RED CARPET CRASH: Documentary Review: ‘I Am Here’
March 10, 2022
"Greetings again from the darkness. This isn’t the first documentary profile of a Holocaust survivor, but given the timeframe involved, it’s likely to be one of the last. It’s the first feature length documentary from Jordy Sank, and he was a teenager when he first met his subject, Ella Blumenthal. Taking a different approach, Mr. Sank and a small crew filmed Ms. Blumenthal’s 98th birthday party over a weekend with her friends and extended family – kids, grandkids, and great-grandkids."