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Followed by a panel discussion with Professor Max Silverman (French Studies, University of Leeds), Professor Sue Harris (Film Studies, Queen Mary, University of London) and Mrs Stephanie Hesz-Wood (PhD student, History, Royal Holloway, University of London), moderated by Dr Rob Priest (History, Royal Holloway, University of London).

Attending this event

Rob Priest

History,

Royal Holloway, University of London

Sue Harris

Film Studies,

Queen Mary, University of London

Films screening at this event

209 Rue Saint-maur, Paris 10éme: The Neighbours

Director
Ruth Zylberman
Country
France
Year
2017
Duration
103 min

The residential building at 209 rue Saint-Maur, Paris, 10ème is still standing, elegant and imposing as it has always been. Many of those who used to live here and their descendants, however, have dispersed all over the world ever since the end of the war, resettling in Melbourne, New York and Tel Aviv, among other places. In this captivating documentary, filmmaker Ruth Zylberman, who chose the site randomly, retraces the footsteps of the Jewish women, men and children for whom the building was once home, pondering over the intricate relationship between place, community and identity.

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