This new documentary chronicles the fate of the renowned magician Ben Ali Libi the main character in an iconic poem by Dutch poet Willem Wilmink. On June 20, 1943, during a German raid in the south of Amsterdam, Ben Ali Libi was arrested with his family and sent to Westerbork transit camp, and from there to Sobibor. He was one of the 34,000 Dutch Jews who died there. Ben Ali Libi, Magician reconstructs his life, his successful career, and the first years of World War II when he performed for Jewish prisoners in Dutch labor camps through archival footage and captivating testimonies.
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