Magda

The film portrays Magda (Magdalena Grodzka-Gużkowska) who joined the Polish Underground in the fight against the Nazis at age 15. During World War II – unaware of her Jewish roots – Magda risked her life saving Jews in Warsaw. Decades later, she discovers her own Jewish ancestry. Read more below.

The film portrays Magda (Magdalena Grodzka-Gużkowska) who joined the Polish Underground in the fight against the Nazis at age 15. During World War II – unaware of her Jewish roots – Magda risked her life saving Jews in Warsaw. Decades later, she discovers her own Jewish ancestry.

Magda died on Jan 6, 2014 on the eve of her 90th birthday. She had made it her wish to be buried at the Warsaw Jewish Cemetery.

Duration: 8 minutes
Available in English and Polish versions and in all the regions

Directed by:
Slawomir Grunberg & Katka Reszke

Cinematography by:
Slawomir Grunberg

Edited by:
Katka Reszke

On-line Editing:
Arek Arciszewski

Music by:
Michal Szostalo, Edward Reszke & Liliana Rzechorzek-Urbaniak

Produced by:
Slawomir Grunberg, LOGTV, Ltd

SCREENINGS

• Limmud, South Africa (Cape Town, Durban & Johannesburg), August, 2014

• Hannukah Festival at the White Stork Synagogue in Wroclaw, Poland, December 3, 2013

• Jewish Culture Festival in Krakow presented by Jewish Community Center in Krakow, July 3, 2013

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