IndieLisboa – Cultural Association
Present, past and future merge in the coaches of a train that crosses Eastern Europe in the 21st century, through Poland, Russia, Ukraine. The slogan of the postwar “Never Again” now sounds like a fairy tale. Everything is happening now. Everywhere. TREBLINKA is a film essay based on the book “Treblinka: a survivor’s memory” by Chil Rajchman, a Polish Jew who was arrested with his younger sister in 1942 and sent to Treblinka, a death camp where more than 750,000 were murdered before it was abandoned by German soldiers.
Born in 1965 in Brazil. After a Master in Philosophy at the Paris-Sorbonne University, he started to work in Lisbon. Eventually he became a producer and a film director. His documentaries were internationally awarded and screened in more than 40 countries. Most of them such as ANOTHER COUNTRY (1999), FLEURETTE (2002), LISBONERS (2005), THE CITY OF THE DEAD (2009), ALENTEJO, ALENTEJO (2014) had a theatrical release.