'Flory's Flame' weaves the life story of 90-year old Sephardic US National Heritage Fellow musician Flory Jagoda with her 2013 Celebration Concert at the US Library of Congress. Raised in a musical household in Bosnia, Flory’s family roots go back centuries to pre-Inquisition Spain. With most of her family killed during World War II, Flory’s life mission has been to continue their cultural legacy through the music that has been passed down through the generations. Her strength of spirit shines through her challenging but ultimately triumphant story told through interviews with her and selections from the Library of Congress Celebration.
Directed by Curt Fissel and Elle Friedland
United States, 2014
Documentary, Music, Jewish Culture, WWII, Jewish History
English, Hebrew (with English subtitles)