In partnership with AJC Westchester/Fairfield.
This epic journey marries biker-flick and Holocaust documentary. In 2015, the European Maccabi Games (aka the Jewish Olympics) were held at the site of Hitler’s infamous 1936 Berlin Olympics for the first time since WWII. Back to Berlin follows 11 Israeli motor-bikers carrying the Maccabi torch from Tel Aviv to Berlin, retracing the tracks of the original 1931 Maccabiah riders. Along their moving and inspirational journey they reveal how they or their family survived the Holocaust.
Followed by an AJC Westchester/Fairfield sponsored high level, post-screening discussion with Jason Isaacson, Director of AJC’s Office of Government and International Affairs in Washington, DC and film director, Catherine Lurie-Alt.
Directed by Catherine Lurie-Alt
Documentary, 75 min.
Polish with English subtitles
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Single Film Tickets: $15
Surprise Addition: Deidre Berger, Director of the AJC office in Berlin is in town & will join us!
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JEWISH ARTS & FILM FESTIVAL OF FAIRFIELD COUNTY