holocaust survivor

holocaust survivor

Véra Belmont, Director & Producer of Second Generation VOSTEN

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Véra Belmont is a famous French Director and Producer with her company STEPHAN FILMS. She always wanted to make a film about the shoah but had never found how to do it... until today. AN ANIMATED FILM BASED ON THE TRUE STORY OF A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR’S SON Support the project on KICKSTARTER: LAUNCH ON MAY 27TH FOLLOW US ON: https://www.facebook.com/SecondGenerationthemovie https://twitter.com/2GTheMovie Adapted fom the graphic novel by Michel Kichka (illustrator and cartoonist born in 1954) Second Generation: What I did not tell my father, was published by DARGAUD in 2012. In the form of a comic, the artist tells about his relationship with his father Henri, the only survivor of the Holocaust in his family. The narrative, conducted from the son’s point of view, shows that the father’s experience of Auschwitz significantly affected both the lives of individual members of the post-war family as well as many aspects of their life, such as the up-bringing of children, communal eating and celebration of holidays. Originally released in French, the book has been translated in German, Italian and Yiddish, and will be soon adapted in English.