A film by Melissa Hacker, Narrated by Joanne Woodward
Join director Melissa Hacker and NPR journalist Uri Berliner to watch and discuss the first documentary film to tell the heart-wrenching story of the Kindertransports. After the screening, Hacker and Berliner will talk about how the Kindertransport affected their own family histories.
My Knees Were Jumping premiered in 1996 at the Sundance Film Festival, and went on to screen in film festivals, museums, Jewish Community Centers and universities throughout the world, including a sold out limited theatrical run in New York City.
“Intimate…heartfelt…The speakers remember how their parents made the decision, as wrenching as Sophie’s choice, to part with their children, possibly forever, on the eve of war…” Janet Maslin, THE NEW YORK TIMES