We can’t come from nothing

“We can’t come from nothing”

Poland, 2014

30.51 min.

Rated: N/A

Language:  English and Polish

Subtitled in English

screening:

centrala birmingham, 16:00 Saturday 24 Oct 2015

Synopsis:

The documentary ‘We can’t come from nothing’ concentrates on the influence of family histories on contemporary personal life. How are events which took place during previous generations influential today? How to deal with family history when every trace is lost or if is kept secret?

The viewer meets seven characters who share their individual and personal story, together they show how history results in a diversity of narratives and experiences. The film focusses on a particular part of the Jewish / Polish history.

DIRECTOR: Eliane Esther Bots
PRODUCER: POLIN Museum Warsaw