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22. - 28. 5. 2011. KINO EUROPA

Film Program

Film projections from 22. to 28. May, 2011., cinema Europa, Zagreb
The 5th Jewish Film Festival theme is "Women in Holocaust".

Education

Special project related to teaching young people about the Holocaust, called "Educational Mornings"

Music Program

During the seven days of the Festival you will enjoy a very interesting music program that we prepared for you this year.

Thematic Exhibitions

An exhibition titled "Women in the Holocaust"

Talent Workshop

For Up-And-Coming Screenwriter, Directors, Cinematographers, Editors And Production Sound Recordists/Mixers

Seven lights

 R. Olga Sommerová, Documentary, 57 min.

Director, Alice Sommer, cameraman Erika Bezdickova in Auschwitz Ruth Toskova Zuzana Ruzickova  in Terezin

Synopsis

The authentic testimony of six Czech women is one of the last chances to label the feloniousness of the Nazi regime by means of real life stories, and to remind viewers of the fact that Jewish people were not only powerless victims of Hitler’s doctrine but also active resistance fighters who took part in fighting against felony. Here we listen to life stories of four women who experienced a concentration camp fighting for their lives, and two women taking an active part in a revolt against the Nazi regime during the Second World War.  This film is a collective testimony of these women and its dramaturgy unwinds chronologically the following historical topics: the German occupation in 1939, the discrimination of Jewish people, concentration camps in Terezin, Auschwitz, Bergen-Belsen, the liberation, the communist regime in the fifties, the current neo-Nazi threat.

  • Title: Seven lights
  • Director: Olga Sommerová
  • Country: Czech
  • Year: 2008
  • Running Time: 57 min.
  • Genre: Documentary