Special Mention to Harbour of Hope

Krakow Film Festival 2012

Harbour of Hope

Publishing April 28, 1945 passenger lists and looking for input to identify survivors

We have just published the lists with Holocaust survivors coming to Malmö on April 28, 1945 and is asking for help to identify persons on the lists. We are currently researching more stories relating to the Holocaust survivors coming to Malmö in Spring 1945. We are particularly interested in the people arriving on April 28, [...]

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Harbour of Hope in competition at Nordisk Panorama

Next stop for Harbour of Hope is Nordisk Panorama, where the film is selected for the section Nordic Documentary Competition.  Harbour of Hope has been selected for Nordisk Panorama – 5 Cities Film Festival. It is the yearly festival spotlighting the best in Nordic documentary and short films. The film will be screening in the [...]

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Harbour of Hope team is looking for survivors

The team behind Harbour of Hope has started documenting more of the Holocaust witnesses coming to Sweden in Spring 1945. In January 2012, when Harbour of Hope was shown in Jerusalem a lady raised her hand after the screening. ”Excuse me”, she said. ”Did you see the little girl in the film with a blanket [...]

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Harbour of Hope in San Francisco

After receiving a Special Jury Mention at Krakow Film Festival Harbour of Hope is now continuing the tour of international festival screenings. Next stop is San Francisco where the film is selected for the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival. Following the US-premiere of Harbour of Hope in Minneapolis, the hometown of protagonist Joe Rozenberg, the [...]

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Harbour of Hope North American Premiere

Harbour of Hope will have its North American premiere in Minneapolis, the hometown of Joe Rozenberg. Rozenberg is one of three survivors from the WWII concentration camps portrayed in the heart breaking but life-affirming film. This North American Premiere at the Minneapolis St Paul International Film Festival follows the first round of successful European festival [...]

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Harbour of Hope International Premiere at Thessaloniki Documentary Festival

After a successful release in Swedish cinemas, Harbour of Hope will now start reaching an international audience. First step is the International Premiere at Thessaloniki Documentary Festival in March. The Thessaloniki Documentary Festival has chosen to highlighted Harbour of Hope by including the film among the ‘much-anticipated documentaries produced in 2011’. The International Premiere will [...]

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Harbour of Hope begins festival tour

While still running in selected Swedish cinemas, Harbour of Hope is now launched on an international festival tour. The Swedish festival premiere will be at the Göteborg International Film Festival and the international premiere at the Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival in Greece. After a successful fall period in Swedish cinemas, Harbour of Hope will now [...]

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Harbour of Hope cinema release expands

The cinema release of Harbour of Hope is expanding. While being extended in the premiering town Malmö, the cinema release of Harbour of Hope will also include more cities and screenings in the coming weeks. Among the cities where Harbour of Hope will open in cinemas are Gothenburg and Stockholm. Harbour of Hope is still [...]

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Harbour of Hope cinema release

Harbour of Hope is released in Swedish cinemas this weekend. The cinema release follows the succesful gala screening last week and a fully booked and very emotional special screening last night, with holocaust survivor and main character Ewa Kabacinska Jansson telling her life story and answering questions from the audience. The cinema release of Harbour [...]

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Harbour of Hope survivors return to Malmö

In Spring 1945 close to 30.000 concentration camp survivors were rescued to the harbour in Malmö. Now the survivors portrayed in Harbour of Hope return to Malmö, where they experienced the moment of liberation 66 years ago. The survivors will re-unite with the other main characters in Harbour of Hope as well as some of [...]

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