The legacy of the Holocaust on the next generation is examined in these two short films:
Finding Kalman July 27, 2014
Directed by Roz Jacobs and Laurie Weisman
USA, 2011, 30 minutes
In this intergenerational documentary, a survivor inspires her family to connect with relatives they can never meet. Her daughter Roz Jacobs, attempts to “know” her Uncle Kalman by repeatedly painting his image.
July 27, 2014
Directed by Harry Hillard
RipplesFromHolocaustUSA, 2010, 30 minutes
Using interviews and testimony, this documentary explores the difficulties and challenges of growing up as children of Holocaust survivors and examines how the trauma their parents experienced impacted the “second generation.”
Introductory remarks and post-screening discussion facilitated by Sylvia Ginsparg, a psychoanalyst in private practice, and clinical professor in the Departments of Psychiatry and Pediatrics at St. Louis University. In 2010, Dr. Ginsparg published her book, Never Again: Echoes of the Holocaust As Understood Through Film, which was updated and reissued in 2013.