Posts Tagged: Switzerland

iWitness (Joshua Sobol)

Genre: Drama

An Austrian farmer refuses to serve in the Wehrmacht, which he sees as a criminal army. He pays by his life for his refusal.

Krum (Hanoch Levin)

Genre: Comedy

Krum has returned from abroad to his dreary Tel Aviv neighborhood, the same dreary loser as when he left it. He has brought nothing, earned nothing, learned nothing. Wherever life happens, it’s not where he is.

Exile in Jerusaelm (Motti Lerner)

Genre: Drama , Poetic Drama

A drama based on the last five years of the life of the great German-Jewish poetess Else Lasker Schuller, who fled from Nazi Germany in 1933 and found refuge in Jerusalem where, in spite of her greatness, she died isolated and forgotten.  

I’m Talking to You in Chinese (Savyon Liebrecht)

Genre: Poetic Drama

A 39-year-old daughter of Holocaust survivors enters her dead parents’ old apartment after a twenty-year absence. Engulfed by childhood memories, scenes come to life of herself as a fifteen-year old, her parents and her aunt, who was in love with her brother-in-law. Observing them from a distance and becoming aware of their tragic life, she… Read more

Sonia Mushkat (Savyon Liebrecht)

Genre: Drama

Two wealthy Jewish sisters and the son of one of them hide in the cellar of their estate in Debrecen, Hungary, during World War II. A Christian village girl is sent by a Christian friend of the family to stay with them in the cellar and see to their needs. Fear, hunger, cold and hardship… Read more