My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes

Poster for My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes Why would someone risk his own life and put his family in jeopardy to 'do the right thing' and protect the life of another person, a stranger? DON'T TALK ABOUT IT introduces four characters whose personal stories reflect the larger, untold saga of the Italians who courageously saved Jews and other refugees fleeing the Nazis in World War II. It focuses on Gino Bartali, the charismatic Italian sports idol and Tour de France cycling champion, whose role in this history was never revealed in his lifetime. The film's living characters were children in Italy under Fascism and each survived World War II thanks to Italians, like Bartali, willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to help strangers escape Nazi persecution.

92 minutes
Oren Jacoby

Shown at

  1. 18th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2016
  2. 20th Denver Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  3. 23rd Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  4. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  5. Charlotte Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  6. Cleveland Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  7. Columbia Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  8. Farthest North Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  9. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  10. JewishFilm - 2015
  11. Nashville Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  12. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  13. Southampton Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  14. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2015

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