Focus on 1942-1943 deportation reports, browsing the 1943 bulletins of News From Belgium published by the Belgian Information Center, New York (USA) | The University of California Library | Digitized by Google. Film License info : Deportation • News From Belgium | 20230306 | Miracles•Media | TakeNode 35c33c0c-f00f-48b8-929a-8498e5e4d50f
Revue ‘Daar zit pit in!’ – Sylvain Poons Aug 1937, in theater De Plantage Schouwburg, Amsterdam, Holland.
Source: Polygoon Hollands Nieuws | Aug 23, 1937 courtesy of Sound & Vision (Open Images).
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Short impression of visiting JR: Chronicles in the Groninger Museum in Groningen, The Netherlands — a major show of the work of the artist JR, organized by the Brooklyn Museum. Here focusing on the video wall of Inside Out projects, screening our short film Béguinage Refugees Into The Wild.
The exhibition is touring the world. First , the Brooklyn Museum in New York from October 4, 2019 – May 3, 2020. Next, the Saatchi Gallery in London from June – Oct 2021. And more recent the Groninger Museum in Holland (The Netherlands) from Nov 2021 untill June 2022 — filmed here June 2022. A promotional film with images of all these places was posted 20220107.
The show highlights JR’s global public participatory art project INSIDE OUT ( @insideoutproject ) .
A video wall is screening the Best of INSIDE OUT videos – including our film ‘Béguinage Refugees Into The Wild’ – a short documentary on the Inside Out project “Justice for Afghan refugees in Belgium”.
Our short film documents the Afghan refugees living in the Brussels Béguinage church , with music by Félix Snyers on the Béguinage church pipe organ, and their portrait’s (posters) by Chiara Ravano for the Inside Out project “Justice for Afghan refugees in Belgium” exhibition at Olivier Bonny’s workshop in Salon Mommen, Brussels, Belgium, March 2014. A Beguinage Project report by Kristen Cattell & Michel van der Burg.
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“Belgian Partisans Release Jewish Deportees — Belgian partisans are reported by the Overseas News Agency , August 20, to have held up and liberated a transport of Jewish deportees en route to Poland. ….
On April 20, 1,500 Jews were being transported from Mechlin to Poland in cattle cars when the train was held up by a band of partisans, who overpowered the German guards …” 1943 News From Belgium • Partisans Attack 20th Convoy
Source : News From Belgium Vol. III, No. 36, September 4, 1943 | Belgian Information Center, New York (USA). | Digitized by Google.
Film License info : 1943 News From Belgium • Partisans Attack 20th Convoy | 20230228 | Miracles•Media | TakeNode e0232694-1557-485a-ac1c-fb732df0839e
A 2023 update :
April 19, 1943, at 10 PM the 20th transport left the Mechelen transit camp to deport 1,631 Jews to Auschwitz. Thanks to resistance actions, both inside and outside the wagons, 237 of these deportees managed to jump from the train that would lead them to destruction.
Bridge in the village of Kuttekoven (Borgloon, Belgium) under the railway track bed of the historical Belgian Railway Line 23 – the so-called ‘Fruitspoor’ – the old railway line 23 between Tongeren and Drieslinter, that connected Tongeren, Borgloon and Sint-Truiden. Bridge under the deportation railway track from Kazerne Dossin to Auschwitz, right after the site where Simon Gronowski escaped from the 20th convoy. Filmed Jan 2014.
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Follow-up colorgrading experiment in a FCP wide gamut library with a Rec 2020 HLG project setting for this Sony ZV-1 footage shot with PP10 profile with Hybrid Log-Gamma HLG2. Color grading now includes use of the Apple FCP HDR Tools – Mode : PQ to HLG (Rec. 2100). This HDR Tools Mode was used too in previous ZV1 films this month. Exported as HEVC Dolby Vision (Version 1.0, dvhe.08.12, BL+RPU, HLG compatible) 70 Mb/s HLG BT.2020 .
Footage used previously for intro of a Sennheiser MKE200 Microphone Review , first published September 20th 2020 (20200920) and filmed that day with the Sony ZV-1 camera at sunset in the Green Heart of Holland. See : Sennheiser MKE200 Microphone Review | 20200920 | youtu•be/CXC6wHzPar0
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New updated edition (Jan 2023) of the film by Karen and Richard Bloom and Michel van der Burg , about the Hollywood legend, internationally known actor, Broadway star, singer, artist, author and Holocaust lecturer , Robert Clary.
“Don’t think negatively.
Hate is a waste of time and energy.”
In memoriam : Robert Clary (March 1, 1926 – Nov 16, 2022)
More info at RichardBloomProductions•com
Post reference : From Buchenwald to Hollywood, The Robert Clary Story | 2023 Edition | 20230202