Tag Archives: Holocaust

After researching Holocaust history, Christina Nunez discovered her own Jewish ancestry. She documents this search, as well as other intimate journeys, in her series of self-portraits.

Meet musician Little Birdie, aka Orit Shimoni. Her latest album, Sadder Music, was recorded in Berlin. Hear what she has to say about Germany, walls, old synagogues, and catch her tunes before she plays live at l’Escogriffe on September 29 in Montreal.

In this drama from French director Gilles Paquet-Brenner, Kristen Scott Thomas plays a journalist whose personal life gets tied up in an article she’s researching about the 1942 Vel d’Hiv round-up, during which thousands of French Jews were taken from their homes and deported to concentration camps.

Interview with Bernice Eisenstein about her graphic memoir “I was a Child of Holocaust Survivors” and a look back at the radical Jewish anthology of 1971 “The New Jews” with Yehudah Mirsky.

Listen to an interview with Alicia Jo Rabins of the post-biblical art pop band Girls in Trouble and with documentary direcotr Carl Leblanc about his film The Heart of Auschwitz.