British Shorts

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Members on sale 23rd September, general public 26th September.

From the Second World War to modern day London, the films in this strand investigate the past and look to the future of Jewish life.

I Have a Message for You 

On 4 April, 1943, a young woman and her husband on a train to Auschwitz decide to jump for survival. Their decision saves their lives but leaves them with a heavy burden of guilt.

Pitfall 

A German soldier and a resistance fighter are forced into an unlikely alliance in the midst of war in this atmospheric short.

The Archive

American Jewish lawyer David Drucker was pursued for decades by J. Edger Hoover and the FBI because of his political views and his work in China and the Soviet Union. The Archive, compiled entirely from archive materials, much of it filmed by Drucker himself, sheds light on one of darkest chapters in American history.

To Be Buried

Leanne Harris was born Ian Malcolm Hersh in Ilford in the 1950s. After years of being bullied, she gathered the courage to come out as a transsexual woman. Here she speaks candidly about starting a new chapter in life.

Gold Star

A young woman turns to Orthodox Judaism for guidance when she learns that she got pregnant after a one night stand.

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