Farewell Herr Schwarz / Schnee Von Gestern

What really happened in 1945? Filmmaker Reuveny discovers how a decision made almost 70 years ago can influence the life of three generations, and how, after decades apart, two families can become one again. Much to the concern of her family, she is determined to uncover the truth about her grandmother’s brother, long believed lost in the war. A documentary that has the texture of a feature film.

96 minutes
Yael Reuveny

Shown at

  1. 11th Israeli Film Festival (Canadian Film Institute) - 2014
  2. 18th CAJE Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  3. 22nd Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  4. 25th Donald M. Ephraim Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  5. Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema - 2015
  6. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2015
  7. Israel Film Festival Los Angeles - 2014
  8. Israel Film Festival New York - 2014
  9. JewishFilm - 2015
  10. Jüdisches Filmfestival Wien - 2014
  11. New Jersey Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  12. Pittsburgh Jewish Israeli Film Festival - 2014
  13. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  14. St. Louis Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  15. Westchester Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  16. Winnipeg International Jewish Film Festival - 2015

4 Responses

  1. jewishfilmfests says:

    “Another upcoming film that relates to the third generation’s perspective is Farewell Herr Schwarz (by Yael Reuveny) which just premiered at the Haifa International Film Festival where the grandchild, like many grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, is living in Germany and seeking out the family of a long lost great uncle who was presumed dead. ”

  2. jewishfilmfests says:

    Cinemablographer: Patrick Mullen: Israeli Film Fest Review: ‘Farewell, Herr Schwarz’: http://www.cinemablographer.com/2014/06/israeli-film-fest-review-farewell-herr-schwarz.html

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