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PRESERVING THE HOLOCAUST
(11 min) Poland/US
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THURSDAY 10/28, 8:00 PM (SESSION 17)

Director: Jane Wells

Description:

75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau a dedicated group of young Polish conservators work behind the scenes at the Memorial (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) preserving artifacts that refute Holocaust denial and honor those killed there. In a painstaking and dedicated effort to never forget, they labor to preserve fragile artifacts that ensure the permanence of Holocaust remembrance and honor those killed at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

Biography:

Jane Wells is an Emmy-award nominated filmmaker, best known for producing and directing Tricked, a documentary about sex trafficking in the USA, and for producing the groundbreaking documentary feature The Devil Came on Horseback, about the genocide in Darfur. As the founder of 3 Generations, whose mission is to tell the stories of survivors of human rights abuses, she has written, produced and directed over 50 short films and videos. Her films have been selected by film festivals including Sundance, AFI/Silverdocs, Hotdocs, Tribeca, Montclair, Nashville, Thessaloniki, Aspen Shorts Fest, Red Nation and The American Indian Film Festival. In addition her documentary credits include the features Pot Luck: The Altered State of Colorado about legalization of cannabis, A Different American Dream about environmental genocide on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation and Lost In Lebanon about the Syrian refugee crisis. Her award-winning shorts A System of Justice, Native Silence, Go Debbie and most recently Preserving The Holocaust have played widely on the festival circuit.

Contact Information:

w: http://3generations.org
e:
janeiwells@gmail.com



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AGAINST THE CURRENT
AULCIE
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BELLY OF THE BEAST
THE BROTHERS (LOS HERMANOS)
CARTERLAND
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COUP 53
COVISIONS: QUARANTINE DIARY
DICKTATORSHIP
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FATHER OF THE CYBORGS
THE FIRST STEP
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FOR THE LEFT HAND
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FROM THESE HANDS
FULL PICTURE
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A HOME CALLED NEBRASKA
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ISRAEL-PALESTINE: A SWISSMAN ON THE EYE OF THE STORM
LAST MEAL
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NANMIN
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