The Klezmer Project

Category: documentary
Director: Leandro Koch
Paloma Schachmann
Country: Austria, Argentina
Year: 2023
Length: 110'
Production Status: completed


A jewish wedding cameraman who feels rejection towards his family''s religion, falls in love with a Klezmer clarinet player and makes up a documentary on that music to spend time with her. This takes them on a journey through Eastern Europe in search of the lost Klezmer melodies guarded by the Roma gypsies who lived together with the jews before the war.

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