Thursday, March 21
Vida Yovanovich: SCREAM IN SILENCE/ MEMORY FADES | OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION →City Hall
Exhibition by Mexican artist Vida Yovanovich consists of six visual and acoustic installations dealing with the horrifying fate of victims from Mauthausen, one of the most deadly concentration camps of World War II.
SCOTS JEWS: IDENTITY, BELONGING AND FUTURE | OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION →Jewish Cultural Centre
• photo: Judah Passow • text: Michael Mail
There have been Jews in Scotland since at least the 17th century, initially only very few came to study at Scotland’s famed universities followed by increasing numbers through the 19th and into the 20th century as persecution in Eastern Europe made Jewish life increasingly precarious.Jews came to Scotland seeking refuge – and found a home.
OPENING CEREMONY →Mini teater
COMPARTMENTS – Festival Short Film →Mini teater
• directed by: Daniella Koffler, Uli Seis • duration: 15 min • year: 2016 • genre: animated film • GER | ISR
Compartmentsby Daniella Koffler and Uli Seis is a prize‑winning and beautiful short animation about remembrance, responsibility and love. It will be shown eight times at the Festival.
THE LAST SUIT
• directed by: Pablo Solarz • duration: 91 min • year: 2017 • genre: drama • ARG | ESP
Argentine film which tells a touching story of a Holocaust survivor who tries today to travel from Buenos Aires to Poland to find the man who saved his life.