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Weinstein, Yonatan

Yonatan Weinstein
Israeli filmmaker

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VideoChannel – Shoah Film Collection

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video title:
My Grandma – Frau Masha”
year of production – 2006
duration – 57 minutes

Yonatan, a 13-year-old boy, sets out with his camera to document for the very first time the story of his 90-year-old grandmother, Masha, a holocaust survivor.

Masha tells Yonatan her story in such a way that revives events that she surpassed during the holocaust in front of the spectator’s eyes:

Life in the shadow of war, the impossible decisions she had to face, the separations, the loss…

The movie reveals a unique encounter between a grandchild and his grandmother, which serves as a bridge

between the third generation, the grandchildren, and the holocaust survivors who outlived the atrocities.