2020 MY HERO Film Festival Relationships First Award Winning Film
Dutch sisters, born on the same day but years apart, are separated by the Holocaust and raised in hiding by two very different families.
[External Link] This story of Michele Rodri was created with youth and Holocaust Survivors through the Righteous Conversations Project. Learn about this amazing holocaust survivor and her journey.
Holocaust Survivor Dana Schwartz recounts her life in the Lvov Ghetto during the Holocaust in 'The Story of Three Rings', created by students in the Righteous Conversations Project Digital Storytelling Workshop, Summer 2015.
Eva Haller's dedication to philanthropy and activism is a lifelong endeavor.
An uplifting and inspiring musical story of love, tyranny and triumph.
This story includes the memories of Jeannine Burk, a Jewish child forced into hiding at a young age.
Tipping Scales' follows the journey of a young woman on the Kindertransport from Vienna to London in 1938. This short film was created by students in the Righteous Conversations Project Digital Storytelling Workshop, Summer 2015.
The Righteous Conversations Digital Storytelling Workshop brings to the screen Holocaust Survivor Curt Lowens' story of escape and resistance during World War II.
Created by students from across Los Angeles with Holocaust Survivor Erika Jacoby and Filmmaker Mentor C. Lily Ericsson.
Norbert Troller was a Jewish architect sent to the Theresienstadt ghetto-concentration camp. He made secret drawings depicting camp life that he recovered after the war.
Helen Freeman survived the Holocaust and shares her story. She was a founding Advisory Board Survivor Elder of The Righteous Conversations Project which connects Holocaust survivors and teens.
Wladyslaw Szpilman was a survivor of the holocaust but went on to perform beautiful music. He wrote a memoir about his survival titled "The Pianist".
Raja Weksler helped her daughter survive in a concentration camp. Their story is told in the book "Thanks to my Mother".
"My grandfather was a normal child, just like you and me. However, something horrifying occurred that changed his life forever."
by Dr. Deb Donig, Assistant Professor of English Literature, Cal Poly
Teachers: Visit the free MY HERO Holocaust Remembrance Day Lesson Plan. Includes discussion guide and learning outcomes.
Anne Frank & Miep Gies are heroes to Freedom Writers founder and teacher, Erin Gruwell.
Learn about a New Hero Every Day of the Year: Visit the MY HERO Calendar
Share Your Hero Essays, Films and Art through our Create Program
Outstanding essays submitted to MY HERO will be considered for a certificate/t-shirt prize or be featured on the Story Homepage.
Students can submit their films for free with a waiver to the MY HERO International Film Festival.
Artwork curated by MY HERO Arts Education and Gallery director Victoria Murphy.
Organizer created on 12/19/2019 10:04:53 PM by MY HERO Staff
Last edited 2/2/2021 4:38:28 PM by Shannon Luders-Manuel