Every Face Has a Name

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    Every Face Has a Name

    Directed by

    Sweden

    2014

    76 min

    • Swedish

    Documentary

    On April 28, 1945, survivors of the Nazi terror disembark a ship in Malmö. 70 years later they experience the magical moment when they each recognize themselves in the archive footage shot on the day of their liberation. A 4k-animated archival tour de force meets today's memories of the survivors.

    Awards

    • FIPRESCI Award (International Film) - Thessaloniki Documentary FF
    • Honorable Mention - Avner Shalev Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award
    • The Political Film of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung Award - Filmfest Hamburg

    Festivals

    Sales
    RISE AND SHINE WORLD SALES
    Production
    AUTO IMAGES AB
    Magnus Gertten

    Magnus Gertten

    Sweden

    Born in Malmö, Sweden, in 1953, he studied Journalism. Co-president of the production company Auto Images, he has directed several documentaries, including BLADARAR (1999), TRUE BLUE 2 - THE WAY BACK (2002), GET BUSY (2004), ROLLING LIKE A STONE (2005), LONG DISTANCE LOVE (2009), and HARBOUR OF HOPE (2012). His most recent documentary, BECOMING ZLATAN (2015), has its Swedish premiere at Göteborg Film Festival in 2016.

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