Shorts Program 2

A collection of Jury and Audience Award-winning shorts, representing a blend of documentary subjects and stories.


I Have a Message For You

Dir: Matan Rochlitz | 14 Minutes | Israel, Italy, United Kingdom | French with subtitles

An unfathomable decision by an Auschwitz survivor leaves a huge burden on her conscience, in this uplifting and extraordinary story of love and survival, told adroitly through heartfelt testimony enhanced by beautifully rendered abstract animation.


The Last Blintz

Dir: Dori Berinstein | 30 Minutes | USA | English

The emotional closing days of an iconic Times Square eatery and show biz haunt, a last vestige of old New York in an era of hyper-gentrification.


Joe's Violin

Dir: Kahane Cooperman | 24 Minutes | USA | English

Across generations and backgrounds, a musical instrument brings together a Polish Holocaust survivor and a Bronx schoolgirl.