Jewish Film Festival – My Name is Sara
June 21 @ 12:00 pm - June 23 @ 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.
Immediately after you have purchased tickets, you will receive a confirmation email and receipt from jewishdayton.org. You will receive an email regarding the link to watch virtual films within 24 hours. If you have not received an email with information on virtual films please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.