2007 Before the Tracks Are Lost On the Wind

Shorts in Competition: Documentary

U.S. Premiere

Germany | 15 MINUTES

2007 BEFORE THE TRACKS ARE LOST ON THE WIND

Female Director(s), Documentary
Six thousand Jewish people were deported from the Düsseldorf goods station in Germany between 1941 and 1942. The memories of the young Hilde Sherman-Zander, one of only a few survivors, fill the building once more before it is pulled down.

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Renate Günther-Greene

Renate Günther-Greene (b. 1944, Düsseldorf, Germany) worked in advertising before turning to documentary filmmaking four years ago. The Man Who Listens (2007) was nominated for the German Grimme-Preis, and 2007 Before the tracks also appeared in the 2007 Bilbao Film Festival. Recently, Renate's Düsseldorf-Theresienstadt 50 Reichsmark (2008), about the deportation of Jews from 1941 to 1942, debuted on German television.
Historical Advice
Hildegard Jakobs, Mahn and Gedenkstatte Dusseldorf
Sound Design
Caroline Cochmus, Andre Weigel, Maciej Feicht
Director of Photography
Justyna Feicht
Editor
Oleg Tcherny
Assistant Director of Photography
Susumu Miyazu
Sound Mixer
Andre Weigel
Principal Cast
Claire Oelkers