Documentary short

My first wedding in Leggings / SHORTS WJFF: FOCUS ON ISRAEL

Avigail Graetz , Israel, 2021, 10min

It's the Corona days and Naomi Efrat, a Reform Rabbinical student, is invited to officiate a zoom wedding while she is "vacationing /quarantining" in her brothers hostel in the far south of Israel with her family and reflects on her life.

The film will be shown as part of the program SHORTS WJFF: FOCUS ON ISRAEL, together with:

What You're Going Through, dir. Binyamin Haneman, Izrael 2020, 20',

Requiem For a Fish, dir. Gadi Rimer, Izrael 2021, 33'

16.11, Tuesday | 20:15 |


Aneta Bussold, Poland, 2020, 27min

Summer 1943, Polish village. Pregnant Zosia and her mother hide a Jewish woman, Zofia's friend. The situation becomes more complicated when a baby is born. Will friendship and humanity be saved in a life-threatening situation? A story based on real events.

The film will be shown as part of the program SHORTS WJFF: SURVIVORS STORIES with:

The War, The Cow and Me, dir. Anabel Münstermann, Germany 2020, 29'

18.11, Thursday | 20:30 |

What You’re Going Through / SHORTS WJFF: FOCUS ON ISRAEL

Binyamin Haneman, Israel, 2020, 20min

Benny Haneman the director takes up his camera to explore the love, sadness, jealousy and loyalty that exists between him, his father and his older brother Gidi, who has a complex combination of special needs. For the first time, Haneman comes face to face with the fact that it is his childhood perception of his brother that informs their relationship today. Using his camera and a rich variety of archival footage shot by his father since Gidi’s birth, he creates a safe space in which the father and two brothers can eloquently and intelligentl[...]

16.11, Tuesday | 20:15 |


Anabel Münstermann, Germany, 2020, 29min

In 1941, eleven-year-old Eva and her family are deported from Prague to Theresienstadt and later to Auschwitz. She survives both concentration camps. Despite continuous violence and bullying by the SS, Eva manages to find a few glimpses of happiness during the years in Theresienstadt's ghetto. After the evacuation of the Auschwitz extermination camp, she escapes the death march only by a miraculous coincidence. Although Eva loses everything and she is the only member of her family to survive, she does not give up. Happy coincidences shape her l[...]

18.11, Thursday | 20:30 |


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