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Finding Kalman (2011)

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How will we tell the story of the Holocaust when the survivors are gone? In this profoundly touching, intergenerational documentary a charismatic Holocaust survivor inspires her family to ... See full summary »

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How will we tell the story of the Holocaust when the survivors are gone? In this profoundly touching, intergenerational documentary a charismatic Holocaust survivor inspires her family to connect to relatives they could never meet. Focusing on her brother, Kalman, Anna recounts tales of a mischievous boy who tried to escape the Warsaw ghetto with her. Her daughter, an artist, devours the stories and paints his portrait over and over again. As Kalman's face emerges on canvas, the film travels back and forth in time from archival Warsaw ghetto footage to summers in a Catskills bungalow colony; from vibrant family life before World War II to now. Four generations grapple differently with their shared history. In spite of parental attempts to shield their children from the horrors, Roz, the artist grew up very close to her mother's pain, understanding it in stages. Maya, an Israeli-born granddaughter expresses her life's passion playing the viola. Performing with Arab and Israeli youth in... Written by Laurie Weisman

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A Life Reclaimed

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Laurie Weisman was once a New York City park ranger and the princess of Belvedere Castle in Central Park. See more »

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