Theindustry of films has progressed fast since its initiation at thebeginning of 1900s. Over the years, it has acquired every culture’sattention globally (Manchel, 1990). Presently, film is involved inshaping social culture by changing the opinions of the viewers orinfluencing them in one way or another. The thought that a film cancreate a tremendous impact on individuals can be hard for somenevertheless, this same influence can be a vital tool if usedaccordingly and for the right purpose (Manchel, 1990).
Thefilm Schindler`s List portrays the bravery of Oskar Schindler aGerman drunkard, gambler, womanizer, and a war profiteer, who due tohis great courage and essential decency saved over a thousand Jewsfrom dying in the Holocaust. The movie is based on Thomas Keneally’shistorical novel, whereby just dialogue and particular details arefictional (Keneally,1994). Thomas based the novel according to the events which he receivedfrom “Schindlerjuden”, on individuals who had got saved bySchindler and those who witnessed his bravery actions.
Thestudy of Holocaust and World War II is made clear through eventspersonalization which people read. This particular film brings theviewer into horror and reality of genocide, and it prepares one forclarity and the numerous ethnic cleansing cases that have happened inrecent times. The interest of the viewer gets piqued, and he or shedevelops a powerful and a long-lasting memory of what they learnabout the Holocaust. By viewing more films, people gain insightinto important events of the world, their power to have a lastingimpact on society together with the capability of communicating thoseideas with clarity (Manchel, 1990).
Manchel,F. (1990). Study : An analytical bibliography.Rutherford [u.a.: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press [u.a.].
Keneally,T. (1994). Schindler`slist.New York: Simon and Schuster.