We are Jews from Wroclaw
Documentary produced by Karin Kaper and Dirk Szuszies
In the film “We are Jews from Wroclaw”, 14 eyewitnesses recount and recall their lives in Wroclaw. They describe their fates of flight and exile, the loss of their homes as well as their new beginnings in countries such as the United States, Israel, England, France and even Germany. The current situation of the Jewish community in Wroclaw is also reflected in the film.
With Esther Adler, Gerda Bikales, Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, Renate Lasker-Harpprecht, Walter Laqueur, Fritz Stern, Günter Lewy, David Toren, Abraham Ascher, Wolfgang Nossen, Eli Heymann, Mordechai Rotenberg, Max Rosenberg, Pinchas Rosenberg, Benjamin Sklarz and a german-polish youth group from Berlin and Wroclaw.
Production: Karin Kaper Film Berlin
Premiere Wroclaw (World Premiere):6 November 2016, 5 pm at New Horizons Cinema (Nowe Horyzonty)
German Premiere:12 November, 15:30 pm, Filmfestival Cottbus
Premiere Berlin:13 November 2016, 4 pm at Zeughauskino, Deutsches Historisches Museum (German Historical Museum)
National release: 17 November 2016
With support from: BKM, Robert Bosch Foundation, ZEIT Foundation Ebelin and Gerd Bucerius, Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Gesellschaft zur Förderung Jüdischer Kultur und Tradition e.V., Jüdische Kulturtage Berlin 2016 (Jewish Days of Culture 2016), Deutsch-Polnische Wissenschaftsstiftung (German-Polish Science Foundation), German Polish Youth Office and the Bethe Foundation, Tönnjes E.A.S.T., Foundation of Ursula Lachnit-Fixson, Municipality of Wrocław, Foundation Zukunft Berlin, Foundation Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe