23rd Junior Film Fleadh Wednesday 8th – Saturday 11th, November 2017
Director Gerry Gregg
Key Study Areas History/World War II
Director Gerry Gregg will attend and will host a Q+A with Jakub Ackerman from the Sered Holocaust Museum in Slovakia after the screening.
Irish Holocaust survivor Tomi Reichental celebrates his 80th birthday in a Dublin Mosque and embarks on an epic journey across a Europe in turmoil.
In Germany, Tomi concludes his long quest to bring the convicted SS war criminal Hilde Michnia to account for her secrets and lies.
In Poland and Slovakia, he confronts the ‘crisis of shame’ that prevents an honest reckoning with the scale of local ‘collusion’ with the Nazi extermination project.
In Bosnia, Tomi embraces Muslim survivors of a genocide, who still search for the bones of their loved ones.
Along the way he puts himself into the shoes of the “new Jews” and discovers a strong common bond with refugees fleeing the hell that is Syria.
A powerful, timely and vital documentary that follows Irish Holocaust Survivor Tomi Reichental as he embarks on an epic journey across a Europe in turmoil…