Gypsies in Auschwitz selected for Sheffield Documentary Festival

Gypsies in Auschwitz the film Gritty made with young Travellers in West Wales has been selected to participate in this year’s Videotheque at the Sheffield Documentary Festival in June 2012.

Sheffield Doc Festival invites up to 70 specially selected films to participate in the Videotheque from this year’s submissions. These films are invited with market, broadcast and festival acquisitions in mind.

The film follows the journey of a group of young Traveller girls on an emotional visit to Auschwitz and is part of a unique educational project that combines documentary footage and animation created by the young Travellers from The Priory Project, Monkton in Pembrokeshire. The film was funded by the Film Agency for Wales.

Watch the film on Vimeo here