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Hiding and Seeking
A Film by Menachem Daum and Oren Rudavsky

85 minutes, documentary, color, 2004
In English, Yiddish and Polish with English subtitles


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Synopsis

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
WINNER! Grand Prize- North American Interfaith Film Festival
WINNER! Grand Prix- Warsaw Intl. Jewish Film Festival


Reviews

"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."
-TV Guide Online

"A courageous, heartfelt and rather brave film." -Newsday

"Intensely moving." -Jewish Week


Recommended Reading

When Light Pierced the Darkness: Christian Rescue of Jews in Nazi-Occupied Poland by Nechama Tec


Links

Read FRF's interview with co-director Oren Rudavsky.


Disc Features

●  Director's Q&A in Jerusalem, U.S. and Poland
●  Directors' Notes
●  Photo Gallery
●  Biographies


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