Three Films by Abraham Ravett: Half Sister, In Memory, The March
- Abraham Ravett |
- 1999 |
- 60 minutes |
- COLOR/B&W |
HALF SISTER - 22m
A recently discovered photograph of my half-sister, who was killed in the German concentration camp of Auschwitz, inspires the imagination to conceive a life that would have been.
IN MEMORY - 13m
Produced, directed, edited by Abraham Ravett. Archival Footage: Beit Lohamei Hagetaot, Israel; Chanting: Schlomo Barnoon.
IN MEMORY is a tribute, a projected memorial to members of my family and ALL those who died under Nazi occupation.
Awards and Exhibition: Director's Choice, Black Maria Film and Video Festival, 1994; Athens Int'l Film Festival, 1994; Melbourne Int'l Film Festival, 1994.
THE MARCH - 25m
Utilizing a series of conversations conducted over a thirteen year period between the filmmaker and his mother, THE MARCH details one woman's recollections of the 1945 'Death March' from Auschwitz. Funded by in part by the National Foundation for Jewish Culture and the Massachusetts Cultural Council.
Black Maria Film/Video Festival-2000-Juror's Citation,
Ann Arbor Film Festival, 3/14/2000 *** Best Experimental Film Award Flaherty Film Seminars,Vasser College, invited participant, 6/2000 Vienna International Film Festival, VIENNALE 2000, Top Prize for Short Films.