2013 Charlotte Jewish Film Festival

Sunday, March 17th

Film: Paper Clips Venue: Alvarez College Union at Davidson College Time: 3:00pm
Paper Clips

Paper Clips

Presented in collaboration with the Jewish Council of Lake Norman

Whitwell Middle School in rural Tennessee is the setting for this documentary about an extraordinary experiment in Holocaust education. Struggling to grasp the concept of six million Holocaust victims, the students decide to collect six million paper clips to better understand the extent of this crime against humanity. The film details how the students met Holocaust survivors from around the world and how the experience transformed them and their community.


Audience Award, Best Documentary Feature - Palm Springs International Film festival 2004

Festival Award, Best Overall Film - Rome International Film Festival 2004

Audience Choice Award - Jackson Hole Film Festival, 2004

Director: Elliott Berlin and Joe Fab

Language: English

Run time: 82 minutes

Documentary Feature

USA 2004

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