Death and the Maiden

  • Israel, Germany
  • Short Documentary
  • 2014
  • 30 min.
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Death and the Maiden

  • Israel, Germany
  • Short Documentary
  • 2014
  • 30 min.

Synopsis

Shortly after World War II, over 1000 paintings were found in a cellar in southern France. The paintings were created by a young-Jewish artist called Charlotte Salomon. She painted her turbulent life story in a unique creation named: "Life Or Theater.” Death & the Maiden unravels the story behind her creation.

Credits

Director(s)

Yael Lotem

Producer(s)

Yael Lotem

Co-Producer(s)

Tel Aviv University Film Department & The German Academy for Film & TV Berlin (dffb)

Script

Yael Lotem

Cinematography

Nicola Hens

Editor

Maya Klar

Cast

Rama Friedlander, Maya Klar, Jonathan Miller

Original Language

English, Hebrew

Subtitles

English, Hebrew, German

Produced with the help of

Pablo Arcuschin, Xenia Brauer

Broadcaster

The Israeli 2nd Authority for TV & Radio, RBB (Germany)

Sound designer

Gilad Leshem

Photo Credits

Joods Historisch Museum, Yael Lotem

  • Winner

    Best Animated Documentary
    AmDocs
    2015
  • Winner

    Best Documentary Short
    San Diego Jewish Film Festival
    2015
  • Winner

    2nd Prize Award
    DocAviv Film Festival
    2014

Festival Highlights

Memorial de la Shoah, France , 2016

LA Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2015

DokFest Munich, Germany , 2015

American Documentary Film Festival, USA , 2015

Westchester Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2015

San Diego Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2015

Di Popoli International Film Festival, Italy , 2014

DOC NYC, USA , 2014

Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel , 2014

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