A journey through the stories of the grandchildren of Holocaust survivors, with the screening of Eredi della Shoah – Heirs of the Shoah: an evocative documentary written by Roly Kornblit and Gianfranco Scancarello and directed by Francesco Fei (by Apnea Film).
Six stories, six protagonists. Leading the journey is Roly Kornblit – whose personal and family history starts in Tel Aviv the city where he was born and raised – in search of six “grandchildren of the Shoah” who live in Italy, his country of adoption. Heirs of a common past.
An intimate and touching story that attempts to offer a new interpretation of the legacy of the Holocaust, with the aim of telling why this legacy belongs to all of us and how and how much the Holocaust has settled in the private and public lives of grandchildren of the survivors, influencing their personal choices and participation in social and civil life.
Following the screening a Q&A with Roly Kornblit.
Ivri Lider, a well-known Israeli singer-songwriter, composed the music for the documentary.
Roly Kornblit. Born in Tel Aviv and naturalized Italian, he began his television career in 2009 with Face in TV – one of the first Italian web TVs – of which he was the creator and host. Over the years, he has conducted various programs such as Come mi voglio with Samantha De Grenet, Salute – Istruzioni per l’uso focused on medicine and society and SNAP – Beyond sport, a program of interviews with sportsmen on SportItalia. He was the author and presenter of the Salute e Società columns on Gold TV and RomaCultura on Lazio TV and of Off Cult, an online program on art and culture. Heirs of the Shoah is the first documentary of which he is the author and protagonist. He is currently working on other documentary projects.
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