Jews in Shorts: Documentaries

This year's collection of eclectic and powerful documentary shorts includes tracing memories of a beloved grandfather through stop motion animation, dating advice from an irascible German grandmother, contrasting accounts of the death of a family dog, striking photographs shot by an Israel war veteran and peace activist, and the gripping story of a Holocaust survivor whose life was saved when his parents sent him to Sweden.  - Joshua Moore

Close the Shutters, Ynon Lan
Granny Knows Best, Stephan Nielsen
Portrait of My Family in My Thirteenth Year, Omri Dekel-Kadosh
Guy Hircefeld, a Guy with a Camera, Andrés Gallegos
The Starfish, Tyler Gildin

Directior Andrés Gallegos in person. Director Tyler Gildin in person

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Best Short Documentary Award winner is eligible for consideration in the Documentary Short Subject category of the Academy Awards (Ⓡ)

Schedule

Thursday July 25, 2019
11:10 a.m.
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Wednesday July 31, 2019
3:50 p.m.
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