Still Life in Lodz Q&A

Free to attend. Access to Q&A is included with Still Life in Lodz film rental.

Join a conversation with Q&A with director Slawomir Grünberg, co-writer and subject Lilka Elbaum, and subject Paul Celler, moderated by Jon Gann.

Jon Gann is a force in the film festival world, having created, consulted with and fostered dozens of events around the globe. In the past year, he has worked on AFI Docs, Key West FF, DC Environmental FF, Bermuda International FF, Port Townsend FF, SF IndieFest and the Woods Hole FF.

Slawomir Grünberg, a graduate of the renowned Polish Film School in Lodz, is an Emmy Award winner and a director, producer, and cinematographer of 45 documentary films. He left Poland in 1981 and since then lived in the United States and, more recently, in Mexico. He is currently involved in producing several international films of which one is “Hidden Heritage: A Jewish Awakening in Krakow.”

Lilka Elbaum was born in Lodz to Holocaust survivors. In 1968, as a result of a brutal government-sponsored antisemitic campaign, like most Polish Jews, Lilka and her family left Poland for Canada. She currently lives in the Greater Boston Area and works at Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies – Boston University.

Paul Celler was born in New Jersey to Polish-born Holocaust survivors. His mother was a prisoner in the Lodz Ghetto and then in Auschwitz and at a slave labor camp in Germany. Still Life in Lodz is dedicated to Paul’s parents, Rosa Posalska and David Celler.


Wednesday, April 76:30 PM


$12 ticket per household. Not available through other services. 50% of sales go to JxJ.


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