, leaving her family behind and then settled in the UK.  In this Untold Stories film she speaks about the persecution which drove her family from Germany, how she escaped to England...
Sokphal Din was born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. After the city fell to the Khmer Rouge, he and his family were among those driven into the killing fields.Untold Stories - Sokphal from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on Vimeo.[Sokphal is sitting in his...
Safet Vukalić is a Bosnian Muslim and survivor of the ethnic cleansing in Prijedor, Bosnia. His father and brother were imprisoned by the Bosnian Serb Army in concentration camps.Untold Stories - Safet from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on Vimeo...
Appolinaire Kageruka is a survivor of the Rwandan genocide. In this Untold Stories film he describes how he hid from the killers, and how he witnessed the aftermath of thousands of people's murder in a church.Untold Stories - Appolinaire from...
As Head of the UN in Sudan in 2004, British diplomat Mukesh Kapila expected to see a peace deal ending Sudan’s 20-year civil war.Then he started to hear bad news from Sudan’s Western region: Darfur.Untold Stories - Mukesh from Holocaust Memorial Day...
Hawa is a survivor of the Genocide in Darfur, Sudan. In this Untold Stories film she talks about the persecution that caused her to leave her village and her fears for her family.Untold Stories - Hawa from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on Vimeo....
Chair of the East Notts Travellers Association, Vicky Botton, describes her experience of discrimination and violence against gypsies in the UK. Untold Stories - Vicky from Holocaust Memorial Day Trust on Vimeo. Vicky refers to the ‘gadje...
Fashion photographer Michel Haddi found himself the target of hate crime when a swastika was painted on his door. In the Untold Stories film he speaks about his diverse background, the discrimination he has faced as a result, and the effect the...
Ali is an Iraqi asylum seeker and gay rights activist facing death threats for his work. In this Untold Stories film he talks about escaping Iraq but how he still faces persecution in the UK. Untold Stories - Ali from Holocaust Memorial Day...
In the film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2010: The Legacy of Hope, Daniel Radcliffe introduces the stories of three inspirational Holocaust survivors:
The theme for Holocaust Memorial Day 2009 was Stand up to hatred. HMDT commissioned six films which explored the choices people make about standing up to hatred.The Hate Game Film 1 - KristallnachtSet on the streets of 'Jederstadt' ('anytown')...
This film for Holocaust Memorial Day 2008 is in 10 parts, examining the Holocaust, genocide and contemporary discrimination. It includes testimony from Holocaust survivors Barbara Stimler, Josef Perl and Edith Birkin.
 Adrien Niyonshuti is an Olympic Mountain Biker for Team Rwanda. He survived the genocide in Rwanda in 1994, but lost many of his family and loved ones. He was the flag-bearer for Rwanda in the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics....
This documentary film follows the story of 89 year old Iby Knill. It was July, 1944. Auschwitz. A young twin crawled over to Iby one night in the hut. They had earlier seen their parents enter the gas chamber and they were both being used in...