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Defiant Requiem

A Feature Documentary.

Art was their weapon. Music, Their resistance.

A memorial concert reawakens the story of an artistic uprising in the concentration camp Terezin, where a chorus of 150 inmates confronts the Nazis face-to-face…and sings to them what they dare not say.

Producers
Peter Schnall
Doug Shultz
Written & Directed by
Doug Shultz
Editor
Mark Fason
Music Director
Murry Sidlin
Associate Producer
Adina Pliskin
Director of Photography
Peter Schnall
Story Development
Don Campbell
Animation
Jilli Rose
Production Manager
James Burke
Associate Editor
George Panos
Defiant Requiem Concert
Field Producer
Erica Sashin
Concert Technical Producer
Mark Rulison
Soloists
Sharon Christman
Eleni Matos
Steven Tharp
Gary Relyea
Line Producers
Pavla Prunerova
Zdenek Flidr
Executive Producers
Whitney Johnson
Peter Schnall
The Huffington Post
"Powerful. Eloquently told....highly recommended."
The Examiner
"Gripping. Glorious."
Defiant Requiem at Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival review
http://desertlocalnews.com/powerful-holocaust-survivor-documentary-on-screen-at-palm-springs-international-film-festival/
Defiant Requiem announced in Variety Magazine
http://www.variety.com/article/VR1118056092
The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/tvandradio/tv-and-radio-reviews/10600196/Remembering-the-Holocaust-Defiant-Requiem-BBC-Four-review.html