Heaven in Auschwitz

Jewish Film, War, History, Holocaust, Jewish Highlights
Aarón Cohen
73 minutes


Official selection
Chicago Jewish Film Festival
Toronto Jewish Film Festival
Uruguay Jewish Film Festival
Int'l Jewish Film Festival of Mexico
Int'l Jewish Film Festival of Australia



Fredy Hirsch is best remembered for protecting and promoting the well-being of Jewish children during the Holocaust. Heaven in Auschwitz details the lives of 13 Holocaust child-survivors of Theresienstadt and Auschwitz-Birkenau and their memories of Hirsch, whose charisma, talent, and humor safeguarded their lives until his untimely death in 1944.



Graduated from Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) in Communication Sciences, Arón has 35-years of experience in audiovisual production in events such as the Aviv Festival. He has worked in the production of documentary films, such as: “Ana Frank”, “Lawyers without Rights”, “The Life of Gilberto Bosques”, “Hana’s luggage” and “Righteous among the Nations”, among other investigation Materials.


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