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Seventy years ago, more than 7,000 Jews had to flee from the Gestapo, leaving Denmark and find their way to Sweden.

The escape was a terrible experience. In “The Escape of the Jews: The History of The Witnesses”, you can hear a number of surviving Danes tell their stories about what happened in Denmark in October 1943.

The following foundations have supported the production of “The Escape of the Jews: The History of The Witnesses”.

A.P.Møller and Wife Chastine Mc – Kinney Møller’s Foundation for General Purposes
Knud Højgaard Foundation
Oticon Funds
Frimodt – Heinike Foundation
Consul Georg Jorck and Wife Emma Jorck´s Foundation
Dagmar & Leon Levin´s and the C. A. Levin Foundation
Manufacturer Chas. Otzens Fond

On December 3, 2013, The Escape of the Jews will be showed at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival. The Danish Ambassador in Israel, Jesper Vahr, and one of the two instructors, Carl Otto Dethlefsen, will begin the screening.