In Chandler, the feature film will be preceded by the short film THE ROCK COLLECTION.
2022 – 3 minutes – English – Mayer Adelberg
A girl’s yearly short journey.
In Scottsdale, the feature film will be preceded by the short film LETTER TO A PIG.
2022 – 16 minutes – Hebrew w/subtitles – Tal Kantor
The animated dream of a schoolgirl after hearing a holocaust survivor tells his story.
Just nominated for an Academy AwardTM for Best Animated Short Film.
In Scottsdale, the film will be followed by remarks by Barry Zemel. The Zemel name in the Phoenix area has become synonymous with philanthropy, dedication and community service. Barry and his wife Barbara arrived in Phoenix over 50 years ago and have been active in the Jewish community from the beginning. He was president of ASU’s Hillel and served on the boards of the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix, the Jewish Community Foundation, and the Jewish Community Center. He was also president of the Arizona Jewish Theater Company. He continues his career as a real estate investor. Barry, the son of a Holocaust survivor, will speak about his amazing family story that is quite similar to the plot of Irena’s Vow.