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Six Million and One

Past present and future mix in this eloquent and intense portrait of documentary filmmaker David Fisher and his siblings, as they retrace the footsteps of their late father—a Holocaust survivor who was interned in Gusen and Gunskirchen, Austria.  David’s journey takes him to the U.S., where he meets American WWII veterans who participated in the liberation of his father and Gunskirchen camp.  This sparks a remarkable journey to Austria by the Fisher siblings. They joke, kibitz and quarrel, and remind us that history and memory require active discussion among the later generations.

Festivals and Awards:

Full list of festivals and awards; In the top 10 of the audience choices at IDFA, the Netherlands, 2011; Silver Horn for the Director of the Best Feature Length Documentary at the Krakow International Film Festival, Poland, 2012; Honorable MentionDOXA Vancouver, Canada, 2012  

Director: David Fisher

Producer: David Fisher, Irit Shimrat

Production Company: Fisher Features Ltd.

Cinematographer: Ronen Mayo, Claudio Steinberg, Ronen Schechner

Editor: Hadas Ayalon

Soundtrack Editor: Gil Toren

Original Soundtrack: Ran Bagno

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, YES Doco, ZDF/ARTE, The Future Fund Austria, The Cultural Office of Upper Austria, the Nationalfonds Austria, The Claims Conference

Script: David Fisher

Distributor: Nancy Fishman Film Releasing USA, Cinephil World Sales

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: ששה מיליון ואחד

Past present and future mix in this eloquent and intense portrait of documentary filmmaker David Fisher and his siblings, as they retrace the footsteps of their late father—a Holocaust survivor who was interned in Gusen and Gunskirchen, Austria.  David’s journey takes him to the U.S., where he meets American WWII veterans who participated in the liberation of his father and Gunskirchen camp.  This sparks a remarkable journey to Austria by the Fisher siblings. They joke, kibitz and quarrel, and remind us that history and memory require active discussion among the later generations.

Festivals and Awards:

Full list of festivals and awards; In the top 10 of the audience choices at IDFA, the Netherlands, 2011; Silver Horn for the Director of the Best Feature Length Documentary at the Krakow International Film Festival, Poland, 2012; Honorable MentionDOXA Vancouver, Canada, 2012  

Director: David Fisher

Producer: David Fisher, Irit Shimrat

Production Company: Fisher Features Ltd.

Cinematographer: Ronen Mayo, Claudio Steinberg, Ronen Schechner

Editor: Hadas Ayalon

Soundtrack Editor: Gil Toren

Original Soundtrack: Ran Bagno

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, YES Doco, ZDF/ARTE, The Future Fund Austria, The Cultural Office of Upper Austria, the Nationalfonds Austria, The Claims Conference

Script: David Fisher

Distributor: Nancy Fishman Film Releasing USA, Cinephil World Sales

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: ששה מיליון ואחד

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