2013 Charlotte Jewish Film Festival

Saturday, March 2nd

$10
Film: Wunderkinder Venue: Temple Israel Time: 7:00pm
Wunderkinder

Wunderkinder

Sponsored by: Create Your Jewish Legacy

From the producers of Europa Europa comes the moving story of three exceptional child prodigies - two Jewish, one German - whose innocent world is turned upside down. They are forced to use their musical skill, their undying friendship and an abundant amount of courage to try to survive a grown up world gone mad. Real-life musicians Elin Kolev and Mathilda Adamik give endearing performances in this rare and mesmerizing Holocaust drama told primarily from a child's point of view.

Wunderkinder's universal themes make the film timeless. Producer Alice Brauner says, "It plays out in World War Two, but it could just as easily take place against the background of any war or conflict."

Awards:

Yad Vashem Chairman's Award - Jerusalem 2011

Best Screenplay - Copenhagen International Film Festival for Children 2011

Audience Award - Best Narrative Feature - Atlanta Jewish Film Festival 2012

Audience Award - San Diego Jewish Film Festival 2012

Best Drama - Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival 2012

Audience Award - Berkshire International Film Festival 2012

Audience Choice Award - Stony Brook Film Festival 2012

Director: Markus Rosenmüller

Language: German with English subtitles

Run time: 97 minutes

Family Drama

Germany 2011

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