Germans and Jews

Germans and Jews

Director: Janina Quint, Tal Recanati

Screening time: 09.04.2017. 17:45

Screening location: Kino Tuškanac

Runtime: 76 min

Awards: Festivals and awards: Greenwich International Film Festival; San Francisco Jewish Film Festival; Manchester UK International Jewish Film Festival; Boston Jewish Film Festival; Warsaw Jewish Film Festival; Washington DC Jewish Film Festival; Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival; Atlanta Jewish Film Festival; San Diego Jewish Film Festival; Copenhagen Jewish Film Fest

Synopsis:

Today, Europe’s fastest growing Jewish population is in Berlin. Germany is considered one of the most democratic societies in the world, assuming the position of moral leader of Europe as they embrace hundreds of thousands of refugees. This development couldn’t have been imagined in 1945. Through personal stories Germans & Jews explores Germany’s transformation as a society, from silence about the Holocaust to facing it head on Unexpectedly, a nuanced story of reconciliation emerges. What began as a private conversation between the two filmmakers and friends, Tal Recanati (Jewish) and Janina Quint (non-Jewish German), grew into a cultural exchange among many and we realize that the two people are inextricably linked through the memory of the Holocaust. Germans and Jews is at once uncomfortable and provocative, unexpected and enlightening.

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