Award-winning screenplay by Caitlin McCarthy.

Based upon "Women in the Resistance and in the Holocaust: The Voices of Eyewitnesses" by Vera Laska;  "Women Reshaping Human Rights: How Extraordinary Activists Are Changing the World" by Marguerite Guzman Bouvard; and Vera L., 1996, "Interview from the archive of the Shoah Foundation Institute at the University of Southern California," Weston, MA, USA, December 12, Interview Code 24212, TCR 05:22:53 - 05:26:00 and 06:00:14 - 06:01:36.

All film rights have been secured.


Vera Laska
          In RESISTANCE, the Nazi invasion of Czechoslovakia and the horrors of Auschwitz are seen through the eyes of one girl, forced to grow up quickly as she moves from the school yard to the concentration camp, working for the Resistance along the way.

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Real-life RESISTANCE heroine Vera Laska