Jewish Film Festival – My Name is Sara
21 June 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 23 June 2021 @ 11:00 pm$10
Available Online June 21 – 23
1hr 51min • Biography, Drama, History (released 2019) • English
My Name is Sara tells the true life-story of Sara Guralnick, a 13-year-old Polish Jew whose entire family was killed by Nazis in September of 1942. After a grueling escape to the Ukrainian countryside, Sara steals her Christian best friend’s identity and finds refuge in a small village where she is taken in by a farmer and his young wife. She soon discovers the dark secrets of her employers’ marriage, compounding the greatest secret she must strive to protect, her true identity.
Winner: ASPI award, Winner Gloria Fuori le Mura, Winner Best Film @ Castellinaria International Festival of Young Cinema 2019; CGS Award @ Giffoni Film Festival 2019; Best Narrative Film @ Miami Jewish Film Festival; Grand Prix, Winner Best Actress @ Warsaw Jewish Film Festival 2019; nominee: Best Film @ Sao Paulo International Film festival 2019; Best Debut Feature Film @ International Film Festival of India 2019.
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