Films screening at this event

To Life!

Director
Jean-Jacques Zilbermann
Cast
Julie Depardieu, Johanna ter Steege, Suzanne Clement
Country
France
Year
2014
Duration
98 min

Inspired by his mother and her friendships, director Jean-Jacques Zilbermann shapes a captivating drama of three Auschwitz survivors reuniting in post-war France. As Hélène rebuilds her life, she reunites with fellow Auschwitz survivors Lily and Rose. Despite their shared grief and sorrow, each refuses to sacrifice their happiness to the past. Set amidst the panoramic vibrancy of the 1960s and featuring immaculately compelling performances, Zilbermann paints a soaring depiction of three women and their unyielding courage against the darkest tragedies.

Nominated: Best Cinematography – Lumiere Awards

 

 

Incognito (short)

Director
Jeremiah Quinn
Country
UK
Year
2014
Duration
11 min

Two mysterious men meet for coffee, cake and a catch-up in Buenos Aires in 1960. Their dark secret and their identities are revealed.

Winner: Best Short Film at Warsaw Jewish Film Festival and Best Director at San Diego Jewish Film Festival