This films follows the granddaughter of a Bergen-Belsen survivor on her journey to the place of her family’s destruction.
This films follows the granddaughter of a Bergen-Belsen survivor on her journey to the place of her family’s destruction. It examines how the Holocaust is being taught and represented now that the survivor generation is all but gone. The film investigates the changes occurring within and the many dimensions of Holocaust memory through the generations.
“Memory After Belsen” was completed in 2015 and can now be seen on Prime Video.
About the Director
Shiva Kumar, an award-winning director and editor, has worked in documentary, broadcast and commercial filmmaking for over 25 years. In collaboration with his production partner, Joshua Greene, Shiva’s films for PBS include “Witness: Voices from the Holocaust, “Hitler’s Courts: Betrayal of the Rule of Law in Nazi Germany” and several animated children’s specials.
1 hour 16 minutes
Writer and Producer
Joshua M. Green
Henri Lustiger Thaler