Three Minutes: A Lengthening
U25 & Students
Disabled or Unwaged
Director: Bianca Stitger
Duration: 69 mins
"★★★★ – Part detective procedural, part memorial, its cumulative power is devastating" – Observer
"★★★★ – Film can’t return the dead to life. But it can hold precious knowledge: that lives were lived, and how, and where" – Financial Times
★★★★★ – Guardian
★★★★ – The Times
A three minute snippet of film from 1938 is discovered, showing residents of the Polish village of Nasielsk.
Glenn Kurtz began to examine the footage in order to find out more about his grandfather, the man who filmed it, however the three minutes of celluloid film hold stories of several individuals whose fates changed just months after at the hands of the Nazis.
Helena Bonham Carter narrates this beautiful homage to the art of film, memory and preservation.