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".


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

My Mother’s Courage

 R. Michael Verhoeven, Feature Film, 85 min.

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Based on writer George Taboris’ recollection of his mother’s plight in Nazi-held Budapest of 1944.  The deportation of 4000 Jews from Budapest to Auschwitz in July 1944, as told by George Tabori, and how the narrator’s mother escaped it, owing to coincidence, courage and some help from where you’d least expect it.

  • Title: My Mother’s Courage
  • Director: Michael Verhoeven
  • Country: Germany / UK / Austria / Ireland
  • Year: 1995
  • Running Time: 85 min.
  • Genre: Feature Film
  • Stars: Pauline Collins, George Tabori, Ulrich Tukur


  • 1996 Bavarian Film Award- Best Cinematography and Best Production
  • 1996 German Film Awards- Film Award in Silver