Children of the Holocaust

Children of the Holocaust

Director: Zane Whittingham

Screening time: 12.04.2017. 16:15

Screening location: Kino Europa

Runtime: 51 min

Awards: Festivals and awards: Japan Prize Special Jury Award, Royal Television Society Yorkshire Best Use of Animation, Children’s BAFTA Learning Secondary, British Animation Awards Long Form, Prix Europa Iris Award, Leeds Film Festival UK, Anima Festival Belgium, Annecy Animation Festival France, Giffoni Film Festival Italy, Chicago Children’s Film Festival USA, Filmstock Arizona Film Festival USA


Six remarkable stories of survival from eyewitnesses of Nazi atrocities during World War 2, brought to life for a young audience through animation and a series of follow on interviews to camera.

Ruth, Martin, Trude, Heinz, Arek and Suzanne. All well spoken elderly survivors who recount their childhood experiences of Nazi atrocities; their escape from occupied mainland Europe to Britain; adapting to life in the UK; and the impact on their lives subsequently.

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