MENACHEM AND FRED
Tuesday, January 26, 7:30 pm
Post-film discussion with special guests, Directors Ofra Tevet and Ronit Kertsner
The award-winning story of Menachem and Fred, two brothers separated during the Holocaust who meet again 60 years later. Fred is American space engineer with assimilated children who married Christians. Menachem is religious, a professor living in Jerusalem with children in West Bank settlements. A surprising contact with the son of their Nazi neighbor brings the family together again. Israel/Germany, 2007, video, documentary, 90 minutes
Co-sponsored by the Embassy of Israel
This film is being shown in commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27, the date in 1945 when the largest Nazi death camp in Auschwitz-Birkenau (Poland) was liberated by Soviet troops.
Date: Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Added by DCJCC Film Program on December 28, 2009