Jewish Film Festival – The Crossing
July 1 @ 12:00 pm - July 4 @ 11:00 pm$10
Available Online July 1 – 4
1 hour 30min • Drama (released 2020) • Norwegian with subtitles
The Crossing tells the story of the adventurous 10-year-old Gerda and her brother Otto, whose parents are in the Norwegian resistance movement during the Second World War. One day, just before Christmas in 1942, Gerda and Otto’s parents are arrested, leaving the siblings on their own. When they uncover their parent’s secret, it is up Gerda and Otto to finish what their parents started.
Winner: Best Feature Film For Children @ Zlin Film Festival 2020; Emerging Filmmakers Award @ Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2021; Winner Best Childrens Film, Nominee Best Screenplay, Amanda Awards, Norway 2020.
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