"Yizkor" Animation samples
(90 sec., 2D Animation, 2009)
Winner of the 2010 Student Academy Award Gold Prize
"Yizkor" is a documentary about a woman's struggle to keep herself and her children alive during the Holocaust. Directed by Ruth Fertig with animation by Jeanne Stern, it is based on the memoirs of Ruth's grandmother, Liselotte Fertig. Ruth Fertig combines Super 8 film, archival footage, and animation to tell her grandmother's story.
Copies of the full film may be purchased for home or institutional use from the National Center for Jewish Film.
Coloring Assistants: J. Kivikko, Ruthie Junto