"I Am Here, a debut documentary film by South African filmmaker Jordy Sank, tells the remarkable story of holocaust survivor Ella Blumenthal. Sank grew up alongside Blumenthal and would often hear her harrowing stories of survival and resilience. He saw the power in Blumenthal’s strength and ability to find joy and remain optimistic in the world and felt inspired to create this film. Her incredible spirit is on full display in the film, during Blumenthal’s 98th (Blumenthal is now 100) birthday party, surrounded by family and friends, recounting her memories."

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