MY YIDDISH PAPI
Director: Éléonore Goldberg
Canada, 2017, 7 min
Cast:Evelyne de la Chenelière
Crew:Producers: Karine Dubois (Picbois Productions), Julie Roy (NFB) - Screenwriters: Éléonore Goldberg
Email:festivals AT nfb.ca
A young woman misses her grandfather's last phone call. After his death, she remembers a promise not kept: her vow to pass on to future generations his story of courage and resistance in the face of fear.
About the director
Éléonore Goldberg is a Franco-Canadian filmmaker, animator and cartoonist. Her screenplay for My Yiddish Papi won the SODEC/SARTEC Award and the Special Jury Prize at the "Cours écrire ton court" contest. Her animated short Wandering was nominated for a Jutra and received awards at the Breakthroughs festival and Cinema on the Bayou. She has worked on Dominic Goyer's L'origine des espèces (2016) and Cam Christiansen's Wall (2017) and illustrated the graphic novel The Young Lady in White (2016).