Taking a journey back
(CBC Still Photo Collection/Robert Binks)
This image was used as a graphic on the fifth estate
for the documentary A Journey Back
, broadcast on April 9, 1985.
The documentary focused on the story of a Holocaust survivor Jack Garfein, a New York off-Broadway producer who is brought back to his hometown in Slovakia for the first time and then to the Auschwitz and Birkenhau death camps in Poland to discover his past. In the film, Garfein confronts the gauleiter who had killed his family.
The film won the Blue Ribbon at the American Film and Video Festival in 1987, distinguished participation at the San Francisco International Film Festival in 1986, the Chris Bronze Plaque at the Columbus International Film Festival and a special jury award at the Yorkton Short Film and Video Festival in 1985.
Posted on Jul 19, 2011 6:00:00 AM