Mar

18 2021

The Mort Skirboll Jewish Film Festival: Albanian Code, A Film Discussion

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Zoom

Contact Jeremy Lisitza
941-343-2113
jlisitza@jfedsrq.org

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The Mort Skirboll Jewish Film Festival: The Albanian Code, A Film Discussion with Director Yael Katzir, you will receive a link with your purchase of this film.

Documentary feature with unique archival footage, unveiling the unknown story of rescuing thousands of Jewish refugees in Albania (Mostly Muslim state) in WWII. Ennie Altaratz-Francis, who was saved there escaping from Yugoslavia, decides to go to thank whoever she can. This voyage is full of surprises, discovering how an entire Nation saved refugees, bound by their Moral Code. At-last, the Albanians get the appreciation they deserve for being the only country in Europe that rescued the persecuted. The film carries a universal message of gratitude to human-values.