Please watch the film, on your own, prior to joining the Q&A, using the iTunes or Amazon links.
Synopsis: The relationship between father (Jack) and son deepens as they return to Poland, where Eli learns more about the extended family that perished during the Shoah. Together they retrace the painful and debilitating journey through two ghettos and two concentration camps.
Directors Blair Gershkow and Eli Adler, Documentary, English, USA, 2015, 66 minutes
Q&A – Wednesday, April 22
12:00pm EDT | 11:00am CDT | 9:00am PDT
Join Moderator Aaron Masliansky the Producer and Host of the podcast, “Inside the Skev,” which is an exploration of the stories and life of the people and places of Skokie and Evanston, Illinois, a community rich in history, culture, and diversity.
Aaron will be joined by Surviving Skokie filmmaker, Eli Adler. Eli is a professional cinematographer/director. He’s won numerous awards, including the CINE Golden Eagle and two National Emmys. As a child of a Holocaust survivor, he has filmed several Holocaust-related films, including Hope Out of the Ashes (1985), Loosening The Grip (1999), filmed in Berlin and Auschwitz, and One Day In Auschwitz (2015), produced by The Shoah Foundation to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. His acclaimed film, Surviving Skokie was part of the 2016 JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival.
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