Aida’s Secrets

Poster for Aida’s Secrets Family secrets, lies, high drama and generations of contemporary history unspool in this international story that begins with World War II and concludes with an emotional 21st-century family reunion. Izak was born inside the Bergen-Belsen displaced persons camp in 1945 and sent for adoption in Israel. Secret details of his birth mother, an unknown brother in Canada and his father's true identity slowly emerge in this extremely personal investigative film. Timely questions of identity, resilience, compassion and the plight of displaced persons are brought to life as Izak and Shep, the almost 70-year-old brothers, finally meet in Canada, then head to a nursing home in Quebec to introduce Shep to his elderly mother, Aida, for the first time.

Year:
2016
Length:
90 minutes
Director:
lon Schwarz, Shaul Schwarz

Shown at

  1. 16th Annual Las Vegas Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  2. 25th Portland Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  3. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  4. Austin Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  5. Columbia Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  6. Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  7. East Bay International Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  8. Fresno Jewish Film Series - 2017
  9. Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia - 2017
  10. JewishFilm - 2017
  11. Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  12. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  13. Seret: The Amsterdam Israeli Film and Television Festival - 2017
  14. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  15. Westchester Jewish Film Festival - 2017

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