Margit Meissner: Surviving the Holocaust and Sharing Her Story is a powerful new documentary that sheds light on one woman’s harrowing experiences during one of humanity’s darkest moments. The film follows 96-year-old Margit as she recounts her narrow escape from the Nazis and her journey towards becoming an advocate for Holocaust education and awareness.
The documentary shows Margit as an active volunteer at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington D.C., where she regularly meets with young people to share her story and ensure that the Holocaust is never forgotten. The film also features her participation in a project by German photographer Luigi Toscano, who is on a mission to document stories of Holocaust survivors around the world. Despite the challenge of recounting difficult memories and facing traumatic triggers such as hearing the German language, Margit bravely opens up and offers a powerful testament to the resilience of the human spirit. Don’t miss this astonishing portrait of an incredible woman and her inspiring journey.