Wilfrid Israel,
The Essential Link

Written and Directed by: Yonatan Nir

Year: Coming Soon

Storyline: Wilfrid Israel, the owner of a department store in the center of Berlin, was one of the great saviors of Jews during the Holocaust ​ and played a key role in the Kindertransport operation. The story of one extraordinary man becomes very personal as filmmaker Yonatan Nir takes us on a journey from ​ a​ kibbutz in northern Israel to Germany in the 1930's. The filmmaker, who was born on the kibbutz where Wilfrid's name was known but his story​ ​was kept secret​, takes us on an adventure as he searches for the mysterious hero, and for the reasons​ for his disappearance ​from history.