The Testament

 

Austria, Israel, 2017

Director: Amichai Greenberg

Hebrew, German, English with English subtitles

Drama

88 minutes

 

Yoel, an international expert in Holocaust research, has spent over fifteen years diligently studying the Nazis methods of annihilating Jews in Austria and Hungary. In the course of his archival research concerning the site of a massacre in a Polish town during the war, he discovers, almost by chance, classified documents which hint at the fact that his mother is living under an assumed identity – that she is not the person he thought she was. The further he plunges into his research, the more he doubts his mother's Jewish identity. He is torn about whether to confront her with this information or not. At the same time, he struggles with his own identity. A mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything to discover the truth.

 

 

Come to Fionn MacCool's pub after the film for a discussion led by Dr.Joseph Patrouch of the Wirth Institute. 

 

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