In 1942 a group of 38 Ukrainian Jews descended into a cave to hide from the Nazis. They lived in the cave for over a year-and-a-half to survive the evil tyrany. A trailer for a new documentary called No Place On Earth has been released that tells this incredible story of survival blending interviews with the survivors and dramatizations of the events that took place.
The film was directed by Janet Tobias, it chronicles the story of how cave explorer Chris Nicola just happened to stumble upon this underground cave, and how it lead him on a journey to uncover the story behind it. The story of which is both terrifying and inspiring. Here's the synopsis:
In October 1942, Esther Stermer, the matriarch of a Jewish family in the Ukraine, leads her family underground to hide from the pursuing Nazis—and stays nearly a year and a half. Their harrowing story of survival living in near total darkness in two cold, damp caves is one like no other ever told. It was life… like No Place On Earth.
No Place On Earth will get a limited theatrical release on April 5th, 2013. Check out the trailer for this must watch documentary.