British actor, Warwick Davis, has made an engaging documentary about the Ovitz family and how they survived Auschwitz. They were entertainers before the war, Jewish and small (dwarfs). Davis draws parallels to his own life and begins his personal and moving investigation with the question: what would have happened to me?
- The Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz (Smithsonian Channel)
Learn more about the Ovitzs:
- Guardian article from March 2013
- Giants: the Dwarfs of Auschwitz written by Eliat Negev and Yehuda Koren
- United States Holocaust Memorial Museum article and photo