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


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

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