The creative animated film “Where Is Anne Frank” (original title: Where Is Anne Frank) with the theme of Anne Frank was released on March 11, 2022. And a DVD will be released on September 2, 2022.
Amsterdam, the Netherlands today. Something happened to the original version of “The Diary of Anne” stored in the museum on a stormy night. Suddenly, the letters started to move around, and Kitty appeared. Kitty was unaware that she had jumped over space-time, but when she opened her diary, she went back to the past and reunited with Anne, and when she took her hand off her diary, there was a modern landscape. A fiction movie based on “Anne’s Diary” in which Kitty runs through the city searching for Anne, who has disappeared from her eyes. He conveys the message, “Kitty travels to the present day searching for Anne who has continued to believe in the future. What kind of world is there?”
75th anniversary of the publication of “The Diary of Anne.”
In July 2021, the creative animated film “Where was Anne Frank,” based on the story of Anne Frank, was released at the Cannes Film Festival in France. It is directed by Israeli film director Ari Folman, who has parents who survived the Holocaust. Director Forman also produced “Waltz with Bachir,” released in 2008. It was also shown at the 38th Jerusalem Film Festival in Jerusalem, Israel, from August 24 to September 4, 2021. And “Where is Anne Frank” was nominated for the 2021 European Film Awards.
The so-called Holocaust, where Nazi Germany killed about 6 million Jews during World War II. Because Anne Frank was a Jew, she was targeted by the Nazis and escaped persecution, and lived in hiding for about two years in a hideout in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, but she was informed and forced by Bergen-Belsen in 1945. He died of illness in the camp. Her father, Otto Frank, who survived her Holocaust after the war, published her diary, which Anne wrote her thoughts in her hideaway life, as “The Diary of Anne Frank,” and is still popular worldwide. People read it. Anne Frank is a symbol of the Holocaust, and in Europe, the United States, and Israel, Holocaust education is often conducted. It is also a must-read for elementary school students. And in 2022, she will celebrate the 75th anniversary of her publication of “The Diary of Anne.”
Anne Frank is also popular with men and women of all ages worldwide. On Instagram, which is popular with young people worldwide, Anne Frank fans from all over the world have posted a lot of her black-and-white photos of Anne and her visit to “Anne’s House” in Amsterdam. ..
Digitization of Holocaust memory
And Anne Frank’s life has been taken up and performed as the subject of her work worldwide in movies, dramas, plays, animations, manga, etc., based on “The Diary of a Young Girl.” It is non-fiction that faithfully depicts Anne’s life.
Seventy-five years after the war, the Holocaust survivors are aging, their memories and physical strength are declining, and the number of people who can tell the truth and the situation at that time will be zero shortly. The so-called digitization of memories, in which the testimonies of Holocaust survivors are recorded and stored in videos and 3D in an attempt to pass on the memories and experiences of those days to posterity, is being actively promoted. Many Holocaust movies are digitized and distributed online, but they are often made into DVDs worldwide and stored as audiovisual materials in libraries and used in Holocaust education. Digitized testimonies and videos are also teaching materials for Holocaust education in Europe, the United States, and Israel. They watch Holocaust movies in class, discuss and debate, and write reports. In particular, such animations are often used in Holocaust education in elementary school classes because there are no cruel images or photographs. And this time, the DVD will be released in Japan as well.
“Where is Anne Frank” is about the Holocaust era when Anne was persecuted, and the fictional character Anne was talking about in her diary when she appeared in “The Diary of Anne Frank.” It’s a so-called fiction, a creative anime movie in which Kitty comes out, and each story unfolds.
The non-fiction part based on Anne’s life is thoroughly mixed with the creative fiction. However, the position of Anne and the Jews at that time is also drawn, and you can get a glimpse of the state of the Holocaust era and the feelings of the Jewish girl who spent that time.