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Fri, May 31

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Toronto

Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Based on the best-selling book, this documentary reveals the little-known story of the 999 unmarried, young Jewish women who were among the first to arrive at Auschwitz. Filmmaker and historian Heather Dune Macadam offers a powerful picture of history as told by the women at the heart of it.

Toronto Jewish Film Festival
Toronto Jewish Film Festival

Time & Location

May 31, 2024, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

Toronto, 4588 Bathurst St, North York, ON M2R 3V2, Canada

About the event

Blending interviews, animation, photographs and archival footage, the film shifts between the clinical statistics of the Nazi bureaucratic machine and the heartbreaking testimonies of the survivors. The result is a riveting documentary that captures both the barbarity of the Nazis and the humanity of the brave individuals who suffered under them. Reception to Follow with Musical interlude by George Grosman, Edith's son.

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