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Fanny’s Journey


Recommended for grades 6-12

94 minutes

French with subtitles

Fanny’s Journey tells the incredible story of a teenage girl who escapes Nazi-occupied France, along with her two sisters and several other children, by fleeing to the Swiss border. In route, Fanny is thrown into a leadership position, bravely holding the group of children together in the face of great risk. Fanny’s Journey is based on a true story.

Theme:  Holocaust

Sub-themes:  Loss, Bystander/Upstander, Perseverance, Bravery, Survival, Resistance Movement