Figuring out how a younger generation focused on social media can be introduced to the Holocaust is complicated, but the documentary #AnneFrank: Parallel Stories will air on April 7 at 10:30 p.m. on YesDocu, YesVOD, StingTV, and Holocaust Remembrance Day (which takes place On Thursday of this year) the story of Frank in a way that brings her to life.

The film will be shown from April 7-10 at the Jerusalem Theater and April 8 at the Haifa Film Festival.

Oscar-winning Helen Mirren tells the story of Frank’s life using passages she read from the famous diaries. The readings of Mirren, one of the greatest actresses in the world, are touching and engaging.

The film, directed by Sabina Fideli and Anna Meguto, is framed through a visit to the Bergen-Belsen camp, where a young woman learns about Frank’s story while visiting a youth group and writing about it on social media. This may sound like a hoax, but it works.

Focusing on Anne’s youth and hopes, the film showcases her photos and highlights details of her life, such as the fact that she covered the bedroom walls in her family’s hideout with pictures of movie stars, the Dutch royal family and figure skater Sonia. Henny. .

Frank’s story is intertwined with interviews with five Holocaust survivors: Ariana Szorini, Sarah Lichtsstein Montard, Helga Weiss and sisters Andra and Tatiana Pucci. These women, who were of Frank’s age during the Holocaust, gave an idea of ​​the kind of woman she would have been if she were still alive.

The film also deals with conditions at the Bergen-Belsen camp, where Frank and her sister Margot died of typhus shortly before the end of the war. While the film attempts to make the Holocaust accessible to young people, it makes no effort to hide the horror. There are footage of Britain’s liberation of Bergen-Belsen, including artworks by these forces, forcing German residents in a town adjacent to the camp to bury the bodies of Jews who died there, in mass graves, including the Frank sisters. The movie was made in 2019 to celebrate Frank’s 90th birthday.

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In addition to #AnneFrank Day, there will be screenings of other Holocaust films, dramas and documentaries.

The Jerusalem Cinematheque, #uploading_holocaust, on April 7 at 6:30 pm, is showing a documentary by Bornstein and Udi Nir Saga analyzing students’ trips to concentration camps in Poland through tens of thousands of videos uploaded by participants to YouTube. Here is an interesting look at what students are learning from the Israeli rites of passage.

Cellcom TV will run Yad Vashem for 48 hours, which will feature extensive testimonies from Holocaust survivors for the second year in a row. It also displays dozens of Holocaust novels and documentaries, including Steven Spielberg’s Schindler’s List, the past life of Avi Nesher, actress biographies of Jelly Almagor, Avia Saifi and Under the Domim Tree.

HOT8 features a series of Holocaust documentaries throughout the day.

Muranów Chen Shelacha A glimpse into the Muranów region of Warsaw, which was once a thriving and important center of Jewish life. During World War II, the area was converted into a Warsaw ghetto, and rebuilt after the war. However, the influence of ancient Jewish ghosts can be felt in the area to this day, and some residents believe it is indeed inhabited. Moranov will also be shown at the Tel Aviv Cinema on April 8.

Nuremberg: The Nazis at Trial is a new view of the trial in which the crimes committed by the Nazis are discussed and analyzed.

A Day in Auschwitz depicts a day in this death camp based on photographs taken by Nazi photographers and includes interviews with survivors who identified themselves in the photos.

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Golda Maria presents an interview that Patrick Sobelman gave with his grandmother Golda Maria Tondowska about her life and how she survived the Holocaust. In 2020, Patrick and his son Hugo publish this personal report in a movie.

KAN presents 11 new documents by Roman Shumunov Bernshtein – Reise zum Licht on April 7 at 21:15. This is the story of a partisan named Leonid Bernstein and his unusual story.