|Hiding and Seeking
A Film by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky
85 minutes, documentary, color, 2004
This award-winning documentary tells the dramatic and emotional story of a Jewish father who journeys with his two ultra-orthodox sons back to Poland to try to find the Christian farmers who hid their family from the Nazis. His hope is to instill in his insulated and narrow-minded sons the power of interfaith tolerance and trust.
WINNER! Best Documentary Film- 2004 Jewish Image Awards
"Extraordinarily moving!" -New York Magazine
"Powerful and rewarding." -New York Post
"Thoughtful, intensely personal." -Washington Post
"Heartfelt and deeply moving." -Los Angeles Times
"Succeeds unexpectedly, and spectacularly!" -The Nation
"Moving, honest and true." -New York Times
"An adventure that’s part road trip, part scavenger hunt and part philosophical inquiry. It’s not to be missed - among the most important films you're likely to see this year."
"A courageous, heartfelt and rather brave film." -Newsday
"Intensely moving." -Jewish Week
Read FRF's interview with co-director Oren Rudavsky.
● Director's Q&A in Jerusalem, U.S. and Poland