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"This film imbues in its audience the sense of sorrow and respect   that the masterpiece, Life is Beautiful, brought to the screen."  

- Moving Pictures Magazine


Film Festival Awards:


-  Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Audience Award for Best Foreign Feature

   Documentary (2nd biggest doc festival and market in Europe)

-  Warsaw International Film Festival of Jewish Motifs – Bronze Phoenix Award, Jury

   Prize for Best Documentary

-  International Jewish Film Festival in Argentina – Best Film (overall – BEST FILM)

-  Winnipeg International Film Festival – Best Documentary

-  (FIJCES) International Jewish Film Festival in Santiago, Chile – Best Documentary

-  San Luis Obispo International Film Festival (SLOIFF)– Best Feature Documentary in

  Central Coast Competition

-  Miami Jewish Film Festival – Best Documentary  

-  Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival – Best Documentary

-  Toronto Jewish Film Festival – Audience Favorite pick and Executive Director’s favorite

  film – it was awarded an educational grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation


Official Selection:


Palm Springs International Film Festival (Runner up best doc)

Jerusalem International Film Festival (Runner up)

Krakow Jewish Culture Festival, Poland (non-competitive)

San Diego Jewish Film Festival (Runner up best doc)

Hawaii Jewish Film Festival – Opening Night film (non-competitive fest)

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Calgary Jewish Film Festival – Kristallnacht Commemoration Community Event

Renaissance Film Festival, Canada – Closing Night Gala (non-competitive fest)

Uruguay Jewish Film Festival (non competitive)

Pioneer Film Festival (non-competitive)

Sonoma – Napa Film Festival

Barcelona Jewish Film Festival


Additional Eduational and Special Screenings:



January 20, 2010,  6:00 pm - EU Headquarters, Brussels, Belgium

January 27, 2010,  7:00 pm - UNIS, Vienna, Austria

January 27, 2010 - UNIC, Rangoon, Burma


October 20, 5:00 pm - Shoah Foundation/USC Campus, University Church (UUC) Trueblood Fellowship Hall, Los Angeles, 213-740-6907


November 9,  4:00 pm & 7:00 pm - for Holocaust Education Week Toronto Film Society, Miles Nadal JCC, Al Green Theater


Monday, November 17, 7:00 pm - Kristallnacht commemoration

Kehillat Ma'arav Santa Monica,  1715 21st St, 310-829-0566


August 20, 2014 - 7:00 pm - Hadassah House, Los Angeles


April 27, 2014 - YOM HASHOAH - 11:30 am

Congregation Beth Shalom of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita, CA


Jan. 12, 2014, 7 pm - Milken Community Schools & Milken Parent Assoc., Margolis Theater.  Los Angeles. Panel discussion to follow.


Sun., Jan. 22 - St. Mungo Museum, Glasgow, Scotland

Tues., Jan. 24 - Board of Rabbis, Jewish Federation of L.A.

Wed., Feb. 1 - Pepperdine Univ. Malibu,  CA

Accompanying the opening of exhibition, "Art Survives: Expressions of the Holocaust"


Oct. 28, 2013, 6:30 pm - Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, Sponsored by the Second Generation Group and Holocaust Memorial and Tolerance Center of Nassau County


Nov. 3, 2013, 10 am - Jewish Women's Conference of So. Cal., Sponsored by the National Council of Jewish Women at Covel Commons, UCLA. www.jwcsc.org


2013 Mobile Jewish Film Festival (Alabama),  Special Screenings For Holocaust Remembrance Day, at the Centre for the Living Arts, Jan  9, 10, 11 - for high school students -

Presented by Facing History and Ourselves.