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To date, over 8,000 copies of Secret Courage have been distributed worldwide.
To purchase a copy of the film, go to Order the DVD.

The film has been accepted into the libraries of the following organizations:


Verzetsmuseum (Resistance Museum), Amsterdam

Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

Hollandsche Schouwburg (Jewish Theater) Memorial and Museum, Amsterdam

Kamp Westerbork Museum, Hooghalen

Verzetsmuseum (Resistance Museum) Friesland, Leeuwarden


Yad Vashem, The Holocaust Martyrs' and Heroes' Remembrance Authority, Jerusalem

The Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv

Association of Former Jewish Citizens of Giessen (Germany), Haifa


London Jewish Cultural Center, London

Imperial War Museum, Holocaust Division, London

UK Office – Facing History and Ourselves, London

World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust, London


National Center for Jewish Film, Brandeis University, Waltham MA

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.

Museum of Jewish Heritage, New York NY

The Jewish Museum, New York NY

World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust, Detroit MI

Cohen Center for Holocaust Studies, Keene State College, NH

Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN

Strassler Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University, Worcester MA

Hatikvah Holocaust Education Center, Springfield MA

Facing History and Ourselves, at seven Regional Offices

Discovering Justice, Moakley Courthouse, Boston MA

Boston Psychoanalytic Society Institute, Boston MA

Temple Israel, Boston MA

The Cuban-American Jewish Mission, Berkeley CA

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