History’s Ultimate Nomads – Portugal. This visual journey through Jewish Portugal recollects their heritage of first being Jews and later as New Christians. Though the present Jewish community of Portugal is one of the smallest in the world, many Portuguese veins runs with Jewish blood.
History’s Ultimate Nomads – Spain. For 1500 years, Jews on the Iberian Peninsula played a significant role in the flourishing civilizations created by Muslims and Christians alike, becoming the largest and most distinguished Jewish community in Europe. But in 1492, they were expelled. This visual journey through Jewish Spain recollects the drama that took place 500 years ago through the eyes of present day Spain–its sights, sounds and people.
Skate to Survive. A moving film about the artistry and struggle of Ellen Burka; world renowned Canadian figure skater. She recounts her life from pre-war Amsterdam, to Westerbork and Theresienstadt concentration camps, and finally to becoming a world skating celebrity.