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

Thank God For Football

 R. Ivan Stehlik, Documentary, 40 min.

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Thank God for Football is a documentary on football and football players in the Terezín ghetto in 1943 – 1944.  A documentary on those who played and loved football even while at death’s door and the faith and hope that they received from the game. A documentary on those for whom football meant life. A documentary on the fact that football is one of the biggest peaceful arts of a human. The players and spectators of those football matches in the Terezín ghetto appear in the film: Arnošt Lustig, Tommy Karas, Toman Brod, Bedřich Korn, Miloš Dobrý, Felix Kolmer, Tomáš Kosta, Petr Eben. The documentary was made by the Editorial Department of Sports at Czech TV as a contribution to the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II.

  • Title: Thank God For Football
  • Director: Ivan Stehlik
  • Country: Czech
  • Year: 2009
  • Running Time: 40 min.
  • Genre: Documentary