Kaddish (Fiction Short Film, 15')

In 1943, a young Ashkenazim namely Akiva risks a journey through Miechów in Poland in order to fulfill his obligation of honouring his deceased mother on the anniversary of her death. He gets arrested by the Nazis, and finds one of his known elderly Rabbi in Nazis custody. The rabbi, who has lost his entire family in the Holocaust, is hoping to escape Poland for the Promised Land. They become able to escape from the Nazis. His journey is accompanied by Rabbi, so that Akiva can visit his mother’s grave and perform a Jewish ritual.

The shortfilm is currently being submitted to festivals (IMDB page)

Category: Fiction Short Film / Directed: Razid Season / Screenplay: Razid Season / Sound design: Lucas Ariel Vallejos / Produced by: Razid Season, Àlex Lora.


2019 The Americas Film Festival of New York, TAFFNY