Auschwitz on My Mind

Auschwitz on My Mind

Category: Competition, Short.

Age limitations : 12+

Auschwitz on My Mind (2013)

Country: Israel, Poland, UK

Duration: 16 min.


Genre: Short, Drama, Romance  

Director: Assaf MacHnes

Screenplay:  Assaf MacHnes

Cast: Yoav Rotman, Roy Gilboa, Inbal Erez, Vered Muller, Myrav Osofsky, Ifaat Sharabi, Ron Gazit, Eyal Hershkovitz, Amit Segal, Haim Nevo, Henryk Rajfer, Shay Kol

Producers: Kuba Kubicki, Assaf MacHnes, Jonny Persey

Camera: Itay Gross 

Editor: Guy Natanel

Category: Competition, Short

Age limitations : 12+


The Journey of Roy, a 17-year-old Israeli teenager, trying to win the affection of a girl from his class while they both travel in Poland with their school between Holocaust memorials and death camps.

Rewards and nominations


  • Berlin Interfilm Festival 2013 -Best Film 
  • Boston Jewish Film Festival 2013 - Audience AwardBest Feature Film
  • Cinema Jove - Valencia International Film Festival 2014 - Moon of Valencia
  • Hamburg International Short Film Festival 2013
  • Jerusalem Film Festival 2013 - Best Israeli Short Film
  • Leeds International Film Festival 2013 - Best British Short Film 
  • Leiden International Short Film Experience 2014 - Jury Award Fiction Short
  • London Film Festival 2013 - Best Film, Short Film
  • London Independent Film Festival 2014 - Jury Prize, Best Short Film
  • London Short Film Festival - Best Short Film, Short Fiction
  • Ozu Film Festival 2013 - Best Short Film, Short Fiction
  • Palm Springs International ShortFest 2013 - Jury Award, Best Of Festival Award
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival 2013 - Best Short 
  • San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2013 - Best Short Film
  • Sarajevo Film Festival 2013 - Best Short Film
  • Seattle International Film Festival 2013 - Short Film Competition Award, Live Action


  • Molodist International Film Festival 2013 - Special Mention of the JuryShort Film (Student)
  • Munich International Festival of Film Schools 2013 - Arte Short Film Award
  • Potsdam Sehsüchte 2014 - Best Fiction, Short