The Last Flight of Petr Ginz at the Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish Film Fest
Year: 2012. Genre: Documentary Country: USA. Language: English. Length: 66 minutes. Director: Sandra Dickson & Churchill Roberts
Little was known about child prodigy Petr Ginz until the Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon carried his drawing of a lunar landscape aboard the ill-fated Columbia space shuttle mission. Ginz completed 5 novels, numerous short stories, and a diary about the Nazi occupation of Pragueall before he was killed at age 16. He was an artist who left behind 120 drawings and paintings. The filmmakers bring his art to life in a collage of animation, archival footage and interviews.
Sponsor: Rufus M. Ullman Endowment Fund of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland
Shown in conjunction with World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors of the Holocaust and Descendants
Cedar Lee Theatre (View)
2163 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118