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Joe’s violin

USA | 2016 | 24 min. | G

Joe’s violin

USA | 2016 | 24 min. | G

Synopsis

We watch as the life stories of Joe and 12-year-old Brianna become intertwined. Joe Feingold was born in Poland, he survived the war and just before immigrating to the USA in 1947, he found a violin at a flea market. Now he can no longer play due to ill health, so he decides to donate his violin to an organization that distributes old instruments to children in destitute neighborhoods. Brianna receives the violin, this leads to a beautiful new friendship.

 

 

Tribeca FF, 2016

IDFA, 2016

Montclair FF, 2016 – Audience Award

Nantucket FF, 2016 – Audience Award

 

 

Language: English

Subtitles: Lithuanian

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Director: Kahane Cooperman

Cinematography: Bob Richman

Editing: Amira Dughri, Andrew Saunderson

Producers: Kahane Cooperman, Raphaela Neihausen

Presented by

Director

Kahane Cooperman

Filmography: Making “Dazed” (2005), Joe’s violin (2016)

October 16, 11:00
Skalvija. Vilnius.
Screening for schools. Advance registration is required to simona@lchr.lt

October 16

11:00

Skalvija. Vilnius.

Screening for schools. Advance registration is required to simona@lchr.lt

October 18, 12:15
Romuva. Kaunas.
Screening for schools. Advance registration is required to simona@lchr.lt

October 18

12:15

Romuva. Kaunas.

Screening for schools. Advance registration is required to simona@lchr.lt

October 27, 12:15
Ch. Frenkelis. Šiauliai.
Screening for schools. Advance registration is required to simona@lchr.lt

October 27

12:15

Ch. Frenkelis. Šiauliai.

Screening for schools. Advance registration is required to simona@lchr.lt

The history is alive, along with its people, things and places. "Joe Violin" is a touch to the Holocaust victims remembrance through the string of violin.

Simona Gaidytė, Educational Programme Curator

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