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Three Minutes in Pittsburgh
Showtime and tickets
Thursday, September 1, 2022 @ 8:00 am - Friday, September 9, 2022 @ 11:00 pm EDT
(Directed by Bianca Stigter), a new, award-winning, high-profile documentary about the Holocaust, is opening at
starting Friday, September 2nd and playing for at least a week.
Don’t miss seeing this ground-breaking new documentary during its PITTSBURGH THEATRICAL RELEASE!
Co-Produced by Steve McQueen (Director, ‘12 Years a Slave‘). Narrated by Academy-Award nominated Actress, Helena Bonham Carter.
- World Premiere at the 2021 Venice Film Festival followed by Telluride, Toronto and 2022 Sundance Film Festival.
- Pittsburgh Premiere at the 2022 Film Pittsburgh JFilm Festival.
- The original home movie shot by David Kurtz in 1938 Poland is archived at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
- Winner of the 2022 DocAviv Yad Vashem Award for an Outstanding Holocaust-related Documentary,
About the film:
Three minutes of home movie footage, mostly in color, shot by David Kurtz in 1938, are the only known moving images left of the Jewish inhabitants of Nasielsk, Poland, before the Holocaust. Those precious minutes are examined in intricate detail to unravel the human stories hidden in the celluloid. Tracing the story of those three minutes begins with the journey of Glenn Kurtz to discover more about his grandfather’s film, ultimately leading to identifying people and places otherwise erased from history, and helping to connect a Holocaust Survivor with his lost childhood.
Winner of the 2022 Brussels International Film Festival European Young Jury Award and a Special Mention, the Atlanta Jewish Film Festival Jury Award for Best Doc, and Virgin Dublin International Film Festival Award for Best Doc.
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Please note: The film does not have graphic content or violence on screen.