Vishniac at the 26º Festival de Cinema Judaico

Vishniac (dir: Laura Bialis, producers: Laura Bialis, Roberta Grossman) screened at the 2023 26º Festival de Cinema Judaico. The film portrays the extraordinary life of photographer Roman Vishniac. Set in Europe from the 1920s to the 1940s, the film follows the journey of Vishniac, a Russian Jewish immigrant, as he witnesses and documents the tumultuous events that shaped the history of the era. His sensitive photographs capture humanity in the midst of chaos, revealing stories of hope, resilience and compassion.