Defiance tells the story of the Bielski brothers whose bravery during the Holocaust saved hundreds of lives.
After their parents are murdered in a massacre, the four Bielski brothers fled to the woods. Slowly, the group started a partisan group unlike any other. Overall, 1,200 Jews Bielski partisans survived the war. Defiance is rated R for violence and profanity, but it is a moving film that shines light on Jewish resistance during the Holocaust.
This movie guide includes 14 pages plus an answer key.
- Pre-Viewing Questions
- Discussion Questions (2 ways)
- Lessons Learned
- Biblical Parallels
- The True Story (paragraph)
- The True Story (questions)
- Jewish Resistance (5 other stories/essay prompts)
- Zus vs Tuvia
- Writing Prompt