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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

Lerner’s Revenge

 R. Gilad Tocatly, Dokumentarni, 59 min.

Lerner's Revenge - Selected Image Screen shot 2011-05-02 at 9.00.08 AM Screen shot 2011-05-02 at 9.00.11 AM Screen shot 2011-05-02 at 9.00.34 AM

Synopsis

In 1943, Gitl Lerner, a 45-year-old Jewish woman, hid with five of her children in the home of a Polish farmer. On the night of October 30, Polish farmers in the area stabbed Lerner and the five children to death.

Sixty years later Roni Lerner, an Israeli businessman and Gitl’s grandson, set out to Poland with the film crew to track down his family’s murderers. In the course of his investigation, Lerner, pretending to be a historian, met the sole surviving murderer and uncovered the horrific case, which the prosecution in Poland has now reopened as a result.

The murder suspect- Joseph Radchuk, a 92-year-old farmer,  showed Lerner and the film crew where the bodies were reburied at the edge of the Catholic cemetery in Pashgalini, a small village on east Poland.

  • Title: Lerner’s Revenge
  • Director: Gilad Tocatly
  • Country: Israel
  • Year: 2009
  • Running Time: 59 min.
  • Genre: Dokumentarni