Whispers of Silence

Online Film October 16 to 23, 2021
Available 7:30pm by donation

Sponsored by: Victoria Shoah Project

When World War Two ended and the concentration camps were liberated, thousands of Holocaust survivors were rescued. On a foundation of loss, torture and cruelty, they were left to confront the brutal new reality in which they found themselves. Some immigrated to Mexico. Gradually, they attempted the long and painful journey of rebuilding their lives and adapting to a new culture, a new language and a new climate. The trauma of the Holocaust was always present in their lives. All too often, this trauma also passed on to their children with secrets, fears, guilt, sadness and nightmares. The film explores the varied manifestations of such trauma.

Directors: Aarón and Esther Cohen 
Year: 2021
Country: Mexico
Language: Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Runtime: 94 minutes
Genre: Documentary

‘Live’ Discussion & Q&A with directors Aarón and Esther Cohen, plus other guest panelists
Online Tuesday, October 19 from 7pm to 8pm

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