Being Jewish in France

With evocative archival footage and eloquent voices of France’s Jewish community, this panoramic documentary depicts a nation’s history of contradictory treatment of Jews: the first country to grant them citizenship became a Nazi collaborator under the Vichy regime. From the revolutionary cries of “Vive la France” in Yiddish to the haunting legacy of the Dreyfus affair, in which a Jewish military officer was wrongly imprisoned for espionage, Jeuland's film offers a sweeping study of a nation whose thriving, diverse Jewish population is still confronted with anti-Semitism today. http://www.jffb.de/being_jewish_in_france_comme_un_juif_en_france/articles/being-jewish-in-france-comme-un-juif-en-france-574.html

Original title:
Comme un juif en France
Year:
2007
Length:
185 minutes
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Shown at

  1. 17th Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Potsdam - 2011
  2. Bucharest Jewish Film Festival - 2011
  3. Geneva International Jewish Film Festival - 2013
  4. Southampton Jewish Film Festival - 2015

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