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HennyTheMovie is a site about a feature documentary film "Henny and Hannover ". The film will tell the story of Henny Rosenbaum Markiewicz Simon (1925-2017), a Colchester Jewish Holocaust survivor, Hartford WWII veteran Ben Cooper (1921 —), and their efforts to share their experiences with the general public and students. The film will explore themes of memory, resilience, and speaking out against hate.

The film began production in 2021 and work will continue throughout 2023. 

Production will include filming in the United States, Germany, Poland, Latvia and Israel.

Please indicate "for Henny the Movie" in the


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"  Henny was a friend and an inspiration. I want this film to honor her memory and tell her story. It's a story very relevant to today's world and to our future. "  
                                      — Jerry Fischer,  Co-Director / Producer

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