30.09. - 09.10.2021

Who Will Write Our History? USA 2018 | 95 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour and B&W | FF 2018

Roberta Grossman

ROBERTA GROSSMANN has won several awards for her TV and cinema documentaries, which are often concerned with indigenous and Jewish history.

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DOCUMENTARY You can liquidate us, but not the memory of our lives: the story of the secret archive of the Warsaw Ghetto.
In 1941, the Jewish historian Emanuel Ringelblum and others founded an underground archive in the Warsaw Ghetto. Various different materials were hidden in metal boxes and milk churns: posters, newspaper reports, ration cards, diaries and poems, along with documents verifying the Nazi regime's policy of extermination. It was designed to record for posterity how Jews lived in the Ghetto and how they were murdered. In interviews, archive footage and dramatized scenes, the film reconstructs the creation of this encyclopaedia of remembrance.

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Original title: Who Will Write Our History?
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, Polish, Yiddish
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Roberta Grossman
Screenplay: Roberta Grossman
Cast: Jowita Budnick, Piotr Glowacki, Karolina Gruszka
Producer: Roberta Grossman
Director of Photography: Dyanna Taylor
Music: Todd Boekelheide
Production Design: Frank Gampel, Marek Warszewski
Editor: Chris Callister, Ondine Rarey
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Cinephil
Production: Katahdin Productions
Contact: Shoshi Korman, Cinephil:


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