Best Documentary Short – A Kaddish for Selim (USA)

Title: A Kaddish for Selim
Runtime: 15 min
Country: USA
Director: Jane Wells
Placement: Best Documentary Short
Competition: March, 2022

Synopsis: London 1912: A young Jew has to change his name in order to join the British army to fight for King and Empire. Assembled from recently discovered family photographs and a handful of letters, this short film tells the story of a child of immigrants who died for his adopted country.