This is the story of a Holocaust Torah, the sole survivor of the Jewish community in Ostrog, Poland after the Nazi invasion. This is the first part of the film that won first prize in the Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival 2011. The second part can be seen at vimeo.com/20858160 Shot on 16 mm film on the Bolex H16 Rex and on video on the Panasonic HPX 170 by students in the film program at the School of Communication at American University in Washington, DC.
Producers: Kady Buchanan and Don Fish
Director of Photography: Helenah Swedberg
Story Editor & Post Production Supervisor: Scott Bastedo
Editors: Scott Bastedo, Kady Buchanan and Don Fish