(dir Dana Doron, Uriel Sinai, Israel, 2012, 60 min, in Hebrew w/English subtitles)
An estimated 400,000 people were tattooed with serial numbers at Auschwitz; Doron, a young doctor and daughter of a survivor, interviews survivors as Sinai captures on camera their memories of those numbers in a testament to the enduring presence of history in individual lives.
JERUSALEM E.R. (Yerushalayim E.R. )
(dir Hilla Medalia, Israel, 2012, 17 min, in Hebrew & Arabic w/English subtitles)
At a hospital in the zone between the Israeli and Palestinian communities, the stories of two female ER doctors (one Jewish, one Palestinian) reflect the world outside. Director/producer Hilla Medalia may be present for discussion.
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