NEWS

Oct 13, 2017

Very Nice Article in Huffington Post by Carol Smaldino

Jun 12, 2016

Surviving Skokie Captures Audience Award for Best Documentary at the LA Jewish Film Festival

http://lajfilmfest.org

Oct 12, 2015

Michael Krasny

“Bay Area Filmmaker Explores his Father's Holocaust Memories in 'Surviving Skokie,'”

 

- KQED Forum

Mar 17, 2016

Ji Suk Yi

“‘Surviving Skokie’ — Eli and Jack Adler,”

 

- ABC Windy City Live

Mar 04, 2016

Howard Reich

“Holocaust film reveals the pain of bringing autobiography to the screen,”

 

- Chicago Tribune

Mar 16, 2016

Mike Isaacs

“Filmmaker brings ‘Surviving Skokie’ back to former hometown for screening,”

 

- Skokie Review

Mar 10, 2016

Lisa Klug

“How an Auschwitz survivor fought to survive anti-Semitism in Skokie,”

 

- The Times of Israel

Sep 03, 2015

Leah Garchik

“Matters of birds and bees and frogs and politics,”

 

- San Francisco Chronicle

Apr 01, 2016

Reg Regenstein

“What's Happening,”

 

- The Jewish Georgian

Oct 07, 2015

Vicki Larson

“MVFF38: Marin filmmakers tell personal story of the Holocaust in ‘Surviving Skokie,'”

 

- Marin Independent Journal

Sep 28, 2015

Woody Weingarten

“Skokie,’ one of 183 festival films, is touching, uplifting,”

 

- Marinscope

Oct 22, 2015

Peter Jones

“Film puts focus on Holocaust and local survivor,”

 

- The Villager

Feb 12, 2015

Chris Leppek

“Jack Adler: Auschwitz, then and now,”

 

- Intermountain Jewish News

Oct 20, 2015

Paul Liberatore

“38th annual Mill Valley Film Festival honors women, shatters attendance record,”

 

- Marin Independent Journal

Oct 20, 2015

Sonya Saepoff

“‘Room’ Declared Audience Award Favorite at 38th Mill Valley Film Festival,”

 

- Indiewire

Oct 07, 2015

Mal Karman

“Annual Mill Valley Film Festival returns to Marin,”

 

- PacificSun

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May 22, 2016

Surviving Skokie was screened at the LA Jewish Film Festival on May 22nd, 2016. We were thrilled that the film won the Audience Award for Best Documentary.

Apr 04, 2016

Surviving Skokie was screened at the 21st Annual SJFF, a 9-day and year-round cinematic exploration and celebration of global Jewish and Israeli life, history, complexity, culture and filmmaking for everyone. SJFF is the largest and most highly anticipated Jewish event in the Pacific Northwest and a mainstay in the Seattle arts calendar. 

 

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Mar 13, 2016

The JCC Chicago Jewish Film Festival was the homecoming festival for Surviving Skokie. The dedication of the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center was one filmmaker's inspiration and it was an honor to host our festival kickoff screening there to a sold out audience. Due to extremely high demand, the Festival very kindly added additional screenings to accommodate local audiences. The JCC Chicago Film Festival showcases films that reach across age groups for families, young adults, and seniors. It is a no-holds barred approach to diversity and the strong Jewish contributions to world culture.

 

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Feb 24, 2016

The Charlotte Jewish Film Festival provides an illuminating and entertaining cultural opportunity by bringing together a diverse group of film lovers to enjoy stories, characters and themes with universal appeal, viewed through the unique lens of the Jewish experience in America and around the world. 

 

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Feb 14, 2016

The Atlanta Jewish Film Festival screened Surviving Skokie Feb 14 adn 15, 2016. This independent non-profit arts organization is committed to strengthening Jewish life and foster intergroup understanding among Atlanta’s diverse cultural, ethnic and religious populations.

 

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Nov 01, 2015

The Denver Film Festival screened to local audiences familiar with Jack Adler, who lives in the area and is a frequent public speaker in the community. Students arrived by the busload and packed the theaters. After standing ovations the appreciative crowd took selfies and posed for groups shots with Jack.

 

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Oct 06, 2015

The 38th Annual Mill Valley Film Festival hosted the world premiere of Surviving Skokie, which won the Audience Gold Award for Valley of the Docs. The screenings sold out and the Festival directors enthusiastically added extra viewings that were received with standing ovations. 

 

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