A young Jew and his crazy idea against forgetting
Yaar sees himself as the most un-Jewish Jew in the world. He loves Star Wars and computer games. He's fed up with his father and his Holocaust stories. Yaar rebels by developing a computer game in which Jews can defend themselves and Nazis can act humanely. Then his own family history interferes.
TACHELES – The Heart of the Matter shows how the trauma of the survivors can even affect the third generation. The film asks the burning question from the perspective of a 21-old:
What does the Holocaust have to do with me today?
New York Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Washington Jewish Film Festival
Achtung Berlin – the new Berlin film award
London Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival in partnership with Hot Docs
Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival
Jewish Film Festival Hamburg
Jewish Film Days Frankfurt am Main
Jewish Culture Days Braunschweig
Jewish Culture Days between Harz and Heide
Klezmer Festival Fürth
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