Finding Manny

History, Holocaust, Jewish Film, Jewish Highlights, War
Kacey Cox
57 minutes


WINNER Best Documentary
Moving Parts Film Festival

Audience Choice Award WINNER
Albuquerque Film + Music Experience

Platinum Remi Winner
WorldFest Houston International Film Festival

Official Selection
Miami Jewish Film Festival
ReFrame Film Festival
Garden State Film Festival
Indigo Moon Festival
Alexandria Film Festival
Crossing the Screen Film Festival


Manny Drukier narrowly escaped the war by jumping from a “death train” at age 16, finding refuge at a unique home for orphans and displaced children. 71 years later, Manny—who lives in Toronto—is tracked down by a German researcher who has dedicated a decade of her life to locating the surviving children from the home. She invites Manny to return to the orphanage, which has since become a grade school, to share his story with the next generation. Manny must now revisit the places of his darkest memories, to reconcile the past and educate the future. FINDING MANNY shows the inspiring connection between an Indersdorf child and the researcher who’s been scouring the world for him.


Kacey Cox runs a video production and media consulting company called Long Trek Home Productions.


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