Teen Screen

An Educational Field Trip that Changes Attitudes – and Lives

Broken Branches


Recommended for grades 9-12

25 Minutes

Hebrew, with subtitles

Shown with: Joachim Prinz: I Shall Not Be Silent

Michal Rechter was only 14 years old when, on the eve of the Second World War, she left her family in Poland and traveled to Israel. Now, at the age of 92, she tells her story to her granddaughter, the film’s director, who brings her grandmother’s memories to life in colorful animation.

Theme: Holocaust

Themes: Bravery, Survival, Memories, Family Ties