Wednesday 30 March
Cell Block Theatre
Dreyfus Drei: A film about family and identity.
Dreyfus Drei is a short documentary about the return of three generations of Jewish artists from Australia to Germany. The film follows Ella’s search for her family’s history, attempts to trace her late father’s life and her art installations in the streets of Berlin. The film features original music by George Dreyfus with new arrangements by Jonathan Dreyfus, who make up the three (drei) main protagonists of the film.
Dr Ella Dreyfus is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary artist and Head of Public Programs at the National Art School. She wrote, directed and produced the film Dreyfus Drei, which was commissioned by the German Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media (BKM) and the Goethe-Institut, for the 1700 Years of Jewish Life in Germany Festival 2021-22. The film was co-directed by Janis Westphal and co-produced by Sevenpeaks Films, Berlin.
The film is followed by a Q&A with the audience and director.
Image: Ella Dreyfus in Berlin ©Ute Freund 2021.